Relief Resources

Our Team

Sendy Ornstein

President

Binyomin Babad

CEO

Yitzchok Abramczyk

Director, Relief Montreal

Gila Bar-Tal

Clinician Researcher, Relief Israel

Arielle Benisti

Pediatric Referrals, Tristate Region

Daniel Berman

Director, Relief Los Angeles

Shaindy Bodenheimer

Pediatric Referrals, Tristate Region

Rivka Burstein

Administrative Assistant, Tristate Region

Blimi Compton

Office Manager, Tristate Region

Rachel Etziony

Controller

Yitzy Faivushevitz

Adult Referral Specialist, Tristate Region

Kayla Feder

Assistant Liaison for Higher Level of Care

Devora Follman

Clinician Liaison for Higher Level of Care

Mordechai Leib Gestetner

Relief Specialist, Relief Monroe

Binyomin Gewirtz

Director, Relief Florida

Shiffy Griver

Clinician Liaision, Tristate Region

Simi Halpern

Development Assistant, Tristate Region

Shaya Hamer

Referral Specialist, Relief UK

Suri Hauer

Administrative Assistant, Tristate Region

Chani Kaiser

Adult Referral Specialist, Tristate Region

Duvie Kessner

Director of Operations

Shlomo Katz

Director, Relief Israel

Eli Kofman

Director, Relief Midwest

Devorah Levinson

Director Eating Disorder Division

Menachem Lowy

Director, Relief Monroe

Gita Leigh

Office Manager, Relief UK

Shuly Marmorstein

Clinician Researcher, Relief Specialist, Relief Toronto

Esti Mernick

Receptionist, Tristate Region

Shifra Pfeffer

Project Coordinator Eating Disorder Division

Motti Rapoport

Regional Director, Director, Relief Toronto

Nechama Rosenberg

Adult Referral Specialist, Tristate Region

Jonny Ross

Director, Relief UK

Riki Schwartz

Director of Pediatric Referrals, Tristate Region

Shiffy Shachor

Office Manager, Referral Specialist, Relief Israel

Yisrael Slansky

Director Relief Maryland

Eli Stewart

Adult Referral Specialist, Tristate Region

Avi Tatel

Adult Referral Specialist Tristate Region

Relief Resources

Medical Advisory Board

John T. Walkup M.D.

Chair, Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

  • New York-Presbyterian Hospital / Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Margaret C. Osterman Board Designated Professor in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

Elliot S. Gershon, M.D.

Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry; Professor of Human Genetics

  • University of Chicago

Michael Jenike, M.D.

Professor of Psychiatry

  • Harvard Medical School

Director Psychiatric Neuroscience Program

  • Massachusetts General Hospital

Michael Liebowitz, M.D.

Director, Anxiety Disorders Clinic

  • New York State Psychiatric Institute

Professor of Clinical Psychiatry

  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Glenn Hirsch, M.D.

Medical Director

  • New York University Child Study Center

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

  • New York University School of Medicine

Philip J. Wilner, M.D.

Vice President and Medical Director of Behavioral Health

  • New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center

Executive Vice-Chair, Department of Psychiatry

  • Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Catherine Birndorf, M.D.

Associate Professor of Psychiatry

  • Weill Medical College of Cornell University

CEO/ Medical Director

  • The Motherhood Center

David Pelcovitz, PH.D.

Director of Psychology

  • North Shore University Hospital

Clinical Professor of Psychiatry

  • New York University School of Medicine

Katharine L. Loeb, PH.D.

Director of Research and Training

  • Chicago Center for Evidence Based Treatment (CCEBT)

Michelle Friedman, M.D.

Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry

  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Edna B. Foa, PH.D.

Director, Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety; Clinical Professor of Psychiatry

  • University of Pennsylvania

Charles A. Kaufmann, M.D., D.F.A.P.A.

Clinical Professor of Psychiatry

  • Columbia University

John T. Walkup M.D.

Chair, Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

  • New York-Presbyterian Hospital / Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Margaret C. Osterman Board Designated Professor in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

Elliot S. Gershon, M.D.

Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry; Professor of Human Genetics

  • University of Chicago

Michael Liebowitz, M.D.

Professor of Psychiatry

  • Harvard Medical School

Director Psychiatric Neuroscience Program

  • Massachusetts General Hospital

Daniel Berman

Director, Anxiety Disorders Clinic

  • New York State Psychiatric Institute

Professor of Clinical Psychiatry

  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Glenn Hirsch, M.D.

Medical Director

  • New York University Child Study Center

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

  • New York University School of Medicine

Philip J. Wilner, M.D.

Vice President and Medical Director of Behavioral Health

  • New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center

Executive Vice-Chair, Department of Psychiatry

  • Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Catherine Birndorf, M.D.

Associate Professor of Psychiatry

  • Weill Medical College of Cornell University

CEO/ Medical Director

  • The Motherhood Center

David Pelcovitz, PH.D.

Director of Psychology

  • North Shore University Hospital

Clinical Professor of Psychiatry

  • New York University School of Medicine

Katharine L. Loeb, PH.D.

Director of Research and Training

  • Chicago Center for Evidence Based Treatment (CCEBT)

Michelle Friedman, M.D.

Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry

  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Edna B. Foa, PH.D.

Director, Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety; Clinical Professor of Psychiatry

  • University of Pennsylvania

Charles A. Kaufmann, M.D., D.F.A.P.A.

Clinical Professor of Psychiatry

  • Columbia University