Rabbi Dr. Abraham Twerski on Depression

Rabbi Dr. Abraham Twerski speaks about depression.

Abraham Joshua Twerski is an American Hasidic rabbi, a scion of the Chernobil Hasidic dynasty, and a psychiatrist specializing in substance abuse.

Twerski’s medical career includes Gateway Rehabilitation Center, Pittsburgh, which he founded and serves as medical director emeritus, clinical director of the Department of Psychiatry at St. Francis Hospital in Pittsburgh, associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Medicine, and founder of the Shaar Hatikvah rehabilitation center for prisoners in Israel.

He has written over sixty books on Judaism and self-help topics, including several books with Charles M. Schulz’s Peanuts comic strips used to illustrate human interaction and behavior.


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