Marty Tashman, Ph.D.(psychology), ACSW, M.S.W.
622 -624 Valley Road, Uppper Montclair, New Jersey 07043
www,YourMarriageCounselor.com Saving Your Relationship and Making It Work. Imagine how your relationship was in the beginning. I will help you build on those feelings, so that you can find the love that you have lost. I work with traditional and non traditional couples who are: dating, in long term relationships, living together, engaged, newly weds or couples who have been married for years. Some people say to me "Are you in favor of saving relationships?" My answer to them is: “Yes, as long as it is not physically and emotionally destructive to either of you.” Relationships are one of the most important things in our lives and it's not always easy go to: YourMarriageCounselor.com.
Konstantin Lukin, Ph.D.
20 Wilsey Square, Ridgewood, New Jersey 07450
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.
Mitchell Milch, LCSW
216 Dayton Street, 2nd Floor, Buzzer #1, Ridgewood, New Jersey 07450
Couples in trouble are often spouses who are at odds with each other over unrealistic expectations that true love be their salvation. The spouse who is not the answer to personal unhappiness is blamed as the problem. The answer is to create a "we" that meets the mutual needs of the partners, and creates an environment of safety and security to empower each partner to be more accepting and loving of themselves.
Lance Stern, LCSW
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)
R. Hope Eliasof, LCSW, LMFT
Psychotherapist, Licensed Marriage therapist and Lic LCSW
666 Godwin Avenue, Midland Park, New Jersey 07432
Is your relationship suffering from distance, anger and negativity, lack of intimacy, boredom, distrust or betrayal? Couples therapy can often help turn these upsetting situations around. I help couples develop new skills of understanding, listening and connection. In sessions we identify and learn how to implement positive connections. . My work is influenced by the approaches of John Gottman, Sue Johnson and Stan Tatkin. My nearly 30 years of work experience has helped me learn a great deal from my clients. Together, we will quickly identify what is and isn't helpful for your unique relationship. In my work you will feel the respect and safety that your relationship deserves.
Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Ho Ho Kus, New Jersey 07423
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to learn how! Or call 877-606-6161. DR. FLEMING'S NEW RELATIONSHIP/COUPLES INTENSIVES. www.kevinflemingphd.com/marriage-couples-retreats.php
Cathy Roberts, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
101 Park St, Montclair, New Jersey 07042
Our intimate relationships can be our greatest source of happiness or the source of our deepIest pain. My desire is to help you explore how your beliefs and choices have disrupted your relationship and have undermined your personal happiness. Good relationships require mutual respect, flexibility, and commitment. If you have lost your way and find yourself stuck in repetitive and destructive patterns of interaction, I can help you identify and understand what is driving those patterns and determine strategies for overcoming them.
Diane Davis, L.C.S.W.
94 Valley Road, Montclair, New Jersey 07042
Relationship can bring great joy as well and great challenges. Many problems stem from difficulty communicating with your partner. I can assist you in finding the way to express yourself, as well as the capacity to listen; to find the appropriate boundaries that enable you to feel free while staying connected. Working through conflicts in relationships often not only preserves the relationship, but also empowers each individual to be more confident and open in their own life.
Lewis Pagano, LPC
Licensed Professioal Counselor
33 Plymouth St Ste LL1, Montclair, New Jersey 07042
I usually see each person separately for a while to determine what the dynamics are and what each person brings to the relationship that is their own issues that need resolution.I will then see them together and achieve better results.My style of working with couples has been effective if both are ready to look at their issues and improve communication.
Peter Berzins, MA, Licensed Professional Counselor
Brittany Ryan-Berzins Ph.D. Birch Tree Psychology
498 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Pompton Plains, New Jersey 07444
Have you neglected your relationship? When people are stressed they often take their frustration out on their loved ones. Are you considering couples or marriage therapy? There are numerous benefits to starting couples counseling with Dr. Peter Berzins. Dr. Peter Berzins has helped many couples during times of stress to regain their loving feelings and help their relationships strive again!
Mars & Venus Counseling Center, LCSWs, DCSW, LPCs, MFTs, LCADC, CTP
LCSWs, DCSW, LPCs, MFTs, LCADC, CTP, and Ph.D.
691 Cedar Ln, Teaneck, New Jersey 07666
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)
Elizabeth MacGregor, Ed.D, LPC
Psychoanalyst, Licensed Professional Counselor
10 Stoneybrook Rd., Montville, New Jersey 07045
Do you experience despair, dissatisfaction or distress in your relationship? Are there intimacy, sexual or communication difficulties? Does bitter fighting and name calling fill your home. We will identify and develop objectives designed to improve or alleviate your current symptoms and restore your relationship, where compromise and patience will bring you to a healthier and happier level of functioning.
Debra Feinberg, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
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.
