Dr. David Pelcovitz

Personal Growth and Positive Psychology Through the Prism of Ancient Jewish Wisdom

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Happiness - Intro (p1)

Happiness - Jewish Perspectives (p2)

Happiness - Practical Recommendations (p3)

Gratitude - (p4)

Forgiveness (p5)

Anger (p6 A)

Anger (p6 B)

Anger (p6 C)

Shame (p7)

Dr. David Pelcovitz holds the Gwendolyn and Joseph Straus Chair in Psychology and Jewish Education at the Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration of Yeshiva University. He is also special assistant to President Richard M. Joel. In addition, Dr. Pelcovitz is an instructor in pastoral counseling at the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary.

Serving for more than two decades as director of psychology at North Shore University Hospital-NYU School of Medicine and clinical professor of psychology at NYU School of Medicine, Dr. Pelcovitz has consulted extensively with the Jewish community in the United States, Europe and Israel on a wide range of issues facing children and adolescents.

Dr. Pelcovitz, who received his PhD from the University of Pennsylvania, has published and lectured extensively on a variety of topics related to education, parenting and child mental health. Areas of research and clinical specialty include family violence, the impact of domestic violence, stress management, transmitting values to children and adolescents and coping with trauma and loss.

Dr. Pelcovitz has written two books: "Balanced Parenting: A Father and a Son--A Rabbi and a Psychologist--Examine Love and Limits in Raising Children"
and "Life in the Balance: Torah Perspectives on Positive Psychology"