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Youtube channel for Irit Felsen created

A new youtube channel has been created to hold various videos of Irit Felsen making professional presentations.  The channel can be found at https://www.youtube.com/user/iritfelsen. The first video made available is a recording of the Maria Rosenbloom Lecture given by Irit Felsen at Hunter College in NY on April 28, 2014. More videos will follow soon.

Interesting film at Jewish Museum in NY

The Jewish Museum in NY is currently showing a film by Dani Gal, an Israeli artist who lives and works in Berlin. The film, As from Afar,  deals with the unlikely friendship of Simon Wiesenthal and Albert Speer, who was a minister of Armaments and War Production in the Third Reich.  Speer, who accepted moral responsibility for his conduct in… READ MORE>>

Irit Felsen presenting at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, Battery Park NY, Sept. 18/2014

Irit Felsen will be presenting at the annual Speaker Bureau Gathering at the Museum of Jewish Heritage A Living Memorial to the Holocaust in Battery Place, New York , which will take place on Thurs. Sept. 18th , from 11am – 12pm.

Irit Felsen to make presentation at the 2014 Annual DNS/DSW Conference, Nov. 20/2014, Saratoga NY

On Thursday Nov. 20, 2014, Irit Felsen will give  a presentation entitled “War-Related Traumatic Reactions in Veterans, and Their Impact on Families”. The presentation is at the 2014 Annual Conference for Directors of Nursing Services and Directors of Social Work, organized by Leading Age NY, which takes place Nov. 19-21 at the Saratoga Hilton Hotel and Conference Center, Saratoga Springs,… READ MORE>>

Irit Felsen is teaching at Yeshiva University, Fall 2014 Semester

During the Fall 2014 semester, Irit Felsen is teaching a graduate level course at Yeshiva University in the Bronx, as part of the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology. The course is “Couples and Family Counseling” (Course #6440).

Article about Irit Felsen’s Maria Rosenbloom lecture at Hunter College, Apr. 28/14

An article about Irit Felsen’s Maria Rosenbloom lecture is posted on the Hunter College website at http://www.hunter.cuny.edu/socwork/enewsletter/major_events.html.

Irit Felsen’s presentation at United Nations, rescheduled for Tues. Apr. 22/2014 from 2 – 4 pm

On Tues. Apr. 22, Irit Felsen will be making a presentation to the Subcommittee on Trauma of the NGO Committee on Mental Health in Consultative Relation to the United Nations. The program is dedicated to the “Effects of Trauma on Mental and Physical Health”. The event will take place at the UN Church Center, 2nd Floor Conference Room at 777… READ MORE>>

Irit Felsen giving the Maria Rosenbloom lecture at Hunter College in NY, Monday April 28, 2014

Irit Felsen will be giving the keynote address of the Maria Rosenbloom Lecture Series at Hunter College in NY, Monday April 28, 2014. My presentation will be entitled “Lessons from Aging Trauma Survivors: Memories, Post Traumatic Reactions and Resilience” The program begins at 5:30 pm.  More information, and a link with which attendees are asked to RSVP, can be found… READ MORE>>

Irit Felsen giving presentation at United Nations, Feb. 13, 2014

On Feb. 13, 2014, Irit Felsen will be making a presentation to the Subcommittee on Trauma of the NGO Committee on Mental Health in Consultative Relation to the United Nations. The program is dedicated to the Effects of Trauma from a Global Perspective. The event will take place at the UN Church Center at 777 UN Plaza in NY, between… READ MORE>>

Irit Felsen giving presentation at Northeast Counties Association of Psychologists, Jan. 26, 2014

Irit Felsen will be speaking to the Northeast Counties Association of Psychologists Bergen-Hudson-Passaic Counties, NJ for their winter program, on Sunday January 26th. The topic of the presentation will be Trauma in the Home: Long-term Effects of Parental PTSD and Other Posttraumatic Reactions in the Family. This event will take place in Cresskill Senior Center, 38 Spring St., Cresskill, NJ… READ MORE>>

Irit Felsen making presentation at the 2013 Annual DNS/DSW Conference, Bolton Landing NY

On Thursday Nov. 14, 2013, Irit Felsen will give  a presentation entitled “When Our Elderly Residents Need Us Most: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders and Other Post-Traumatic Reactions in Old Age”. The presentation is at the 2013 Annual Conference for Directors of Nursing Staff and Directors of Social Work, organized by Leading Age, NY. which takes place Nov. 13-15 at the Sagamore… READ MORE>>

Irit Felsen participating in 25th Annual International Conference of Child Survivors, Second and Third Generations, Spouses & Families

Irit Felsen will be participating in the 25th Annual International Conference of Child Survivors, Second and Third Generations, Spouses & Families, which takes place Nov. 1-4 in Las Vegas, NV (for more details, see http://www.holocaustchild.org/index.php/news/upcoming-conferences/our-next-conferences/). On Saturday Nov. 2, Irit will co-chair a session entitled “Caring for the aging survivors in our families and communities”, and on Sunday Nov. 3,… READ MORE>>

Irit Felsen presenting at Annual Self-Psychology Conference

Irit Felsen will be participating in the 36th Annual International Conference of the International Association for Psychoanalytic Self Psychology, taking place from Oct. 17-20 in Chicago (see more details at http://www.psychologyoftheself.com/conference/). On Sunday Oct. 20, Irit will give a presentation entitled “Parental Trauma and Adult Sibling Relationships”.

Irit Felsen presenting at Project Witness in Brooklyn, Oct. 7, 2013

On Monday Oct. 7, Irit Felsen will be giving a presentation entitled “Holocaust Survivor Parents and Their Caregiving Children: Navigating Challenging Family Dynamics”, providing practical tips and helpful suggestions to aid 2nd Generation caregivers with their Avodas HaKodesh, with special attention to obstacles encountered. The presentation will be at Boro Park YM-YWHA, 4912 14th Avenue, on Monday, October 7th, from… READ MORE>>

Irit Felsen teaching at Yeshiva University, Fall 2013

During the Fall 2013 semester, Irit Felsen is teaching two graduate level courses at Yeshiva University in the Bronx, as part of the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology. The courses are “Counseling Older Adults” (Course #6451) as well as  “Couples and Family Counseling” (Course #6440).