Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Impulsiveness

Impulsiveness is the failure to resist a temptation or urge that may lead to self-harm or the harm of others. Learn the five stages that characterize impulsive behavior and how one who is armed with Torah and emuna can instantly eradicate that first impulsive thought.




May you merit to be sealed into the book of life for a spectacular new year!
Dr. Zev Ballen


































































Dr. Zev Ballen

Monday, September 29, 2014

The Money and the Girl


In this dramatic tale, a young man used emuna to save his finances and to save his marriage...




Wishing you and yours a happy healthy and successful new year,
Dr. Zev Ballen

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Persistance



A young man fought back from major depression and suicidal thoughts to become a shining example for all of us...




Wishing you and yours a happy healthy and successful new year!
Dr. Zev Ballen

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Just Love Them


A mother heard the worst thing she could imagine about her teenage daughter and went ballistic; then she filtered what happened through her emuna and is coping beautifully with the situation. Now she's working together with Hashem for the best possible outcome...





Wishing you and yours a happy healthy and successful new year!
Dr. Zev Ballen

Monday, September 22, 2014

Star Pupil


An amazing young man with Parkinson's disease is making aliyah with his family. He was personal guest of Rabbi Arush for  a Shabbat that he'll never forget. Here are more of the details...





Sunday, September 21, 2014

Contain the Virus


Sometimes people who are severely challenged emotionally can function quite well if we just avoid speaking about certain subjects with them...





Wishing you and yours a happy healthy and successful new year! 
Dr. Zev Ballen

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Today's Live Broadcast: Impulsiveness



Impulsiveness is the failure to resist a temptation, urge or impulse that may lead to self-harm or the harm of others. Learn the five stages that characterize impulsive behavior and how one who is armed with Torah and emuna can eradicate that first thought before it's too late...

G-d Willing we'll be broadcasting today's lesson live from the Chut Shel Chessed Yeshiva in Jerusalem at 5:00 PM Israel time. The broadcast, as well as my lessons posted are Mac and iPod compatible. If you tune in too early to the live broadcast link, you'll be sent to the main page of the Breslev Israel website, so try to tune in as follows: 11:00 AM in NY; 8:00 AM in LA and the West Coast, 9:00 AM Denver, 9:00 AM Mexico and Central Daylight; 3:00 PM in the UK, 5 PM Johannesburg and Capetown.

G-d willing, we'll post a link to the broadcast for all those who couldn't see it live by 12:01 AM  Sunday (Israel time). If you can't see the broadcast, you might need to download a new version of Flash Media player, which you can do here. If you have any questions or comments regarding today's lesson, please write to me at: zevballen@yahoo.com. 

Wishing you and yours a very happy and healthy new year!
Dr. Zev Ballen

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Unstable Emotions


Do you know someone whose emotions tend to become extreme at times? Here are some tips for how not to get embroiled in conflicts with these people and how you might even be able to help them..



Wishing you and yours a very happy and healthy new year!
Dr. Zev Ballen

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Social Anxiety

Do you or someone you care about suffer from social anxiety? If so, here are a few tips...






Wishing you and yours a very happy and healthy new year!
Dr. Zev Ballen












































































































































Dr. Zev Ballen

Today's Live Broadcast: The Deeper Truth



For the true Seeker, the journey to the deeper truth requires peeling away many layers of falsehood...

G-d Willing we'll be broadcasting today's lesson live from the Chut Shel Chessed Yeshiva in Jerusalem at 5:00 PM Israel time. The broadcast, as well as my lessons posted are Mac and iPod compatible. If you tune in too early to the live broadcast link, you'll be sent to the main page of the Breslev Israel website, so try to tune in as follows: 11:00 AM in NY; 8:00 AM in LA and the West Coast, 9:00 AM Denver, 9:00 AM Mexico and Central Daylight; 3:00 PM in the UK, 5 PM Johannesburg and Capetown.

G-d willing, we'll post a link to the broadcast for all those who couldn't see it live by 12:01 AM  Sunday (Israel time). If you can't see the broadcast, you might need to download a new version of Flash Media player, which you can do here. If you have any questions or comments regarding today's lesson, please write to me at: zevballen@yahoo.com. 

Wishing you and yours a happy and healthy new year!
Dr. Zev Ballen

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Treatment of Borderline Personality


Symptoms of BPD include: severe instability of emotions, severe instability of relationships, and severe instability of self-image; fears of abandonment, intense anger, self-harm and suicidal behavior. Tune in and hear how we can help our brothers and sisters who are suffering with these great challenges...




Monday, September 8, 2014

A Smart Mother


What would you do if your child told you that he wants to be an assassin when he grows up? Here's one smart mother's answer...





Wishing you and yours a very happy and healthy new year!
Dr. Zev Ballen

Friday, September 5, 2014

Mutual Growth

Can Hashem help a therapist through his client? Of course He can. Here's how it happened to me...




Have a wonderful Shabbat!
Dr. Zev Ballen

Thursday, September 4, 2014

The Basic Human Drive



Freud said the basic drives were the aggressive drive and the libido. The interpersonalist school  said that it was the drive for relationship with others. What do emuna-ists say? Tune in and find out...






Wishing you and yours a healthy happy new year!
Dr. Zev Ballen

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Today's Live Broadcast: "Borderline Personality Disorder"


What are the signs and symptoms of so called borderline personality disorder. How can someone with borderline-like traits be helped from a Torah and emuna perspective? Tune in today at 5 pm Israel time and find out.

G-d Willing we'll be broadcasting today's lesson live from the Chut Shel Chessed Yeshiva in Jerusalem at 5:00 PM Israel time. The broadcast, as well as my lessons posted are Mac and iPod compatible. If you tune in too early to the live broadcast link, you'll be sent to the main page of the Breslev Israel website, so try to tune in as follows: 11:00 AM in NY; 8:00 AM in LA and the West Coast, 9:00 AM Denver, 9:00 AM Mexico and Central Daylight; 3:00 PM in the UK, 5 PM Johannesburg and Capetown.

G-d willing, we'll post a link to the broadcast for all those who couldn't see it live by 12:01 AM  Sunday (Israel time). If you can't see the broadcast, you might need to download a new version of Flash Media player, which you can do here. If you have any questions or comments regarding today's lesson, please write to me at: zevballen@yahoo.com. 

Wishing you and yours a happy and healthy new year!
Dr. Zev Ballen

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Open Messages


Sometimes G-d shows us very directly that we are on the right track as you'll see in this short clip...




Wishing you and yours a happy healthy new year!
Dr. Zev Ballen

Monday, September 1, 2014

Induced Feelings


Human communication is infinitely complex and dealing with it must be left to faith. Nevertheless, here are some tips that can help you along the way...




Wishing you a happy and healthy new year!
Dr. Zev Ballen