Dating & Shidduchim

Coaching, assistance, counseling and psychotherapy to help singles
Date healthfully, confidently and effectively

I help singles with:
  • Active listening
  • Anxiety
  • Control issues
  • Caring about others
  • Cooperation & partnership
  • Cultural differences
  • Depression
  • Developing good habits
  • Developing vision & goals
  • Effective communication
  • Embarrassment
  • Enhancing motivation
  • Expectations
  • Fear of commitment
  • Fear of failure
  • Fear of intimacy
  • Fear of marriage
  • Fear of starting a family
  • Financial issues
  • Friendship
  • Getting over past relationships
  • Giving
  • Goals & expectations
  • Health issues
  • How to disagree
  • Immaturity
  • Knowing what you don’t want
  • Knowing what you want
  • Former relationships
  • Logistics
  • Love
  • Performance anxiety
  • Psychological difficulties
  • Receiving from others
  • Relating with dates friends/family
  • Relationships & friends
  • Religious issues
  • Respect for others
  • Responsibility
  • Self confidence
  • Self esteem
  • Setting limits
  • Sexuality
  • Social skills
  • Timing & pacing of relationships
  • Trauma healing
  • Trust
  • Values clarification
  • Wants & needs

Many singles -of a variety of ages –  as well as divorcees, widows and widowers experience frustration and failure at dating. Some date for years and never seem to be able to “find the right person” or even connect.


Quite a number of singles are literally petrified of the idea of going out on a date. Some have little or no social skills, are awkward and have experienced a lifetime of rejection and heart-ache. They are afraid, nervous, uncomfortable about the idea of even going out on a date.

Lots of young – and not so young – adults have been on the dating circuit, have gone to conferences, single get-a-ways, etc. for years – and simply do not get anywhere in the achievement of their dating goals.


Many singles find dating boring, depressing, laborious or even embarrassing.

My Approach to Helping Singles Successfully Date

I have much professional experience working with a wide variety of singles, including singles from different ethnic, religious, political, geographic, cultural backgrounds.

I Utilize Positive Psychology Approaches & Skills to help singles to become who they would like to be in a relationship.

My goal is to help facilitate and increase self-esteem, healthy functioning, general happiness, life satisfaction and meaningfulness for the individual and the couple.

My interventions are focused, clear, positive, interactive and caring. I provide the understanding and skills needed  to solve problems and achieve goals.

Much of the dating assistance that I provide is more along the lines of life coaching and guidance. However, often a person needs more. In those cases I am qualified and experienced in helping individuals resolve psycho-emotion, social, and behavioral difficulties. (Please see my psychotherapy page.)

Although sometimes, all that is needed is just a little coaching now and then to keep things on track and make minor adjustments or solve smaller current concerns, when there is a deep painful problem I prefer treatment to be intensive and short-term, in order to get the job done effectively and efficiently (this also tends to save time and money.

More will be appearing here soon.

Additional information on each topic will be available
as the website is being developed

Please feel welcome to call me if you have any questions regarding how I work, and
how I would approach helping you achieve your goals.

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