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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Online Presentation at Conference in England for Holocaust Survivors and Their Descendants

Presentation Date: 10/03/21
Location: Zoom (England)

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On Sunday, October 3rd, I will be presenting an online talk (via Zoom) about the long-term effects of intergenerational transmission in descendants of Holocaust survivors. This presentation is part of… READ MORE>>

Online Presentation for the NYC Elder Abuse Center at Weill/Cornell on Friday September 17

Presentation Date: 09/17/21
Location: Zoom

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Trauma-informed perspective recognizes that traumatic events and traumatic circumstances exist also in the lives of healthcare providers, and that recognizing it and addressing it is critical for the provision of… READ MORE>>

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