Family Counseling Services in Paterson, NJ.

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


Family Therapist

Joan Warren, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Paterson

As a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, I bring specialized experience in working with families with a wide variety of needs. Our family system, both past and present and cultural traditions have a great influence on us individually and in our relations to others. We will focus on issues of communication, boundaries, parenting of children and teens, rules, behavior in and out of the home, effects of divorce, remarriage, blending step families, and life transitions.

Family Therapist

Sheila Berard, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Paterson

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.

Family Therapist

Daniel Minuchin, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Paterson

I am a licensed family therapist and teach family therapy. I used to do individual work with children. I don't anymore because in 30 plus years working with families I have found that family therapy is more effective. Children and teenagers respond to the patterns in their families. Whatever problems children are having, dysfunctional family patterns will make them worse, and parents, and families in general, can have more positive impact on their children than a therapist can. Family therapy can also be useful with adult issues. We all have relationships with spouses, siblings, and parents that continue into adulthood,. A therapist can help families to maximize strengths and shift patterns

Family Therapist

Janice DellaBadia, LCSW

Psychotherapist, Professional Coaching

Within driving distance of Paterson

Which is more important: An individual's needs or the needs of the family? Answer: both A healthy, cohesive family can solve, support and resolve issues which create conflict, distress, reconnect and strengthen the family. All family members are asked to attend family counseling. From time-to-time, I may ask to meet with individual members if it can benefit the family as a whole. Aesop wrote in his fables, "together we stand, divided we fall..." Together the family can be a cohesive unit where all members feel safe, respected, supported and loved.

Family Therapist

Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of Paterson

I focus on specific relationships , rather than the entire family. Like I do in couples work, I would see the two of you both together and individually. I evaluate these cases carefully to make sure that I would be able to be of service to both of you. Usually whatever is going wrong has a long history, and we will unravel that. It may take a bit of time, but can be done if you are willing and patient.

Family Therapist

Edward Pino, M.S. NCC, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Within driving distance of Paterson

Ed has developed a unique approach to meeting client needs. This approach moves beyond the conventional session structure providing you, the client, a greater opportunity to utilize the tools and insight gained in session. Ed's goal for clients is to move through counseling in the most efficient way. This helps you to resolve issues and move forward to fully enjoy your life and purpose. "Life must be Enjoyed, Not Endured

Family Therapist

Debra Feinberg, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Paterson

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.

Family Therapist

Lauren Muriello, LPC

Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Paterson

If your teenager is struggling with one or more of the above issues, we recommend the following: 1. Individual sessions will teach your child skills for decreasing symptoms, regulating emotions, and gaining self-awareness about the process of self-change. 2. Family sessions will address your child’s specific needs in the context of your family. We believe it is essential to view your child as one part of the whole – your family. 3. Support Groups for ‘Tweens (ages 9-12) and Teens (ages 13-17) will give your child the opportunity to express him/herself in a supportive, safe environment. The main goals of the groups are to increase self-esteem while developing life skills such as healthy co

Family Therapist

Maria Sue Butler, LMFT, Supervisor State Of Florida

LMFT Diplomate, Certified of Anger management

Within driving distance of Paterson

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.

Family Therapist

Angela Monti Fox, LCSW, MS,PC

Angela Monti Fox, Licensed Mental Health Professional

Within driving distance of Paterson

My training in Family Counseling brings the whole family together in one room to discuss, argue, agree and disagree with the benefit of a trained moderator -the therapist-whose sees the unit as a whole as well as all the different moving parts. My goal is to help you communicate, identify the sources of both love and irritation and hopefully help each of the members work as unified whole while maintaining individual identities. I work with "families" of all genders and types, as well as traditional families.

Family Therapist

Rev. Christopher Smith, LCAC, LMHC, LMFT

Helping you find wholeness...

Within driving distance of Paterson

When there are difficulties in our family, they tend to also affect other areas of our lives. With everyone participating (or just the couple if that is the prime area of the situation), it is possible to move to better ways of working together as a family. When this is done, you will find that your family again becomes the rock on which everything is built, allowing you to experience a sense of wholeness and peace. Christopher will guide your family as you explore what is going on and though the journey to wholeness.

Family Therapist

Nikki DiFranks, PhD, MA, MS, LCSW-R

Dr. Nikki Nelson DiFranks

Within driving distance of Paterson

I was trained in Minuchin Family Therapy with Jorge Colapinto during the 1980's at the Community Center for Mental Health in Dumont, New Jersey, where I worked with family members of the severely mentally ill population. I've been providing family and couples therapy since that time, either with individual families or in a multi-family group format. Structural Family Therapy identifies the maladaptive communication and behavioral patterns within the family structure. Sometimes changing just one dynamic among family members can increase adaptive functioning, communication, and relationships. My degrees are: MA in psychology, MS in clinical social work, and PhD in social work.

Family Therapist

Water & Stone, a Creative Arts Therapy PLLC, MA, ATR-BC, LCAT, LCPAT

Founder & Director

Within driving distance of Paterson

People entering into family therapy can often benefit from finding new ways to communicate or exist in the same space as each other. It's a challenge that is made easier with creative arts therapy, which brings in alternative ways to express, communicate, and reflect. At Water & Stone the therapist working with the family will help focus on the specific issue that brings everyone into a session while also exploring deeper connections, patterns, and relationships that might need attention and healing as well. Since there are multiple therapists available it is also possible for individuals to see their own therapist within the same practice when that is of interest.



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

Paterson is located in Passaic County, New Jersey. It has a land area of 8.41 square miles and a water area of 0.29 square miles.  The population of Paterson is 147,754 people with 43,037 households and a median annual income of $32,915. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Paterson, NJ

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Committing to weekly sessions of therapy without insurance coverage or low cost options is very challenging for most people in Paterson. If this applies to you, please contact your counselor and ask about sliding scale options or inquire about insurance coverage. The good news is that there are options available to you to establish an effective relationship with a great therapist in Paterson. Your well being and health are important enough to make the best possible effort for