Disaster Response: The Israel-Hamas War

We appreciate Jillian Pexa, Psy.D., our Disaster Response Chair and our Special Interest Group Coordinator, Bahar Moheban, Psy.D. (2020-2023), for their efforts in gathering mental health resources to support all those in Los Angeles suffering from this violence.

We will continue to do our best to support you, as mental health professionals, so that you can be of service to your communities during this uncertain and devastating time. 

[Resources on Coping with Traumatic Stress]:

Association of Jewish Psychologists (AJP) https://associationofjewishpsychologists.com

Israel-Hamas War Mental Health Resources - Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress

The Institute for Disaster Mental Health

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network

How to Talk With Kids About Tragedies & Other Traumatic News Events

APA Resources of Coping with Trauma of War:  PTSD Family Coach App

[Mental Health/Crisis Support Lines]:

Chai Lifeline Crisis Line


(732) 377-5135

[email protected]

Eran (Emotional First Aid)


[Mental Health Providers]:

Therapists to Help Process Israel-Hamas Crisis

Mental Health Provider

Therapists Licensed in NY & Surrounding Areas

Ruh-Care, Muslim-therapist platform
Offering 1 free therapy session to anyone impacted by the crisis in Palestine (whether Palestinian or not, anywhere worldwide)
Language Spoken: English, Arabic, Hindi, Urdu
Islamic Center of San Gabriel Valley/Crescent Medical Clinic: 
Locations in Rowland Heights & Anaheim
Free Psychological and Psychiatric Services including individual counseling, group counseling, and behavioral assessment in the fields of family, child, marriage from Monday through Sunday (except Tuesday and Thursday). For more details about this, or to make an appointment, contact ICSGV at [email protected]. Crescent Clinic OC also provides free medical services (dental, optometry, etc…)

[Volunteer Opportunities for Mental Health Professionals]:

Mental Health Beyond Borders:Please email halehkohan@gmail. com to support trauma victims 

Volunteer Mental Health Care for Israel-Hamas Crisis
Telemental Health Support Network for Israelis
EMDR Volunteer List
Volunteer Medical & Mental Health Services

Hillel Volunteers