Great Couples Counseling in Westbury, NY. Therapy to heal relationships.

Licensed therapists for relationships and marriages in Westbury, 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 Westbury.

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.

Marc Shulman, Psy.D.
Couples Counselor

Marc Shulman, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 11530 - Nearby to Westbury.

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.

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 Westbury.

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 11577 - Nearby to Westbury.

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.

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 Westbury.

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.

Daphne Schuster, EdD, LMFT, LCSW-R
Couples Counselor

Daphne Schuster, EdD, LMFT, LCSW-R

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist & Clinical Social Work

In 11803 - Nearby to Westbury.

Relationships with important others bring great fulfillment to our lives. Couples counseling is designed to teach skills in communication and respectful negotiation, while building honesty and intimacy. As a New York State Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, I am a specialist in all aspects of couples and relationship counseling. Premarital counseling is also a great investment in the future for engaged couples.

Gordon Gooding, LCSW, ACSW
Couples Counselor

Gordon Gooding, LCSW, ACSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker / Psychotherapist

In 11724 - Nearby to Westbury.

Growing together with our loved ones can be an amazing gift. Somewhere along the line we sometimes struggle with those closest to us. We may bring our old emotional issues into a new relationship or perhaps we find our old ways of communicating with our loved one is no longer working the way it used to. Change is difficult but taking steps to increase communication and sort out our old beliefs that no longer serve us, can bring new light and joy to the relationships we cherish.

Meredith Silversmith, Relationship Coach
Couples Counselor

Meredith Silversmith, Relationship Coach

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 11530 - Nearby to Westbury.

I provide relationship coaching to support, empower, and teach couples how to be happy together again. So many couples are simply missing the tools needed to create the healthy relationship they want. Partners need to know the "rules" of healthy communication, fighting constructively, and repairing the breaks that occur between them. When you understand why couples fight and how unresolved conflicts snowball into deep resentment and unhappiness, you're able to help reverse it. I believe teaching the underlying principles allows each partner to trust the process and invest in making changes. Visit my website for more information: www.nassauwellness.com/meredith

Amy Rosenberg, PsyD
Couples Counselor

Amy Rosenberg, PsyD

Licensed Psychologist

In 11791 - Nearby to Westbury.

Many times, it is difficult to find a balance within the marital unit. Often times, each individual is unable to recognize or understand the other, and as such, conflict often occurs. Couples therapy allows a safe environment for both members to feel respected and heard. Emphasis is placed on helping to identify needs and expectations of one another and work toward achieving goals of the individual and the couple in session.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.
Couples Counselor

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 11550 - Nearby to Westbury.

What are the most common couples' issues? If you are thinking "communication, conflict, sex, money, child rearing" you are correct. However, most therapists will go after the symptom on each side of the couple fence thinking that the way to effective change is by getting each party to "work" on their respective "issue". Many times the parties don’t agree but comply. Imagine if you could align the unconscious brains of a couple and stop the "working on your issues" part that has become so popular in therapy settings? Contact kevin@kevinflemingphd.com to learn how! Or call 877-606-6161. DR. FLEMING'S NEW RELATIONSHIP/COUPLES INTENSIVES. www.kevinflemingphd.com/marriage-couples-retreats.php

Priska Imberti, LCSW
Couples Counselor

Priska Imberti, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 11377 - Nearby to Westbury.

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.

Esther Goldstein, LCSW,MSW, Trauma Therapist
Couples Counselor

Esther Goldstein, LCSW,MSW, Trauma Therapist

Licensed Clinical Psychotherapist

In 11516 - Nearby to Westbury.

You know relationships are meant to offer love and care...Yet your connections are rimmed with insecurity, worry, doubt and a feeling of instability. You're not sure if there's something about way you interact in relationships or if it's related to the people you're around. Research proves that the biggest predictor of a happy, long life is the quality of relationships you're in. You're ready to clear the fog, and build solid connections.

Michael Mruz, LCSW, ACSW, MSW
Couples Counselor

Michael Mruz, LCSW, ACSW, MSW

Michael G Mruz, Psychotherapist

In 10583 - Nearby to Westbury.

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.

Stacey Chernin, M.A., Psy.D., LMFT, CFT
Couples Counselor

Stacey Chernin, M.A., Psy.D., LMFT, CFT

Licensed Marriage Counselor and Family Therapist

In 11795 - Nearby to Westbury.

