Great Couples Counseling in Leonia, NJ. Therapy to heal relationships.

Licensed therapists for relationships and marriages in Leonia, New Jersey. Discounts available (see profiles).


Marty Tashman, Ph.D.(psychology), ACSW, M.S.W.
Couples Counselor

Marty Tashman, Ph.D.(psychology), ACSW, M.S.W.

Dr. Marty

In 07043 - Nearby to Leonia.

www,YourMarriageCounselor.com Saving Your Relationship and Making It Work. Imagine how your relationship was in the beginning. I will help you build on those feelings, so that you can find the love that you have lost. I work with traditional and non traditional couples who are: dating, in long term relationships, living together, engaged, newly weds or couples who have been married for years. Some people say to me "Are you in favor of saving relationships?" My answer to them is: “Yes, as long as it is not physically and emotionally destructive to either of you.” Relationships are one of the most important things in our lives and it's not always easy go to: YourMarriageCounselor.com.

Susan Bady, LCSW, BCD
Couples Counselor

Susan Bady, LCSW, BCD

Registered Psychotherapist

In 11215 - Nearby to Leonia.

I help couples feel safe with me, as an impartial person who does not take sides, but rather helps them explore their relationship. I will teach communication skills so that you express your truth in an honest and effective way and to hear your partner's side without defensiveness; I will help you explore past influences that effect your current interaction. I will help you offer loving support both to yourself and to your partner . And then I will help you learn to compromise, as together you work out the inevitable tangles of two complex beings striving towards intimacy.

Patricia Pitta, Ph.D., A.B.P.P.
Couples Counselor

Patricia Pitta, Ph.D., A.B.P.P.

Clinical and Board Certified Family Psychologist

In 11030 - Nearby to Leonia.

Marriage or couple relationships are a tug of war for power and control. When the leverage of the couple becomes one sided: disappointment, fears, worries and anger become predominant emotions. At this point, you may think about leaving because you can't understand your conflicted feelings. Remember, " You can't run away from yourself". It is essential to know your contribution to the dysfunction in the relationship. When you can face your feelings and behaviors patterns and take responsibility for your actions leaving the "blame" behind, the couple begins the repair process enabling respectful listening and communicating leading to healing feelings and setting the stage for intimacy.

Akeisha Rivera, Psy.D.
Couples Counselor

Akeisha Rivera, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 10017 - Nearby to Leonia.

It can be so easy to fall into patterns and, over time, find that you keep having the same issues or arguments within your relationship or marriage. That's where couples counseling can help. Talking out issues and problems in a judgement-free space with a neutral third party invested in your progress and growth can help you and your relationship move forward. My goal as couples therapist is to listen to you and give you the tools and techniques to help get your relationship back on track. When you're ready to stop having the same conversations and to move forward in your relationship or marriage, let's talk.

Lois Horowitz, Ph.D, LCSW
Couples Counselor

Lois Horowitz, Ph.D, LCSW

Psychotherapist

In 10011 - Nearby to Leonia.

Are you and your partner stuck in an unhealthy power struggle? Do you cycle through the same arguments? Do you point the finger of blame rather than take responsibility for the role you play in an unhealthy dynamic? Let’s create a warm and supportive environment to explore the triggers that lead to your dysfunctional attitudes and behaviors. I work with all kinds of couples, married, living together, gay and straight. Please visit my website lhorowitz.com for more information.

Bennett Pologe, Ph.D.
Couples Counselor

Bennett Pologe, Ph.D.

Psychologist

In 10019 - Nearby to Leonia.

As has been the cry of physicians since the breed was invented: Why do you wait so long to come see me?! Research has shown that couples don't seek help for on average six years after problems emerge, by which time the resentment and problems have become long standing and unwieldy. By then, as any of you who have gone to couples counseling probably know, the therapy feels like too little too late and couples leave discouraged by the size of the problems. Solution: Go sooner! Even the best relationships require tending and attention, so when something is brewing that you can't resolve yourselves, don't let it fester. The sooner you go for a tune-up, the faster (and cheaper) it'll be.

Kelley Hopkins-Alvarez, LPC,NCC,BCC,MS,MSEd
Couples Counselor

Kelley Hopkins-Alvarez, LPC,NCC,BCC,MS,MSEd

Licensed Professional Counselor & Board Certified Coach

In 06830 - Nearby to Leonia.

Couples are my passion! When was the last time you had an open conversation with your partner about sex? About emotional intimacy? About communication? We look at the negative cycle that has swallowed you both up, causing stress and disconnection. I am also an affair specialist and have worked with countless couples to sift through the incredible pain to see if there is anything left of the relationship to be salvaged (in many cases, there is). I have met many couples who come in as roommates, where deep wounds are present. Couples feel like my office is a safe place to share, connect, get questions answered and get the professional help that they have needed.

Lance Stern, LCSW, BCD
Couples Counselor

Lance Stern, LCSW, BCD

Psychotherapist

In 07481 - Nearby to Leonia.

