Family Counseling Services in Clifton, NJ.

Find a family therapist in Clifton, New Jersey. Effective help for relationships, blended families, family of origin and other issues.


Terri DiMatteo, MA, LPC
Family Therapist

Terri DiMatteo, MA, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 07092 - Nearby to Clifton.

In family counseling family members develop healthy ways of communicating and responding to one another to create and establish an atmosphere of trust and emotional safety. Family members learn to identify their own needs, increase sensitivity to the needs of others and interact in ways that build trust. Family counseling is conducted in an atmosphere of respect and dignity for all.

Peter Berzins, MA, Licensed Professional Counselor
Family Therapist

Peter Berzins, MA, Licensed Professional Counselor

Brittany Ryan-Berzins Ph.D. Birch Tree Psychology

In 07444 - Nearby to Clifton.

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.

Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.
Family Therapist

Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 10001 - Nearby to Clifton.

I enjoy doing both family counseling. I get to know each member of the family individually and the family dynamic, and how each person perceives the presenting problem. I am careful not to take sides and blame any one family member. All deserve respect. I work to learn more and to help you be more curious about whatever problem you are coming to me to resolve.

Wendi Dumbroff, MA, LPC
Family Therapist

Wendi Dumbroff, MA, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 07936 - Nearby to Clifton.

Kids live in the context of their families, and I believe that when you work with kids, the family should be included because this is the best way to create change. As parents, you are the most important people in your children's lives, and I want to strengthen your connections with them. It is important to look at the cycles that families get into, and also to understand what prevents communication between kids and their parents. The therapy is tailored to the needs of your family, so who is present in each session may vary. I want to support individuals as well as restore and improve the connection between parents and their children. This also applies to adult children and their parents.

Kirsten Lesch, MSW, MA, LMFT
Family Therapist

Kirsten Lesch, MSW, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 10001 - Nearby to Clifton.

As a Marriage and Family Therapist we specialize in treating couples, Families as well as Individuals. We are trained to help relationships heal and flourish. These relationships include: -Parent and child relationships -Love relationships -Sibling relationships -Friendships -Work conflicts We are specially trained in conflict resolution and strive to improve communication so that each individul feels heard and understood.

Andy Lapides, MSW, LCSW, BCD
Family Therapist

Andy Lapides, MSW, LCSW, BCD

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10001 - Nearby to Clifton.

Families are complex systems. Often, one family member may be the "identified patient" who exhibits the symptoms of the entire family problem. Treating the family-as-a-whole requires the ability to work on changes beyond the identified family member. Once the secrets emerge and are worked on (and changes are made in various family members' behavior) the individual members can see a major shift, living more satisfying lives.

Debra Feinberg, LCSW
Family Therapist

Debra Feinberg, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 07079 - Nearby to Clifton.

Helping couples and families with relationship issues, parenting, step and blended family issues. Also helping family going through loss, divorce, illness and coping with difficult and painful issues related to a child or other family member. Also help to strengthen family and couple communication with spouse, children, in-laws and other family members.

Walter Masterson, LCSW
Family Therapist

Walter Masterson, LCSW

Psychotherapy and Counseling

In 10021 - Nearby to Clifton.

Careers and children each place enormous stress on a couple’s ability to be together in an intimate and satisfying way. Every couple has different ways of dealing with the challenges, and counseling can provide the perspective and encouragement to re-create a shared vision for the future. For something as important as this, it is surprising how little training and preparation is provided; family therapy fills in the blanks, and resolves the confusion.

Steven Sussman, Ph.D
Family Therapist

Steven Sussman, Ph.D

Licensed NJ & NY Psychologist

In 07092 - Nearby to Clifton.

I always include parent(s) in all sessions so they can learn how to bring out the best in their children. I reach, teach, educate and motivate children to value and respect their parents. When children show gratitude not attitude it is much easier for parents to praise and show love rather than yelling, punishing, and restricting their children. The resulting harmonious relations improve the atmosphere of the entire household and the benefits extend to siblings.

