Great Couples Counseling in Upper Nyack, NY. Therapy to heal relationships.

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


Kirsten Lesch, MSW, MA, LMFT
Couples Counselor

Kirsten Lesch, MSW, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 10001 - Nearby to Upper Nyack.

You don’t even know how long it’s been since you and your partner felt connected. Life has gotten so crazy that prioritizing togetherness falls straight to the bottom of your mental to-do list. You know you are ‘all in’. You are fully committed and want this to work. It’s just that, when the same old problems and arguments come up you start to wonder, “Why am I doing this? Is it over?” Maybe there is a crisis, you’ve been unfaithful or you discovered that your partner was, how do you pick up the pieces? How can you possibly move on? I'm here to tell you, its possible to heal. It's possible to have the life you truly want.

Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.
Couples Counselor

Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 10001 - Nearby to Upper Nyack.

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.

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

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

Licensed Art Therapist

In 10017 - Nearby to Upper Nyack.

Good news, we help women just like you develop fulfilling lives and relationships by teaching you transformational mindfulness skills, cognitive modification techniques and integrating insight oriented self-expression through art making specifically geared towards couples. We work with couples and honor individuality, creativity and vulnerability.

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

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

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

In 07446 - Nearby to Upper Nyack.

Our dedicated couples counselors, through the educational and insightful works of Dr. John Gray, the best-selling author of “Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus” and the techniques of other renowned leaders in field of counseling, will actively assist and support a couple to have a healthier, more fulfilling, happier relationship through mutual respect, good communication, and trust. Our couples counselors will be there every step of the way as relationships grow and evolve for the better. Through empathetic active talking and listening, our couples counselors will promote a healthy change in the relationship and help you heal and forgive past inner hurts. You will be educated on what you and your partner really need in a relationship by learning...(view profile to read more)

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 Upper Nyack.

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.

Rich Esposito, M.S. CAMS
Couples Counselor

Rich Esposito, M.S. CAMS

Professor Rich Esposito, M.S., CAMS

In 10567 - Nearby to Upper Nyack.

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.

John Gerson, Ph.D.
Couples Counselor

John Gerson, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 10536 - Nearby to Upper Nyack.

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.

Barbara Bennett, LMFT
Couples Counselor

Barbara Bennett, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 10001 - Nearby to Upper Nyack.

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.

Karen Lewis, LCSW
Couples Counselor

Karen Lewis, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 07666 - Nearby to Upper Nyack.

I cannot get along with my spouse or partner. No matter what I do, it is never right. He/she does not hear what I say, it is always heard in a distorted manner. I am at a loss! If any of these issues resonate with you, I can help you and your partner develop a better relationship. We can work together to accomplish whatever your goals may be.

Walter Masterson, LCSW
Couples Counselor

Walter Masterson, LCSW

Psychotherapy and Counseling

In 10021 - Nearby to Upper Nyack.

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.

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 Upper Nyack.

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.

Joanne Gerr, LCSW
Couples Counselor

Joanne Gerr, LCSW

Licensed Psychotherapist and Adult Educator

In 10017 - Nearby to Upper Nyack.

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.

Adam Lukeman, LCSW
Couples Counselor

Adam Lukeman, LCSW

Psychotherapist

In 10027 - Nearby to Upper Nyack.

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.

Andy Lapides, MSW, LCSW, BCD
Couples Counselor

Andy Lapides, MSW, LCSW, BCD

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10001 - Nearby to Upper Nyack.

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.

Lance Stern, LCSW, BCD
Couples Counselor

Lance Stern, LCSW, BCD

Psychotherapist

In 07458 - Nearby to Upper Nyack.

People can grow apart for many reasons. Sometimes life has become complicated, and you’ve lost sight of each other’s needs. Sometimes there is a breach and a loss of trust and you are not sure how to repair it, or if you even want to. One thing is certain: if two people are willing to work on repairing a marriage that has lost its way, for whatever reason, their relationship already has a foundation to build on. With time and proper counseling, the marriage can often be repaired. I work with committed couples, whether married or not, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity, to help both parties clarify what attracted them in the first place, what is not working anymore, and why. Then we work on active listening and clear, simple communication....(view profile to read more)

The Imago Way, Psy.D. & L.C.S.W.
Couples Counselor

The Imago Way, Psy.D. & L.C.S.W.

