Great Couples Counseling in Port Chester, NY. Therapy to heal relationships.

Licensed therapists for relationships and marriages in Port Chester, New York. Discounts available (see profiles).


Joel Stukalin, PHD, ABPP, FAACP, MS
Couples Counselor

Joel Stukalin, PHD, ABPP, FAACP, MS

QUEENS COUPLES COUNSELING CENTER

In 11375 - Nearby to Port Chester.

Dr. Joel Stukalin and Dr. Sara Mandelbaum are particularly sensitive to the needs of unmarried couples, such as conflicts regarding trust, fidelity, emotional-bonding, finances, future-planning, resistance to committment. We have specialized in couples work for 40 years and have been highly praised by clients as attuned psychologists who truly understand the problems and frustrations of couples living together. As child psychologists, we additionally help couples negotiate important issues with child-care concerns. Dr. Joel and Dr. Sara offer realistic models to improve empathic-communication and problem-resolution with minimum disruption. Meaningful change can start within 4 sessions.

Judy Strauss, PhD, LCSW
Couples Counselor

Judy Strauss, PhD, LCSW

Psychotherapist /Psychoanalyst

In 10463 - Nearby to Port Chester.

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.

Rich Esposito, M.S. CAMS
Couples Counselor

Rich Esposito, M.S. CAMS

Professor Rich Esposito, M.S., CAMS

In 10567 - Nearby to Port Chester.

Working with couples, married or not I will help you understand and resolve conflicts and improve your relationships. I will give you the tools to communicate better, negotiate differences, problem solve and even argue in a healthier way. I know the techniques that will help you reach the right pathway to happiness.

Diane Davis, L.C.S.W.
Couples Counselor

Diane Davis, L.C.S.W.

Licensed Psychotherapist

In 10010 - Nearby to Port Chester.

Relationship can bring great joy as well and great challenges. Many problems stem from difficulty communicating with your partner. I can assist you in finding the way to express yourself, as well as the capacity to listen; to find the appropriate boundaries that enable you to feel free while staying connected. Working through conflicts in relationships often not only preserves the relationship, but also empowers each individual to be more confident and open in their own life.

Masharat Mujib, MHC-LP
Couples Counselor

Masharat Mujib, MHC-LP

Pre-licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 10018 - Nearby to Port Chester.

Couples therapy often requires both partners to participate. Communication and acceptance is key to progress. Partners lay on their issues and explore their emotions and behaviors they display towards each other. We also help each other explore our coping mechanisms and learn if its healthy or not. In this therapy working together through the problems is important.

Barbara Bennett, LMFT
Couples Counselor

Barbara Bennett, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 10001 - Nearby to Port Chester.

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.

Andy Lapides, MSW, LCSW, BCD
Couples Counselor

Andy Lapides, MSW, LCSW, BCD

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10001 - Nearby to Port Chester.

Couples therapy is not what it seems. Couples often come to therapy looking to get "closer" but moving toward more intimacy is not a linear process. As a couples therapist, I help people to focus on themselves as individuals and the movement between self-needs and relational-needs. It is the dance between these two dimensions that moves a couple toward building their unique connection, an authentic relationship built on mutuality, respect, and separateness/closeness at different times. Most couples wait to come to therapy when things have been going wrong for too long. They have tried various couples therapists who haven't had the ability to see what is not being said.

Michael Mruz, LCSW, ACSW, MSW
Couples Counselor

Michael Mruz, LCSW, ACSW, MSW

Michael G Mruz, Psychotherapist

In 10601 - Nearby to Port Chester.

Couples sometimes find that their relationships – once the source of so much intimacy and joy – have become disappointing, even destructive. We all reach impasses in our relationships, and these can be opportunities to overcome obstacles and grow together or to recognize irreconcilable differences and end the relationship in a healthy way. Together in therapy we can work to help you shift from criticizing and blaming to discovering individual feelings that underlie the surface conflicts. It can have a liberating and transformative effect on both you relationship and yourselves.

Ilise Gold, LPC
Couples Counselor

Ilise Gold, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 06880 - Nearby to Port Chester.

