Episodes
Meet Yanky Kaufman. He stuttered for his entire life. Until a revolutionary idea helped him COMPLETELY stopped. Yanky and his team today help thousands of people take back the power of their speech.   Yanky was a person who stuttered and today he is world renowned stuttering expert.   Contact Yanky's Team here: (732)513-2330   or here: 1-833-2-FLUENCY/1-833-235-8362 Website: https://bit.ly/3RFhce1   Have Questions, Comments, Concerns? We LOVE Feedback: Email us at...
Published 12/28/23
Published 12/28/23
In the spring of 2019, two women in the Jewish community met and discovered that they shared a mutual need. Despite their experiences of personal healing, and despite supportive connections with family and friends, they each lived with their individual secret. With nobody else to share and identify with, loneliness and isolation were a burden that did not get any lighter with the passage of time.   Thus, the realization dawned that perhaps at times even more meaningful than professional...
Published 11/08/23
Trigger Warning: This episode talks about suicide.   Suicide is the second largest cause of death for individuals between the age of 10 - 34.   Stuart Katz is a mental health advocate whose primary goal is to eliminate stigma surrounding mental health and suicide. He shares extremely valuable lessons about talking to and understanding people considering suicide. And shares lessons from his personal family story.   988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline. Available 24/7.   Have Questions,...
Published 08/09/23
Warning: This episode is for parents & adults only.   Here's a conversation that integrates the Torah’s wisdom and cutting-edge psychological research to provide a comprehensive approach to educating and supporting our sons and students regarding: health and safety, puberty, marital intimacy, and today’s challenges to kedushah.   Dr. Shloimie Zimmerman, Psy.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist who founded and directs Child and Adult Psychological Services PLLC, a multi-disciplinary...
Published 07/12/23
After struggling with gambling addiction, Ike Dweck slowly turned his life around. He has gone on to help others in need.   He created the SAFE Foundation which is a New York state licensed OASAS (office of alcoholism and substance abuse services) outpatient treatment program located in Brooklyn, New York. They serve as a reliable haven for those experiencing difficulties with cigarettes, vaping, prescription drug addiction, alcoholism, and compulsive gambling.   You can see more about...
Published 06/07/23
Dr. Eli Shapiro is a licensed clinical social worker with a doctorate in education and specialists certificate in Jewish educational leadership. He is the creator and director of The Digital Citizenship Project, an Adjunct Professor for the City University of New York and a Trustee of the Queens Borough Public Library.   Dr. Shapiro has presented to thousands of parents and school faculty in communities across North America, and has lectured for internationally recognized organizations,...
Published 05/11/23
In this episode, the Klestzicks explore as an introduction the innovative world of psychedelic therapy, discussing its potential benefits as well as the potential risks involved. Dina provides insights and stories on how complex and nuanced this therapy can be for people as well as the importance of approaching this treatment responsibly and within a safe container. They also discuss the legalities and accessibility of psychedelic therapy currently and where it’s likely moving forward into in...
Published 04/18/23
In this episode, Rabbi Schafier explores how to strengthen your relationship, even if you and your partner are experiencing different realities. We discuss specific ways to communicate effectively, understand and embrace your spouse's emotions, and appreciate each other genuinely.    The Rabbi reveals the ONE THING your husband wants from you more than anything else, and it's not what you think. Similarly, he shares the ONE THING that will make your wife happy, and it's DEFINITELY not what...
Published 03/30/23
Did you know that Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is helpful for all children?    ABA is a therapeutic approach that uses scientific principles of behavior to teach new skills, reduce challenging behavior, and increase positive behavior in children.   ABA is a data-driven and individualized approach that involves breaking down complex skills into smaller, more manageable steps and providing rewards or positive consequences for successful completion of each step. This approach has been...
Published 02/23/23
THIS IS FOR MATURE AUDIENCES ONLY.    Dr. Feuerman is a clinician in private practice, specializing in high-conflict couples and families and male sexual health, as well as a social services executive who develops and supervises community mental health projects.   He specializes in community mental health projects; high-conflict couples and families and is well known for series of talks which includes "The Chosson and Kallah Shmuz You WISH You Had But NEVER Got".   In this episode we...
Published 02/08/23
A lot of couples struggle with infertility. Most handle their challenge privately, and some more publicly. Yettie is an advocate for telling her journey to help others understand what it's like to be in her shoes.   After years of trying, she and her husband decided to adopt.   In this week's episode, the Klestzicks talk to Yettie and her son, Elimelech, about their adoption experience, the struggle of infertility and the best ways to approach challenging situations.   Need help? Need...
Published 01/10/23
In this episode we explore the intricacies of human emotions and offer practical advice on how to effectively manage and navigate our feelings.     Dr. Kobernick is a licensed clinical psychologist and the Founder and Director of The CBT/DBT Center. She received her doctorate at Long Island University - Post Campus where she studied under Dr. Jill Rathus, co-developer of DBT for adolescents.     She has an advanced training in DBT and specialized training in adaptations of DBT for...
