in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). She completed a course on therapeutic work with sexual abuse victims at the Jerusalem Rape Crisis Center. Adina has worked with at-risk teens and young adults in various environments for the last 8 years. She has worked in the social welfare system, the probation office and at the Crossroads Center for at-risk teens. She also volunteered with Elem doing outreach work on the streets. Adina is currently working as a therapist in the high school system in Gush Etzion and as the coordinator for a new outreach project on the streets for teens at-risk at Crossroads.
Caryn founded the
Crossroads Center in Jerusalem (www.crossroadsjerusalem.org). Crossroads is an intervention program for at-risk youth, and the only program for troubled,
School of Social Work at Yeshiva University in New York. She is currently completing certification at Hadassah-Ein Karen Hospital as an ITA (Israeli Association for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) certified CBT Therapist. She is also trained in Dialectic Behavioural Therapy (DBT). Since making aliyah to Israel ten years ago, Ahuva has worked with youth at risk at the Crossroads Center for English-speaking teens, as well as with the elderly and mentally ill populations in both research-based and clinical capacities. Currently, she also works as a CBT therapist at Magen, a non-profit organization for Charedi (ultra-orthodox) Israelis.
Ahuva holds a bachelor's degree in Psychology from York University in Toronto, Canada as well as a Master's Degree in Social Work from the Wurzweiler
Adina holds a master’s degree in social work from The Hebrew University. She also has training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and
English-speaking youth in Israel. She was the director and clinical supervisor of Crossroads from 2001 to 2010, where she worked with thousands of teenagers. In the late-1990s, she worked with mentally ill children at Eitanim Psychiatric Hospital and with mentally ill young adults at the Summit Institute. Caryn moved to Israel in 1996 after receiving her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the Wurzweiler School of Social Work at Yeshiva University in New York and her Bachelor’s Degree at the University of Texas. She is also a certified practitioner of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
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