Working with couples individually/collaboratively without blame or shame, assisting partners in understanding their role in the conflict, has been a primary focus of my 30+ years of clinical practice. I teach couples that there is no right way to live.The framework and ingredients are defined by each person in the relationship. Connection, not control, engagement, not enmeshment allow for ongoing individual growth and relationship capacity. Personal awareness, acknowledgement, new attitudes and behavioral action all contribute to building a bridge between partners. I assist my clients as they look to themselves not the other to create ongoing growth, capacity and fulfillment of commitment.

Joan Warren,  LMFT
Couples Counselor

Joan Warren, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 10016 - Nearby to Port Chester.

I am a relationship expert, trained in Imago Relationship Therapy. In working with couples at all stages of partnership, I focus on: * improving communication * resolving conflict * meeting each others' needs while maintaining individuality * healing wounds and building trust and connection I offer premarital counseling to explore expectations and habits to keep or change, and help established couples maintain romance and intimacy, effectively communicate, address issues of infidelity and other relationship exits. By using proven, beneficial methods we will explore your individual points of view, while strengthening your loving bond, in and out of session.

Joanne Gerr, LCSW
Couples Counselor

Joanne Gerr, LCSW

Licensed Psychotherapist and Adult Educator

In 10017 - Nearby to Port Chester.

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.

New York Behavioral Health, Ph.D.
Couples Counselor

New York Behavioral Health, Ph.D.

New York Behavioral Health

In 10168 - Nearby to Port Chester.

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.

Vanessa Hughes, MA, SEP
Couples Counselor

Vanessa Hughes, MA, SEP

Alternative and Integrated Practitioner

In 11368 - Nearby to Port Chester.

Let me guess. One partner feels alone and like they don't matter and the other feels they are always being criticized and can't get anything right. The more one asks for the other to show up, the more the partner disappears physically and emotionally. You both bicker and fight and the idea of sitting and just hanging out seems elusive, if not impossible. Something like this? Often we crave connection but are blocked by the pain and the history that gets in the way. Small fights about little things become battles that highlight our struggle to have our basic relational needs met. I can help you get under the bickering to the parts crying out for connection- to an enriching relationship.

Marc Shulman, Psy.D.
Couples Counselor

Marc Shulman, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 11530 - Nearby to Port Chester.

I provide couples counseling that emphasizes that there are two separate individuals contributing to one couples dynamic. Therefore I strive to understand how each member of the couple functions and how this impacts the relationship. The goal is to determine if the couple can learn how to complement one another in a manner that will maximize relationship satisfaction.

Stephanie Vanden Bos, LCSW
Couples Counselor

Stephanie Vanden Bos, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10010 - Nearby to Port Chester.

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.

Chris Colasuonno, LCSW-R, MBA, CASAC
Couples Counselor

Chris Colasuonno, LCSW-R, MBA, CASAC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker - Credentialed Alcohol Substance Abuse Counselor

In 10598 - Nearby to Port Chester.

Did your partner have an affair? Lost Love? Control Issues. Relationships can be saved if both partners are willing to work in therapy and the counselor is skilled with working with all personality types. Chris Colasuonno has provided couples, relationship and marriage counseling to hundreds of clients offering a direct but safe approach. Generally, most issues start and end with effective communication that Chris helps each partner work on. Chris works on lowering the cycle of arguing and analyzes the contributory factors that cause the partners to argue. Many times the past issues come into or cause future arguments Allow Chris to build trust, love, and communication in your relationship.

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

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

Licensed Professional Counselor & Board Certified Coach

In 06830 - Nearby to Port Chester.

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.

Elana Chasser, LCSW, CSAT, CMAT
Couples Counselor

Elana Chasser, LCSW, CSAT, CMAT

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified Sex Addiction Therapist, Certified Multiple Addiction Therapist

In 11570 - Nearby to Port Chester.

