Great Couples Counseling in Staten Island, NY. Therapy to heal relationships.

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


Walter Masterson, LCSW
Couples Counselor

Walter Masterson, LCSW

Psychotherapy and Counseling

In 10021 - Nearby to Staten Island.

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.

Lauren Levy, LCSW
Couples Counselor

Lauren Levy, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10128 - Nearby to Staten Island.

I utilize an eclectic approach when working with couples which includes Imago Relationship Therapy and a number of other processes that help each partner feel fully heard and understood. My goal is to help you connect in a way that fosters empathy and taking responsibility for one's role in the problems which brought you to therapy. My clients often say, "I never felt like he/she heard me before. Not like this." Couples often say that they come to therapy because their relationship is not working and they want to make it work. When couples allow me to show them "another way" to improve their communication and connect with each other the results are transformative.

Heidi Seifert, LCSW-R, MA
Couples Counselor

Heidi Seifert, LCSW-R, MA

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10003 - Nearby to Staten Island.

The first step is to do a free couple’s assessment. In this session we’ll get clear on what has been difficult for both of you and how have you have been feeling. We will look at what the most important things that you have not been getting from your relationship. Then we will determine what makes a relationship for you and what would potentially break up a relationship. In closing we will go over what does work about the relationship and I will teach you a method that will help a woman learn to speak to men and for men to know how to speak to a woman.

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

Joel Stukalin, PHD, ABPP, FAACP, MS

QUEENS COUPLES COUNSELING CENTER

In 11375 - Nearby to Staten Island.

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.

Barbara Bennett, LMFT
Couples Counselor

Barbara Bennett, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 10001 - Nearby to Staten Island.

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.

Annie Block Pearl, M.S.
Couples Counselor

Annie Block Pearl, M.S.

Psychotherapist

In 10016 - Nearby to Staten Island.

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.

Insight Psychological Group, Psy.D.'s, LCSW's and LPC's
Couples Counselor

Insight Psychological Group, Psy.D.'s, LCSW's and LPC's

Group Practice

In 07090 - Nearby to Staten Island.

People entering couples counseling are oftentimes looking for a way to change their partner. In truth, what usually has occurred is a new context of life, usually stress, imposing itself on the couple which sometimes brings out different responses in different people. Really, couple wants and needs to find new ways of being together, as they perceive staying together as less daunting than splitting apart. In couples counseling, we carefully tease out what each partner does to make the relationship difficult, collaboratively lay out what expectations each can have of the other, and find new ways each can express their fondness and affection for the other.

Craig Springer, PhD
Couples Counselor

Craig Springer, PhD

Clinical Psychologist

In 07016 - Nearby to Staten Island.

Do you feel deprived of love, companionship and intimacy in your intimate relationship? Do you find that the spark between you and your partner has faded and that you often feel lonely and misunderstood? Are you spending more time arguing with your partner than enjoying each other’s companionship? Are you living with a partner who is detached and non-responsive to your emotional needs? Do you experience high levels of anxiety due to conflict with your partner? I work to understand your struggle and aim to assist with decreasing relational conflict and increasing your emotional connection. I will assist you in improving your ability to effectively communicate your wants and needs.

Debra Feinberg, LCSW
Couples Counselor

Debra Feinberg, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 07040 - Nearby to Staten Island.

Marriage counseling, couples therapy, premarital counseling and help with all tpes of relationship problems. I help couples dealing with all types of relationships problems such as dealing with conflict, communication, intimacy, and perhaps, infidelity. I'm experienced helping people with common relationship issues including problems communicating, fighting about sex (lack of or lack of interest), arguments about money, children, exes, not feeling respected, appreciated, or not making your relationship a priority. All relationships encounter problems from time to time and if you and your partner are unable to resolve issues on your own, therapy may help.

Lauren Rigney, MS, LMHC, NCC, BC-TMH, ACS
Couples Counselor

Lauren Rigney, MS, LMHC, NCC, BC-TMH, ACS

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 10001 - Nearby to Staten Island.

