Author Archives: Irit Felsen, Ph.D.

I Will Be Presenting A Workshop Entitled “Addressing Intimacy and Sexuality in Couple Therapy”, June 15/2017 in Brooklyn

On June 15, I will presenting a full-day workshop entitled “Addressing Intimacy and Sexuality in Couple Therapy: Expanding our Approaches for Reconnecting & Revitalizing Relationships“ The workshop is sponsored by the OHEL Institute for Training, and will be held at … Continue reading

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David Cameron and Brian Mulroney Discuss Antisemitism, Issues Facing Europe and Middle East at Annual Spirit of Hope Benefit for Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies

The Spirit of Hope Benefit – which took place on May 18 at the Metro Convention Centre in Toronto – brought together more than 2,000 guests in support of Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center’s (FSWC) mission to combat antisemitism and … Continue reading

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Video Available Online of My Lecture at the Eighteenth Annual Fanya Gottesfeld Heller Conference

I am pleased to report that a video of my lecture “Defying Evil: Child and Adolescent Holocaust Survivors” at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, as part of the Eighteenth Annual Fanya Gottesfeld Heller Conference, … Continue reading

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Presenting at IARPP Conference in Sydney, Australia (May 25-28/2017)

On May 25-28, I will attend the conference of the International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis  (http://www.iarppsydney2017.com/) in Sydney, Australia. The conference aims to direct attention to topics which have not received sufficient attention in psychoanalytic writing. Within this frame of … Continue reading

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Educators Coming to the Museum of Jewish Heritage, A Living Memorial to the Holocaust to Learn About The Holocaust and Its Lessons for Today

Last Month at the Fanya Gottesfeld Heller Conference for Educators, titled “Lives Turned Upside Down: Teenagers During The Holocaust”, there was an outstanding turnout of educators who teach about the Holocaust and its lessons for young people in 21st century. … Continue reading

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Photos and Information about the Recent Caregiver Conference at JFS Central NJ- in their May/June Newsletter

The recent Newsletter for Caregivers of Holocaust Survivors published by the Jewish Family Service of Central NJ just came out, in print and online, describing the recent JFSCNJ Caregiver Conference in which I gave the keynote presentation, addressing the long-standing … Continue reading

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Summary of the Ninth Meeting of the Discussion Group for Children of Holocaust Survivors: Intimacy In Couples

The purpose of the entire lecture series “Our Parents, Ourselves, Our Changing Lives” has been two-fold, to increase understanding of Holocaust survivor parents, and of ourselves, and in particular, to enhance the present and future resilience and quality of life … Continue reading

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