Mrs. Chava Lederer holds a Master’s in Sociology & Family Mental Health, and completed her post-graduate training as a family therapist at The Family Institute of Neve Yerushalayim. She is certified as a trauma therapist (EMDR) and group therapist. Mrs. Lederer works privately as a psychotherapist and offers workshops to the community on mental-health related topics. In her capactiy as Mentor Supervisor and Case Manager at Mercaz Yedidim, Mrs. Lederer provides individual and group supervision to the mentors, developing their skills in this professional relationship. To further every mentee’s potential for growth, Mrs. Lederer may facilitate relationships between school staff and parents, and offer guidance to parents as necessary.