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Elisheva (Elie) Hoffman PhDClinical Psychologist
I am a clinical psychologist, licensed in Israel and the USA. I earned my B.A. from Hebrew University, and my PhD from Long Island University. I was born in the USA, made Aliya with my family at the age of 7, grew up in Israel, served in the IDF, and am fully bi-cultural, with a strong connection to both identities.
I trained and worked in NYC, including teaching academic courses in psychology and supervising trainees, working with diverse populations treating a wide range of issues in a variety of settings, including general hospitals and community clinics. My most recent position was as a staff psychologist at Columbia University’s Counseling and Psychological Services, and I am currently affiliated with Tel Aviv University Psychological Services.
My therapeutic approach is collaborative and relationally oriented, and integrates elements of other approaches, including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Mindfulness. This may sound like a lot of confusing jargon, so I will not expand further here, but will happily do so during our initial meetings should we decide to work together.
Long Island University
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Specialist (Mumchiut) - Israel #27-34219 NY State License #017775
FINANCESAverage cost per session
Sliding Scale, Free Consultation, Student Discount, Lone Soldier Discount
DISTANCE COUNSELINGTelephone Counseling, Skype
Last Updated: May 8, 2018
SPECIALTIESAbuse, Academic, Adjustments, Anxiety / Panic, Depression, Family Issues, Gender Identity Concerns, Grief, Life Transitions, Mood Disorders, Trauma / Post Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD, Self-Esteem, Sexual Abuse / Rape, Spiritual Concerns, LGBTQ, university students, cultural concerns
Adolescence (ages 16-21), Adults, specialize in emerging adulthood
Hebrew, English, French - minimal level of proficiency
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)