Published 12/15/22
It sometimes feels like ADHD is everywhere. How do we define it? How do we recoginze who actually struggles with it? And what can we do to help. This fascinating episode features the world-renowned Dr. Glenn Hisrch.   Need help? Need Direction? Relief is here to help! Call 718-431-9501 or email [email protected]   Want to share the show with someone who doesn't have access to the internet or smartphones?   Our new and free call-in-to listen feature is here: USA: 712-432-3489 UK:...
Published 11/17/22
Rabbi Avremi Zippel was born in Toronto, Canada and moved to Salt Lake City with his parents, in July of 1992. He attended a Jewish High School in Chicago, and attended Rabbinical College in London, England. Avremi participated in Jewish outreach and humanitarian missions, in Denmark, Germany, France, Italy, Wales, and numerous cities throughout the U.S. He was ordained at the Rabbinical College of America in Morristown, NJ by the Chief Rabbi of Israel, Rabbi I.M. Lau, in December of 2013. He...
Published 10/31/22
Dr. Michael Herskovics is a leading psychologist in Long Island who sees hundreds of couples a year.   In this episode, he shares some of the most valuable lessons and messages one can use to improve their relationship.   Need help? Need Direction? Relief is here to help! Call 718-431-9501 or email [email protected]   Want to share the show with someone who doesn't have access to the internet or smartphones?   Our new and free call-in-to listen feature is here: USA:...
Published 09/28/22
David Pelcovitz is a clinical psychologist, whose career over the past 40 years has focused on clinical practice and research efforts in areas related to trauma, child abuse and parenting. He is currently the Straus Chair in Psychology and Education at the Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education at Yeshiva University, where he also serves as Special Assistant to the president as well as teach courses in Pastoral Psychology to the Yeshiva's Rabbinical students. Before assuming that...
Published 08/24/22
How do we know if it’s an addiction?   Rabbi Abraham Twerski, the foremost expert on addiction in the Jewish community, said that he doubts that at any time in our people’s history there has been as grave a threat to the stability of the Jewish family as internet pornography.   Despite how widespread and devastating it is, very few try to get the help they need.   One man thinks he knows why and he is intent on changing that.   Eli Nash is the CEO and Founder of JEG & Sons Inc....
Published 08/09/22
What exactly does a psychiatrist do? At what point in one's life does one need to go see one? And how do they help people live happier lives? Meet Dr. Rothbort. Dr. Halana is the founder and medical director of the Center for Healthy Minds. She is a Board Certified Child, Adolescent & Adult Psychiatrist with extensive training and experience treating children, teens and adults with mental health problems. Need help? Need Direction? Relief is here to help! Call 718-431-9501 or email...
Published 07/28/22
Eating disorders are serious conditions related to persistent eating behaviors that negatively impact your health, your emotions and your ability to function in important areas of life. The most common eating disorders are anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge-eating disorder. Most eating disorders involve focusing too much on your weight, body shape and food, leading to dangerous eating behaviors. These behaviors can significantly impact your body's ability to get appropriate...
Published 07/10/22
Religious obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is a type of OCD that causes a person obsess over spiritual fears. It often involves religious compulsions such as excessive prayer. For example, a person might worry they are going to Hell and repeat a mantra to cope with this fear. Do many religious Jews, Christians and Muslims have some form of it? What does one do if they have it? All these questions are answered in this week's episode with Rabbi Dr. Jonathan. Rabbi Dr. Jonathan Schwartz is...
Published 06/14/22
There are two people when it comes to sexual abuse. The victim and the offender. In this episode, the Klestzicks sit down with Dr. Gavriel Fagin to discuss with him how to be more aware, active and in tune with the red flags offenders have. The best protocol to help victims and the work he does with abusers to help mitigate the risk of another offense. Need help? Need Direction? Relief is here to help! Call 718-431-9501 or email [email protected] Want to share the show with someone who...
Published 05/23/22
Lisa Twerski is an experienced Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a demonstrated history of working with individuals and couples. My work includes victims of trauma - rape, incest and domestic violence as well as individual and couples work spanning a number of issues. Advanced certification in pre-marital and marital education, speaks locally, nationally and internationally on domestic violence, dating and marriage. In this episode, Dr. Tara & Yoni talk to Lisa talk about the toxic...
Published 05/02/22
Dr. Shmuel D. Mandelman, Ph. D. holds a doctorate from Columbia University in Educational and Developmental Psychology. He conducted research for five years at Yale University’s Child Study Center on the individual differences in cognitive ability. He then continued on to pursue a specialty in Clinical Neuropsychology. His clinical training was completed at Weill Cornell Medical Center, where he conducted evaluations on both adults and children. He is the founder of The C.L.I.N.I.C, a...
Published 04/10/22