Machon Dvir is an Intensive Outpatient Service in Jerusalem providing Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) in English. The Dvir Institute offers comprehensive Bio-Psycho-Social evaluation and treatment, including DBT in both group and individual settings, and medical management as required. Its highly trained, multi-disciplinary team of English-speaking psychiatrists, psychologists and social workers are among the leading exponents of DBT in Israel.

Machon Dvir is led by the current joint head of Psychiatry at Hadassah University Hospital –
Mt. Scopus, Dr. Shmuel Harris MD, and DBT expert Dr. Tzachi Fried PhD, together with Senior Clinicians, Heather Moshel LCSW and Dr. Tova Lane PsyD. Members of staff already work closely with many English-speaking institutions including Yeshivot, Seminaries, Kollelim and schools throughout Jerusalem.

The Dvir Institute for Behavioral Health provides treatment for all aspects of emotion dysregulation, impulsive, addictive and self-harming behaviors, and dysregulated eating. Such diagnoses include (but are not limited to) borderline and dependent personality disorders, complex-PTSD, severe depression, anxiety and OCD. It caters for young English-speaking adults, with a dedicated track for Seminary girls.

To find out more about our therapy services, click here.

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The Dvir Institute building in Jerusalem