Michaela Schur- clinical social worker (M.S.W) certified couple and family therapist and certified supervisor. Psychotherapist (Winnicott Center). Therapist for over 25 years. Works with emotion-centered and attachment-based methods (E.F.T., A.E.D.P.) as well as body-mind-centered therapy and Buddhism (Hakomi).
Owns a private clinic in Mazkeret-Batya. Professional instructor for teams in the Jerusalem Municipality and in the Department of Social Services in Mazkeret-Batya. Privately instructs and teaches a marriage preparation course in pre-military preparatory schools.
Hananel Ross is a rabbi, clinical psychologist, couple EFT therapist, and researcher of masculinity.
His love for these fields leads him to engage with and write about the connections between them, for example, between psychology and halachic life, and between masculinity and sexuality.
Hananel lectures on these topics in various frameworks and practices therapy at his private clinic in Jerusalem.
Rachel Parash Cohen, clinical social worker (M.S.W.), certified couple and family therapist and supervisor. Certified sex therapist
Is currently the Director of the “Mifgashim” Center – a center for couple, family, bereavement therapy, and parental coordination in Ma’ale Adumim. And supervises at the Shiluv Institute’s live observation course.
Married with 3 children. Born in Jerusalem. Her father is an eighth generation in Israel and her mother immigrated from Tunisia. Being the youngest child in her family allowed her to be an observer and essentially paved her way as a therapist before she even realized it.
Clinical Social Worker, MSW, Certified Couple and Family Therapist
Bachelor’s degree in Social Work (BSW) from Ben Gurion University of the Negev
Master’s degree in Clinical Social Work (MSW) with a focus on direct practice from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Trained and certified in couple and family therapy at Shiluv Institute in Jerusalem and Shiluvim Institute in Givat Brenner
Currently working as a supervisor and lecturer at the Family Institute of Neve Yerushalayim, training therapists in psychotherapy, couple and family therapy. Works in private practice in Jerusalem – providing therapy to individuals, couples, families and groups. Previously worked at Talia Family Therapy Center in southern Jerusalem, Shalva organization for children with special needs, B’nei Brit youth village, and with at-risk youth in the US for 2 years.
“In my work, I am continually moved by the human capacity for healing through connecting to the body, emotions, and meaning – when done within the holding environment of a caring human relationship.”
Miriam Timsit earned her M.S.W. from Adelphi University. She is a Clinical Supervisor at both The Family Institute and Machon Shiluv in Jerusalem. She was also a Clinical Supervisor at Hebrew University’s program in Family Therapy. Miriam maintains a private practice in Jerusalem.
Marcela Finaret is a clinical social worker (M.S.W) from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She is a certified therapist and supervisor by the Israeli Association for Couple and Family Therapy. She is a certified supervisor for social workers and social work supervisors. She is a certified coordinator and supervisor in parental coordination. Additional training: group therapy, emotionally focused couple and family therapy (EFT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). For 10 years, Marcela was the director and supervisor of the addiction’s unit in northern Jerusalem and the department of social services in southern Jerusalem. She was the director of the Jerusalem municipal center for couple and family therapy for 7 years until 2023. At the center, Marcela developed and led unique programs such as parental coordination, parenting coaching for divorced parents, and working on relationship difficulties between parents and children in high-conflict divorce situations. Marcela provided group and individual supervision to the therapy staff and trainees, including supervisor training. Currently: Marcela provides individual, couple, and family therapy at her private clinic in Har Adar. She supervises and teaches trainees at the Family Institute of Neve Yerushalayim and provides group supervision for trainees at Shiluvim Institute. She provides group and individual supervision to therapists and social workers in various public frameworks such as couple and family therapy centers and the Ministry of Defense. She supervises parental coordination teams nationwide and teaches various courses at the Central School for Training Social Workers.
Silvana Winer earned an MA degree in Psychology at the Hebrew University and is a certified Couple and Family Psychotherapist.
She conducted pioneering OD Projects in Israel as part of the ‘Organizations and Communities’ Program’s staff lecturing and leading groups at the Ben-Gurion University Behavioral Department and later as program developer and trainer at the Shahar haNegev Social Services Unit. She coordinated, treated, trained and supervised in the area of Addictions on behalf of the Israeli Authority, the National Addiction Division of the Welfare Ministry and in several Therapeutic Communities and Youth rehabilitation centers.
Currently a therapist and Director of Maagalim Center for Psychotherapy that she founded in Zur Hadassa where she lives.
Rivkah Weiss, M.S.W., is a psychotherapist in private practice in Jerusalem. A clinical social worker, she graduated with honors from Wurzweiler School of Social Work, and has since completed advanced psychotherapy training at the Israeli Psychoanalytic Institute. In the past she served as the clinical director at Kav L’Noar. She is also a certified clinical supervisor from Hebrew University. In addition to teaching at the Family Institute, Rivkah is an adjunct professor at Wurzweiler School of Social Work and Sara Schenirer.
Rivkah Harel, MSW, graduated with honors from the Master’s program, majoring in Practice at the Hebrew University.
Couple and family therapist – certified by the Israeli Association for Couple and Family Therapy. (Studies at the Shiluv Institute – Jerusalem)
Graduate of the Child-Youth Psychotherapy program at Bar-Ilan University. (Certificate studies).
Supervisor of graduate students on behalf of the School of Social Work – Hebrew University.
Rivkah’s professional experience includes over 30 years of direct treatment of adolescents and young adults, supervision of therapists and staff, family therapies and parenting guidance, at the Youth and Young Adult Advancement Division and Family Response.
At the same time, she supervised social work students at the Hebrew University.
She teaches at the Medical School – Hebrew University.
She treats and supervises at a private clinic in Jerusalem.
She supervises at the Family Institute – Neve Yerushalayim.
Clinical Psychologist supervisor – Psychotherapy and Psychodiagnostics. Certified Family Therapist, Certified Family Therapy supervisor. Private clinic and supervisions in public organizations. Supervises, teaches, and treats (individual, couple, and family therapies) with an integrative approach focused on emotion, attachment, and mentalization.