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I am a psychotherapist in private practice in New York City.

• I work with both individuals and couples and have a unique specialty in cross-cultural issues, cultural transition trauma and its transmission through generations. I incorporate EFT and AEDP attachment therapy in my therapeutic approach.

• In addition to my work with clients, I train and supervise therapists worldwide in the Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) model.

Retired Adjunct professor at NYU’s Silver School for Social Work, teaching a very popular EFT and COUPLE Practicum Graduate Courses.


Founding Member of:
• Founder of New York Center for EFT (NYCEFT)
Founder and Director of NYCEFT Veteran Project

Board Memberships:

• Previous board member of IFTA (International Family Therapy Association)

Advanced Training:
• Certified Therapist, Supervisor in Emotionally Focused Therapy by ICEEFT
• Level 3 Therapist in Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Therapy (AEDP)

Graduate of:
• NYU Silver School for Social Work
• NYU International Trauma Study Program (ITSP)
• Ackerman Institute for the Family

• John Douglas Award for service by Sue Johnson, ICEEFT.
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My international experience spans the globe, as I have lived and worked in North America, Israel, Europe and Asia. I am fluent in English, Hebrew and Hungarian.

For more information or to make an appointment, please call
917-282-4472 or email me at [email protected].

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