Brittany Jean-Louis, MS, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor
707 Alexander Road, Suite 208, Princeton , New Jersey 08540
We all have different family members that have influenced who we are and even how we interact with others. We learn so much from our families which influence our behaviors in daily life and with others (friends, relationships, co-workers). In therapy, we will discuss family systems by doing genogram work. Genograms are maps of your family of origin. We will discuss that there are certain patterns of behavior in your family that could be passed down from one generation to the next. We will explore how those negative patterns could be affecting your daily functioning.
Ellen Israel, Ph.D.
20 Nassau Street, Princeton, New Jersey 08540
My work with families is from an attachment based focus meaning that problems within the family system may reflect unaddressed attachment disruptions in an earlier generation that unknowingly get perpetuated in the current generation. Disordered attachment, trauma or other adversity experiened but not addressed in childhood can result in problematic ways of perceiving and interpreting a family member's behavior resulting in conflict and perpetuation of dysfunctional, maladaptive relationships. Within a safe, collaborative, nonjudgemental environment, I help family members recognize, understand and resolve sources of conflict.
Jay Levin, Ph.D, LCSW
495 Ironbridge Road Suite 8, Freehold, New Jersey 07728
In appropriate cases, Dr Levin utilizes his Family Therapy skills to quickly help a family understand their difficulties and rise to a higher level of family cohesiveness. He uses the skills he has been personally taught by John Gray Ph.D. author of "Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus" to help families understand why these problems have occurred and a constructive, productive approach to solve these problems.
Marty Tashman, Ph.D.(psychology), ACSW, M.S.W.
321 Livinston Ave., New Brunswick, New Jersey 08902
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.
Maura Farrell, MSS, LSW, CAADC
110 N State Street, Newtown, Pennsylvania 18940
Addiction is a family disease and Recovery for an individual is strengthened when a family enters recovery together. While I do not specialize in family therapy, I am a trained and certified interventionist and can help families work together to encourage one member to seek treatment. I can also provide education and consultation to help families to work together in recovery.
Joanne Gerr, LCSW
Licensed Psychotherapist and Adult Educator
324 Raritan Avenue, Suite 111, Highland Park, New Jersey 08904
Originally trained as a family therapist at the Family Institute of Cambridge, Mass., I have evolved as an experienced family therapist. I believe that family therapy is generally the treatment of choice in resolving issues and preventing the problem from going to the next generation. It is useful to see an entire family but can also be beneficial if parts of a family will work together to overcome communication problems, resentments, and misunderstandings that can tear families apart. Family therapy is very helpful to resolving conflicts of adult children after a parent has died. It can also be useful with young children, siblings, as well as teenagers, middle-aged people and older adults.
Jed Rodrigues Pereira, MSW, LCSW, LCADC
Licensed addiction specialist and licensed Couples Counselor
1212 Todd Court, Lakewood, New Jersey 08701
With my experience in my Rabbinical work, and my practice, I will mediate all family issues, and quickly address all components that require attention. I have had tremendous success with family therapy, in which the family attends a session and through my therapy method, are able to reveal their inner emotions. I have counseled many families in my office, and have saved entire families from falling apart.
Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19019
Most family therapists inadvertently create more chaos through their well-intentioned efforts to assist a family move through a change process. Why? Brains are inherently deregulated (all of us, may I add) and most talking and dialoguing misses brain-centric problems that need more intensive help. Many times the emotional trauma created by years of solving problems ineffectively can wreak havoc on the brain's parasympathetic nervous system, not ever giving the family a break from flight or fight thinking. Contact us for an innovative neuroscience solution to family dysfunction. Kevin@kevinflemingphd.com or 877-606-6161.
Marion Rollings, PhD
236 West High Street, Bound Brook, New Jersey 08805
Family problems affect everyone in the family-from the oldest down to the youngest family member. Working with as few as two family members, I can help you and your family resolve conflict, emotional cut-offs, and negative communication patterns. Long term unresolved issues often create present day conflict and misunderstandings that affect everyone in the family. Therapy can help uncover and resolve those issues as well as work through the current family issues.