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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).

Upcoming events on Wed. May 22, 2013 and Wed. June 19, 2013

Irit Felsen will be leading discussion groups for children of Holocaust survivors in a two-part series, called “Surviving and Thriving”, sponsored by Project Witness. The events will take place on two Wed. evenings from 7:30 – 9:00 pm at: Boro Park Y 4912 14th Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11219 For more information, or to register, call 718.Witness (718.948-6377) or send email… READ MORE>>

Upcoming presentation on Wed. June 12, 2013

Irit Felsen will be presenting a talk entitled “Post Traumatic Reactions in Child Survivors of the Holocaust” as part of the “Special Issues in Working with Child Survivors of the Holocaust” event sponsored by the UJA Federation of New York and Selfhelp Community Services. The event will take place at: UJA-Federation of New York Seventh-Floor Conference Center (Room 710) 130… READ MORE>>

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