Irit Felsen, Ph.D.

Dr. Irit Felsen, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist specializing in the treatment of trauma and traumatic loss. She was born in Israel, the daughter of two Holocaust survivors. She received training in group therapy at the military
academy in Israel and conducted specialized workshops for officers in the IDF. She completed her M.A degree in clinical psychology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and her Ph.D. in psychology at the University of Hamburg, Germany, followed by post-doctoral training at Yale University in the USA. She is an Adjunct Professor at Yeshiva University, a member of the Yale Trauma Study Group, and is in private practice.

Respondent: Carla Lessing, M.S. , L.C.S.W  

Aging Hidden Children:  Alone With Their Memories Of Sexual Abuse  

Carla Lessing, M.S., L.C.S.W was born in Holland and survived the Holocaust in hiding. In 1975 she earned a master's degree in Social Work at Columbia University and in 1988 acquired a certificate in Advanced Clinical Social Work from New York University. For 20 years she worked as a clinician, supervisor and field instructor at the Rockland County Community Mental Health Center. 

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