Joel Stukalin, PHD, ABPP, FAACP, MS
QUEENS COUPLES COUNSELING CENTER
135 WHITSON STREET, FOREST HILLS, New York 11375
Dr. Sara Mandelbaum and Dr. Joel Stukalin are expert consultants for short-term interventions with families, specifically related to child-rearing & blended family issues. They consult regularly with concerned parents and grandparents about family related issues that threaten the family health and integrity. Usually a few, comprehensive sessions with Dr. Joel or Dr. Sara lay the groundwork for a better understanding that leads to the resolution of family problems. Where necessary individulal counseling referrals can be made. Clients have stated that the focused, intelligent & solution-oriented approach from our sessions has often helped them derive necessary knowledge for family harmony
Kristie Doheny, MA,LMHC,LMSW
Licensed Mental Health Counselor & Master Social Worker
74-05 Metropolitan Ave Suite 2F, Middle Village, New York 11379
An interactive family therapy approach is utilized to engage all the family members regardless of age. The family will explore their interactions with each other as well as how each family member reacts in their own way to family stressors. The family will then create a plan in regard to how the family can create change in the the household to enhance the family environment.
Comprehensive Counseling LCSWs, LMHC, PhD, MD
Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Psychologists & Psychiatrists
98-120 Queens Boulevard, Rego Park, New York 11374
Family therapy can be beneficial for individuals and families looking to nurture intimate relationships. The therapuetic process can be helpful in developing and deepening these bonds by identifying and emphasizing a family's strengths, as well as working through it's problem areas and the obstacles in their relationships. Treatment may include varying combinations of parents, children, and siblings.
Priska Imberti, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
46-10 61st. Street, Woodside, New York 11377
We are part of something larger than ourselves and that is why we tend to encounter difficulties in dealing with simple things in life such as learning how to live together, raising children or coping with adolescence. In Family Therapy, as opposed to Individual Therapy, we explore, understand and address issues family members present at their source. Emotional origins of personal conflicts get exposed throughout roles and dynamics; part of my work with families include to question and re-frame them to mobilize stagnation and create room for new experiences.
Maureen Berube, LMFT
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
144 East 44th Street, Suite 401, New York, New York 10017
As a family therapist, I evaluate functioning within a client’s systems of interaction: the family, school, work and community environments. I will often invite family members into the room to nurture change and development with the goal of improving relationships. My objective is to influence conversations in a way that accentuates the strengths, wisdom and support of the wider system to initiate change and ultimately improve functioning.
Jeff Robinson, MSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
16 East 41st Street, New York, New York 10017
A family is a system. When one member of the system is experiencing something, he/she will, affect the other members of the family. Family therapy needs to be done right. It is a delicate balancing act--making sure each member is feeling heard and supported, but also to have the members acknowledge that each plays a role in promoting positive change. Open minds, open hearts are required for this to work.
Esther Goldstein, LCSW,MSW,CASAC-T
Licensed Clinical Psychotherapist
360 Central Ave Lawrence NY / 2350 Ocean Ave Brooklyn NY, Lawrence , New York 11559
Family issues can feel daunting. They can cause much inner stress, grief and even illness. Addressing tension in family relationships is key to living a happy, wholesome life. I see each individual as a sub-unit of family life. I have done great systems work in working with the entire family unit, in creating a space to discuss issues, allow anger, and at the same time, finding a space to develop creative solutions and better ways of working through conflict and pain. Together we create a space to process the strained dynamic and work on understanding, respecting and improving connection with one another, allowing space for harmony, compassion and love to be expressed.
Michael Picucci, PhD, MAC, SEP
Holistic Psychologist, Author, Focalizer
44 East 12 Street, New York, New York 10003
In working with families 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.
Gerald Schoenewolf, Ph.D.
207 East 15th Street, New York, New York 10003
My approach to family therapy is to look for the source of the family conflict. After over 37 years of practice, I can usually zero in on what is going on. Sometimes one parent is out of control. Sometimes parents are in conflict over child-rearing practices; one is too permissive and one too strict. Sometimes one child is favored over another. I generally meet with the whole family over a period of time, encouraging honest and constructive communication. Through patient guidance, the problems surface and are worked out.
Maria Sue Butler, LMFT, Supervisor State Of Florida
LMFT Diplomate, Certified of Anger management
Families are the most important elements of society. We believe that healthy families form great communities. It all starts with the couple. We do intense couples and family therapy. Our relational skill building approach has helped many couples and families to reduce violence, conflict, miscommunication and anger at home. We are the only ones who give you a two-for-one treatment. We provide couples and family treatment along with anger management treatment at not extra cost.