Tag | Trauma

A Clinical Workshop in Tel-Aviv: Using EMDR in Treating Intergenerational Transmission of Trauma

Presentation Date: 11/10/19
Location: Metropolitan Hotel, 11 Trumpeldor Street, Tel-Aviv

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This coming Sunday and Monday,  November 10-11, 2019, I will be teaching a workshop at the Israel EMDR Association, together with my colleague Dr. Karen Alter-Reid from the National Institute… READ MORE>>

Increased Empathy and Helping Behavior Toward the Mother in Daughters of Holocaust Survivors

A new study by Sarit Alkalay, Abraham Sagi-Schwartz and Hadas Wiseman from Israel, published in the journal “Traumatology” this past July, reports interesting findings regarding daughters of (child) Holocaust survivors. The study showed that greater factual knowledge about the mother’s Holocaust experiences was associated with elevated internal feelings of empathy towards her, and also with external empathic responses toward the… READ MORE>>

Free Webinar Series About 2G Dealing with Loss of Their Parents

During the fall of 2018, I presented a six-part Webinar series and discussion group, entitled “Grief and Renewal After the Loss of a Holocaust Survivor“, which was sponsored by MJHS. Recordings of the six sessions are available and can be listened to online for free. More information is available by clicking on the image below, which will take you to… READ MORE>>

Should We Stop to Help or Should We Not Get Involved?

There is a moving story in the news today, about a man who was so despondent that he was about to end his life by jumping off a bridge. Two women who noticed him made a u-turn, stopped their car and got out to talk him off the ledge. Literally. I have just recently become a New Yorker. In my… READ MORE>>

Trauma-Informed Care for Elderly LGBTQ

Last Thursday I had the honor of participating in the program organized by Toby Weiss, Director of Cultural Sensitivity and Jewish Programming MJHS Hospice and Palliative Care, to educate and sensitize healthcare providers about the special needs of the aging LGBTQ population. This program came one week after my own presentation about the special needs of aging trauma survivors, with… READ MORE>>

Educating Healthcare Professionals About the Impact of Trauma on Survivors Facing the End of Life

Presentation Date: 06/19/19
Location: Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Place, NY, NY 10280

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On Wednesday, June 19 I will be presenting an educational program entitled “Understanding the impact of trauma on Holocaust Survivors Facing the End of Life: Examining the Past to Improve… READ MORE>>

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