Browsing All posts tagged under »Divorce and Mental Health«

A Mediator and “Full-Service”/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

November 7, 2018

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A mediator is a professional who helps parties involved in disputes avoid reaching an impasse. But the Mediator may truly be able to impact on lives in ways not conveyed in a simple job-description. Because of her/his role of trust, a Mediator might find that there is a role to play in the following mental […]

The Cost of Human Life/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

February 6, 2015

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In law school, I was introduced to the economic model associated with the University of Chicago in assessing what one should pay in order to save a human life. If, for example, a safer piece of equipment will cost millions of dollars to produce, and will save 10 lives, is that cost an advisable one to assume? […]

The “Cost” Of Divorce/Martin Rosenfeld

October 4, 2013

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(This article appeared at matzav.com as it appears here, but with a different title.MR) There is a statement in the Zohar that indicates that everything requires Mazel, even the Sefer Torah itself. The explanation I heard about this thought is that a Sefer Torah is chosen or not chosen from the Aron by a series […]

Who is My Client?/Roxanne Abrams,MS,NCC

August 24, 2013

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One of the fundamentals of my work in couples therapy begins with this critical question, and it is one which, I believe, underlies the importance of doing clinical work as a part of exploring options in a marriage. At the very beginning of my professional relationship with a couple, often even before we meet for […]

Phobia of Divorce:One Last Perspective/Rabbi Dr. Yehuda Krohn

June 8, 2013

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A distinction that is useful for me starts with the following question:  Is the individual projecting primarily positive or negative traits of self onto his or her spouse?  Many of the clients about whom Dr. Klafter speaks – those who suffer from “divorce-o-phobia” – have relinquished their capacity for self-love, self-nurturance and self-direction.  Over the […]

Phobia of Divorce:Another Perspective/Rabbi Simcha Feuerman, LCSW

June 5, 2013

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(Editor’s Note: The post by Dr. Klafter was read and discussed by many. Another perspective is presented by Rabbi Simcha Feuerman, LCSW. Rabbi Feuerman maintains a private practice in psychotherapy and is on the staff of OHEL. He is President of the NEFESH organization.) First of all, heartfelt thanks to Dr. Klafter for fearlessly bringing […]

Phobia of Divorce/Dr. Nachum Klafter

June 2, 2013

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(Ed. Note: Dr. Nachum Klafter is a practicing psychiatrist, residing in Cincinnati, Ohio. Because of the importance of the thoughts expressed in this post, it is also included in the blogsite http://www.shalombayitblog.wordpress.com)  It is my sense that many of our patients have a phobia of divorce.  This includes Torah observant Jews, and non-Jews.  What do […]