People can grow apart for many reasons. Sometimes life has become complicated, and you’ve lost sight of each other’s needs. Sometimes there is a breach and a loss of trust and you are not sure how to repair it, or if you even want to. One thing is certain: if two people are willing to work on repairing a marriage that has lost its way, for whatever reason, their relationship already has a foundation to build on. With time and proper counseling, the marriage can often be repaired. I work with committed couples, whether married or not, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity, to help both parties clarify what attracted them in the first place, what is not working anymore, and why. Then we work on active listening and clear, simple communication....(view profile to read more)

Emily Davenport, M.A., ATR-BC, LCAT
Couples Counselor

Emily Davenport, M.A., ATR-BC, LCAT

Licensed Art Therapist

In 10017 - Nearby to Leonia.

Good news, we help women just like you develop fulfilling lives and relationships by teaching you transformational mindfulness skills, cognitive modification techniques and integrating insight oriented self-expression through art making specifically geared towards couples. We work with couples and honor individuality, creativity and vulnerability.

Judy Strauss, PhD, LCSW
Couples Counselor

Judy Strauss, PhD, LCSW

Psychotherapist /Psychoanalyst

In 10463 - Nearby to Leonia.

Sometimes couples need to learn how to disagree and still be in love. If there is love still alive in the relationship there is hope for couples struggling to achieve a more loving and meaningful relationship. There is often a third party ,be it another person, an addiction, money or children that gets between a couple and creates a divide. Understanding where the other is coming from with compassion in the presence of a couples counselor can be the beginning of a better and long lasting relationship.

Barbara Bennett, LMFT
Couples Counselor

Barbara Bennett, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 10001 - Nearby to Leonia.

Relationships are hard, as any news site will eagerly tell you. Stories of celebrity affairs, break-ups and other scandals are so common that there doesn’t seem to be much hope for the rest of us. I’m here to tell you that there is hope, even after years of tension, conflict, or emotional distance for any couple—straight, gay, dating, married, post-divorce—from any racial, ethnic, or spiritual background. Conflict happens in all relationships. But it isn’t inevitable, even after years of bad feeling. I help couples step outside of their pain and frustration to see each of their roles in these conflicts. From there, couple can begin to communicate and finally have conversations that have productive outcomes leading to greater intimacy.

David Alexander, Psychoanalyst, Gestalt Therapist
Couples Counselor

David Alexander, Psychoanalyst, Gestalt Therapist

Licensed Psychoanalyst

In 11361 - Nearby to Leonia.

Drawing close in intimacy in a couple can be challenging. Being close to another person can result in buttons getting pushed in areas of the self that were never resolved. Despite the challenge, we deeply want to feel intimacy in life. Intimacy in relationship, while often challenging, is one of the greatest opportunities for growth. Caring, compassionate communication between partners opens each person to deeper feeling, connection, and expression. These capacities are crucial for a fulfilled life. I help you learn genuine communication expressing your needs while respecting and caring for your partner. These fulfilling communications lead to a better relationship and a better life.

Jenna Purcell, MSc, CCC
Couples Counselor

Jenna Purcell, MSc, CCC

Social Confidence Life Coach

In 10012 - Nearby to Leonia.

Do you or your partner suffer from social anxiety and it's affecting your relationship? Social anxiety is a fear of negative judgment from others and it can lead to reduced levels of intimacy, suppressed emotions, feelings of isolation and loneliness and lack of communication. If one or both of you feels anxious socially, your relationship may be suffering too. Contact me for ways in which you can move past social anxiety to a fuller, intimate, richer, relaxed more authentic relationship.

R. Hope Eliasof, LCSW, LMFT
Couples Counselor

R. Hope Eliasof, LCSW, LMFT

Psychotherapist, Licensed Marriage therapist and Lic LCSW

In 07432 - Nearby to Leonia.

Is your relationship suffering from distance, anger and negativity, lack of intimacy, boredom, distrust or betrayal? Couples therapy can often help turn these upsetting situations around. I help couples develop new skills of understanding, listening and connection. In sessions we identify and learn how to implement positive connections. . My work is influenced by the approaches of John Gottman, Sue Johnson and Stan Tatkin. My nearly 30 years of work experience has helped me learn a great deal from my clients. Together, we will quickly identify what is and isn't helpful for your unique relationship. In my work you will feel the respect and safety that your relationship deserves.

Stephanie Vanden Bos, LCSW
Couples Counselor

Stephanie Vanden Bos, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10010 - Nearby to Leonia.

Most couples struggle to figure out how to make their relationships work at one time or another. Couples therapy can be an effective means of managing conflicts, deepening intimacy and friendship and making difficult but important decisions in and about your relationship. Each relationship is unique but most can benefit from making improvements in communication, learning more about what each partner needs and from working to most effectively negotiate differences. I have been working towards these goals with couples for over 10 years and would be happy to talk with you about whether I can be helpful to you and your partner.

Priska Imberti, LCSW
Couples Counselor

Priska Imberti, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 11377 - Nearby to Leonia.