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

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

Licensed Art Therapist

In 10017 - Nearby to Clifton.

Typical sessions are client based and will integrate cognitive therapies with holistic modalities such as guided Imagery, meditation, breathwork, energetic / embodied therapy and Art Therapy. This integrative modality along with a welcoming/calm environment, can provide great outcomes for families looking to work more effectively together. We help children and their parents together for a truly collaborative approach.

Philip Kolba, MA LPC NCC
Family Therapist

Philip Kolba, MA LPC NCC

Psychotherapist

In 10013 - Nearby to Clifton.

Family therapy looks at the entire family system—parents, children, extended family members—to identify strengths and problematic behaviours. I collaborate with families on strategies for utilizing their own capabilities for resolving problems, and on developing effective communication and problem-solving skills for preventing conflicts. I specialize in working with families of teenagers, which is an age that can be challenging for both the teenagers and their parents.

Lauren Levy, LCSW
Family Therapist

Lauren Levy, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10128 - Nearby to Clifton.

I work with parents and family members of children with developmental delays. It is hard enough to raise a child in this day and age. The stress and conflict associated with caring for a child with special needs can be devastating and overwhelming if you do not have the support and tools you need. Know that you are not alone. One in five children are diagnosed with ASD and it seems that almost everyone has a family member or friend touched by special needs issues. I am here to help whether it be working through feelings, venting, managing difficult issues or behaviors with your children or navigating the difficult systems that are in place to get them the services they need.

Nancy Howard, MSW, LCSW
Family Therapist

Nancy Howard, MSW, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 08830 - Nearby to Clifton.

Sometimes families have issues which cannot be resolved at home, but extend to other areas and are fed by the myriad ups and downs that individual members face on a day to day basis. I work to integrate my understanding with the reality and subtlety of a particular family dynamic, and propose methods of openness to draw bridges between thoughts, emotions, habits, and the familial outcomes that follow. Patience is crucial in this setting, and I provide a compass or starting point for what are often effective discussion between those who desire a more amiable family life.

Barbara Bennett, LMFT
Family Therapist

Barbara Bennett, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 10001 - Nearby to Clifton.

What do you do when your family life is such a struggle…when you’ve read every psychology book, magazine and blog to get answers but the advice is contradictory and usually impractical? If it seems like you don’t know which way to turn, then you’ve come to the right place. Through proven, practical techniques, I can help you work through the stress, anger and conflict that arises from issues that can prevent you from fully enjoying time with your family.

New York Behavioral Health, Ph.D.
Family Therapist

New York Behavioral Health, Ph.D.

New York Behavioral Health

In 10168 - Nearby to Clifton.

Is your family fighting? Do you avoid discussing certain issues? Is a family member suffering or engaging in self-defeating behaviors that scare the entire family? Family Therapy can help each individual take responsibility for his/her own behavior and make the necessary changes to improve life satisfaction. Family therapy also allows for each member to learn how to communicate effectively and respectfully, so that the entire family can be more constructive at handling any crisis or challenge. If your family is struggling, please consider contacting us. We would be happy to answer your questions and schedule an appointment to begin the work of improving your family's situation.

Lois Horowitz, Ph.D, LCSW
Family Therapist

Lois Horowitz, Ph.D, LCSW

Psychotherapist

In 10011 - Nearby to Clifton.

Family Therapy is not only for people with small children. I specialize in helping adult members of families to improve their communication and resolve conflicts. The goal is to teach family members skills to work through their long standing dysfunctional patterns, to deepen their family connections, and to facilitate the healing process. I work with both gay and straight families. Please visit my website lhorowitz.com for more information.

Joanne Gerr, LCSW
Family Therapist

Joanne Gerr, LCSW

Licensed Psychotherapist and Adult Educator

In 10017 - Nearby to Clifton.

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.

