Meet the Team

The Team at The Place is a caring, dynamic group of professionals committed to providing men, women, and children with excellent mental health care. Diverse clinicians with different specialties contribute to a powerful team bringing you decades of experience.

Our team is here for you.

The Team at The Place is a caring, dynamic group of colleagues committed to the continuous growth and exploration that drives excellent mental health care. Diverse professionals with different specialties contribute to a powerful exchange of ideas, approaches, and friendship. By choosing a therapist at The Place, you are choosing a therapist with the support and continuing education to do his job well. Get the support you need from a therapist who has the support he needs.

Lena Shore

B.Sc., B.Ed., M.Sc., Coordinator

  • Emotional Eating
  • Grief Work
  • Marital Therapy
  • Trauma Recovery

Yonasan Bender


  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Self-Esteem and Assertiveness
  • Positive Parenting
  • Anger Management

Rahel A. Schanzer

M.A., C.A.S.A.P.

  • Children of Divorce
  • Older Singles
  • Intimate Trauma
  • Psychodrama

Dov Moshe Litwin

M.S.W., J.D.

  • Adolescents
  • ADHD
  • Family Therapy
  • Supervision of Internships

Sharni Brodesky

M.Sc. Med.

  • Aliyah Adjustment Challenges
  • Parenting Guidance
  • OCD & Anxiety Disorders

Adam Schanzer

M.F.C., C.A.S.A.P.

  • Bipolar Challenges
  • Spiritual Integration
  • Addictions

Tamar Varon


  • Children and Adolescents
  • Postpartum Depression & Anxiety
  • Art Therapy

Gershon Swimmer


  • Couples Communication
  • Marital Conflict Resolution
  • Addictions

Shira Bauer

B.A, C.L.T.

  • Emotional Freedom
  • Logotherapy

Ephraim Rosen

L.P.C., C.C.T.S.

  • Trauma Recovery & Resolution
  • Children, Adolescents and Adults

Miriam Futterman

O.T.R S.E.P.

  • Somatic Experiencing
  • Jing Shu Jitsu Pain Reduction

Naomi Sternberg

M.S., L.C.M.F.T.

  • Premarital Counseling
  • Second Marriage Challenges

David Benchlouch

M.Sc., Rabbi

  • Trauma Counseling
  • Grief and Bereavement
  • Personality Disorders

Hagit Ron Hoffman


  • Co-Addiction
  • Intimacy
  • Self Actualization

Cindy Collick

M.B.A.C.P., Manager of Ashkelon Branch

  • Person Centered Therapy
  • Grief Work
  • Marital Therapy

Sara Shwartz


  • Cancer Recovery
  • Family Therapy
  • Anxiety & Depression