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

Clinical Liaison for Higher Levels of Care

Kayla Feder

Assistant Liaison for Higher Level of Care

Mordechai Leib Gestetner

Relief Specialist

Relief Monroe

Binyomin Gewirtz

Director

Relief Florida

Shiffy Griver

Clinician Liaision

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

Shlomo Katz

Director

Relief Israel

Duvie Kessner

Director of Operations

Eli Kofman

Director

Relief Midwest

Gita Leigh

Office Manager

Relief UK

Devorah Levinson

Director Eating Disorder Division

dlevinson@reliefhelp.org
(718) 431-9501 ext:103 Adult Referral Specialist

Menachem Lowy

Director

Relief Monroe

Shuly Marmorstein

Director

Relief Toronto

Esti Mernick

Intake Coordinator

Shifra Pfeffer

Referral Specialist

& Project Coordinator

Eating Disorder Division

Chaya Rosenblum

Salesforce Developer

Jonny Ross

Director

Relief UK

Riki Schwartz

Director Pediatric Referrals
Tristate Region

Chely Seruya

Pediatric Referrals

Tristate Region

Shiffy Shachor

Office Manager

Referral Specialist

Relief Israel

Zev Slanger

Adult Referral Specialist

Tristate Region

Yisrael Slansky

Director

Relief Maryland

Shoshana Smulowitz

Clinician Researcher

Eli Stewart

Adult Referral Specialist

Tristate Region

Avi Tatel

Adult Referral Specialist Tristate Region

Toby Wasser

Director of IT

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

Dr. Alex Kolevzon, M.D.

Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry for the Mount Sinai Health System and the Clinical Director of the Seaver Autism Center for Research and Treatment at Mount Sinai

  • Mount Sinai Health System

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

Elliot S. Gershon, M.D.

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

  • University of Chicago

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