From the President’s Desk

Chedva’s Professional Community

  The new Chedva Institute site is currently in the throws of development. In the meantime, I’d like to invite relationship focused help professionals to please join our community on LinkedIn: http://bit.ly/ChedvaInstitute-LinkedIn We can reach more people by creating a functioning … more

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What’s Your Brand?

  What do health professionals venturing out into the field — the “real world” — lack the most? The necessary tools to build and promote long-lasting, happy and thriving business relationships. Individual marketing consultants, business advisers and executive coaches are … more

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Engaged?

Engaged?   Mazel Tov!   Now that you’ve reached this milestone, take a moment to reflect. Thoughts to ponder… — What are your expectations of your future spouse?  What expectations might s/he have of you? — Are your parents or … more

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Marriage Gene?

A correspondence with Dr.Gene-Pair: SMF: Are some people more genetically predisposed to marriage? Is there a “marriage gene”? Dr. Gene-Pair: Well, if I were to oversimplify things a bit, the answer to this question is “Yes, there is a marriage gene.” However, … more

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Learning About Jenny in the Process

  Jenny Sassoon is a social worker, family/teen coach, and relationship educator. Starting a 6-week intensive relationship enrichment program is hardly for the bashful. In the following article, Jenny models for us and shares what it truly means to dig … more

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Professional Development Program

  Jenny Sassoon models what she teaches. Over the years, professionals have been sharing their lack of happiness and fulfillment in respect to building a successful practice. Jenny’s answer is Chedva’s six-week professional development program, a rigorous course aimed at … more

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The Gift of Basic Massage

  The Gift of Basic Massage   A Practical Guide to Intentioned Touch for Couples In this interactive workshop, you will learn the value of Intentioned Touch in relationships, be introduced to the Vocabulary of Touch, exercise the Six Strokes … more

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How to Get Along with (Almost) Anyone

How to Get Along with (Almost) Anyone Taking strengths and values in relationships to a new level! Rachel Berko, MSW and Batya Yaniger, PsyD Wednesday June 13, from 20:00-21:30 At the OU Israel Center (22 Keren HaYesod) 25 NIS members, … more

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The Matrix of Emotional Needs

  SMF: You have indicated that “negative behavior is an attempt to attain certain emotional needs.” Firstly, how can one thwart this negative behavior? Secondly, how should a person go about meeting his emotional needs? Shimon: The answer to the … more

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Getting What You Want in Your Relationships

  Getting What You Want in Your Relationships   Feeling ignored, disregarded, and disconnected in your relationships?   Get What You Want: Learn practical and powerful tools for creating the loving connections you desire.   Rabbi Shimshon Meir Frankel, M.A. … more

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