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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Study: How Do Young Jewish People in the USA and Canada Feel Since October 7?

Dear Friends, I am reaching out to you again in the hope that you will be willing to assist in a study that looks at the responses of the grandchildren of Holocaust survivors and their non-Holocaust related Jewish peers to the October 7 Hamas attack and the events that ensued since. It is a particularly important to understand the impact… READ MORE>>

First Anniversary of the Toronto Holocaust Museum

Presentation Date: 06/10/24
Location: Toronto

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Last week, on June 10, I had the honor of participating as the keynote speaker at the first anniversary of the Toronto Holocaust Museum. There has never been a time… READ MORE>>

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