It can take us a lifetime to learn to accept the person we have chosen to live with, but it could also take us the same time to try to change that person and not be successful. Couples Therapy can help us understand that even though we all have the potential to change, we cannot change the other. We can learn how to accept the other person, live together or decide not to, and explore what are our own contributions to the dilemmas that we present.

Annie Block Pearl, M.S.
Couples Counselor

Annie Block Pearl, M.S.

Psychotherapist

In 10016 - Nearby to Leonia.

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.

Lauren Levy, LCSW
Couples Counselor

Lauren Levy, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10128 - Nearby to Leonia.

I utilize an eclectic approach when working with couples which includes Imago Relationship Therapy and a number of other processes that help each partner feel fully heard and understood. My goal is to help you connect in a way that fosters empathy and taking responsibility for one's role in the problems which brought you to therapy. My clients often say, "I never felt like he/she heard me before. Not like this." Couples often say that they come to therapy because their relationship is not working and they want to make it work. When couples allow me to show them "another way" to improve their communication and connect with each other the results are transformative.

Heidi Seifert, LCSW-R, MA
Couples Counselor

Heidi Seifert, LCSW-R, MA

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10003 - Nearby to Leonia.

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.

Lauren Rigney, MS, LMHC, NCC, BC-TMH, ACS
Couples Counselor

Lauren Rigney, MS, LMHC, NCC, BC-TMH, ACS

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 10001 - Nearby to Leonia.

You will learn the complicated dynamics that are occurring in your relationship on several different levels - emotion, behavior, and cognitive. You will each learn what you bring to the relationship as individuals and how that fits with your partner. You will learn communication skills and how to listen to your partner for content and emotion. You will have a safe space to talk about difficult issues. You may find increased intimacy with your partner. Couples counseling is not just for romantic relationships. Business and creative partners can also benefit from couples therapy.

Konstantin Lukin, Ph.D.
Couples Counselor

Konstantin Lukin, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 07030 - Nearby to Leonia.

Here at the Lukin Center, our goal is to support each individual while nurturing the health and growth of their relationship. We strive to accomplish improving relationships by: Identifying the sources of negative interaction styles, Correcting problematic patterns of behavior, Eliminating blockages that prevent positive emotional reciprocity, Helping rebuild strong emotional connections. Working with a clinician and your partner simultaneously will provide a safe space to work through the obstacles to your mutual relationship satisfaction and help build a foundation of trust within your relationship.

Joanne Gerr, LCSW
Couples Counselor

Joanne Gerr, LCSW

Licensed Psychotherapist and Adult Educator

In 10017 - Nearby to Leonia.

I use my vast experience to help couples in their early 20s to late 70s, of all genders and sexual orientations to understand each other and communicate effectively. Whether the conflicts are emotional, sexual, or financial, I am there for you to help you navigate the waters, leading to a satisfying relationship. Couples counseling and premarital counseling can empower you to bring more joy into your life and can help prevent the heartache and the tremendous cost of divorce.

Cathy Roberts, LCSW
Couples Counselor

Cathy Roberts, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 07042 - Nearby to Leonia.

Our intimate relationships can be our greatest source of happiness or the source of our deepIest pain. My desire is to help you explore how your beliefs and choices have disrupted your relationship and have undermined your personal happiness. Good relationships require mutual respect, flexibility, and commitment. If you have lost your way and find yourself stuck in repetitive and destructive patterns of interaction, I can help you identify and understand what is driving those patterns and determine strategies for overcoming them.

Adam Lukeman, LCSW
Couples Counselor

Adam Lukeman, LCSW

Psychotherapist

In 10027 - Nearby to Leonia.

Looking at the different ways you and your partner communicate creates a new awareness about many misunderstandings. I instruct you in ways of listening and speaking to one another in ways which significantly reduces the conflicts in your relationship.. Learning new ways to communicate will help you and your partner develop happier, stronger relationships.

Mitchell Milch, LCSW
Couples Counselor

Mitchell Milch, LCSW

Psychotherapist/Couples Counselor

In 07450 - Nearby to Leonia.

Couples in trouble are often spouses who are at odds with each other over unrealistic expectations that true love be their salvation. The spouse who is not the answer to personal unhappiness is blamed as the problem. The answer is to create a "we" that meets the mutual needs of the partners, and creates an environment of safety and security to empower each partner to be more accepting and loving of themselves.



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Thank you for visiting our New Jersey search of licensed therapists for couples in Leonia who specialize in helping relationships and marriages heal and overcome division and hurt. Relationships are hard. Unless you are actively working towards coming together, by default you are drifting apart. It takes work. A licensed therapist is an expert at helping to untangle the mess that can develop when things go wrong. Find honest and effective couples Counseling in Leonia and renew your relationship.

Leonia is located in Bergen County, New Jersey. It has a land area of 1.52 square miles and a water area of 0.10 square miles.  The population of Leonia is 9,219 people with 3,336 households and a median annual income of $86,107. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Leonia, NJ

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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Leonia for the average family. While sustaining a commitment to therapy is usually not an issue, if mental health treatment feels like a burden please ask your counselor about accepted insurance plans or sliding scale fees. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Leonia public health department.