In this interview, Talli Rosenbaum, MSc, an individual and couple psychotherapist, and Certified Sex Therapist in Bet Shemesh, Israel, talks about how to educate young people in the Orthodox Jewish community about intimacy and sexuality so they are better prepared for and more aware of these issues in marriage. She discusses her professional journey from her career as practitoner and teacher of pelvic floor physical therapy to becoming a psychotherapist with a specialty in sex thearpy.
Talli explains the bio-psycho-social model of human sexuality, and details some of the unique aspects of sexuality, intimacy, and sense of self in the Orthodox Jewish community. Finally, Talli offers practical guidance on how to raise children and young adults with a healthy understanding of sexuality and intimacy.
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In countries throughout the world there are Orthodox Jewish therapists numbering in the thousands. Among these are many experts with specialization in a wide range of treatment approaches and techniques.