Dating. Engaged. Living together. Married. Couples in any place or stage of their relationship, experience a full range of experiences, feelings, expectations, and hopes that may or may not be fulfilled or fulfilling. You may discover that your values are different or that what you thought about your partner is different from what is. Perhaps you love your partner and relationship but find there are certain themes of conflict that arise. You can look at these themes or areas of conflict to become more in-line with each other, even in your differences. Being the same is not what makes for happy relationships. Being ACCEPTING of differences is what does.

John Gerson, Ph.D.
Couples Counselor

John Gerson, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 10536 - Nearby to Port Chester.

I am an institute trained couples therapist, and have been practicing couple therapy for 40 years. When the two of you come to see me you will feel a sense of warmth, safety and understanding. You will benefit by the strategies I will suggest during sessions, as well as through homework assignments. It can be a very odd experience to simply talk to your spouse, with no distractions (children, obligations of the day, etc). Not infrequently life is so complex that partners can only talk to each other in a session, behind a closed door, with no expected interruption. You will learn to create and sustain emotional intimacy, and your sexual connection with your partner is bound to improve.

Wendy Eisenberg, Ph.D.
Couples Counselor

Wendy Eisenberg, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 06850 - Nearby to Port Chester.

Working with couples, married or not, is an endeavor that I approach with great care. There seem to be certain themes that arise over and over again, so much so, that these issues demand to be recognized. I am always on the look-out for one partner who feels invisible or taken for granted by the person they have chosen to couple with. Expectations at the beginning of relationships tend to be dazzling and are usually based on hopeful fantasy. What can go wrong is that those expectations turn out to be dashed when two people start to get to know each other in a deeper way. In counseling, I strive to get couples to embrace each other's imperfections and to see each other realistically.

Christi Lindsay, PsyD
Couples Counselor

Christi Lindsay, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Available for Online Therapy

Why do we seem to have the same arguments over and over again? How do I know if we are really supposed to be together? Are there things we could be doing to better support each other, to help each other grow and be our best selves? If we really love each other, why do we so often hurt each other? How do I know if this is real love, anyway? Relationships are hard. Even more than desire, they require effort and understanding to make them work. Often, even if two people really love each other, one or both may need help to maintain the right effort or understanding to keep the balance necessary for long-term success. Having outside, objective support can make all the difference.

Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.
Couples Counselor

Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 10001 - Nearby to Port Chester.

It's important that you know that I don't take sides or engage in blaming either partner. I understand that you are in my office because you want help. I get to know the couple as individuals and as a couple. So in addition to meeting together, I would meet individually with both partners. We would come up with a treatment plan, including frequency of meeting and schedule, treatment goals, and what each person wants from the therapy. We might focus on identifying feelings, changing toxic communication patterns, and opening up communication.

Adam Lukeman, LCSW
Couples Counselor

Adam Lukeman, LCSW

Psychotherapist

In 10027 - Nearby to Port Chester.

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.

Laura OKeefe, LCSW
Couples Counselor

Laura OKeefe, LCSW

Psychotherapist / Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10536 - Nearby to Port Chester.

Some therapists may recommend to a particular couple that the partners engage first in individual therapy, separately, before engaging in couples work. If both partners are not able to maintain a certain level of insight, responsibility, and maturity in their communications, couples work will be ineffective. For relationship counseling to significantly help a relationship, each partner needs to have a commitment to the relationship, or, at least to the couples counseling for the time it continues. Each partner must be generally honest, self-aware, and interested in doing relationship work to have an optimal outcome. Some couples need therapy to help end a relationship in a healthy manner.

Annie Block Pearl, M.S.
Couples Counselor

Annie Block Pearl, M.S.

Psychotherapist

In 10016 - Nearby to Port Chester.

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.



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Port Chester is located in Westchester County, New York. It has a land area of 2.33 square miles and a water area of 0.07 square miles.  The population of Port Chester is 29,620 people with 9,082 households and a median annual income of $55,437. .


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Affordable with Planning

Therapy in Port Chester is generally within financial reach for the average family, but some budget planning may be needed for a real commitment to weekly counseling. Remember that your mental health and happiness are important. Check with your Port Chester therapist about insurance coverage or ask about sliding scale fees if there are any difficulties with accessibility. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Port Chester public health department.