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June 17, 2021

COVID’s Ripple Effects on Youth

COVID’s Ripple Effects on Youth

By RONI ROBBINS | AJT | May 26, 2021Jewish Atlanta is responding to the mental health fallout of the pandemic on today’s youth, from specialized services and counselors to programs to help parents and camps. Read More

June 03, 2021

Celebrating Pride Month

Celebrating Pride Month

June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ+) Pride Month. It’s a great chance for us at JF&CS to join in solidarity with the many LGBTQ+ people celebrating throughout the world and applaud Atlanta’s diversity and inclusion. Read More

May 28, 2021

Surviving Summer at Home from College

Surviving Summer at Home from College

If you’ve just returned home for the summer and you’re already wondering how you’re going to make it through, you’re not alone. It can be hard to go back to living with a parent, or parents, when you’ve been adulting for some time. Susan Fishman,… Read More

May 28, 2021

New Clinical Newsletter to Promote Mental Health - Coming Soon!

New Clinical Newsletter to Promote Mental Health - Coming Soon!

In response to the growing mental health need, JF&CS Frances Bunzl Clinical Services is excited to launch a new e-newsletter, the Feel Better Letter. This mental health and wellness email will be packed with tips, tools, advice, and resources -… Read More

May 27, 2021

Real Talk About Teen Substance Use & Mental Health in a Post-Pandemic World

Real Talk About Teen Substance Use & Mental Health in a Post-Pandemic World

JF&CS is hosting a virtual live interview with best-selling authors, David and Nic Sheff, where the well-known father-son duo will discuss navigating teen substance use and mental health in a post-pandemic world June 10 at 7 p.m. via Zoom. Read More

April 23, 2021

Managing the Stress of Finals

Managing the Stress of Finals

It’s hard to think of something more stress-inducing for college students than finals. Even after the year we’ve just had. And it makes sense. Anything we value or find important (like, hopefully, your grades) is going to create some level of… Read More

April 13, 2021

A Live Interview with Gary Gulman

A Live Interview with Gary Gulman

Join us for an hour of laughter, vulnerability, and candid inspiration! Let's shatter the stigma around mental illness, depression, and anxiety! Read More

March 25, 2021

The Shalom Bayit Program offers a Passover Seder Prayer

The Shalom Bayit Program offers a Passover Seder Prayer

As we enter this Passover holiday, I share with you this Passover Prayer, developed by survivors and volunteers with our Shalom Bayit program many years ago and invite you to use this in your Seders, to share with others, or to just reflect on these… Read More

February 03, 2021

Clinical Impact Stories: James

Clinical Impact Stories: James

James is a man in his early thirties who first came to therapy after surviving a potentially fatal suicide attempt. Read More

February 02, 2021

Clinical Impact Stories: Gabrielle

Clinical Impact Stories: Gabrielle

Gabrielle is a middle school girl who first came to therapy after her mother was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer and was told she had less than a year to live. Read More

January 06, 2021

Dan Arnold and Ellen Zucrow, JF&CS Clinical Professionals, Featured on Podcast

Dan Arnold and Ellen Zucrow, JF&CS Clinical Professionals, Featured on Podcast

Our Clinical Professionals joined the Jewish Times for an interview about the impact of politics and COVID-19 on us all. Read More

August 25, 2020

Improving Your Child's Emotional Regulation Skills

Improving Your Child's Emotional Regulation Skills

We are proud to be partnering with In The City Camp and Jumpspark Atlanta, on Pandemic Parenting, a new support group for parents during this turbulent time. On Friday mornings, parents are joined by JF&CS clinicians who share helpful tips and tools… Read More

August 24, 2020

The Importance of Routines and Structures

The Importance of Routines and Structures

We are proud to be partnering with In The City Camp and Jumpspark Atlanta, on Pandemic Parenting, a new support group for parents during this turbulent time. On Friday mornings, parents are joined by JF&CS clinicians who share helpful tips and tools… Read More

August 24, 2020

Addiction and its Impact on the Family

Addiction and its Impact on the Family

Sally Anderson, a Licensed Professional Counselor at JF&CS, has 10 years of experience providing psychotherapy and education to individuals and families struggling with substance abuse issues. She shares how addiction can impact the family as a… Read More

July 29, 2020

Be a Big Pal to a Jewish Child in need

Be a Big Pal to a Jewish Child in need

Be a friend, mentor, and a role model. We all need someone we can trust and confide in. Someone that is there just for us. Read More

July 23, 2020

Pandemic Parent Resources are Available

Pandemic Parent Resources are Available

Parenting in these uncertain times is anything but easy. We get it and we are here to help! If you are struggling to make it through the day just keeping it all together while work pressures, your kids, economic worries, health concerns, and more… Read More

July 07, 2020

Talking about Privilege & Racism - A Parent's Challenge

Talking about Privilege & Racism - A Parent's Challenge

We cannot be afraid to discuss oppression and discrimination for fear of “getting it wrong”. This is not a “one and done” conversation – but we cannot allow the fear of failure paralyze us and condemn us to inaction. We must educate ourselves and… Read More

June 14, 2020

Parenting during lock down: here’s what you need to know

Parenting during lock down: here’s what you need to know

Kids + working from home might sound impossible, but it doesn’t have to be! Read More

June 02, 2020

Practicing Mindfulness to Manage Anxiety

Practicing Mindfulness to Manage Anxiety

JF&CS clinician, Julie Zeff, offers some mindfulness exercises to help us embrace the uncertainty and “messy” moments of the current climate. Read More

May 13, 2020

IN THE NEWS: JF&CS Atlanta Expands Telehealth and Support Groups

IN THE NEWS: JF&CS Atlanta Expands Telehealth and Support Groups

In response to COVID-19, JF&CS created 11 new support groups with topics ranging from parenting in a pandemic for different aged children, to support for family caregivers presented with new challenges during a pandemic, to those in relationships… Read More