After more than 20 years as a psychotherapist I am still passionate about my work. I love working with people and am deeply moved by our ability to grow and change, throughout life. I feel privileged to be invited into your  world and to be able to offer assistance. I believe that working together we can find authentic and rewarding ways of resolving difficult issues, of living a good life and of being in relationships.

Irit Felsen, Ph.D.


I work with individuals, families, couples, adults, adolescents and groups. My approach to treatment is based on the particular needs and the unique situation of each individual case. I use a variety of modalities for enhancing change in individuals and couples.

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I regularly present in professional conferences and training workshops for mental health professionals, as well as speak to students, teachers, schools and community organizations in the USA, Canada, Israel and Europe.

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While focusing on my private practice, I have remained active in research. It is important to me to integrate current advances from research with my clinical experience and with a sensitivity to the uniqueness of each individual, couple and family, so that my clients can benefit from both.

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Upcoming Workshop for Mental Health Professionals About Neuroscience and Psychotherapy

Presentation Date: 05/22/19
Location: Brooklyn, NY

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On Wednesday, May 22 I will be presenting a full-day workshop hosted by the Ohel Institute for Training. The workshop is is entitled “Findings from Neuroscience: Implications for Psychotherapy” and… READ MORE>>

REMINDER: THIS SUNDAY (May 5): 2nd Meeting of the 2GNYC “Growing Up in the Shadow of the Holocaust” Discussion Group for Children of Holocaust Survivors

Presentation Date: 05/05/19
Location: Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life at New York University, located at 7 East 10th Street, New York, NY 10003

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I am facilitating a series of meetings of a new Discussion Group for Children of Holocaust Survivors in Manhattan. Now that I have become a resident of Manhattan, I am… READ MORE>>

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