Licensed Psychologist & Licensed Social Worker

In 10528 - Nearby to Upper Nyack.

I work with couples to become more conscious and intentional in their interactions. I teach couples specific communication skills to break destructive patterns of relating. I encourage each partner to look and their own behavior and how they may be contributing to the problems. I explore with couples how the problems they are having in their current relationship are related to their experiences in childhood. I work with couples on eliminating reactivity by implementing self-soothing techniques. My goal with couples is to have both partners feel heard and understood by each other.

Masharat Mujib, MHC-LP
Couples Counselor

Masharat Mujib, MHC-LP

Pre-licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 10018 - Nearby to Upper Nyack.

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.

Michael Mruz, LCSW, ACSW, MSW
Couples Counselor

Michael Mruz, LCSW, ACSW, MSW

Michael G Mruz, Psychotherapist

In 10601 - Nearby to Upper Nyack.

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.

Vanessa Hughes, MA, SEP
Couples Counselor

Vanessa Hughes, MA, SEP

Alternative and Integrated Practitioner

In 11368 - Nearby to Upper Nyack.

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.

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.

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 Upper Nyack.

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.

Patricia Pitta, Ph.D., A.B.P.P.
Couples Counselor

Patricia Pitta, Ph.D., A.B.P.P.

Clinical and Board Certified Family Psychologist

In 11030 - Nearby to Upper Nyack.

Marriage or couple relationships are a tug of war for power and control. When the leverage of the couple becomes one sided: disappointment, fears, worries and anger become predominant emotions. At this point, you may think about leaving because you can't understand your conflicted feelings. Remember, " You can't run away from yourself". It is essential to know your contribution to the dysfunction in the relationship. When you can face your feelings and behaviors patterns and take responsibility for your actions leaving the "blame" behind, the couple begins the repair process enabling respectful listening and communicating leading to healing feelings and setting the stage for intimacy.

David Alexander, Psychoanalyst, Gestalt Therapist
Couples Counselor

David Alexander, Psychoanalyst, Gestalt Therapist

Licensed Psychoanalyst

In 11361 - Nearby to Upper Nyack.

Drawing close in intimacy in a couple can be challenging. Being close to another person can result in buttons getting pushed in areas of the self that were never resolved. Despite the challenge, we deeply want to feel intimacy in life. Intimacy in relationship, while often challenging, is one of the greatest opportunities for growth. Caring, compassionate communication between partners opens each person to deeper feeling, connection, and expression. These capacities are crucial for a fulfilled life. I help you learn genuine communication expressing your needs while respecting and caring for your partner. These fulfilling communications lead to a better relationship and a better life.

New York Behavioral Health, Ph.D.
Couples Counselor

New York Behavioral Health, Ph.D.

New York Behavioral Health

In 10168 - Nearby to Upper Nyack.

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.

Juliette Sussmann, LMHC,NCC
Couples Counselor

Juliette Sussmann, LMHC,NCC

New York State Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 10536 - Nearby to Upper Nyack.

Couples counseling involves learning to listen, agreeing to disagree and having mutual respect for self and others. This reaches beyond marriage- it can be any type of relationship. I am currently studying the Gottmann Method for Couples Counseling and know how to facilitate communication skills to bring a clear understanding and better engagement strategies for couples.



You Have Found The Best Couples Counselors in Upper Nyack, NY. Restore Your Relationship.

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

Upper Nyack is located in Rockland County, New York. It has a land area of 1.22 square miles and a water area of 3.14 square miles.  The population of Upper Nyack is 2,176 people with 758 households and a median annual income of $117,917. .


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Widely Affordable

Licensed, professional counseling in Upper Nyack is considered widely accessible by the majority of people who live here and budget is often not a concern for mental health treatment. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Upper Nyack public health department.