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YU Professors Lecture on Mental Health Issues

Dr. Eliezer Schnall, clinical assistant professor of psychology at Yeshiva College, and Dr. David Pelcovitz, professor of education and psychology at Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration, lectured at the conference of Nefesh: The International Network of Orthodox Mental Health Professionals, which took place on Sunday, March 6, 2011, at Young Israel of Great Neck. The title of their lecture was “Orthodox Jewish Marriage: An International Study of Satisfaction and Stressors.”

Nefesh provides an opportunity and vehicle for mental health professionals, Rabbanim, and educators to network and collaborate in meeting a common challenge – to enhance the emotional well being and achdut of Klal Yisroel, by developing timely and effective approaches that are based on widely accepted mental health principles, within a Torah perspective and halachic framework.

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