Simcha Shapiro

About Simcha Shapiro

Dr. Simcha Shapiro is a US trained physician who practices general medicine and Osteopathy. He specializes in addressing the unique emotional needs of patients and their families in dealing with illness. Dr. Shapiro’s educational background includes degrees in psychology, bio-chemistry, ecology, osteopathy, and Zen shiatsu bodywork. These disciplines complement his medical training, giving him deep insight into the complex functioning of the mind, body and spirit, and their interaction with the world. In addition to helping the patients who come through his clinic to deal more gracefully with their illnesses, Dr. Shapiro has extensive experience with hospice care. In 2010, Dr. Shapiro helped to found a hospice home-care service in Israel and today serves as one of its principle advisers. Dr. Shapiro shares more at: drsimcha1.wordpress.com/

Coping With Family Illness

  Dear Dr. Shapiro, My wife was recently diagnosed with cancer. Since then, we have noticed a significant change in how our friends and family behave towards us. What were once comfortable conversations, have now turned into awkward and brief … more

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