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Stuart Kushner
Credentials
Type of Therapist:
Psychiatrist
Primary Degree(s):
MD
Finances
Average Cost Per Session:
NIS
Insurance:
Private Insurance
Discounts Available:
Student Discount

Licensed Abroad

Licensed in Israel

Office
  • 44 Rechov Moriah
  • Haifa
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Credentials
Type of Therapist:

Psychiatrist

Primary Degree(s):

MD

Finances
Insurance:

Private Insurance

Discounts Available:

Student Discount

Licensed Abroad

Licensed in Israel

Office
  • 44 Rechov Moriah
  • Haifa

ABOUT

I am an American born psychiatrist, originally from Philadelphia Pennsylvania and later New York City.  I attended Pennsylvania State University and Jefferson Medical College in an accelerated 5 year program.  I then completed an internship at NYU Medical Center in Manhattan followed by a residency in Neurology at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York.  In 1980 I moved to Israel where after doing intensive Ulpan, I completed my residency in psychiatry at Hadassa Medical Center in Jerusalem. (1981-1985).  I returned to the US, (New Jersey) and did a fellowship in psychopharmacology at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Bronx New York.  I worked for several years in the US in outpatient practice with a focus on adults and geriatrics (including consultation work at several nursing homes). 

In 2016 I returned to Israel, this time to Haifa, where I have been living and working until recently at Rambam Medical Center primarily in the outpatient mental health clinic.  My work there was focused on adult and geriatric psychiatry, and also patients from the Defense Ministry (Misrad HaBitachon).  These were individuals with a variety of psychiatric disorders but primarily disabled veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.  During this period I studied various techniques including EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing), a technique for treating PTSD and obtained certification in using this technique.  I recently left RAMBAM and have been employed half-time at Maale HaCarmel Psychiatric Hospital in Tirat HaCarnel on the inpatient geriatric psychiatry unit. 

I now have a private practice in Haifa at Mediplace, a multi-practice specialty group in central Haifa (Mercaz HaCarmel).

QUALIFICATIONS

Degree
Education
Year of Graduation

MD

Jefferson Medical College

1976


Degree
MD

Education
Jefferson Medical College

Year of Graduation
1976
Years in Practice

35

LICENSED ABROAD
License Category
License Number / State
Psychiatrist
New Jersey 50771 (Not active)

License Category
Psychiatrist
License Number
New Jersey 50771 (Not active)
LICENSED IN ISRAEL
License Category in Israel

Psychiatrist

Psychiatry License Number

8532

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ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS

Board Certified in Neurology in the US - 1981

Subspecialty in geriatric psychiatry in the US-2016

Trained and certified in EMDR (used primarily for treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)- 2020

DISTANCE COUNSELING

Telephone Counseling, Online Therapy

PRIMARY SPECIALTIES

Alzheimers / Dementia

Anxiety / Panic

Bipolar Disorder

Trauma / Post Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD

ADDITIONAL SPECIALTIES

Academic

Addictions

Adjustments

Alcohol Abuse

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

LGBTQ

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Self-Harm / Suicide

Sleep / Insomnia

Spiritual Concerns

CLIENT FOCUS

Population

Adults
Men
Women
Geriatric

Languages

Hebrew
English
French

TREATMENT APPROACH

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Psychopharmacology, EMDR

SERVICES OFFERED

Individual Therapy
Consultation
Psychiatric Evaluation