Dr. Freedman is proud to work as a consultant for a number of Yeshivos and Kollelim throughout Eretz Yisrael.

Dr. Freedman is uniquely equipped to offer culturally-sensitive care for young Israeli students and those studying abroad in Israel.  In working closely with Yeshivah students, their families, and their Rabbis, Dr. Freedman is dedicated to helping each individual to achieve success in their studies and their personal lives.

Meeting with Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem, Shlomo Amar Shlita
Meeting with Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem, Shlomo Amar Shlita

In addition to providing psychotherapy and psychiatric services for students, Dr. Freedman works with Yeshivot to develop new programs in order support both students and staff.  These efforts have spanned a wide range of topics and have included creating protocols to address substance abuse and issues related to personal safety.  Furthermore, as a recognized lecturer, Dr. Freedman has been involved in teaching interested rabbinical / smicha students principles of counseling and intervention.

Haskamot (Approbations)

"We have met together with a number of my students and Dr. Freedman is both professional and wise."

— Rabbi Menachem Listman
Director of The English Program, Yeshivat Machon Meir

"Dr. Freedman puts all of his kochos into his work with the boys and knows to meet them all where they're at."

— Rabbi Chaim Yisroel Blumenfeld ("The Mash")
Rosh Yeshiva, Yeshivat Neveh Tzion

"I highly recommend Dr. Yaakov Freedman, we have been happy with his work."

— Rabbi Gil Elmaleh, Ph.D.
Dean of Students, Yeshivat Torat Shraga

"I've worked with Dr. Freedman together on a number of cases. He's a great, unassuming psychiatrist, and a solid mental health resource who is happy to answer your calls and questions (especially in your students' time of need)!"

— Rabbi Avraham Willig MSW
Director, jInternship Programs, Yeshivat Aish HaTorah