FAQ Category: Training at The Family Institute - FAQ



Individuals with an interest in furthering their clinical skills can call us and set up an appointment with Mrs. Deena Mendlowitz, M.S.W., the Institutes’ Clinical Director, and take the opportunity to discuss the best and most appropriate path for developing your highest level of professional excellence.

How do I know if The Family Institute meets my ...


Since training at The Family Institute is subsidized, it is particularly cost effective, especially given the abundance of individual and group supervision, professional seminars, etc.  The total cost for the Internship Program is only 16,000nis/year; the Externship Program is 11,500nis/year.

How much does it cost?




No! The Family Institute will provide you with cases and office space. We will manage intake, appropriate case assignments, as well as most other administrative services.

Do I have to bring my own cases to The ...


Any supervision with a competent clinical supervisor is beneficial. The training programs at The Family Institute, however, offer more supervision for a far lower cost than private supervision. In addition, trainees receive weekly group and live supervision, and are able to enhance and develop their clinical skills and theoretical knowledge […]

Is The Family Institute better than private supervision?




A university education is an absolute necessity for the development of a mental health professional. It is how one attains the essential knowledge base for practice. Nevertheless, most successful professionals go on to train in a post-graduate facility such as The Family Institute, because competence as a therapist requires advanced […]

Why does one need post-graduate training after a Master’s or ...


The Family Institute is primarily a post-graduate training facility for individuals who have completed at least a Master’s level graduate degree in a mental health field, with a minimum of two years supervised clinical experience.

Who can apply for training at The Family Institute?



The Family Institute offers a formal Family Therapy Training Program, a two-year training program requiring a of minimum 70 hours of individual supervision, 120 hours of group supervision, supervised live one way mirror experiences, and 300 hours of therapy with clients. The program includes 6 hours weekly of formal instruction. The […]

What are the different training programs offered at The Family ...