By Rabbi Yaakov Mordechai Greenwald
The Therapist and the Gaon: A Remarkable Combination!
Rabbi Dr. Yaakov Mordechai Greenwald was a widely respected therapist, with strong personal relationships with many gedolei Yisrael. He was particularly close to the Steipler Gaon, Maran HaRav Yaakov Yisrael Kanievsky zt’l, whose guidance strongly influenced his therapeutic approach to healing.
Guiding With Wisdom includes many priceless letters from the Steipler, offering us a powerful Torah-based perspective on healing and emotional and mental health.
In these pages we will learn – through authentic Torah sources – how to
• use our gifts to the fullest
• build up our powers of concentration and focus
• understand our challenges and respond to them effectively
• deal with anxiety, depression, and other emotional disorders