Dr. Esther Altmann

Director of Pastoral Education /

Altmann

Dr‭. ‬Esther Altmann‭, ‬Director of Pastoral Education at Maharat‭, ‬is a clinical psychologist in private practice‭, ‬specializing in psychotherapy with adolescents‭, ‬young adults and couples‭. ‬Formerly on the teaching faculty of New York University‭, ‬Adelphi University and Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School‭, ‬she has also been a supervising psychologist at several New York City hospitals‭. ‬She has served as an eating disorders consultant at several Jewish institutions and helped develop the treatment program at‭ ‬the Renfrew Center for Orthodox patients‭. ‬Dr‭. ‬Altmann writes and lectures in schools and communities on mental health topics‭.‬

To contact Dr‭. ‬Esther Altmann‭‭‭: ealtmann@yeshivatmaharat.org

Available Writings

Title
Type
Category
Topic
Year
Reflections on Mothers-in-law and Daughters- in-law in Megilat Ruth
Dvar Torah
Holiday
Shavuot
2016/5776
Female clergy: What’s at stake
Teshuva
Ordination
Current Articles and Press
February 9, 2017

In the News

Title
Publication
Published
What Rabbinic Organizations Are Doing To Address Clergy Sexual Harassment
Hadassah Magazine
February, 2021
Dr. Esther Altmann, Maharat Faculty
Maharat
December 2, 2019