Monthly Archives: February 2017

REMINDER: Presentation on Sun. Feb. 26, free and open to the community

Jewish Family Service off Central NJ presents a half-day program dedicated to the issues surrounding the treatment of elderly Holocaust survivors and the challenges faced by their children as caregivers. The event will be Sunday February 26 , 9:30-12:30 at Congregation Israel, 339 Mountain Avenue, Springfield. Continental breakfast will be served, dietary laws observed. The […]

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“Romantic Realism” is not an Oxymoron: We Can Get Better at Love by Developing Skills that Promote It

A beautifully written recent article by Alain de Botton in the Guardian states: “One of our gravest errors around relationships is to imagine that they aren’t things we can get wiser and better at”. We are all imperfect, we all … Continue reading

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RESCHEDULED: Presentation at United Nations, Thurs. Feb. 23/2017

I will give a presentation as part of a Panel Discussion on Trauma and Mental Health at the UN on Thursday February 9th. The meeting is free and is open to the public. More information is available at http://www.ngomentalhealth.org/events/. The presentation will take place  2:00-4:00pm; I will be presenting on the lessons learned from empirical […]

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Constructive Empathic Communication: Summary of the Seventh Meeting of the Discussion Group for Children of Holocaust Survivors in Boro Park

Conflict as an opportunity for growth: the couple relationship in midlife. The focus of the recent meeting of the Discussion Group for Children of Holocaust Survivors was on enhancing constructive, empathic communication. Midlife is associated with many life transitions. Elderly … Continue reading

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POSTPONED: Presentation at United Nations, Thurs. Feb. 9/2017

I will give a presentation as part of a Panel Discussion on Trauma and Mental Health at the UN on Thursday February 9th. The meeting is free and is open to the public. More information is available at http://www.ngomentalhealth.org/events/. The presentation will take place  2:00-4:00pm; I will be presenting on the lessons learned from empirical […]

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Article in Yated Neeman About the Monthly Discussion Group for Children of Holocaust Survivors in Boro Park

An article (see below), written by Devorah Naomi Waters LMSW, about the monthly meetings of the Discussion Group for Children of Holocaust survivors was published in Yated Neeman newspaper on January 20, 2017, summarizing some of the themes of the … Continue reading

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REMINDER: Seventh Meeting of the Discussion Group for Children of Holocaust Survivors, Tues. Feb. 7/2017

On Tuesday, February 7, I will lead the next meeting of the Discussion Group for Children of Holocaust Survivors at the Boro Park Y. This meeting, which will begin at 7:00 pm, will be the seventh in the series of monthly meetings. The February meeting will discuss “Conflict As An Opportunity for Growth” in conscious […]

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