Nicole Jellinek, Co-founder
Nicole Jellinek graduated from Harvard Divinity School with a Masters in Theological Studies, and Smith College with a Masters in Social Work. She has worked as a clinical social worker in hospital-based inpatient psychiatric and outpatient mental health services. Nicole currently has a private psychotherapy practice in Warren, RI. She developed and ran the Kesher program of Jewish Family Service of Rhode Island, a synagogue based social work outreach program, from 2007-2015. Nicole completed a Certificate in Positive Psychology from the Wholebeing Institute in 2016, focusing on the scientific research, individual and community dynamics and "how tos" of living a meaningful life, as they apply to a range of professional, educational and personal settings. Nicole is the President at Temple Habonim in Barrington RI, where she and her husband and two children reside. Nicole is particularly interested in the intersection of religion, spirituality, wellbeing, and ways in which individuals, families and communities can experience flourishing.