What’s the Scariest Part of Chanukah? (2023)

What’s the Scariest Part of Chanukah? (2023)   As Chanukah is about to settle in here, I found my mind swirling with ideas.    First thing that comes to mind- Fear.   I think of fear because I know so many people have a huge fear around Chanukah – DONUTS, LATKES, FRIED OREOS, FRIED PICKLES.…

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OCD within Intuitive Eating

Written by my client: R.B. OCD within Intuitive Eating I could feel my brain.    The ridges, the indents, and the neurons through their pathways; like bad music, every thought felt like an obvious, random beat- a startling nuisance.   I could fully relate to how my nephew describes a bad day at school: “My…

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Is Food my Best and Most Loyal Friend Right Now?

Hand dipping cookie into drink.

I recently had 2 very profound counseling sessions with 2 different clients.   One client, I have been working with for a bunch of months now. Maybe even a year. She is such a great client. Always coming to the sessions on time ready to hear everything I have to say and ready to implement…

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Comfort of the Body or Comfort of the Soul?

Comfort of the Body or Comfort of the Soul? I went to a shiur today. The topic was on Happiness. Let me give you the background. I have been going to this class for about a year – the rebbetzin picks a middah and we unpack it over the course of many months. On the…

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Shifra Rabinowitz- Mental Health Counselor – Helping People Become the Best Version of Themselves

Shifra lives in Philadelphia and works as a mental health counselor. She has a private practice in Philadelphia, but also works remotely in New York. Shifra specializes in maternal mental health such as stillborn, miscarriages, anxiety, and depression.. She also helps people suffering from insomnia using different holistic strategies. Shifra finds herself coming back to…

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