COUNSELLORS

Gabi Stein

For the past few years, Gabi has been working at Tara psychiatric clinic, an EWP company, a NPO school and now Gabi works at Yeshiva. Gabi has hopes that Yeshiva College continues to grow from strength to strength under the amazing leadership and staff. Gabi strives to help the special students at Yeshiva College to thrive and become menschen with a sense of direction and purpose in the world (guided by Torah).

Gabi is passionate about children’s rights, social media education, teen and women’s mental health and well being. She enjoys mosaic, hiking and reading. 

Gabi is married with two beautiful children. 

Gabi’s favourite quote: “Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.”— Lao-Tze

Gulls Solarsh

Gulls has been working at Impilo Child Protection for the past seven years, where she was involved in all aspects of the organisation, from statutory work to coordinating the inter country adoption process.

Gulls is passionate about giving children a voice, especially when they are not being heard, and ensuring their rights are being met. She enjoys being outdoors with her family and baking with her children. Gulls is married with four beautiful children. 

Gulls  joined Yeshiva College during the Covid-19 pandemic, and has been inspired by the staff, management and parent body who have adapted and grown with these challenging times. Gulls sees Yeshiva coming out of this period stronger, more united than ever before and from this we will be able to achieve great things. 

Gulls’s favourite quote: “Traght Gut vet Zein Gut. Think good and it will be good.”  

Caryn Falkson

Caryn has been working at Yeshiva College since 2015. Before that, she worked at Chev Social Services as a counsellor, while also co-ordinating their Befriender and School volunteer programme. Caryn is passionate about her family, helping children to believe in themselves and recognise their potential and child advocacy. She enjoys being in nature, listening to music and reading. 

Caryn’s hope that every child at Yeshiva College develops their connection to Hashem, their family and the community, and for each child to develop life skills to reach their true potential. 

Caryn’s favourite quote: “We fall, we break,we fail but then we rise, we heal, we overcome.” 

Larry Hirschowitz

Larry has a MA and a M. Ed in psychology. He has been at Yeshiva for seven years on a part time basis while working at another school too. Larry has been in private practice for almost 20 years doing psychotherapy and assessments.

Larry is passionate about wildlife, and has an appreciation for the Kruger Park.

Larry’s favorite quote: “Life affords no higher pleasure than that of surmounting difficulties, passing from one step of success to another, forming new wishes and seeing them gratified.” – Dr Samuel Johnson

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