You will learn the complicated dynamics that are occurring in your relationship on several different levels - emotion, behavior, and cognitive. You will each learn what you bring to the relationship as individuals and how that fits with your partner. You will learn communication skills and how to listen to your partner for content and emotion. You will have a safe space to talk about difficult issues. You may find increased intimacy with your partner. Couples counseling is not just for romantic relationships. Business and creative partners can also benefit from couples therapy.

Lois Horowitz, Ph.D, LCSW
Couples Counselor

Lois Horowitz, Ph.D, LCSW

Psychotherapist

In 10011 - Nearby to Staten Island.

Are you and your partner stuck in an unhealthy power struggle? Do you cycle through the same arguments? Do you point the finger of blame rather than take responsibility for the role you play in an unhealthy dynamic? Let’s create a warm and supportive environment to explore the triggers that lead to your dysfunctional attitudes and behaviors. I work with all kinds of couples, married, living together, gay and straight. Please visit my website lhorowitz.com for more information.

Maria Sue Butler, LMFT, Supervisor State Of Florida
Couples Counselor

Maria Sue Butler, LMFT, Supervisor State Of Florida

LMFT Diplomate, Certified of Anger management

In 10022 - Nearby to Staten Island.

Art prides in helping many couples achieve the goals they aspire for their lives. Our intense relational skill building approach has succeeded when many other treatments have failed. Why? Clients get couples therapy along with anger management treatment; a two-for-one treatment at no extra cost that no one else offers. Expressions of anger usually accompany difficulties couples face. Give yourself opportunities that will save your marriage. Call us!! Please watch these video's it can only help http://www.yourtango.com/2015257107/does-fighting-mean-your-marriage-is-doomed-video#ixzz3R5CnBIi7 # 2 video http://www.yourtango.com/2013196704/marriage-advice-relationship-expert-video

Stephen Armstrong, MA, EdS
Couples Counselor

Stephen Armstrong, MA, EdS

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 07960 - Nearby to Staten Island.

Relationships can be a most demanding part of life, especially when the best of intentions seem to deteriorate into bickering and useless arguments. I help couples understand and change the patterns and dynamics that keep them stuck. Areas addressed can be communication, conflict resolution, roles played, family interactions, and many other relevant stress-areas.

Joanne Gerr, LCSW
Couples Counselor

Joanne Gerr, LCSW

Licensed Psychotherapist and Adult Educator

In 10017 - Nearby to Staten Island.

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.

Nancy Howard, MSW, LCSW
Couples Counselor

Nancy Howard, MSW, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 08830 - Nearby to Staten Island.

Couples therapy is crucial for those who wish to preserve or grow their relationship bond. Issues such as communication, accessibility, prioritization, and thought management are explored with couples, both one-on-one and together, as to facilitated openness and constructive conflict when necessary. Clients find reasons to work together and become the best versions of themselves that they can be.

Comprehensive Counseling LCSWs, LMHC, PhD, MD
Couples Counselor

Comprehensive Counseling LCSWs, LMHC, PhD, MD

Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Psychologists & Psychiatrists

In 10463 - Nearby to Staten Island.

Most relationships get strained at some point. Working with a therapist may be helpful. Couple's counseling, marriage counseling, and relationship therapy is the process of working with a couple to identify and manage problematic issues or dynamics in a relationship. Treatment may include examining how each of the partners' personalities and values influence communication and behavior within the relationship.

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.

Katie Johntz, MFA, LCSW
Couples Counselor

Katie Johntz, MFA, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 11215 - Nearby to Staten Island.

You will benefit from Couples Counseling with me particularly if you are a parent. Becoming a parent is filled with joy but can have a lot of stressors too, especially for the couple's relationship. There is a whole new constellation in the home with new roles, competition. Sometimes there is a great deal of conflict around child rearing practices. Couples Counseling can facilitate communication between a couple and help ease the journey into parenthood.

Akeisha Rivera, Psy.D.
Couples Counselor

Akeisha Rivera, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 10017 - Nearby to Staten Island.

