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Counseling Workshops

Dr. Joshua H. Ritchie, M.D., is an educator, a professor of medicine, a Board-certified family practitioner and pediatrician, a published author, a coach, counselor, and hypnotherapist. He is also an ordained rabbi.


He established a 24/6 Crisis Hotline in Jerusalem’s Shaare Zedek Medical Center staffed by volunteers; trained by Dr. Ritchie. He is currently the CEO of The Refuah Institute which has been training people worldwide in Coaching and Counseling for over 20 years.










Rebbetzin Ritchie with some Refuah Students

Every week there was something that I could implement immediately, yet the full depth and value of the ideas and concepts matured throughout the duration of the program. The practice and role-playing sessions were especially powerful learning techniques.

~ Rabbi Tsvi Koehler AAPC

"Professor Ritchie was privileged to learn the art of coaching and counseling by first hand observation of several great rabbinic counselors, including the previous Amshinover Rebbe, Rabbi Y. Y. Meir Kalish"...

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