Perhaps you are in a relationship and find yourself floundering? Maybe you see a loved one wrestling with addiction and feel powerless to help him? Or maybe you are struggling to find meaning?

Whatever the issue is, as a man, turning to someone for help can be a tough step to take; and for a frum man, it can be all the more challenging. I know just what this is like, and I am dedicated to supporting you in taking this courageous step.

At times you may feel like there is no hope, that things cannot be better. But I believe that they can.

People can heal, and they can grow. I have seen it time and time again. So go ahead and take the first

step towards a better tomorrow.



Raphael Schondorf is a certified individual and family therapist with a private practice in Jerusalem and Modiin Illit, Israel and on-line. He earned his M.Sc. from the University of North Texas with a focus on counseling and family therapy and completed postgraduate clinical training in individual and family therapy at The Family Institute of Neve Yerushalayim.  Additionally, he is trained in EMDR from The EMDR International Association, in EMDR for children and adolescents from The European EMDR Association (Level 1 & 2), in Internal Family Systems (IFS) from The Center for Self Leadership founded by Richard Schwartz (Level 1 & 2) and has supervised at IFS trainings.
Raphael specializes in the treatment of men, teens and children on a wide range of issues, including acute and complex trauma, relationship issues, faith related issues, anxiety and addictions. While creating a genuine and supportive atmosphere, he draws upon a number of evidenced based, cutting edge therapeutic tools and modalities including IFS, EMDR, Psychodynamic therapy, Mindfullness, Family Systems, Psychodrama and more. Every person is unique and having a well stocked toolbox affords Raphael the ability to assess and, together with the client, design a personally tailored treatment plan and therapy.
As a committed ben-Torah and well trained professional, Raphael sees therapy as a way to help each person in their own personal process of growth.