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Therapist charged with sexually assaulting patients during treatment

Psychotherapist Yariv Cohen (screenshot, used in accordance with Clause 27a of the Copyright Law)
Psychotherapist Yariv Cohen (screenshot, used in accordance with Clause 27a of the Copyright Law)

A psychotherapist has been charged at the Lod District Court for allegedly sexually assaulting numerous patients while supposedly treating them.

Yariv Cohen, 52, of Even Yehuda in central Israel, is accused of raping and abusing clients while administering ostensible “physical psychotherapy.”

Five women have filed complaints against Cohen.

Cohen’s website declared that his expertise was treating trauma victims and the treatments he provided included conversation and touch.

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