Where Therapy, Recovery and Family Meet
Menachem Poznanski is a New York State licensed clinical social worker and has worked in the field of substance abuse prevention, addictions treatment, and recovery support for the past fifteen years. Since 2004, Menachem has served as director (and now, clinical director) of The Living Room (TLR), a program for Jewish young adults in recovery. TLR, a division of Our Place of NY, Inc., was the first Jewish program of its kind, specifically providing outreach and on-going support services for Jewish young adults in recovery. Menachem received his master’s degree in social work from the Yeshiva University Wurzweiler School of Social Work in 2005. Menachem also maintains a private practice as a psychotherapist and consultant in Cedarhurst, New York, where he lives with his wife and children.
ARYEH BUCHSBAYEW is a New York State licensed clinical social worker and has worked in the field of substance abuse and addiction since 2005. Aryeh is trained in CBT, DBT, and EMDR and specializes in trauma work. Currently serving as a clinical supervisor at OHEL Children’s Home and Family Services, Aryeh is also is clinical coordinator at The Living Room (TLR), a program for Jewish young adults in recovery. Aryeh received his master’s degree in social work from Fordham University in 2012. Aryeh also maintains a private practice in Woodmere, NY where he lives with his wife and children.
Dear Rabbi Horowitz, That’s what a wonderful question. I think the best way to answer is to take a step back and understand the context of what “rock bottom” means. People often times confuse the meaning of Rock Bottom. They do so because they judge Rock Bottom by what they think Rock Bottom should be. […]
Dear Rabbi Horowitz The answer we often give people to this question, is to begin to imagine themselves as a mirror. What we mean by this, is to focus any interaction in the relationship to be responsive to what the loved one is putting forward. This is not the same as being reactive. It means […]