Batya L. Ludman PsyD, F.T.

Clinical Psychologist

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OFFICE LOCATION(S)

  • Mivtza Kadesh 13/9
  • Raanana
  • Israel
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Batya L. Ludman PsyD, F.T.

Clinical Psychologist

OFFICE LOCATION(S)

  • Mivtza Kadesh 13/9
  • Raanana
  • Israel
  •  

ABOUT

I am a licensed clinical psychologist, with over 30 years of therapy and counseling experience in the United States, Canada, and Israel, who has been serving the English speaking community of Central Israel for the past 15 years. I was born in Nova Scotia and received my doctorate from the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology of Yeshiva University. I completed my internship and further postdoctoral work in Sex Therapy at the Mount Sinai Hospital and held positions on the faculties of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, City University of New York and Dalhousie University. I have served on the board of directors of both the provincial psychological association and psychology licensing board, as well as the Chevra Kadisha and emergency disaster response team. I have advanced accreditation as a Fellow in Thanatology (Death Education and Counselling), and additional training in SE-Somatic Experiencing (Advanced), EMDR, CISM ( Critical Incident Stress Debriefing and Management ( Basic and Advanced), and have worked extensively with the American and Israeli communities after 9-11, and other mass casualty events, terrorist incidents and natural disasters. I have given workshops on marriage, parenting, stress management, coping, bereavement, and the psychological impact of terror and trauma. I am published extensively in both the professional and lay literature and have been quoted in Reader's Digest, Modern Woman, Today's Parent, Canadian Family, Jewish Week, The Jerusalem Report, and CNN among others. I have been writing an acclaimed psychology column for the Jerusalem Post since 2000, and am the author of the book, Life's Journey: Exploring Relationships, Resolving Conflicts.


I am married with three children and reside in Ra'anana, Israel where I maintain a private practice in psychology. I work with adults, children, adolescents, couples, families, and groups providing assessment, consultation, and psychotherapy (including short term solution focused and cognitive behavior therapy [CBT], as well as using techniques such as EMDR and SE), as well as bereavement and trauma counseling. Among other issues, I specialize in bereavement/grief and loss, trauma, stress, anxiety, depression, adjustment issues, communication/relationship problems, sexual dysfunction, parenting issues and behavior problems. Please see my website: www.drbatyaludman.com for more details, including my approach to treatment, services provided and a selection of recent publications. .

QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Education Year of Graduation
PsyD, F.T. Ferkauf Graduate School of Yeshiva University 1984

Degree
PsyD, F.T.

Education
Ferkauf Graduate School of Yeshiva University

Year of Graduation
1984

Years in Practice

33

Mumche category:

Clinical Psychologist

Licensed in Israel:

6360

Additional Credentials:

Certificate of Completion, Somatic Experiencing Professional Training, 2012

Certified as Fellow in Thanatology: Death, Dying and Bereavement (FT), Association of Death Educators and Counsellors, 2005- Current

Certified in Thanatology: Death, Dying and Bereavement (CT), Association of Death Educators and Counsellors, 2003 - Current

FINANCES

  • Average cost per session

    350-500 NIS

  • Insurance

    Private Insurance

DISTANCE COUNSELING

Telephone Counseling, Online Therapy

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PRIMARY SPECIALTIES

Anxiety / Panic
Behavioral Issues
Grief
Parenting Issues / Training
Trauma / Post Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD

ADDITIONAL SPECIALITIES

Anger Management
Cancer / Terminal Illness
Child and/or Adolescent Issues
Depression
Family Issues
Life Transitions
Marital Counseling
Psychosomatic Disorders
Self-Esteem
Sexual Issues
Stress Management
Death and Non-death Loss

CLIENT FOCUS

Age

Children
Adolescents
Adults
Couples
Families
Men
Women
Geriatric

Languages

English

TREATMENT APPROACH

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR)
Gottman Method
Guided Imagery
Imago Relationship Therapy (IRT)
Play Therapy
Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT)
Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
Somatic Experiencing (SE)
Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
Sex Therapy

SERVICES OFFERED

Individual Therapy
Couples Therapy
Family Therapy
Consultation
Workshops/Educating
Hadrachat Horim

PROUD PARTICIPANT


BLOG POSTS

Unravelling Therapy: Getting the Help you Need

Jan 15, 2017

Your ability to feel comfortable with your therapist will help determine your level of trust and the ability to work through things together. What works best for one person may not be helpful for another. Good treatment should be individualized to suit your personal needs.


Learn more about GHI's verification of therapists here