Dr. Natalie Gar MA, PhD

Clinical Psychologist, School Psychologist

ABOUT

I am a Clinical Psychologist who specializes in the assessment and treatment of Anxiety Disorders in children, adolescents, and adults. I use a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) model as well as other treatment modalities where indicated.

My research and publications focus on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and parent-child interactions.
I trained in Canada, Australia, and Israel and currently maintain a private practice in Jerusalem and Gush Etzion. I am married with five children and reside in Elazar, Gush Etzion.

I also work as a school psychologist in Efrat providing consultation services to para-professional staff and parents where I offer psychological assessment, diagnosis, consultation, parent counselling and treatment for children with learning difficulties, ADHD, and behavioral issues.

I consult in both English and Hebrew and provide both long and short-term therapy. I am committed to providing evidence based, high quality, empathic psychological services, tailored to each client’s individual needs and goals.
I have years of experience treating children, adolescents, and adults with the following mental health challenges:

• Anxiety Disorders (Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Social Phobia, Separation Anxiety Disorder, Specific Phobias, test anxiety)
• Panic Disorder
• Selective Mutism
• Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and related conditions
• Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
• Bereavement and trauma
• Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
• Depression
• Personality Disorders
• Stress and Anger Management
• Adjustment and Life Transitions
• Religious/Spiritual Conflicts
• Parenting issues and behaviour problems


QUALIFICATIONS

Education:
Macquarie University

Year of Graduation:
2008

Years in Practice:
9

License No. and State:
27-88080 Israel


FINANCES

Average cost per session
350-500 NIS

Insurance
Private Insurance

Discounts Available
None

DISTANCE COUNSELING

None




Last Updated: May 8, 2017

OFFICE LOCATION(S)

10 Kanai Hagalil
Katamonim
Jerusalem

Elazar
Gush Etzion




+972 544403979

SPECIALTIES

Anxiety / Panic, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Behavioral Issues, Depression, Developmental Disorders, Family Issues, Grief, Learning Disabilities, Life Transitions, Mood Disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Parenting Issues / Training, Phobias, Trauma / Post Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD, Postpartum Depression, Self-Esteem, Spiritual Concerns, Stress Management, Psychological Assessment

CLIENT FOCUS

Age
Children (ages 0-16), Adolescence (ages 16-21), Adults, Couples, Men, Women
Languages
Hebrew, English

TREATMENT APPROACH

CBT
DBT