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Dr. Irina Kerzhnerman Dr. Irina Kerzhnerman, PhD

Dr. Irina Kerzhnerman is a licensed clinical psychologist with offices in Coral Springs and Boca Raton, Florida. With over 18 years experience, she has been trained to understand the relationship between the body and mind and to help people maximize their overall health. Dr. Kerzhnerman has worked with a variety of people from all walks of life and with all sorts of concerns. She has spent many years helping people figure out what is holding them back from having the life they want.

Office Location:
1725 North University Drive
Coral Springs, Florida
United States
Phone: (954) 227-2700 ext. 409

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July 7, 2015
by Dr. Irina Kerzhnerman,Phd


The Changing Face of Marijuana Use

July 7, 2015 14:22 by Dr. Irina Kerzhnerman,Phd  [About the Author]

Last month, the City of Miami Beach disclosed that they are considering changing the city ordinance around marijuana possession to allow for a fine rather than incarceration for possession of 20 grams or less of marijuana for personal use. Although there was a time when this kind of policy change would have met with outrage and social protest, the changing climate towards marijuana use in the United States in the past several years makes this legislative consideration not all that surprising. [More]

April 17, 2015
by Dr. Irina Kerzhnerman,Phd


It’s All In Who You Know: Why Your Support Matters

April 17, 2015 07:55 by Dr. Irina Kerzhnerman,Phd  [About the Author]

It seems to be common sense that having someone to lean on in a time of need would be a good thing. And, not surprisingly, social psychological and clinical psychological research has confirmed that. But, in delving into the scientifically based questions of how, why, when and what kind of social support is most beneficial to people in times of stress, mental illness or well-being, social scientists have identified the truly important role that our relationships with others play in our psychological and physical health. When it comes to health, who we know is just as important, if not more so, than what we know. [More]

March 12, 2015
by Dr. Irina Kerzhnerman,Phd


Do I Have Adult ADHD or Am I Just Busy?

March 12, 2015 07:55 by Dr. Irina Kerzhnerman,Phd  [About the Author]

Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) has become a very widely known term in many people’s family life. Whether you have a child that has been diagnosed through their pediatrician or their school, you are grateful that the issues your family struggles with have a name and an intervention or you believe that the condition is over-diagnosed and over-medicated in children, you likely have heard about this diagnosis. [More]

February 12, 2015
by Dr. Irina Kerzhnerman,Phd


Can Addiction Be Passed Down? The Nature vs. Nurture Debate

February 12, 2015 07:55 by Dr. Irina Kerzhnerman,Phd  [About the Author]

The overall message from the research seems to be that the development of addiction is a complex interaction between biology and environment. As with any health condition, the more risk factors an individual has for developing a problem, the more there needs to be an awareness of the need for protective/prevention based behaviors and for identification of early warning signs of a problem. [More]