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

Verified Verified

OFFICE LOCATION(S)

  • Gruzenberg 24
  • Tel Aviv
  •  
  •  

ABOUT

I am a South African trained clinical psychologist since 2008, who made aliyah to Israel 11 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 11 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

  • Education:

    Pretoria University- TUKS

  • Year of Graduation:

    2008

  • Years in Practice:

    11

  • 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

  • Discounts Available

    Student Discount
    Lone Soldier Discount

DISTANCE COUNSELING

Telephone Counseling, Online Therapy

SPECIALTIES

Abuse
Addictions
Anxiety / Panic
Behavioral Issues
Bipolar Disorder
Borderline Personality Disorder
Cancer / Terminal Illness
Child and/or Adolescent Issues
Codependency
Depression
Dissociative Disorders
Divorce / Custody
Eating Disorders
Family Issues
Gender Identity Concerns
Grief
Marital Counseling
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Personality Disorders
Phobias
Psychosomatic Disorders
Sexual Abuse / Rape
Sexual Issues
Stress Management

CLIENT FOCUS

Age

Children
Adolescents
Adults
Couples
Families
Men
Women

Languages

Hebrew
English

TREATMENT APPROACH

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

SERVICES OFFERED

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