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Frum Therapist in Lakewood, NJ

I work from a trauma-focused perspective. Trauma in this context doesn't only refer to life-threatening events such as a car accident or being mugged. It also referrs to any event that was too difficult to handle at the time that it happened. When a traumatic event occurs, a person's system is overwhelmed and cannot make sense of that event. Most mental health issues are directly caused by unprocessed traumatic events. With a trauma approach, the question to ask is not, "What is wrong with you," but rather, "What happened to you?"

Some examples of traumatic events that affect people even later in life might include:

Bullying

Emotional or verbal abuse

Parents having a personality issue or being overwhelmed and not able to parent effectively

Death of a parent or sibling

Illness in the client or in a family member

Physical or sexual abuse

Having a frightening panic attack

To move past these unprocessed memories, I use a variety of powerful techniques including EMDR, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, and ego-state therapy. I work with the client to formulate goals and a focused plan to work through the issues at a pace that is right for the client.

Jewish Therapist serving the frum community in Lakewood, NJ

Location
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Lakewood
216 River Avenue Suite 205
Lakewood NJ, 08701

Preferred Behavioral Health
700 Airport Rd, Lakewood, NJ, USA

Service Area
  • My Practice
  • Online Video Chat
  • Phone
Demographics
Languages Spoken:
  • English
People I work with:
  • Adults
  • Individuals
  • Couples
Personal Religious Affiliation: Yeshivish
Jewish community experience: Extensive
Quote / Headline: Trauma-Focused therapy
Cost & Payment
Average cost per session: 180
Payment Methods:
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Credit Card
  • ACH Bank Transfer
  • Sliding Scale
Modalities
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • EMDR
  • Family / Marital
  • Inner child work
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Somatic
  • Trauma Focused
Issues
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bipolar
  • Chronic Pain
  • Crohn's
  • Depression
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Mood Disorders
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Personality Issues/Disorders
  • PTSD
  • Relationships
  • Religious Identity Issues
  • Self-Harm
  • Sex Addiction
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Substance Abuse
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Transitions/Change
  • Trauma
Qualifications & Awards
Years in Practice: 7
Degrees:
  • Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy, Touro University Worldwide, 2014
Certificates:
  • EMDR, EMDR Insititue, 2017
  • Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute, 2020
License:
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, NJ, 2018, 37FI00187200
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