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Abuse by Insurance Companies
Author: Rabbi Simcha Feuerman, DHL, LCSW-R
March 28th, 2020
Despite the fact that the NYS Department of Financial Services issued an order waiving all copays and deductibles for tele-health visits, some insurance companies continue to ignore the ruling.  The order is explicit in stating that it is both for COVID-19 and non-COVID cases, as well as mental health, The ruling can be found at this url : https://www.dfs.ny.gov/reports_and_publications/press_releases/pr20203171 Here is the relevant quote:& …
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I'm starting to find inner peace in the midst of this storm
Author: Aliza Tropper, Mrs
March 26th, 2020
  We live in a world full of so many distractions. Social distractions. Networking distractions. Money distractions. Work distractions. Social media distractions. Distraction by all the shiny gadgets, latest trends, vacations and the search for “experiences”. We want a bigger house. We want to make more money. We live in a world of entitlement and wanting what everyone else has. These distractions often take us away from ourselv …
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I'm starting to find inner peace in the midst of this storm
Author: Aliza Tropper, Mrs
March 26th, 2020
    We live in a world full of so many distractions. Social distractions. Networking distractions. Money distractions. Work distractions. Social media distractions. Distraction by all the shiny gadgets, latest trends, vacations and the search for “experiences”. We want a bigger house. We want to make more money. We live in a world of entitlement and wanting what everyone else has. These distractions often take us away from …
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No Means Yes
Author: Rabbi Simcha Feuerman, DHL, LCSW-R
March 26th, 2020
In a previous blog post titled, “Love and the Holy of Holies”, I wrote about how the relationship between G-d and the Jewish people can be compared to a marriage. In this essay, we will take a closer look at a fascinating lessons from Midrashic accounts of G-d’s stormy emotional relationship with the Jewish people: Often, couples get stuck in escalating cycles of hurtful attacks. In particular, couples who are emotionally needy …
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Love in the Time of Corona
Author: Talli Yehuda Rosenbaum
March 25th, 2020
  The Coronavirus has affected how we live, how we work, how we congregate and how we experience touch and intimacy. The world at large has had to renegotiate the common norms of social intimacy with distancing measures that are increasing daily. Couples are facing a new reality: confinement at home, the need to keep children occupied and help them cope with stress and uncertainty, as well as provide comfort and reassurance to one another. H …
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Treating Trauma
Author: Sara Teichman, PsyD
March 23rd, 2020
Dear Dr. T., My family went through a trauma recently. There was a fire in our home, and though we all got out safely because of the working smoke alarms, some of the children did get hurt in the rush to get out. We, the parents, suffered smoke inhalation because we ran around making sure everyone was out and it took a while to get out of our three-story home. Boruch Hashem, no one was seriously injured. We [the parents] were treated in the hospi …
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Distance Learning During Coronavirus Crisis
Author: Elisheva Liss, LMFT
March 23rd, 2020
I've been hearing from clients, colleagues, friends, and readers who are parents, and also from teachers, that they are struggling with the current schooling situation. With the new obligation to not only have kids around always, and enforce new strict health and distancing measures, but also comply with schools' attempts to translate classroom into distance learning. (It's not going great.)   As a homeschooling family for several years, thi …
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Secure Your Mask First, Then Assist Your Child: Family Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Author: Dovid Brownstein, Psy.D.
March 23rd, 2020
In this video, practical information, tips, and guidance to support family mental health and resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic. I discuss what happens to us, psychologically, when we face uncertain events and circumstances; how we, as parents, can manage our own stress and anxiety and why that is so important; some of the best ways to approach addressing this topic with children; and practical tips on ways to enhance wellbeing during this …
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What To Teach Kids Right Now (and Always)
Author: Elisheva Liss, LMFT
March 23rd, 2020
What if we covered a little less math, and instead teach kids what really counts. Less social studies, and more social skills. Less biology, and more health and wellness. Less chemistry and more communication. Less physics and more physical activity. Less literature and more loving kindness. Less political science, more personal growth. Less civics and government, and more social responsibility. Less computing and more compassion. Less language, …
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Silver Linings from Corona
Author: Rabbi Simcha Feuerman, DHL, LCSW-R
March 23rd, 2020
We must consider several silver linings coming from Corona Virus:   It is offering us all time to slow down, study, reflect and reconnect with ourselves and family   We are learning that Jewish weddings and other life-cycle celebrations can be intimate and small without requiring extravagant expense and large crowds.  Can you imagine how much easier financial life will be on Jewish families if this trend continues after Corona? …
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