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Micki Lavin-Pell
Pre and Post Marital Relationships
Credentials
Type of Therapist:
Couples and Family Therapist
Primary Degree(s):
MA, MFT, MSC
Finances
Average Cost Per Session:
350-450 NIS
Insurance:
N/A
Discounts Available:
Sliding Scale | Free Consultation | Student Discount
Office
  • Chizkiyahu Hamelech 50
  • Katamon, Jerusalem
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Pre and Post Marital Relationships
Credentials
Type of Therapist:

Couples and Family Therapist

Primary Degree(s):

MA, MFT, MSC

Finances
Average Cost Per Session:

350-450 NIS

Insurance:

N/A

Discounts Available:

Sliding Scale | Free Consultation | Student Discount

Office
  • Chizkiyahu Hamelech 50
  • Katamon, Jerusalem

ABOUT

My area of expertise is in working with singles and couples through relationship challenges and traumas that may be blocking the way to finding and keeping love alive. I identify triggers that may be getting in the way.   My main aim is for people to feel strong health and positive. The work I do goes deep beneath the core, to identify the history of what is getting in the way so we can clear the path, and create new pathways. My primary area of expertise is in working with singles looking for love, and young couple and people who are going through new beginings.  I love working with engaged couples who are uncertain about whether they are with the right one whether this is their first time around or going through Perek Bet.

 I know how challenging working on a relationship can feel when so many seem to do it effortlessly. The truth is, we all have challenges when it comes to relationships and marriage. Some of us have a harder time finding love, others have challenges that arise later on. It is my greatest hope to get people into the best place possible to invite a really great relationship and keep it going. When I am not working as a therapist directly I teach Couples therapy at Neve Yerushalayim Family Institute. I am also a marriage and family therapy supervisor cadidate. It is so enriching to be able to work with people to create a relationship that they can feel proud of. Laying a great foundation from the beginning paves the way towards being able to overcome common challenges that can plague any of us.

Therapeutic modalities include: Psychodynamic, Narrative, Somatic Experience therapy for individuals and Family Systems approach, Emotionally Focused Couples therapy combined with Imago for couples.

QUALIFICATIONS

Degree
Education
Year of Graduation

MA, MFT, MSC

Alma Family Therapy, Melbourne, AU

2004


Degree
MA, MFT, MSC

Education
Alma Family Therapy, Melbourne, AU

Year of Graduation
2004
Years in Practice

19

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ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS

Masters in Nutrition and Public Health, 1999
Masters in Counselling, La Trobe University, 2002
Certificate in Marriage and Couples Therapy , Relationships Australia 2002
Diploma in Marriage and Family Therapy, Alma Family Therapy, 2007
Somatic Experience Therapy, Advacned level 2, 2018
Certified Member of the Israeli Association of Marriage and Family Therapy since 2008 #2782
EFT Couples Therapy Certificate 2016

DISTANCE COUNSELING

Online Therapy

BLOG POSTS

My Unorthodox life: Exploring Differences of Opinion in Couplehood

When I work with couples through dealing with differences, whether it be religious or any other practice or want, I help the couple explore their deeper feelings around their differences of opinion and differences of practice. Couples deal with all kinds of differenc...


Re-Frame Rejection so You Can Successfully Move Forward in Relationships

I have been rejected more times than I can count. By friends, boys, jobs, my kids, you name it… One of my most memorable rejections happened while in 6th grade. My English teacher encouraged us to write a journal, which I kept "hidden" in my desk. In it, I wrote...


Is Anxiety Killing Your Chances of Finding Love?

Anna, a 35-year old, slim, petite and attractive brunette woman from Miami Beach had been…


What Makes Us Miss Relationship Red Flags?

Have you come out of a relationship recently where you feel like banging your head against a wall because yet again you’ve dated someone who turned out to be a bad apple? So you go into this mantra of telling yourself there must be no good people to date, because e...


Why Invest in Your Relationship Skills Before You Even Find Love?

No one wants to live with a feeling that disaster can strike at any time….


Why Staying Together for the Kids Isn’t Doing Anyone Any Favours

Micki Lavin-Pell, is a marriage and family therapist of 15+ years, married to Gaby Pell for nearly 18 years +4 kids.   She specializes in helping couples navigate challenges at different stages of their lives and deal with attachment issues that often plague relati...


Hope and Healing: From Warsaw to Jerusalem

It was amazing how the strength of the comradery of the women enabled them to shift their view of themselves and their experience of MRKH from one in which they were hard done by and less of a woman, to feeling special. They were able to explore the possibilities tha...


PRIMARY SPECIALTIES

Couples / Relationship / Marriage Counseling
Family Issues
Sexual Abuse / Rape
Sexual Issues
Trauma / Post Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD

ADDITIONAL SPECIALTIES

Couples / Relationship / Marriage Counseling
Depression
Family Issues
Life Transitions
Parenting Issues / Training
Postpartum Depression
Self-Esteem
Sex Therapy
Stress Management
communication, intimacy, infidenlity, sexual issues

CLIENT FOCUS

Population

Adults
Couples
Families
Men
Women

Languages

Hebrew
English

TREATMENT APPROACH

Attachment-Based Family Therapy (ABFT)
Emotion-Focused Therapy
Family Systems Therapy
Gottman Method
Imago Relationship Therapy (IRT)
Narrative Therapy
Psychodynamic Therapy
Relational Psychotherapy
Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
Somatic Experiencing (SE)
Systems Theory / Therapy

SERVICES OFFERED

Individual Therapy
Couples Therapy
Family Therapy
Group Therapy
Workshops/Educating

PROUD PARTICIPANT


Therapist's Experience with Gap Year Students

I have 20 years experience working with gap year students, dealing with being away from home for the first year, anxieties about leaving the nest and H.S and contmeplating their future. I have helped students overcome social anxiety, dealing with change, contemplation about their future, dealing with relationships and sexuality.

BLOG POSTS

My Unorthodox life: Exploring Differences of Opinion in Couplehood

When I work with couples through dealing with differences, whether it be religious or any other practice or want, I help the couple explore their deeper feelings around their differences of opinion and differences of practice. Couples deal with all kinds of differenc...

Re-Frame Rejection so You Can Successfully Move Forward in Relationships

I have been rejected more times than I can count. By friends, boys, jobs, my kids, you name it… One of my most memorable rejections happened while in 6th grade. My English teacher encouraged us to write a journal, which I kept "hidden" in my desk. In it, I wrote...

Is Anxiety Killing Your Chances of Finding Love?

Anna, a 35-year old, slim, petite and attractive brunette woman from Miami Beach had been…

What Makes Us Miss Relationship Red Flags?

Have you come out of a relationship recently where you feel like banging your head against a wall because yet again you’ve dated someone who turned out to be a bad apple? So you go into this mantra of telling yourself there must be no good people to date, because e...

Why Invest in Your Relationship Skills Before You Even Find Love?

No one wants to live with a feeling that disaster can strike at any time….

Why Staying Together for the Kids Isn’t Doing Anyone Any Favours

Micki Lavin-Pell, is a marriage and family therapist of 15+ years, married to Gaby Pell for nearly 18 years +4 kids.   She specializes in helping couples navigate challenges at different stages of their lives and deal with attachment issues that often plague relati...

Hope and Healing: From Warsaw to Jerusalem

It was amazing how the strength of the comradery of the women enabled them to shift their view of themselves and their experience of MRKH from one in which they were hard done by and less of a woman, to feeling special. They were able to explore the possibilities tha...