Mars & Venus Counseling Center, LCSWs, DCSW, LPCs, MFTs, LCADC, CTP
LCSWs, DCSW, LPCs, MFTs, LCADC, CTP, and Ph.D.
46 N Central Ave, Ramsey, New Jersey 07446
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)
Rich Esposito, M.S. CAMS
Professor Rich Esposito, M.S., CAMS
2048 Maple Avenue, Cortlandt Manor, New York 10567
Family therapy focuses on relationshipswithin the family unit, and takes place with other family members present. My approach is to work individual first, and then bring in the family together so we can work-out what is working or what is not working. Individual counseling works because we can first see if there are any personal issues first, then bring it to family sessions.
Sheila Berard, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
99 Kinderkamack Road, Suite 300 , Westwood, New Jersey 07675
Sometimes families lose their way in this busy world and need a place where they can come together and communicate and listen in a safe place. With the use of family systems therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), mindfulness, play therapy (for children) and solution-focused techniques we will work together to increase your family functioning to be able to withstand the many demands on todays families.
Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Ho Ho Kus, New Jersey 07423
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.
Konstantin Lukin, Ph.D.
20 Wilsey Square, Ridgewood, New Jersey 07450
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.
Joseph Markowicz, LCSW-R, MFT
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
48 Joyce road, Hartsdale, New York 10530
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.
Kelley Hopkins-Alvarez, LPC,NCC,BCC, MS, MSEd
Licensed Professional Counselor & Board Certified Coach
Katonah, New York 10536
I help families have fun again! I work from a systemic perspective where we explore how individual family members are impacting each other. Family members find that they can “open-up” and start a dialogue that will help re-build their confidence, love & respect for one another. Together, we will discuss and gain insight into communication patterns, the family’s hierarchy and whether appropriate boundaries exist. Does the entire family attend sessions each week? It all depends; I may ask to see sub-sets within the family one week, or the entire family the next. The goal is always to help the family have less conflict and more connection. Contact me to discuss how counseling can work for you
Juliette Sussmann, LMHC,NCC
New York State Licensed Mental Health Counselor
95 Route 100, Katonah, New York 10536
My interest in family counseling came from studying the dynamics which make up a family, sometimes for many generations. Patterns exist as a result of shared beliefs (or rules like in my family of origin). Each family member has their own way of understanding what takes place and by using conjoint family therapy, everyone has a voice from the oldest to the youngest. As a therapist, I provide an environment for exploration, curiosity & opportunity to create better choices and which patterns the family as a whole find beneficial.
Elizabeth Zimmerman, MFT
Marriage and Family Therapist
223 Katonah Avenue, Katonah, New York 10536
We're shaped by our relationships with our family members for life. Healthy families share certain core traits. In families that thrive, people share a willingness to change and to own their part in creating conflict, yet feel safe enough to express differences in feelings and beliefs. Whether a family is struggling with chronic conflict or emotional distance, the process of family therapy is a powerful vehicle for change. I help families increase awareness of current patterns and develop new ways of relating and interacting. While the process of family therapy is different for each family, the goals remain the same: to improve communication, increase trust, and strengthen family bonds.
Donna Schinik, L.C.S.W.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
311 North Street - ste. 203, White Plains, New York 10605
Family therapy is often times a necessary extention to individual therapy. Families are supposed to work as a system. Sometimes the system breaks down and one member may be viewed as the broken piece. Until the system comes together to work through what is really happening the problem often persists. In therapy together we can look at your system as a whole. Let's open lines of communication between family members, improve your relationships and begin enjoying your lives together again.
Peter Berzins, MA, Licensed Professional Counselor
Brittany Ryan-Berzins Ph.D. Birch Tree Psychology
498 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Pompton Plains, New Jersey 07444
Do you often get the feeling like your family is out of control and that no one is listening to you? Unfortunetly this is a common feeling in American families. Dr. Peter Berzins has worked with and helped many families for the past decade and is here to help you today! Dr. Peter Berzins creates a warm environment where every member of the family feels free to explore their conflicts that not only affect themselves but also the family as well.
Catherine Kelly, DC, LMFT
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
11 Webster Ave. PO Box 251, Goshen, New York 10924
As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist I work with many families in all stages of the life cycle, facing numerous and varied challenges. This is a complex area of therapy for which I have a real passion. Families today face particularly difficult situations and can often feel overcome their resources for dealing it all. Reaching out for help to a qualified therapist is wise and most often quite helpful.
The Imago Way, Psy.D. & L.C.S.W.
Licensed Psychologist & Licensed Social Worker
550 Mamaroneck Avenue, Suite 305, Harrison, New York 10528
We come from a systems approach when working with families. We teach family members how to communicate more effectively with one another. There is an emphasis on personal responsibility and each family member looking at how their behavior is contributing to the problems. Building empathy between family members is also a main focus for us when working with families. We strive for families to leave sessions feeling more connected and understood by each other with the tools to be more successful in their communications. We do family therapy both in the office and in homes.
Walter Simmons, LCSW, M.S. Ed., BCD
Licensed clinical social worker, marriage/family counselor
325 King Street, Port Chester, NY 10573
Many emotional problems that appear concentrated within one individual often have an impact on other --or even all--members of the family. Working with either the entire family or with selected members can help to sort out the factors that contribute to the problem and hold it in place. Often making a change in one individual or in one aspect of interpersonal behavior can shift and re-structure the family dynamics. As a result, family members whose functioning has been seriously impaired may find themselves able to change their customary roles and thereby experience a new-found sense of autonomy.
Rev. Christopher Smith, LCAC, LMHC, LMFT
Helping you find wholeness...
2345 University Ave, Bronx, New York 10468
When there are difficulties in our family, they tend to also affect other areas of our lives. With everyone participating (or just the couple if that is the prime area of the situation), it is possible to move to better ways of working together as a family. When this is done, you will find that your family again becomes the rock on which everything is built, allowing you to experience a sense of wholeness and peace. Christopher will guide your family as you explore what is going on and though the journey to wholeness.