Jewish-Parenting.org was created by Rabbi Dovid Hochberg, MSW, LCSW-C, to help Jewish parents navigate through the often confusing, but always challenging world of parenting today. From toddlers to teenagers, Rabbi Hochberg and Jewish-Parenting.org will help you parent successfully and effectively. Welcome aboard.Rabbi Dovid Hochberg is a licensed, clinical psychotherapist in private practice with extensive experience handling parenting challenges, couple and family relationship issues, and crisis intervention. He has authored parenting and relationship articles for local publications, National Council of Young Israel’s Viewpoint magazine, Aish Hatorah, and Torah.org, and has been featured on a Jewish radio program in
Jewish-parenting.org is fortunate to have Debbie Brown as the co-author of "A Closer Look," our monthly newsletter, that explores some of today’s parenting challenges.
Debbie has been parenting a struggling adolescent for over four years. She brings the invaluable perspective of a parent who has successfully applied the tools and skills taught to her by her therapist, teacher and spiritual mentor, Rabbi Shimon Russell, LCSW. She has learned that coping with a struggling teen is an opportunity for one’s self-development and her approach is one of compassion, hope, and personal growth.
Debbie has brought and continues
to bring her message to many parents through newspaper and magazine articles
as well as inspirational speaking engagements. She devotes her time to helping
parents through phone communication and is a frequent contributor to the MASK
email support line dedicated to struggling parents. In line with her training
and experience, Debbie has begun a service of parent coaching in order to
help parents who are having difficulty in grasping the tools necessary to
cope with their daily challenges.
Debbie is currently pursuing a professional career in psychotherapy.