Our Staff

Our staff is made up of highly trained professionals in a wide range of fields, including social workers, massage therapists, yoga instructors and guided imagery therapists. All staff members are highly motivated and dedicated to this cause and work on a partial voluntary basis.

Rachi Hain

Certified social worker, founded Merkaz Panim in February of 2011 with the help of friends, family and medical professionals. She has been working in the field of fertility for 12 years and saw a need for more available and varied sources of support for anyone faced with a fertility challenge.
Rachi has a certificate for holistic massage therapy as well.

Sharon Bernstein

Multidisciplinary holistic therapist and group facilitator.
At Merkaz Panim Sharon uses guided imagery to help women facing fertility challenges through the process of self-awareness and personal empowerment.

Miriam Weiss

Certified social worker, BSW from BarIlan university and Masters in family therapy from Touro college.
Miriam has been working as a social worker for the past 15 years.
Miriam has been working at Merkaz Panim since its conception and sees it as a mission to help women who face fertility challenges.

Rochelle Dweck

Certified yoga instructor who has been practicing yoga for over twenty years. Rochelle practices Vijnana yoga, which focuses on “practicing from the inside”. Rochelle shares her experience and inner wisdom via individual yoga sessions at Mercaz Panim.

Elana Mizrahi

Alternative health care practitioner specializing in fertility and prenatal care. Elana uses various techniques such as Reflexology, Arvigo Technqiues of Maya Abdominal Therapy, Su Jok, Holistic Massage and Nutrition to help women achieve physical and emotional balance and aid them in their journey from preconception to pregnancy to birth and postpartum. Elana works as a massage therapist at Merkaz Panim.