Senior Staff



Gary Quinn, MD


Gary Quinn, MD, Director of the EMDR Institute of Israel.

Dr. Quinn is a psychiatrist who specializes in Crisis Intervention, the treatment of Anxiety and Depressive Disorders, and the treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder…Read More

Dani Kahn, PsyD

Deputy Director/Trainer

Dr. Daniel (Dani) Kahn, Deputy Director of the EMDR Institute of Israel.

Dr. Kahn has been practicing psychology for over 25 years. He received his training in clinical psychology at the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology of Yeshiva University in New York…Read More

Debby Zucker


Debby Zucker, a clinician at the Israel EMDR Institute, has lived in Israel since 1983, speaks fluent Hebrew and English. With a BSW from Hebrew University and an MSW from Fordham University, she has extensive clinical experience, both in her private practice….Read More


Consultants in Training:

Joel Pomerantz


Joel Pomerantz, a clinician at the EMDR Institute of Israel, is a certified EMDR therapist who earned his Masters degree in Psychology (Clinical Counseling track) and a Specialist degree in School Psychology (Psy.S.), from Cleveland State University. He has been in private practice since…Read More

Sara Avitzour


Sara Avitzour, a clinician at the EMDR Institute of Israel, a certified EMDR therapist, grew up in New York City. After receiving a BA in French literature from Wesleyan University and a law degree from the University of California, Berkeley, she made aliyah in 1980 with her Israeli…Read More

Yoni Elkins


Yoni Elkins, a clinician and head of the Research Department at the EMDR Institute of Israel, is a certified EMDR therapist and a Consultant in Training. He holds a master’s degree in clinical social work with a sub-specialty in trauma therapy from Hebrew University…Read More

Accredited Practitioners:

Trained Practitioners:

Tzvi Barkai

Accredited EMDR Therapist

Tzvi Barkai a clinician at the EMDR Institute of Israel is a social worker who works with children, teens, and adults. He treats clients who suffer from a wide range of difficulties, including post-trauma, anxiety and stress reactions, depression, obsessive and compulsive disorders, and adjustment challanges. He works in both Hebrew and English.

Sasha Geller

Accredited EMDR Therapist

Sasha Geller, a clinician at the EMDR institute of Israel, was born in the former Soviet Republic of Kazakhstan and made aliyah to Israel in 1997. She holds a Masters in Expressive Therapies from Lesley University, and has been practicing EMDR since 2013. She works with adults…Read More

David Allick


David Allick, a clinician at the EMDR Institute of Israel, was raised in the United States and made Aliyah to Israel in the summer of 2015 with his family, from the Twerski community in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He holds a master’s degree in clinical social work from…Read More

Bracha Zornberg


Bracha Zornberg, a clinician at the EMDR Institute of Israel, was born and raised in Jerusalem. She received a Masters in Clinical Social Work from Wurzweiler school of social work, in New York, and is a certified CBT (Cognitive Behavior Therapy) therapist, trained at the Hadassah Center …Read More

Tzippy Ben-David

Joy Ehrmann

Rivka Friedlander

Mira Feldman

Akiva Wolf


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