Ameet Ravital, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Philadelphia, PA. He obtained his doctorate in clinical psychology from Temple University in 1999. He has had a psychotherapy practice for over 20 years with a focus on helping people make changes in a warm, non-judgmental environment. He has helped many people make positive life changes for a wide range of issues, including depression, anxiety disorders, relationship conflicts, parenting issues, confusion over gender identity or orientation, and borderline personality disorder.
March 20th, 2020 | Season 3 | 36 mins 46 secs
As our lives are disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, we speak with Dr. Ameet Ravital, a clinical psychologist who specializes in treating trauma. We reflect on personal experiences of anxiety and grief, and discuss strategies he uses to support an orientation toward joy even in the hardest times. Our conversation draws on his beautiful essay, "Despair to Awakening", free to read at Evolve: Groundbreaking Jewish Conversations.