Tanvi Mathew, MS, LPC
Family Therapist

Tanvi Mathew, MS, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 07450 - Nearby to Clifton.

Families who come to Emerge redefine their goals individually and as a family unit. They gain an understanding of where their feelings and behaviors stem from and what they need to change. Within a matter of months families begin to see the growth and change that once was stagnant because they have now learned to communicate with one another through effective listening and reflective responding.

Priska Imberti, LCSW
Family Therapist

Priska Imberti, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 11377 - Nearby to Clifton.

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.

Manhattan Mental Health Counseling, LMHC
Family Therapist

Manhattan Mental Health Counseling, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 10018 - Nearby to Clifton.

Often family members are inadvertently creating or exacerbating the mental health issues of one of their member who has an emotional problem. Usually the better the family functions, the lower the stress level for the person with the mental health problem. Family Therapy focuses on relationships within the family unit and takes place with other family members present. Family therapy may be the primary focus of treatment, or it could be used as a supplement to individual therapy. Call us now to schedule a first appointment with one of our family therapists.

Mars & Venus Counseling Center, LCSWs, DCSW, LPCs, LCADCs, Ph.D.
Family Therapist

Mars & Venus Counseling Center, LCSWs, DCSW, LPCs, LCADCs, Ph.D.

LCSWs, DCSW, LPCs, LAC, LCADCs, and Ph.D.

In 07666 - Nearby to Clifton.

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)

Jerri Shankler, LCSW, LCADC
Family Therapist

Jerri Shankler, LCSW, LCADC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Alcohol & Drug Counselor

In 07058 - Nearby to Clifton.

When a loved one has an addiction or alcohol problem, the whole family suffers. The impact may not be immediately evident, but it is there, festering and creating anger, resentment, insecurity and other emotional and often financial issues. Families often feel beat up by the addict and then beat up by the treatment centers, who offer addict focused education and minimal family treatment. Who is supporting you, the family, when your family weekend is over? You loved one is released from treatment with an aftercare plan. What is your aftercare plan? Living with a newly recovering person doesn’t have to mean walking on eggshells. Compassionate family focused education, coaching and therapy help families heal and create lives worth living.

Elizabeth MacGregor, Ed.D, LP, ACS. ASE, EMDR, CBT
Family Therapist

Elizabeth MacGregor, Ed.D, LP, ACS. ASE, EMDR, CBT

Psychoanalyst, Licensed Professional Counselor

In 07045 - Nearby to Clifton.

Do you experience behavior problems within your family? Are there conflicts that cause anger, sadness or worry? Have you experienced divorce or abuse? We will explore role behaviors and how they affect a family's emotions, with the intent to change those behaviors in a more positive way. Working with all family members, our goals are to understand and to help you utilize mediation and compromise, to find solutions to negative attitudes which interfere with daily family life.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.
Family Therapist

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 07101 - Nearby to Clifton.

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.

Joel Stukalin, PHD, ABPP, FAACP, MS
Family Therapist

Joel Stukalin, PHD, ABPP, FAACP, MS

QUEENS COUPLES COUNSELING CENTER

In 11375 - Nearby to Clifton.

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



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Thank you for visiting our New Jersey search of licensed family therapists in Clifton.  Discord due from strife, marital problems, sibling rivalry, family of origin issues and blended families (just to name a few) can strain and hurt loving relationships. Counseling with honesty and depth will get to the heart of the issues and work towards healing. Find resolution for your family in Clifton right now, please contact a specialist above, you can email 24/7.

Clifton is located in Passaic County, New Jersey. It has a land area of 11.27 square miles and a water area of 0.15 square miles.  The population of Clifton is 86,334 people with 29,065 households and a median annual income of $67,992. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Clifton, NJ

Generally Affordable

Therapists in Clifton are often within budget with some potential challenges for longer term commitments. Your mental health and well being are a top priority. If accessibility is a concern, ask your counselor about sliding scale fees or inquire about accepted insurance plans. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Clifton public health department.