It can be so easy to fall into patterns and, over time, find that you keep having the same issues or arguments within your relationship or marriage. That's where couples counseling can help. Talking out issues and problems in a judgement-free space with a neutral third party invested in your progress and growth can help you and your relationship move forward. My goal as couples therapist is to listen to you and give you the tools and techniques to help get your relationship back on track. When you're ready to stop having the same conversations and to move forward in your relationship or marriage, let's talk.

Edgard Danielsen, PhD, LP
Couples Counselor

Edgard Danielsen, PhD, LP

Licensed Psychoanalyst

In 10001 - Nearby to Staten Island.

Sometimes members of a couple get stuck in their old relational patterns, the ways they have always related to others. As years pass by, and romance or sexual experiences diminish or other life events happen, the old patterns become more evident leading to gaps in communication, dissatisfaction, and lack of excitement. As a therapist, I will help you to communicate more effectively with your partner, in ways that acknowledge your personal needs and the needs of the other. I will help you find balance between conflicting needs: the needs of the individual and the needs of a couple. I work with straight couples and GLBT couples.

Priska Imberti, LCSW
Couples Counselor

Priska Imberti, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 11377 - Nearby to Staten Island.

It can take us a lifetime to learn to accept the person we have chosen to live with, but it could also take us the same time to try to change that person and not be successful. Couples Therapy can help us understand that even though we all have the potential to change, we cannot change the other. We can learn how to accept the other person, live together or decide not to, and explore what are our own contributions to the dilemmas that we present.

Konstantin Lukin, Ph.D.
Couples Counselor

Konstantin Lukin, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 07030 - Nearby to Staten Island.

Here at the Lukin Center, our goal is to support each individual while nurturing the health and growth of their relationship. We strive to accomplish improving relationships by: Identifying the sources of negative interaction styles, Correcting problematic patterns of behavior, Eliminating blockages that prevent positive emotional reciprocity, Helping rebuild strong emotional connections. Working with a clinician and your partner simultaneously will provide a safe space to work through the obstacles to your mutual relationship satisfaction and help build a foundation of trust within your relationship.

Manhattan Mental Health Counseling, LMHC
Couples Counselor

Manhattan Mental Health Counseling, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 10018 - Nearby to Staten Island.

We help couples strengthen their relationships in a safe, confidential setting. Counseling can give you insight into your dynamics, prevent disagreements from escalating, repair emotional wounds, and rekindle passion. Even the healthiest, most loving couples fight. Disagreements are natural in any relationship. What matters is how you process them. What lessons do you learn? What actions do you take to meet everyone’s needs going forward? It takes uncommon skills to resolve disputes with sensitivity. An experienced New York couples counselor can illuminate your relationship dynamics in useful ways, resolve existing conflicts and prevent unhealthy escalation.

Kim Leatherdale, LPC, ATR-BC, NCC, DCC
Couples Counselor

Kim Leatherdale, LPC, ATR-BC, NCC, DCC

Licensed Professional Counselor, Art Therapist

In 07711 - Nearby to Staten Island.

You fell in love with your partner, enjoyed the heady first days of the relationship, but staying in love is difficult. Your relationship isn't what it was or you want, you "can't seem to get it right", or even start. The "happily ever after" fairy tale has soured. You can reauthor your story - you know life is not a fairy tale, but the real tale is far more interesting. Therapy is not about being broken, sick or wrong. It's about growth, courage & moving forward. You can learn practical skills to create an authentic loving relationship which includes passion & intimacy as well as caring & communication. It is exciting & joyful to rediscover your feelings for each other.

New York Behavioral Health, Ph.D.
Couples Counselor

New York Behavioral Health, Ph.D.

New York Behavioral Health

In 10168 - Nearby to Staten Island.

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.



You Have Found The Best Couples Counselors in Staten Island, NY. Restore Your Relationship.

Thank you for visiting our New York search of licensed therapists for couples in Staten Island 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 Staten Island and renew your relationship.

Staten Island is located in Richmond County, New York. It has a land area of 58.68 square miles and a water area of 42.47 square miles.  The population of Staten Island is 474,558 people with 156,341 households and a median annual income of $55,039. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Staten Island, NY

Affordable with Planning

Therapy in Staten Island 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 Staten Island 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 Staten Island public health department.