About

My name is Tani Burton.  I am a clinical social worker in private practice, as well as a rabbi and educator. I live and work in Jerusalem.

I received my MSW from Wurzweiler, and did two years of fieldwork in case management at Jewish Family Services.  While there, I was trained in child-centered play therapy, geriatric case management, and domestic violence (through the Shalom Task Force).  After a few years’ pause to finish semicha, I served as the therapeutic director of the Netsach program in Jerusalem for at-risk young men for three years.  In addition to providing individual and group therapy for the students, I was responsible for the whole therapeutic agenda, staff education, and supervision of junior counseling staff.  I have also worked at Tikva seminary with at-risk young women.

At the beginning of 2009, I launched my own private practice.  Besides my practice, I have co-facilitated groups for religious sexual predators at Shalom Banayich in Bnei Brak, where I received training and supervision from Dr. Yael Idisis, a clinical criminologist from Bar Ilan University.  I have also undergone formal institute training through the Viktor Frankl Institute of Logotherapy with Dr. Teria Shantall, who was a student of Viktor Frankl’s.

All of my work has been clinically supervised, from the outset of my career until today.

The experience I have gained in these roles is extensive.  It has been eye-opening, sobering, and even encouraging.  I want to share what I know with you via this blog with the hope that, with a greater amount of information and professional perspective, the Jewish community around the world will have more options for health, effectiveness and success.

I am available for therapy consultations of all types, including:

  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Personal growth and development
  • Anxiety reduction and breathwork
  • Coaching through the dating process

If you would like to schedule an appointment, please feel free to call me at 052-717-1947.

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One thought on “About

  1. Mike Gropper says:

    Shalom Rabbi Burton,
    I noticed that you were listed as a follower on my tweet site. I looked you up and read some of your articles in your blog. I just want to complement you on some fantastic writing, especially your article called seasons in therapy, take heart, shrinks! Wow, you wrote about what we all go through in our private practices, job well done!
    Mike Gropper, DSW Raanana
    drmikegropper@gmail.com
    054 8153343

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