Family Counseling Services in Oakland, NJ.

Find a family therapist in Oakland, 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 Oakland.

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.

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 Oakland.

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.

Stephanie Vanden Bos, LCSW
Family Therapist

Stephanie Vanden Bos, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10010 - Nearby to Oakland.

Are members of your family having a tough time getting along? Perhaps your family needs some help ironing out communication problems. Or perhaps conflict is causing tremendous strain or tearing the family apart. Family therapy can help teach you & your family important skills to help deepen your connections, resolve disagreements and get through stressful times. Helpful for families that are traditional, blended or LGBTQ or for sub-sets in families like fathers & daughters, mothers and sons, adult siblings or in-laws.

Barbara Bennett, LMFT
Family Therapist

Barbara Bennett, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 10001 - Nearby to Oakland.

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.

Stefanie Robison, MA, LMHC
Family Therapist

Stefanie Robison, MA, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 10003 - Nearby to Oakland.

The role we play in our family dynamic directly impacts who we are and how we function. The practicing family therapy, I believe that communication is above all the most important skill to hone in on. I closely study and analyze how your family functions in order to better understand how you interact and communicate with one another. I then help each member understand the other's issues and unmet emotional needs.

Sheila Berard, LCSW
Family Therapist

Sheila Berard, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 07675 - Nearby to Oakland.

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.

Walter Masterson, LCSW
Family Therapist

Walter Masterson, LCSW

Psychotherapy and Counseling

In 10021 - Nearby to Oakland.

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.

Jerri Shankler, LCSW, LCADC
Family Therapist

Jerri Shankler, LCSW, LCADC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Alcohol & Drug Counselor

In 07058 - Nearby to Oakland.

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.

Maggie Vaughan, LMFT, PhD
Family Therapist

Maggie Vaughan, LMFT, PhD

Psychotherapist

In 10019 - Nearby to Oakland.

Dr. Vaughan has helped families to enhance connections and heal wounds for 15 years. Working with the entire family or particular members, Dr. Vaughan provides a non-judgmental setting in which individuals can openly express needs and concerns. She helps individuals gain the skills needed to foster understanding by and for other family members. Family therapy with Dr. Vaughan improves family bonds and mutual acceptance among family members, and provides families with the tools needed to sustain meaningful connections.

Michael Barmak, LCSW
Family Therapist

Michael Barmak, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 07016 - Nearby to Oakland.

I teach family members a skill called the Intentional Dialogue to help improve family communication. Often family members don't feel heard, that what they say matters, understood and that others know what they are feeling. The Intentional Dialogue allows each family member to share their 'side of the story' in a safe environment without fearing being judged or criticized. When this happens family members start to work as a team rather than be adversarial.

Susan Glaser, LCSW, MSW
Family Therapist

Susan Glaser, LCSW, MSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 07078 - Nearby to Oakland.

Family therapy is an extremely rewarding area of my practice. If one or more members of a family are hurting, everyone is affected. Fortunately, healing to those family members also brings healing to everyone. By examining the underlying issues that may be affecting family relationships, I am able to address longstanding difficulties and bring resolution and growth to a family.

Philip Kolba, MA LMHC NCC
Family Therapist

Philip Kolba, MA LMHC NCC

Psychotherapist

In 10011 - Nearby to Oakland.

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.

Maria Sue Butler, LMFT, Supervisor State Of Florida
Family Therapist

Maria Sue Butler, LMFT, Supervisor State Of Florida

LMFT Diplomate, Certified of Anger management

In 10022 - Nearby to Oakland.

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.



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Thank you for visiting our New Jersey search of licensed family therapists in Oakland.  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 Oakland right now, please contact a specialist above, you can email 24/7.

Oakland is located in Bergen County, New Jersey. It has a land area of 8.50 square miles and a water area of 0.26 square miles.  The population of Oakland is 13,165 people with 4,361 households and a median annual income of $109,258. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Oakland, NJ

Very Affordable

Booking a weekly counseling session with a licensed therapist in Oakland is not a large financial issue for the majority of people in this area. Sustaining a commitment to mental health treatment is easily accessible for the average family, but ask your therapist if there are any concerns as many will accept insurance or even offer sliding scale fees. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Oakland public health department.