Meir Panim implements programs that serve Israel’s neediest populations with respect and dignity. Meir Panim also coordinated care packages for families in the South during the Gaza War.
As residents of areas devastated by Hurricane Sandy struggle to pick up the pieces, Americans and their Israeli loved ones thousands of miles away from the aftermath are getting free emotional and psychological support to cope with the disaster thanks to experts at Jerusalem’s Shaarei Zedek Medical Center.
Director of the neuropsychology unit and chief psychologist at the hospital – and Hurricane Sandy evacuee – Dr. Judith Guedalia, coordinated the relief effort with Drs. Gary Quinn and Dani Kahn of the Jerusalem Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Institute (using a proven psychological intervention to treat trauma and stress) to provide free treatment with volunteer Israeli-licensed and certified EMDR therapists.
Interested clients are encouraged to call (02) 666-6682 to make an appointment.
About the Author: Malkah Fleisher is a graduate of Cardozo Law School in New York City. She is an editor/staff writer at JewishPress.com and co-hosts a weekly Israeli FM radio show. Malkah lives with her husband and two children on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem.
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