Staff

The VBS Counseling Center's experienced, all-volunteer counseling staff includes licensed therapists and trained para-professional counselors who adhere to the highest ethical and standards of the profession. 

All staff regularly engages in ongoing professional education, peer review and supervision.

VBS Counseling Center Staff

FOUNDERS

Harold M. Schulweis*

Arthur D. Sorosky*

PRESIDENT

Judie Cotton, L.M.F.T.

CLINICAL DIRECTOR

Heather Silver, L.M.F.T.

CLINICAL ADVISOR

Sheila Krasnoff, Ph.D

MEDICAL CONSULTANT

Murray Brown, MD
Sahar Douek, MD​

SPIRITUAL ADVISOR

Rabbi Edward Feinstein, Ph.D

*of blessed  memory

COUNSELING STAFF

  • Debi Arditi

  • Joan Blair

  • Jane Blitz

  • Judie Cotton

  • Jan Dann

  • Arlene Davis

  • Don Duitz Farzaneh Eshaghian

  • Karen Getelman

  • Gail Gold

  • Karen Goss

  • Marcia Halperin

  • Marcie Howard

Press/Media
 
Interview with Rabbi Harold M. Schulweis, discussing the genesis of the
VBS Counseling Center, 2012:  www.jewishjournal.com
  • Harvey Keenan

  • ​Rozita Korieie

  • Art Kress

  • Cindy LeBauer

  • Jerry Levine

  • Charmaine Lipshitz

  • Linda Pachino

  • Elaine Rayman Aronson

  • Susan Samuels

  • Heather Silver

  • Barbara Starr

  • Eileen Sudeck

  • Barbara Weitzberg

Lower Level at Valley Beth Shalom

15739 Ventura Boulevard

Encino, CA 91436

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