Family Counseling Services in Long Beach, NY.

Find a family therapist in Long Beach, New York. Effective help for relationships, blended families, family of origin and other issues.


Family Therapist

Judith Rapley Waterman, LMSW, ACC

Licensed social worker and Certified coach

Within driving distance of Long Beach

A lot of who we are today as adults comes from our families of origins. Even when we are conscious about the not so good areas and set great intentions to not repeat patterns, we see where what we claimed we wouldn't do or be seems to pop up without our noticing. In family work, whether together or individually, we go backwards to go forward to figure out who and how you want and choose to show up moving forward. You can't change what you were given but you can work on deciding on how you show up in your future.

Family Therapist

Nassau Wellness, Couples Therapy

Marriage and Family Therapists

Within driving distance of Long Beach

When there is chronic conflict at home, the whole family is affected. We work with families experiencing a variety of issues, including parenting challenges, teen issues, and blended family issues. By meeting with the family as a whole, we are better able to help create lasting change. Our therapists have specialized training in family therapy and relationship dynamics. We are available for a free 15 minute phone consultation to determine whether family therapy with us is right for you - to schedule, send an email to info@nassauwellness.com or call/text (516) 387-5143.

Family Therapist

Jeff Robinson, MSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Long Beach

A family is a system. When one member of the system is experiencing something, he/she will, affect the other members of the family. Family therapy needs to be done right. It is a delicate balancing act--making sure each member is feeling heard and supported, but also to have the members acknowledge that each plays a role in promoting positive change. Open minds, open hearts are required for this to work.

Family Therapist

Marc Shulman, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Long Beach

When conflict arises within the family system it can create severe distress. My approach to family therapy begins with developing an understanding of the needs of each individual and the family unit as a whole. Based on this formulation a practical treatment plan is developed, which enables the family to create a healthy dynamic where conflicts can be resolved and a mutual understanding of the various perspectives of each family member can be recognized.

Family Therapist

Zalman Nelson, LMSW

Licensed Professional Therapist

Within driving distance of Long Beach

A family is a complex system, with a great many dynamics. Add to that how parents bring their past, history, childhood, and emotional baggage into the parenting of their own children. It can feel overwhelming: where do you start. But parenting and running a family can be amazing and healing. You can succeed in raising happy, successful children, while also working through the left over issues of your own childhood. You can be stronger as a result of your family of origin experiences, and create the family life you dream of and will be proud of. Get clear on the goals of parenting – independent and confident children, with life skills and emotional tools. Enjoy your family again.

Family Therapist

Meredith Silversmith, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Long Beach

All families experience conflict, particularly during times of transition. How each member reacts and adjusts can impact the well-being of the family as a whole. Meredith works with families to identify ineffective patterns of communication and behavior, while offering emotional support to all members. Often, conflict within the family stems from an underlying issue within the parents' relationship. Meredith specializes in working with couples in conflict to resolve difficulties, teach new strategies, and enhance their relationship satisfaction.

Family Therapist

Louis Morbillo, LCSW, ACSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Long Beach

As a family therapist I subscribe to a system based modality. I believe it is imperative for any family that all lines of communication must remain open and productive between members. My clients can expect to learn that the appropriate processing of feelings honestly in therapy is the cornerstone for their family healing. Restoration of full family function is my only goal.

Family Therapist

Jaclyn Sullivan, MA, LMFT

Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Long Beach

Family counseling is an important and crucial part of the therapeutic process. It allows all members to be heard to work in a collective and collaborative manner to be able to solve difficulties or concerns. I use innovative techniques and skills to allow everyone to be understood. I have implemented games, activities and worksheets to allow for open communication.

Family Therapist

Esther Goldstein, LCSW,MSW, Trauma Therapist

Licensed Clinical Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Long Beach

Family issues can feel daunting. They can cause much inner stress, grief and even illness. Addressing tension in family relationships is key to living a happy, wholesome life. I see each individual as a sub-unit of family life. I have done great systems work in working with the entire family unit, in creating a space to discuss issues, allow anger, and at the same time, finding a space to develop creative solutions and better ways of working through conflict and pain. Together we create a space to process the strained dynamic and work on understanding, respecting and improving connection with one another, allowing space for harmony, compassion and love to be expressed.

Family Therapist

Helen Borel, RN,MFA,PhD

PsychoTherapist and PsychoAnalyst

Within driving distance of Long Beach

Often one family member stands out as "troubled". But every close relative is hurt by painful family dynamics, many repeated down generations. Ultimately, such families produce children, who become adults, without the child they were ever having been given a chance to grow up. In this state of developmental arrest, the damaged Child Self lives life, housed in the older adult body, still unconsciously yearning to have its unmet early needs for love and approval fulfilled. My successful Family Therapy relieves your pain, teaches parents and grown children New Behaviors, New Ways to Communicate, and Solidifies each one's SELF-Love. That is, the SELF-EMPATHY essential to feel what others feel.

Family Therapist

Jessica Allen, LCSW, ACT

Cognitive Behavioral Therapist

Within driving distance of Long Beach

The teenage years can be a difficult time for both the teen and the parents. We work with both adolescents and families to help alleviate issues at home. There are two options for working with adolescents. We can work individually or through family therapy. Individual therapy would be like any other therapy, and the information would be confidential. Family work would incorporate all family members and its aim is to help family members, not just the teens, improve communication and solve family problems. We work on learning how to handle family situations differently to create a better home environment for everyone.

Family Therapist

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

Dr. Nikki Nelson DiFranks

Within driving distance of Long Beach

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

Amy Rosenberg, PsyD

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of Long Beach

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



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

Long Beach is located in Nassau County, New York. It has a land area of 2.21 square miles and a water area of 1.67 square miles.  The population of Long Beach is 33,550 people with 14,556 households and a median annual income of $84,831. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Long Beach, NY

Mostly Affordable

Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Long Beach 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