Tzivy Reiter LCSW
Tzivy Reiter, LCSW, serves as the Children’s and Trauma Services Director at the Ohel Zachter Family National Trauma Center. In this role, Tzivy leverages her decades of experience in children’s mental health, trauma, and bereavement to develop trauma-informed and resilience-based building services, including training for first responders, workplaces, synagogues, and schools grades K-12.
As a trauma and disaster mental health specialist, Tzivy has managed crisis counseling programs for events like September 11, Hurricane Sandy, Houston Floods, Pittsburgh shootings, and Woolsey Fires. During the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Tzivy successfully led the launch of TheraZoom, a new wave of real-time virtual support offerings from Ohel to ensure care is always available for those in distress.
One of Tzivy’s priorities is promoting resilience among children. In 2020, she co-authored a children’s workbook to help children process emotions around the pandemic. The My Covid-19 Resilience Workbook teaches little ones ages 5 to 10 healthy ways to express their feelings and learn valuable socioemotional skills. Her latest book, I Feel That Way and That’s Okay, launched in the fall of 2022 and teaches preschool-aged children how to understand feelings and emotions.
Tzivy is an accredited Triple P Positive Parenting Program practitioner and a consultant to Building Blocks Magazine. She earned a Master’s Degree in social work from New York University.