Marty Tashman, Ph.D.(psychology), ACSW, M.S.W.
622 -624 Valley Road, Uppper Montclair, New Jersey 07043
During Family Therapy we deal with: patterns of communication (the way people in the family talk to each other); anger (how that sabotages the family); correcting dysfunctional patters, and negotiation (how to work out things so that everybody feels O.K. about the solutions). During family counseling families learn how to deal with crisis as well conflict management techniques. Also included are effective parenting skills for both children as well as teenagers. Therapy needs to have practical strategies and to be as short term as possible.
Debra Feinberg, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Helping couples and families with relationship issues, parenting, step and blended family issues. Also helping family going through loss, divorce, illness and coping with difficult and painful issues related to a child or other family member. Also help to strengthen family and couple communication with spouse, children, in-laws and other family members.
Konstantin Lukin, Ph.D.
223 Bloomfield Street, suite 107, Hoboken, New Jersey 07030
Families are complicated. Each person in a family plays his or her own role, and the way each person behaves when the whole family is together is not necessarily the same as when they are apart. At the Lukin Center, we use emotionally focused therapy to help families understand the complex dynamics among all family members and to help each individual in the group feel heard, supported, and understood.
Rebecca Logunovskiy, MA, LPC, LMHC
Licensed Professional Counselor
Livingston, New Jersey 07039
Family therapy is unique in comparison to individual therapy, as the focus is placed on the dynamics within the family and not on one individualized person. My family therapy approach is to understand the goals of each individual, as well a the family unit as a whole. The focus is traditionally placed on communication styles within the family, different alliances formed within the family and how the family is functioning together.
Mars & Venus Counseling Center, LCSWs, DCSW, LPCs, MFTs, LCADC, CTP
LCSWs, DCSW, LPCs, MFTs, LCADC, CTP, and Ph.D.
691 Cedar Ln, Teaneck, New Jersey 07666
The family can be the very foundation of support, comfort, and love, but it can also be the greatest source of stress, strain, and sorrow. Our compassionate and experienced family counselors help family members have a closer, stronger, and more rewarding relationship with each other and teach family members how to resolve conflict in a healthy way. Our counselors can assist parents to address the unique needs of children and adolescents with emotional, behavioral, communicative, and learning issues. They will help facilitate much-needed dialogue between feuding family members. The counselors will assess how best to treat the family. Sometimes, counseling will be conducted with the entire family present and sometimes with just the designated child. At...(view profile to read more)
Nikki DiFranks, PhD, MA, MS, LCSW-R
Dr. Nikki Nelson DiFranks
1841 Broadway, Suite 700, New York City, New York 10023
I was trained in Minuchin Family Therapy with Jorge Colapinto during the 1980's at the Community Center for Mental Health in Dumont, New Jersey, where I worked with family members of the severely mentally ill population. I've been providing family and couples therapy since that time, either with individual families or in a multi-family group format. Structural Family Therapy identifies the maladaptive communication and behavioral patterns within the family structure. Sometimes changing just one dynamic among family members can increase adaptive functioning, communication, and relationships. My degrees are: MA in psychology, MS in clinical social work, and PhD in social work.
Joseph Markowicz, LCSW-R, MFT
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
210 West 70th St., Suite 201, New York, New York 10023
This is an area of expertise for me. I trained to be a family therapist at the oldest family therapy training institute in the country, The Ackerman institute for the Family. I work very well with most age groups in the family and you will be delighted with the expedited improvement in your family. It pays to see someone who actually works with families on a consistent basis and can yield very positive results.
Ari Fox, LCSW-R
Child, Adolescent and Young Adult Psychotherapist
168 West 86th St- Suite 1D, New York City, New York 10024
There are times when family dynamics become hard to manage. For a variety of reasons and circumstances, relationships can become strained. For example, a life-changing event like the birth of a child, an illness or a loss can put enormous strain on the family system. Behavior problems of a child or teen may be a stressor for the family. Siblings may have difficulty getting along or parents may differ on limit setting. Ari has worked with many families to identify strengths and weaknesses and has helped them to work together as a unit. Depending on the specific needs of the family, Ari will see a family together or in various configurations. Please visit www.copewithschool.com for more info.
Jacqueline Swensen, PhD, LCSW
Licensed Psychoanalyst, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
119 West 57 Street, Suite 720, New York, New York 10019
It is not very common for an entire family to seek help from psychotherapy. What often happens is that one person comes into therapy, begins to get help and invites a mother, father, or sibling to participate in sessions. And even if all family members aren't willing or able to participate, psychotherapy with me can help the entire family. As people begin making changes in therapy, they are more able to communicate their needs and take better care of themselves. And I often will do phone sessions so that all members can participate. It is more important for people to get the help they need rather than be in the same room with the therapist.
Maggie Vaughan, LMFT, PhD
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist; Psychotherapist
330 W. 58th St, Suite 203, New York, New York 10019
Dr. Vaughan has helped families to enhance connections and heal wounds for 15 years. Working with the entire family or particular members, Dr. Vaughan provides a non-judgmental setting in which individuals can openly express needs and concerns. She helps individuals gain the skills needed to foster understanding by and for other family members. Family therapy with Dr. Vaughan improves family bonds and mutual acceptance among family members, and provides families with the tools needed to sustain meaningful connections.