NEFESH: The International Network of Orthodox Mental Health Professionals
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Wednesday, May 05, 2021, 9:30 AM EST


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There is nothing MINI about this!

2 1/2 Day Mini Conference!

Tuesday May 4, 2021 - Thursday May 6, 2021

Pre-Conference: Tuesday May 4:  7:45 PM - 10:00 PM (EST)

Day 1! Wednesday May 5:  10:00 AM - 10:00 PM (EST)

Day 2! Thursday May 6: 10:00 AM - 5:15 PM (EST), 8:00 PM (EST) Psychology Committee Event

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Register for Day 1 only click HERE (Includes all Wednesday programs AND Tuesday and Thursday night)

Register for Day 2 only click HERE (Includes all Thursday programs and Tuesday and Wednesday evening after 6:00 PM)

Schedule of events (All times are in EST)


  1. Presidential Address and Introduction, Rabbi Dr. Barry Holzer, NEFESH, President of the Board, 7:45pm-8:00pm
  2. Therapy for the Forbidden Rabbi Avrohom Union, MA 8:00pm - 10:00PM


  1. What is All the Rage About: Understanding and Treating Misophonia  Presenter: Ezra Cowan, Psy.D, 10:00AM - 11:30AM
  2. Serving Seniors and Their Families: Beyond Home Care Presenter: Adina Segal, LCSW, 12:15PM - 1:15PM
  3. Who am I? Anxiety & Relationships in the Digital Age Presenter: David Katzenstein, DSW, LCSW-R, 2:00 PM-4:00pm
  4. The Use of Biblical Stories in the Treatment of Trauma Presenter: Esther East, LCSW, 4:15PM - 5:15PM
  5. Ask The Rav Presenter: HaRav Dovid Cohen 6:00PM - 7:00 PM
  6. The NEFESH Tea Room Facilitated by: Lisa Twerski, LCSW 8:00 PM- 9:30PM


  1. Paradoxical Interventions - It's Not What You Think Presenter: Eliot Yisroel Kaplan, PhD, LCSW 10:00AM - 12:00PM
  2. 50 Minutes: How to Conduct an Amazing First Session with Your New Client Presenter: Simcha Feuerman, DHL, LCSW-R, 12:15PM - 1:15PM
  3. Kosher Meditation for a Digitally-Distracted, Pandemic Laden World  Presenter:  Rus Devorah Wallen, LCSW, 2:00 PM-3:30pm
  4. Is it love? Helping Couples Create Healthier More Loving Bonds with Their Partner Dvorah Levy, LCSW, 4:15PM - 5:15PM
  5. A Tale of Two Traumas: A Clinical Case Presentation (A Psychology Committee Event for Psychologists.) Margo K. Neuburger, Psy.D., 8:00PM - 10:00PM

This presentation is open to:
  • Social Workers
  • Professional Counselors
  • Therapists
  • Psychologists
  • Licensed Mental Health Practitioners
  • Other professionals interacting with populations engaged in mental health based services
Course Level: introductory
Level of Clinician: beginner
  • New practitioners who wish to gain enhanced insight surrounding the topic
  • Experienced practitioners who seek to increase and expand fundamental knowledge surrounding the subject matter
  • Advanced practitioners seeking to review concepts and reinforce practice skills and/or access additional consultation
  • Managers seeking to broaden micro and/or macro perspectives

Participants will receive their certificate electronically upon completion of the webinar and course evaluation form.

Refund Policy: Full Refund until 48 hours before scheduled date.
48 hours before: full refund less $5.00 processing fee. After event no refund will be given.
*exclusions apply for reasonable need and cause.