Zev Yochanan Berkowitz
NY and NJ Therapist in Private Practice
About Zev Yochanan Berkowitz
Over the course of his career, licensed clinical social worker and school psychologist Zev Yochanan Berkowitz has helped clients of all ages heal wounds and take control of their lives. A 12-year veteran of New York City public schools, Zev Yochanan ("Jonathan") Berkowitz worked as a special education teacher in Brooklyn before becoming a school psychologist and social worker, in which capacities he evaluated and counseled children at several stages of development. While there, Berkowitz completed additional training at Maimonides Medical Center’s psychiatric outpatient facility and New Hope Guild, earned master’s degrees from Long Island University and NYU, and served in versatile clinical and administrative roles at the Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services and Bikur Cholim.
Today, Jonathan Berkowitz meets with adults, children, and families in a nurturing private practice setting. He operates offices in Teaneck, New Jersey, and the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Offering hybrid treatment methods that combine cognitive behavioral therapy, gestalt psychotherapy, and more, he takes an approach to trauma resolution, mental healthcare, and relationship management that evolves with his clients. To learn more, visit familiesheal.com.
Dorot’s Efforts to End Homelessness among New York’s Elderly
A dedicated social worker, Zev Yochanan Berkowitz strives to give back to the community in a number of ways. Yochanan Berkowitz provides support to Dorot, an organization based in New York City that provides a range of services for seniors. For more than 30 years, the organization has made a major impact on the quality of life of the city’s seniors. One of the most important Dorot programs remains its Homelessness Prevention Program, which works with seniors facing or struggling with homelessness. The organization provides safe transitional housing in Manhattan while individuals get back on their feet.
In addition to housing, the program provides meals and counseling, with services offered in several different languages. Many volunteers work to make the program possible by serving meals and interacting with guests to make them feel at home. Once seniors move into permanent housing, Dorot continues to provide them with services to ensure that they maintain their home.
Dorot makes the program available to all individuals aged 60 or older. To qualify for the program, individuals must schedule an interview with a Dorot social worker.