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Rabbis as mental health professionals

Abner Weiss

Rabbis as mental health professionals

a major metropolitan study

by Abner Weiss

  • 360 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by University Press of America in Lanham, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pastoral counseling (Judaism) -- Public opinion.,
  • Public opinion -- California -- Los Angeles Metropolitan Area.,
  • Jews -- Pastoral counseling of -- United States.,
  • Jews -- California -- Los Angeles Metropolitan Area -- Attitudes.,
  • Mental health surveys -- California -- Los Angeles Metropolitan Area.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAbner Weiss.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM652.5 .W45 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 206 p. ;
    Number of Pages206
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22358659M
    ISBN 100761818480

    8 TIPS for Congregational Rabbis. 1) UNDERSTAND that infertility causes stress for the entire family. 2) ESTABLISH a sense of urgency. Infertility can lead to spiritual crisis and your congregants need you to be supportive and informed. Their loss and struggles may be overwhelming. Rabbi Neal Turk of Teaneck, who coordinates the mental-health training aspects in the RIETS curriculum, said that self-awareness was emphasized as a critical component for rabbis-in-training by many mental-health professionals consulted by RIETS.

    Rabbi's Circle NoVa, Fairfax, Virginia. 17 likes. This is the social networking point for the faith learning journey that is Rabbi's Circle NoVa. Please feel free to join the conversation!Followers:   How can I reconcile Torah and 12 steps? various Rabbis and frum mental health professionals offer their extensive writings on the subject. by GYE (See all authors) Rabbi Kaganoff's "Addictions: Halocho and Hashkofo." This book is a few hundred pages long, but if you have the time and the patience, you will find most of your concerns with.

      Rabbis were discussed most often in psychology, psychiatry, and behavior-related fields, and close to two-thirds of the articles dealt with mental health concerns. A statistically significant increase in articles across decades was found in the secular journals, r, p≤, with over 70% of the articles about rabbis in the secular journals Cited by: 9. Rabbi Dr. Saul Haimoff, a licensed clinical psychologist, collaborated with Dr. David Rosmarin on a new book “Handbook of Torah and Mental Health” that aims to meld the Torah’s collected Author: Jeff Bessen.


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This book contains articles authored by rabbis, mental health professionals and scholars on several sensitive and controversial topics in Judaism. The first half of the book deals with the extreme standards of sexual modesty and gender separation in the haredi, Gur Hasidim and Neturei Karta communities.

In the second half of the book, the issue of homosexuality is discussed. Rabbis as Mental Health Professionals: A Major Metropolitan Study Revised and Thumb Indexed ed.

Edition by Rabbi Abner Weiss (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

Format: Hardcover. Rabbis and mental health professionals, religious and secular, as well as lay people interested in the interface of Judaism and mental health/psychotherapy, will find the book informative, enlightening and a 3/5(1).

Rabbis as mental health professionals: a major metropolitan study. [Abner Weiss] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Rabbis as mental health professionals. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, © (OCoLC)   Mental health practitioners, rabbis and religious and secular readers will find the book an interesting and worthwhile read." (Rabbi Naphtali Bar-Ilan; Communal rabbi, Rehovot, Israel.

Author of "Be Sanctified with Charity", "Government and State in Israel According to the Torah", and numerous articles on psychotherapy and Jewish law."Author: Seymour Hoffman. This stimulating and thought provoking book is highly recommended.

(Leah Abramowitz, M. W., chairperson, Nefesh Israel) The dual conflictual and collaborative relationship between rabbis and mental health professionals is presented in a respectful manner by a scholarly rabbi and prominent mental health : Seymour Hoffman.

Rabbis, priests, and pastors serve as front-line community mental health workers. Caring for people who are suffering psychological trauma is a significant part of pastoral work It is important that members of the clergy and mental health professionals find means to work together more effectively to better serve traumatized people.

Rabbis and mental health professionals, religious and secular, as well as lay people interested in the interface of Judaism and mental health/psychotherapy, will find the book informative, enlightening and a worthwhile read. This slim book like the four previous ones was sponsored by Nefesh Israel, an organization made up of orthodox mental.

This interactive workshop will address these and other questions and outline practical recommendations for rabbis in how to handle mental health needs of congregants, students, and communities, by providing spiritual care, reinforcing psychologically adaptive spiritual messages, and collaborating with mental health professionals.

This stimulating and thought provoking book is highly recommended. (Leah Abramowitz, M. W., chairperson, Nefesh Israel) The dual conflictual and collaborative relationship between rabbis and mental health professionals is presented in a respectful manner by a scholarly rabbi and prominent mental health professionals.

Aren’t mental health professionals and clergy like oil and water. Don’t they embody the gulf between science and faith, between non-judgmental exploration and directed guidance. Do rabbis or any other clergy, for that matter, care what mental health professionals advise, especially if that advice contradicts a sacredly held value.

Do mental. However, their understanding of the causes of insanity would not be embraced by contemporary mental health professionals. In Tractate Ketubot, Rabbi Shimon ben Gamliel warns that idleness leads to “shimaon,” which the commentator Rashi equates with the biblical “shigaon” — craziness.

In A Practical Guide to Rabbinic Counseling, a handbook containing the wisdom and insights of a score of gifted and accomplished mental health and legal professionals, Dr.

David Pelcovitz offers insight into dealing with trauma and its aftermath, providing rabbis with practical ways to help their congregants. This volume contains articles by a prominent rabbi and veteran mental health professionals who have been involved in working with and counseling people from Author: Seymour Hoffman.

Articles by rabbis, mental health professionals and scholars on extreme standards of sexual modesty and gender separation in the haredi, Gur Hasidim and Neturei Karta communities, and on the issue of homosexuality and judaism.

Read more. One considerable difference is that rabbis do not charge money for providing pastoral counseling, while the sessions provided by mental health professionals are circumscribed, billable hours.

This can lead to the misconception that a rabbi is always available and that his time is not valuable. An additional factor impeding good mental health services is their cost, he said.

The study showed that the most common problem for which Orthodox Jews seek mental health services is marital difficulties. More services for children and teenagers are needed, and there is a lack of services for substance abuse problems, the report found.

Keeping our Couples Connected: A Program for all Rabbis & Rebbetzins, Chosson & Kallah Teachers, Educators, and Mental Health Professionals August 8,by OU Staff Contact: Rebbetzin Judi Steinig, Associate Director, Community Services, Orthodox Union, [email protected]; Avital Levin, LMSW, Director of Education, Shalom Task.

Rabbis and Health: A Half-Century Review of the Mental and Physical Health Care Literature– Article in Pastoral Psychology 54(6) July with 16 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

tween clergy and mental health professionals ingness. By choosing rabbis, the results of this ini-(Weaver et al., a, b, ). For interaction tial study were less likely to be confounded by the to take place, however, these professionals must effects of ethnicity, as might happen with a random.

Mental health practitioners, rabbis and religious and secular readers will find the book an interesting and worthwhile read." (Rabbi Naphtali Bar-Ilan; Communal rabbi, Rehovot, Israel.

Author of "Be Sanctified with Charity," "Government and State in Israel According to the Torah," and numerous articles on psychotherapy and Jewish law."/5(2).

Psychotherapy and Judaism (in Hebrew) - Ebook written by Seymour Hoffman, Leah Rossman. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Psychotherapy and Judaism (in .The rabbis of the Bay Area Jewish Healing Center have worked at the individual, family, synagogue, and community levels to support individuals experiencing mental illness.

People often bring their mental health concerns to clergy even before seeking the help of any other healthcare professional.