Lihie Gilhar MA

Clinical Psychologist

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OFFICE LOCATION(S)

  • Gruzenberg 24
  • Tel Aviv
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Lihie Gilhar MA

Clinical Psychologist

OFFICE LOCATION(S)

  • Gruzenberg 24
  • Tel Aviv
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ABOUT

I am a South African trained clinical psychologist since 2008, who made aliyah to Israel 13 years ago. My three degrees have been obtained at : - B.A. and Bachelor of Honours in Psychology at The University of the Witwatersrand (First Class). - Masters in Clinical Psychology at The University of Pretoria (with distinction and honorary colours). I have published a JOURNAL article – re- my Masters Thesis in the, "The Psycho-analytic Psychotherapy in South Africa - Volume 16 , No 2, 2008". In addition, I have published a book, "Voiceless, in a Starving Inner World" that is now available online at numerous sites, Amazon.com for one.


I have various therapeutic experiences, having worked in South Africa at:


- Helen Joseph Hospital in the Adult Psychiatric Ward.


- Tara Hospital in the Adolescents and Eating Disorders Ward.


- Baragwaneth Hospital in the Child Psychiatry Ward.


- Weskoppies Child and Adult Psychiatric Closed Ward.


- Running groups in Prisons with sexual offenders.


- Teddy Bear Clinic offering counselling for children that were sexually abused.


In Israel I have worked at:


- Mahon Green, Private Clinic offering therapy to Adults, Adolescents and Children.


- School Psychologist at Tabetha School.


- Abarbanel Hospital, female closed ward.


- Autistic Children at Aloot.


- Children in Foster care - Yeldey Israel.


I have been working in the field of clinical psychology for the past 14 years and have my private practice in Tel Aviv where I treat children, adolescents and adults. I treat an array of emotional difficulties such as depression, loss , anxiety, panic attacks, relationship difficulties, eating disorders (binge eating, anorexia and bulimia), overweight - emotional eating, struggles around sexual identity, Skin Picking Disorder, OCD, BDD ( Body Dysmorphic Disorder ), couples therapy, family therapy and personality disorders. Therapy is done either in Hebrew or English using a psychodynamic approach.

QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Education Year of Graduation
MA Pretoria University- TUKS 2008

Degree
MA

Education
Pretoria University- TUKS

Year of Graduation
2008

Years in Practice

12

Registration in Pinkas Hapsichologim:

27-84779

Mumche category:

Clinical Psychologist

Licensed in Israel:

27-35636

FINANCES

  • Average cost per session

    350-500 NIS

  • Insurance

    None
    Private Insurance

DISTANCE COUNSELING

Telephone Counseling, Online Therapy

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PRIMARY SPECIALTIES

Eating Disorders
Gender Identity Concerns
Grief
Life Transitions
Self-Esteem

ADDITIONAL SPECIALITIES

Abuse
Addictions
Adjustments
Anxiety / Panic
Cancer / Terminal Illness
Codependency
Depression
Family Issues
LGBTQ
Marital Counseling
Personality Disorders
Sexual Issues

CLIENT FOCUS

Age

Children
Adolescents
Adults
Couples
Families
Men
Women
LGBTQ

Languages

Hebrew
English

TREATMENT APPROACH

Attachment-Based Family Therapy (ABFT)
Body-Mind Psychotherapy
Family Systems Therapy
Imago Relationship Therapy (IRT)
Narrative Therapy
Play Therapy
Psychoanalysis
Psychodynamic Therapy
Relational Psychotherapy

SERVICES OFFERED

Individual Therapy
Group Therapy
Couples Therapy
Family Therapy
Workshops/Educating
Home-based Therapy
Hadrachat Horim

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