Marriage counseling that Heals in Buffalo, NY. Restore Your Relationship.

Speak with the right marriage therapist in Buffalo. Real help for issues like separation, communication, infidelity, and finances.

Lesley Martin, MA, LMHC, NCC
Marriage Counselor

Lesley Martin, MA, LMHC, NCC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

4242 Ridge Lea Road, Suite 11B, Amherst, New York 14226 | (716) 926-6009

Relationships can be difficult. Sometimes we struggle to understand and connect with our partners. We don't always know how to communicate in ways that get the message across respectfully. I can help you and/or your partner regain balance and relate to each other again.

Philip Kolba, MA
Marriage Counselor

Philip Kolba, MA


Available for Online Therapy

Are you fulfilled by your relationships as you deserve to be? I specialize in online relationship counseling for LGBTQ and hetero clients. By examining your life and relationships with a counselor you can increase your capacity for happiness and success.

Wendy Pegan, MS, LMHC, NCC, CCMHC
Marriage Counselor

Wendy Pegan, MS, LMHC, NCC, CCMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor & DivorceMediator

4242 RIDGE LEA RD. SUITE 6, AMHERST, New York 14226 | 716-446-9226

I believe every couple can be a "successful couple" with the right knowledge & desire by altering our expectations and learning how to manage conflict in healthy productive ways. The right skills are as important as the right partner.

Carol Munschauer, Ph.D
Marriage Counselor

Carol Munschauer, Ph.D

Clinical Psychologist and Psychoanalyst

605 Le Brun Road, Amherst, New York 14226 | 716-835-8288

Couples, Families and Relationships. The model I use to work with couples is an intersubjective model. This means that two people can think two different things and both be "right." Healing involves helping understand why and how the other sees things the way they do.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Marriage Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

At Home or Private Discreet Intensives

Though we are not licensed marriage counselors, Grey Matters International, Inc. provides cutting edge brain optimization and rebalancing technology to better align the minds of partners to reduce conflict, increase hope---for the brain has the final word on change.

Frederick Marschner, LCSW-R; CASAC
Marriage Counselor

Frederick Marschner, LCSW-R; CASAC

Licensed Clinical Soical Worker, Certified Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor

1876 Niagara Falls Blvd., Suite 101, Tonawanda, New York 14150 | 716-698-0196

I assess the current situation and illicit from each person their goals for coming to counseling in a supportive, caring and non-judgmental manor. I then work to help stabilize the relationship and work to resolve underlying issues.

Related Sites:
City of Buffalo
New York State Education Department Office of Mental Health Professions

Family Therapy Buffalo, NY

Couples Counseling West Seneca, Cheektowaga, Lackawanna, Kenliworth, Old Fort Erie, Waverly Beach

Buffalo New York is more than just an urban jungle like most believe; it's also a treasured little city vast with history and adventure. The Theodore Roosevelt National Historic Site is the place where President Roosevelt took the oath of office.1 Buffalo's in-depth heritage does not stop there, however. The Nash House Museum and the Michigan Street Baptist Church are key locations where history buffs can experience Buffalo's function as an integral portion of the Underground Railroad. For a more involved family journey, the Explore More Children's Museum is the only museum in the state designed specifically for kids. The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum is the world's only carrousel museum, and here kids can enjoy a ride on an older carrousel. Martin's Fantasy Island is available part of the year and offers hundreds of rides and activities that entertain children and adults alike. Available 365 days out of the year, Buffalo's Adventure Landing offers miniature golf courses as well as a giant arcade. Kids can also find fun building their new best friends at the Teddy Bear Factory on site.

Marriage and Family Mental Health in Buffalo

The Parent Network of Western New York is a non-profit organization that provides many free resources to parents of children with a mental health or behavioral health issue. The agency helps empower parents to improve their ability to communicate with their child, control their child's behavioral outbursts, and provide for their child's greater mental health needs. The Prevent the Storm educational program provides one-on-one and group training for parents whose child exhibits periodic uncontrollable behavior. These workshops cover topics such as understanding behavioral health issues, advocating for one's child, and preventing bullying. To learn more about these services, call 716-332-4170.2

Families with a developmentally disabled loved one can access support services through the New York State Office of People with Developmental Disabilities. That agency's Family Support Services connect families to recreational activities and therapeutic camps to build social skills, after-school programs to facilitate improved academic performance, and support groups for loved ones who serve as caretakers. The agency will also intervene in times of crisis, such as when a disabled loved one becomes ill, in order to stabilize and preserve the family. For further details, call 716-517-2178.3

Positive youth development programs in the Buffalo region are devised and supported by the Erie County Department of Social Services Youth Bureau. These programs range from leadership development to job readiness to mentoring to ensure the city's youth have the direction and support they need to reach their potential. Services for homeless and runaway youth are also available and focus on helping them acquire skills to stabilize their lives and overcome obstacles to healthy living. Additional information about these services is available by calling 716-923-4000.4

Family Services and Assistance Programs

The Family Help Center is dedicated to providing free services to families in crisis in the Buffalo area. For children and young people, daycare services, youth groups, and leadership development workshops are available. Home-based services seek out maladaptive behaviors that put the family at risk for neglect or violence. Families that struggle with substance abuse can also participate in short-term intervention programs that focus on recovery and maintenance of healthy behaviors. The agency also operates a 24-hour, seven-day a week hotline for families who are under tremendous stress. That number is 716-892-2172.5


1. Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site. (2017). Homepage. Retrieved from
2. Parent Network of Western New York. (2016). Prevent the Storm. Retrieved from
3. New York State Office of People with Developmental Disabilities. (2016). Family Support Services. Retrieved from
4. Erie County Department of Social Services. (2017). Youth Bureau. Retrieved from
5. Family Help Center. (2017). Agency Services. Retrieved from

Buffalo is located in Erie County, New York. It has a land area of 40.38 square miles and a water area of 12.10 square miles.  The population of Buffalo is 258,071 people with 110,549 households and a median annual income of $31,918. .

Therapy Affordability Meter for Buffalo, NY

Difficult yet possible - ask your therapist

Committing to weekly sessions of therapy without insurance coverage or low cost options is very challenging for most people in Buffalo. If this applies to you, please contact your counselor and ask about sliding scale options or inquire about insurance coverage. The good news is that there are options available to you to establish an effective relationship with a great therapist in Buffalo. Your well being and health are important enough to make the best possible effort for. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Buffalo public health department.