Edwin Susskind, Ph.D.
Solution Oriented Psychology
201 West Maple Ave, Monsey, NY 10952
845) 425-9531 cell (845) 304-5481 email@example.com
B.A., Psychology, Magna Cum Laude, Columbia College, 1964.
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Yale University, 1969.
Phi Beta Kappa.
Licensed Psychologist: NY license # 68-004114; MD (inactive) , NY, PA ( inactive).
Supervisor of School Psychological Services: MD.
National Register, Health Service Providers in Psychology.
Solution Oriented Psychology, Monsey, NY: Psychologist in private practice, 7/2001 to present.
Rockland Commuity College, Suffern, NY: Adjunct lecturer in Psychology, 9/2007 to present.
9/69 through 6/85: Full-time graduate faculty member at 3 universities:
SUNY-Buffalo (9/69-12/72); Hebrew U., Jerusalem (1/73-6/75); U. of MD Baltimore County, (9/75-6/85).
9/84 through 12/92: Director and Psychotherapist, Empire Psychology Center, Glen Burnie, MD.
12/92 through 7/2001 Solution Oriented Psychology, Psychologist in private practice, Pittsburgh, PA.
8/95 to 7/2001. Senior Psychologist, Jewish Family and Children Services, Pittsburgh, PA.
Bikur Cholim of Rockland County. Clinical Director, 7/2002 to 8/2004. Clinical Consultant, 7/2001 to 7/2002.
Supervising Psychologist, Kiryas Joel School District, Monroe , NY, 10950, 12/2004 6/2012
Member, Fellow, Reviewer and Officer of many local and national professional organizations,
including Presidency of Maryland Psychological Association ('82-'83).
One edited book and 13 published scientific articles.
50+ papers to scientific/professional organizations.
Numerous presentations to lay audiences in the U.S. and abroad.
Columnist and freelance contributor to professional and lay publications.
I have listed below over 30 lecture topics for which I am available.
My two favorite topics are numbers 1 and 2.
If you are interested in having me speak,
please call ( 845-425-9531) or email me (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The Mystical Messages for Marriage in King Solomon's Aishes Chayil.
Becoming An Even More Loving Person:
Practical Guidelines from Torah Tradition and Contemporary Psychology .
Holy Fire: Emotional and Physical Intimacy in Marriage
Jews are from Sinai, not Mars or Venus:
A Kabbalistic View of Male-Female Differences and Communication
"Ayzer" or "K'negdo" : Marriage Without Anger or Abuse
Jewish Humor: A Window to Your Soul
Can You "Marry" G-D Without Divorcing Your Family; Resolving Religious Differences in the Family
Creating an Intimate Relationship with G-D
What do your Dreams Mean? Insights from Torah and Psychology
Psychotherapy and Torah: Complementary or Incompatible?
(alternative title is "Moses vs. Freud: Are Traditional Jewish values and Psychotherapy Compatible?")
Minding your mind; Taking control of your thoughts and feelings.
Soul aerobics; How to tickle, cuddle and supercharge your Jewish soul.
Healing the Loss of a Loved One; "Ha-makom yenachem eschem".
Yisgadal v'Yiskaddash: What is the meaning and purpose of the Mourner's Kaddish?
Can a Person change their Personality? Wisdom from Torah and Psychology.
Addiction, Love, Purpose and Torah; What fills the hole in your soul?
Keeping the Fire Lit on the Altar; Maintaining Passion Throughout the Years of Marriage.
Can you forgive someone who has hurt you?
Living with and without anger; neutralizing anger at home and at work.
"Joy transcends all boundaries"; creating more happiness in your life.
The "true" story of Purim; Megillah shtick.
Living with a Difficult Person.
Please Pass the Matzoh Balls :
Helping your Children, Adult Children, and Grandchildren to Enjoy Being Jewish.
(alternative title: Jewish Continuity:
Raising Your Children So That Your Grandchildren Will Be Jewish.)
Raising Your Child To Be a Mentsch; Jewish Parenting.
Educating a child: The Partnership between Parents and the School.
Sensitivity to the Emotional Needs of Teenagers.
Moses versus Madonna: Influencing your children's sexual values.
Protecting your child from predators.
Reaching and Managing an oppositional Child.
How to become an even more loving parent.
Specifically For Singles:
Finding your life partner: a series of related talks.
Falling in Love and Staying in Love: Wisdom from Torah and Psychology
Finding the Love of your Life: Are you Ready for Intimate relationships?
The Heart is not a Voluntary Muscle: Finding the Right Person to Marry
Don't be kissed by a fool or fooled by a kiss: Finding the Right Person to Marry
Falling in Love versus Climbing in Love ; How to create infatuation.
Becoming An even more loving person: Experiencing the depth of your capacity to love.
Dating, Emotional Intimacy and Physical Intimacy
(alternative title: Sexual Wisdom: Where does physical passion fit in your life?)