Couples go through rough patches in their relationships. It is my ultimate goal and mission to help them strengthen their relationships. This can be accomplished by demonstrating them better communication techniques, improving trust within the relationship, how to cope with stress together, establishing boundaries, improving intimacy, and teaching them to work as a unit. In addition, I help the couples to work through major issues that can salvage the relationship as well.

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.

Judy Strauss, PhD, LCSW
Couples Counselor

Judy Strauss, PhD, LCSW

Psychotherapist /Psychoanalyst

In 10463 - Nearby to Westbury.

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.

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 Westbury.

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.

Elissa Grunblatt, LCSW-R
Couples Counselor

Elissa Grunblatt, LCSW-R

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 11701 - Nearby to Westbury.

Couples can be premarital, marital, same sex, transgender, lesbian or gay. Couples can be sexually involved, emotionally involved, or both. I love working with couples of all types! There are many themes that occur with couples that can cause problems, such as money, power, sexuality, children (if there are any), in-laws/family, friends, values, etc. I am experienced in working with couples of all kinds and helping you create better communication and intimacy. When you are in therapy, you will feel heard and respected in a way that you may not be able to feel without a facilitator. I will make sure that each of you have a forum to express yourselves respectfully.

Kirsten Lesch, MSW, MA, LMFT
Couples Counselor

Kirsten Lesch, MSW, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

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.

Comprehensive Counseling LCSWs, LMHC, PhD, MD
Couples Counselor

Comprehensive Counseling LCSWs, LMHC, PhD, MD

Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Psychologists & Psychiatrists

In 10463 - Nearby to Westbury.

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.

David Mark, MS, LCSW
Couples Counselor

David Mark, MS, LCSW

School Psychologist, Licensed Social Worker, Certified Gottman Therapist

In 11598 - Nearby to Westbury.

Combining the knowledge and wisdom of forty years of studies and clinical practice, Gottman Method Couples Therapy helps couples break through barriers to achieve greater understanding, connection and intimacy in their relationships. Through research-based interventions and exercises, it is a structured, goal-oriented, scientifically-based therapy. Intervention strategies are based upon empirical data from Dr. Gottman’s study of more than 4,000 couples. This research shows what actually works to help couples achieve a long-term healthy relationship. Gottman Method Couples Therapy was developed out of this research to help partners: Increase: respect, affection, closeness, & break through.

Zarna Shah, LCSW
Couples Counselor

Zarna Shah, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 11596 - Nearby to Westbury.

Working with couples is a true joy for me. Many couples face varying conflicts in their relationship from communication, trust, intimacy to honesty. My approach to couples is unique in that I consider each person in the equation along with how two people in the relationship function as a unit. I teach valuable skills for effective communication, trust-building, problem-solving and developing empathy. There are many components to working with couples that require enhanced listening skills to help them reach their goals for treatment.

Sherry Henig, Ph.D.
Couples Counselor

Sherry Henig, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 11803 - Nearby to Westbury.

Couples, married or not, seek therapy for many reasons; including hoping to resolve differences, hoping to improve communication, and/or hoping to improve their intimate relationship. My work with couples, enhanced by my training in sex therapy, addresses these issues so as to help the individuals within the relationship more effectively express themselves and more effectively understand their partner, and so as to promote the overall strength and joy in the relationship itself.

Lauren Levy, LCSW
Couples Counselor

Lauren Levy, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10128 - Nearby to Westbury.

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.

Nassau Wellness, Couples Therapy
Couples Counselor

Nassau Wellness, Couples Therapy

Marriage and Family Therapists

In 11530 - Nearby to Westbury.

Couples in all stages of their relationship can hit bumps in the road. Whether it's an ongoing communication issue or the crisis of infidelity, we can help. Our therapists have specialized training in couples/marriage therapy and can work with you and your partner to overcome your current challenges. We are available for a free 15 minute phone consultation to determine whether couples therapy with us is right for you - to schedule, send an email to info@nassauwellness.com or call/text (516) 387-5143. For free help right now - listen to or watch our podcast, Simply Great Relationships, at www.simplygreatrelationships.com/podcast or on iTunes!



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

Westbury is located in Nassau County, New York. It has a land area of 2.34 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Westbury is 15,379 people with 4,851 households and a median annual income of $85,510. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Westbury, NY

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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Westbury for the average family. While sustaining a commitment to therapy is usually not an issue, if mental health treatment feels like a burden please ask your counselor about accepted insurance plans or sliding scale fees. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Westbury public health department.