Psychotherapist/Life coach (Israeli/American) Dr. S Bakst


Psychotherapist/Life coach (Israeli/American) Dr. S Bakst


For many, the decision to seek counseling is often made during a stressful time and although challenging this time can serve as an opportunity that can lead to lasting change and greater life satisfaction. 

Through counseling, you will learn to identify and appreciate your strengths, as you change the things in your life that keep you from living to your full potential.

You are invited to contact Dr. Bakst-- a bilingual (American/Israeli) therapist/life coach and licensed psychotherapist.

You will receive a free 10 minute free phone consultation and a meeting will then be scheduled in Tel Aviv.

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Dr. Shelly Bakst, Ph.D.



Best wishes, S.


Clients Satisfaction

a totally different experience
4 years ago

I just want to say that if you have started therapy and quit in the past because it wasn

privileged to have Shelly
4 years ago

I feel very privileged to have Shelly as my therapist. She holds a safe space during our sessions to allow me to express my most inner thoughts/feelings and ideas and I never feel any judgment. I actually feel such acceptance and a genuine desire to help me better understand my circumstances, so I can change those things that are not going well in my life. I don

patient, kind, positive
4 years ago

Shelly has helped me during the most challenging of circumstances. Shelly is very patient, kind, positive, and has a lot of compassion. She provides good insight and helps bring out the best of people. I recommend her to everyone that seeks counseling.

very non-judgmental approach
4 years ago

I was referred to Shelly through a friend, but since I have never been to a psychotherapist before I did not know what to expect. I must say I felt right away a connection as Dr. Bakst, has a very non-judgmental approach to counseling. I learned the language of therapy and began to see the world in a different light. This is because of my self-journey that was facilitated in therapy. I can

the best psychologist
4 years ago

Dr. Shelly is the best psychologist I have ever been to and I have been to many along my journey in Israel several and in the States. My aim was to feel happier in life and through Shelly

helped me realize my potential
5 years ago

Shelly helped me realize my potential. Since seeing her I have gotten my life back on track. I found a job and am in a relationship. This is because my confidence in my abilities has strengthened. Thank you Shelly for all you do for me and others. Yours,

unbelievably wonderful therapist
5 years ago

Dr. Bakst met with me two-three times a week when my situation was desperate. I will always be appreciative of this. I am back in the states so we have moved our meeting to Skype, which she accommodates. Anyone seeking an unbelievably wonderful therapist and human being reach out to her.

guiding me in the right direction
5 years ago

Hi, I’m not new to therapy have been to several back home in NZ. I must say my meetings with Dr. Bakst are fruitful and she is guiding me in the right direction. I feel at home with her. Also, her office is in central TLV near kikar hamedina which I fid very convenient.

literally saved my life
5 years ago

Dr. Bakst is my psych-analyst who I continue to see weekly and at time bi-weekly. She has literally save my life. She is honest, warm and takes a step beyond the conventional. She doesn

responsible, warm and very supportive
5 years ago

Shelly was really helpful in helping me to meet my goals. I have moved back to the States and since returned as she is responsible, warm and very supportive. I strongly recommend her especially to those that have been to therapists and were unsatisfied with the results. Amanda