Jeff Robinson, MSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
16 East 41st Street, New York, New York 10017
Coming to counseling as a couple is fraught with risk. Will the therapist be fair? Will I be heard? Will I feel a connection with the therapist? What will be involved? Most couples seek therapy well into the conflict--yes, never too late, but more challenging to heal. It is the responsibility of the therapist to hear both stories. Each partner comes with his/her own histories that have become part of the narrative. We need to take a look at this to see how it has impacted the relationship. We need to highlight the need for empathy in our relationships—we may not agree, but can we understand and feel how our partner may be experiencing the matter at hand? Can we have compassion?
Maureen Berube, LMFT
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
144 East 44th Street, Suite 401, New York, New York 10017
If you are in a troubled relationship, seeking help is more effective than ignoring your problems or hoping they get better on their own. Whether your goal is to strengthen bonds and gain a better understanding of each other or to resolve under-lying tensions, couples counseling can move your relationship to a happier, more satisfying place. Some of the issues that I address in treatment include: communication problems, sexual difficulties, conflicts with child rearing or blended families, substance abuse, financial problems, anger, infidelity and divorce.
Jean Fitzpatrick, L.P.
Psychotherapist and Couples Counselor
35 East 35th Street (between Park and Madison), New York, New York 10016
Relationship problems? Learn how to turn conflicts into lasting love. Experienced, caring counseling for couples. I work actively in the session to listen to each partner and to teach more effective communication, based on the most authoritative research. Recovering from an infidelity? New parents wanting to find each other again? Tired of bickering? Marital, premarital, straight, gay. To ask questions about couples counseling or to make an appointment, email or call me and I will respond within 24 hours.
Joan Warren, LMFT
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
280 Madison Avenue Suite 208, New York City, New York 10016
I am a relationship expert, trained in Imago Relationship Therapy. In working with couples at all stages of partnership, I focus on: * improving communication * resolving conflict * meeting each others' needs while maintaining individuality * healing wounds and building trust and connection I offer premarital counseling to explore expectations and habits to keep or change, and help established couples maintain romance and intimacy, effectively communicate, address issues of infidelity and other relationship exits. By using proven, beneficial methods we will explore your individual points of view, while strengthening your loving bond, in and out of session.
Moshe Ratson, MBA, MS MFT, LMFT
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
260 Madison Avenue #8023, New York, New York 10016
Making an intimate relationship work is not an easy task. Too often, couples feel frustrated and helpless when their individual concerns clash, and when hurt turns to anger. spiral2grow of New York City provides experienced, supportive, and respectful couples therapists and marriage counselors, who can help you clarify issues and goals, design solutions and work toward achieving them in a gradual way. Couples counseling helps identify areas where constructive change may improve couples’ capacity to function better in their relationship. Couples therapy is not just “getting advice,” but learning how to find and implement new solutions and discover greater freedom to make choices you want an
Rev. Christopher Smith, LCAC, LMHC, LMFT
Helping you find wholeness...
124 East 40th Street, Ste 404, New York, New York 10016
Christopher sees couples (married, re-marriage or otherwise) understanding that close relationships are important in our lives. We are also all human, and at times these relationships do not live up to what we had hoped for. Together, with different techniques and appropriate help, issues can be addressed and the relationship can be continued (or, if desired, terminated) so that everyone has a sense of wholeness and peace within this important dimension of their lives. Christopher will guide your as you explore what is going on and though the journey to wholeness.
Annie Block Pearl, M.S.
185 Madison Avenue, 15th Floor Office #1, New York, New York 10016
I believe that our love relationships are the most powerful mirror to reflect back to us the condition of our psyches. Love provides us with the courage to face our faults, weaknesses and misapprehensions and creates the impetus to change that which stands in the way of our peace, happiness and personal evolution. In my work with couples, together we view the family systems that form each partner and then we envision and create the new system of the couple relationship. Our work together fosters intimacy, communication, empathy, and most importantly, mutual respect. Whatever the outcome, honesty and love are able to flow in the safety of this environment.
Heidi Seifert, LCSW-R, MA
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
85 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York 10003
The first step is to do a free couple’s assessment. In this session we’ll get clear on what has been difficult for both of you and how have you have been feeling. We will look at what the most important things that you have not been getting from your relationship. Then we will determine what makes a relationship for you and what would potentially break up a relationship. In closing we will go over what does work about the relationship and I will teach you a method that will help a woman learn to speak to men and for men to know how to speak to a woman.
Gerald Schoenewolf, Ph.D.
207 East 15th Street, New York, New York 10003
Each couple is unhappy in its own way, but the core of the unhappiness is always miscommunication. Generally each member of a couple brings bad communication habits to the relationship and these habits clash. I use an eclectic approach to couples therapy that combines the latest research, utilizing psychoanalysis, role playing, role reversal, video and practice in constructive communication skills. In time, couples learn to communicate in a way that leads to resolution, not conflict.
Michael Picucci, PhD, MAC, SEP
Holistic Psychologist, Author, Focalizer
44 East 12 Street, New York, New York 10003
In working with couples and conflicts, I approach it more as an organic facilitation process rather than traditional therapy. Utilizing new human technologies, we come to understand that there is no right or wrong or good and bad. Yet, there are insidious unconscious dynamics that are powerful and can cause blind spots. Our process together will tease apart these dynamics while working on resolving them, thereby uncovering new fields of possibilities.