Shiphra Bakhchi, Ph.D.
All treatment is supervised by Shiphra Bakhchi, Ph.D, a licensed clinical psychologist with degrees from Columbia University, New York University and a Masters and Doctoral degree in psychology from Yeshiva University at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
She was licensed in New York State in August 2010. Dr. Bakhchi received specialized training as a predoctoral intern through her work at the Mental Health Association of Westchester.
Dr. Bakhchi has extensive training and experience in the treatment of depression, stress management, and anxiety disorders, and she has helped her patients to cope effectively with chronic illness. She has complemented her clinical work with research pertaining to factors relevant to eating disorders and post-high school adjustment. Dr Bakhchi has most recently completed her post doctoral year as the clinical case manager for POPPA (Police Organization Providing Peer Assistance) where she worked with New York City Police Officers.
Rabbi Bakhchi is also a spiritual counselor. She offers pastoral care to her members.
Rabbi Bakhchi uses sacred texts and teaching to make sense of illness and suffering. She encounters individuals with mental disorders with prayer and psalm. She offers premarital counseling, domestic violence counseling, counseling and mediation for Jewish divorce, and grief and bereavement counseling.
She performs weddings, bar/bat mitzvah ceremonies, baby namings and funerals.