Great Couples Counseling in Old Tappan, NJ. Therapy to heal relationships.

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


Daphne Schuster, EdD, LMFT, LCSW-R
Couples Counselor

Daphne Schuster, EdD, LMFT, LCSW-R

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist & Clinical Social Work

In 11101 - Nearby to Old Tappan.

Relationships with important others bring great fulfillment to our lives. Couples counseling is designed to teach skills in communication and respectful negotiation, while building honesty and intimacy. As a New York State Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, I am a specialist in all aspects of couples and relationship counseling. Premarital counseling is also a great investment in the future for engaged couples.

Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.
Couples Counselor

Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 10001 - Nearby to Old Tappan.

I get to know the couples as individuals and as a couple. So, I would start with a joint session with the both of you, and then see you both individually. The reason for that is that people share different information with and without their partner. All information is confidential, and the rule is "No leaking" (that is, not to talk about your individual session, with me, with your partner).

Gerald Schoenewolf, Ph.D.
Couples Counselor

Gerald Schoenewolf, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychoanalyst

In 10003 - Nearby to Old Tappan.

Each couple is unhappy in its own way, but the core of the unhappiness is always miscommunication. Generally each member of a couple brings bad communication habits to the relationship and these habits clash. I use an eclectic approach to couples therapy that combines the latest research, utilizing psychoanalysis, role playing, role reversal, video and practice in constructive communication skills. In time, couples learn to communicate in a way that leads to resolution, not conflict.

Michael Picucci, PhD, MAC, SEP
Couples Counselor

Michael Picucci, PhD, MAC, SEP

Holistic Psychologist, Author, Focalizer

In 10003 - Nearby to Old Tappan.

In working with couples 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.

Maggie Vaughan, LMFT, PhD
Couples Counselor

Maggie Vaughan, LMFT, PhD

Psychotherapist

In 10019 - Nearby to Old Tappan.

Dr. Vaughan has been working with couples for over 15 years. Treatment aims to identify unwanted relational patterns and to help couples to work through and prevent such patterns. Partners establish relational tools necessary for clearly conveying needs and desires and for effectively meeting the needs of their significant others. Over the course of treatment, couples feel more trusting, connected, and understood.

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 Old Tappan.

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.

Juliette Sussmann, LMHC,NCC
Couples Counselor

Juliette Sussmann, LMHC,NCC

New York State Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 10536 - Nearby to Old Tappan.

Couples counseling involves learning to listen, agreeing to disagree and having mutual respect for self and others. This reaches beyond marriage- it can be any type of relationship. I am currently studying the Gottmann Method for Couples Counseling and know how to facilitate communication skills to bring a clear understanding and better engagement strategies for couples.

New York Behavioral Health, Ph.D.
Couples Counselor

New York Behavioral Health, Ph.D.

New York Behavioral Health

In 10168 - Nearby to Old Tappan.

Couples often go through ups and downs. While this can be normal, many of us have discovered at times that we may not have the emotional, interpersonal, or practical skills to navigate this as well as we would like. There is a great deal of evidence that cognitive behavioral couples therapy is effective for increasing relationship satisfaction. There is even evidence that effective couples therapy can help to reduce depression symptoms. While a romantic relationship may require work, we also want it to be a source of support. Learning skills to effectively communicate, problem solve, and accept the situations a couple faces can significantly improve both partners' satisfaction.

Elizabeth Zimmerman, MFT
Couples Counselor

Elizabeth Zimmerman, MFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 10536 - Nearby to Old Tappan.

Our intimate relationships can be the source of our greatest joy and the place we confront our deepest fears and vulnerabilities. Through the use of an emotionally focused approach, I help couples expand and reorganize their inner experience, develop an awareness of destructive patterns, reconnect with one another and heal from emotional pain. Research on Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) has demonstrated the effectiveness of this approach: Following EFT, 90% of couples report improvement in their relationship, and indicate that that the changes attained through therapy endure over time. EFT allows couples to have a new experience of one another, and ultimately to create secure connection.

Judy Strauss, PhD, LCSW
Couples Counselor

Judy Strauss, PhD, LCSW

Psychotherapist /Psychoanalyst

In 10463 - Nearby to Old Tappan.

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.

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 10536 - Nearby to Old Tappan.

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.

Lewis Pagano, LPC
Couples Counselor

Lewis Pagano, LPC

Licensed Professioal Counselor

In 07042 - Nearby to Old Tappan.

I usually see each person separately for a while to determine what the dynamics are and what each person brings to the relationship that is their own issues that need resolution.I will then see them together and achieve better results.My style of working with couples has been effective if both are ready to look at their issues and improve communication.

Gaetano Salvadore, CHLC, CSPC
Couples Counselor

Gaetano Salvadore, CHLC, CSPC

Certified Life Coach, Certified Sports Psychology Coach & Certified Hypnotist

In 10018 - Nearby to Old Tappan.

In these sessions, you'll begin to get to the emotional roots of your relationship and learn the difference between interdependence and codependence. Here you'll enhance your relationship by learning to become more open, more attuned and more receptive to each other, reestablishing your emotional connection. All helping you to create a safer, more secure and lasting bond.



You Have Found The Best Couples Counselors in Old Tappan, NJ. Restore Your Relationship.

Thank you for visiting our New Jersey search of licensed therapists for couples in Old Tappan 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 Old Tappan and renew your relationship.

Old Tappan is located in Bergen County, New Jersey. It has a land area of 3.31 square miles and a water area of 0.84 square miles.  The population of Old Tappan is 6,016 people with 1,981 households and a median annual income of $116,285. .


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Widely Affordable

Licensed, professional counseling in Old Tappan is considered widely accessible by the majority of people who live here and budget is often not a concern for mental health treatment. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Old Tappan public health department.