Author Archives: Irit Felsen, Ph.D.

Presentation at National Institute for the Psychotherapies in NYC, October 11/2018

I will be presenting at the National Institute for the Psychotherapies in NYC on October 11, 2018. This presentation will consider dehumanization in everyday life. The manifestations of non-conscious dehumanizing perceptions of others are evidenced in findings from studies in … Continue reading

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Webinar for the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, September 13/2018

On Thursday, September 13, 2018,  I will be giving a Webinar for the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America. The webinar will be entitled “Prior Trauma, Aging and the Experience of Care Recipients”. This presentation will articulate the impact of extreme trauma, … Continue reading

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New semester of teaching starting at Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva University

       I am pleased to be starting the new semester at the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva University in the Bronx.  I will again be teaching a graduate course on “Couples and Family Counseling” (Course #6440).       In other … Continue reading

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“The Leisure Seeker” – Movies about old age. Finally.

Finally, Old Age, Dementia, Terminal Illness and Love at the Autumn of life are being portrayed in the movies. Movies are important agents of social change influencing public perceptions. Seeing our movie stars portray the trials and tribulations, but also … Continue reading

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Hecht Museum’s “Arrivals, Departures” Provides Glimpse into the Lives and Work of 18 Persecuted Jewish Artists

Over the course of a recent visit in Israel this summer, I had the opportunity to briefly tour the Hecht Museum’s art exhibit, “Arrivals, Departures: The Oscar Ghez Collection.” The exhibit, which will run at the museum, found within the … Continue reading

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Paper Published in Psychoanalytic Psychology Journal!

My Paper Published Today in the Psychology Journal Online I am happy to share that my Paper entitled “Parental Trauma and Adult Sibling Relationships in Holocaust-Survivor Families” was published online today and the print issue will be scheduled for a … Continue reading

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Event Tomorrow: Mental Health Services in Low Resource Settings

For those in the tristate area, I wanted to share that the American Psychological Association at the UN has organized a forum tomorrow, July 16, that will be discussing the implementation of mental health services in low resource settings. For … Continue reading

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