Natalie Gar MA, PhD

Psychologist, Psychotherapist

Verified Verified

OFFICE LOCATION(S)

  • 22 Hauman
  • Talpiot
  • Jerusalem
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  • Elazar
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  • Gush Etzion
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ABOUT

I am a 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:

    10

Additional Credentials:

Registered in Pinkas Hapsichologim #27-88010

FINANCES

  • Average cost per session

    350-500 NIS

  • Insurance

    Private Insurance

  • Discounts Available

    None

DISTANCE COUNSELING

None

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, Postpartum Depression, Psychological Assessment, Self-Esteem, Spiritual Concerns, Stress Management, Trauma / Post Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD

CLIENT FOCUS

Age

Children (ages 0-16), Adolescence (ages 16-21), Adults, Couples, Men, Women

Languages

Hebrew, English

TREATMENT APPROACH

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

SERVICES OFFERED

Hadrachat Horim, Individual Therapy