Angela Monti Fox, LCSW, MS,PC
Angela Monti Fox, Licensed Mental Health Professional
276 Riverside Drive (100 Street), New York, New York 10025
My approach to couples counseling is unique. It is not about telling me your problem and having me find a solution-it is about facing each other and communicating and together perhaps ironing out a solution. There is no "he said, she said"! The structure of the session is set in a safe and healing environment that allows each of you to face one another and find the words you want him or her to hear but haven't been able to say and perhaps retrieve the love you lost. There is no problem too big or too small. Come to couple counseling and see what you can salvage; and if you cannot I will help you separate in peace and harmony. Partners in business can also find couples counseling useful.
Edward Pino, M.S. NCC, LMHC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
610 West 115th street PH, New York, New York 10025
Ed has been practicing psychotherapy for over 30 years. Ed relates well to people and specialize in Co-dependency, 12 Steps, Stress Management, and relaxation. Ed has worked with depression, anxiety and addiction and consider 's himself to use counseling techniques that work. Ed is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, a National Certified Counselor Certified Cognitive Behavioral Counselor, and a member of the American Counselor Association Ed has worked in both Private and Group Practices. Ed employs the use of cognitive and behavioral therapy techniques that work well and specializes his sessions for each client Ed has developed a unique approach to meeting client needs. This approac....
Karen Arluck, LCSW, RYT
56 West 87th Street, Manhattan, New York 10024
I work with couples facing all different challenges to help them feel more satisfaction in their relationship. Couples counseling is a unique type of therapy as it is different than working with an individual. I pay particular attention to making the therapy process feel as safe as possible, and balancing each person's individual feelings and thoughts as well as their feelings as a couple.
Nataliya Rusetskaya, Ph.D., LCSW,
Licensed Psychotherapist, Certified Couple and Sex Therapist
132 Washington st, Suite 301, Hoboken, New Jersey 07030
Currently I work with couples to create a therapeutic alliance of trust and safety, to gain better insights about their life challenges, and to assist the clients in reaching their goals and connect better with their loved ones through improved communication patterns and increased intimacy. The pain and conflict of the committed relationship arise not out of lack of love for our partners, but from misunderstanding what love relationship is about. Using Imago Dialogue restores contact and connection, enabling mutual emotional healing, restarting the developmental engine and leading to the recovery of personal wholeness
Howard Rossen, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
59 West 74th street, New York, New York 10023
Maintaining and nourishing a meaningful relationship is far harder than anyone can reasonably predict. You and your partner are both independently formed individuals that "come together to form a more perfect union." But if we don't learn to adapt and respect the needs of our partner how can we grow as a couple? And if we don't honor our individual needs and desires how can we breathe within ourselves? It is this battle of mutual respect for our relationship while honoring the self-respect of our individuality that creates the chasm of a couple's conflict. A healthy and supportive counseling environment can begin the process of regaining the spark that was ignited the first time you met.
Nikki DiFranks, PhD, MA, MS, LCSW-R
Dr. Nikki Nelson DiFranks
1841 Broadway, Suite 700, New York City, New York 10023
Although some clinicians may treat unmarried/married couples differently, I do not. This is because I do not take a position, often assumed with pastoral counseling, that a couple ought stay together. My aim is to assess what the couple and family system desires, and where there is disparity, to facilitate a solution that is viable for all. Often, I work to help a confused couple decide whether they wish to stay together, and if they do not, I can help them decide how to separate, as well as help other family members make this transition. Many times, couples/family therapy is about improving the relationships without intentions separation. Assessment of needs is critical to my approach.
Judy Strauss, PhD, LCSW
3333 Henry Hudson Parkway, Riverdale, New York 10463
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.
Maggie Vaughan, LMFT, PhD
330 W. 58th St, Suite 203, New York, New York 10019
Dr. Vaughan has been working with couples for over 15 years. Treatment aims to identify unwanted relational patterns and to help couples to work through and prevent such patterns. Partners establish relational tools necessary for clearly conveying needs and desires and for effectively meeting the needs of their significant others. Over the course of treatment, couples feel more trusting, connected, and understood.
Jacqueline Swensen, PhD, LCSW
Licensed Psychoanalyst, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
119 West 57 Street, Suite 720, New York, New York 10019
Has your relationship become something that isn't what you planned? Were you so happy as a couple in the beginning but now, years later, you find yourself asking questions like, "Who is this person?" Has the joy vanished? Do you wonder if you have a partner or a roommate? Has the passion disappeared? Relationships take work and can be difficult, and psychotherapy with Dr. Swensen might be just what you need. I can help you learn to talk in different ways to each other and express things that have eluded you in the past.
Bennett Pologe, Ph.D.
330 west 58th street - suite 601, new york, New York 10019
As has been the cry of physicians since the breed was invented: Why do you wait so long to come see me?! Research has shown that couples don't seek help for on average six years after problems emerge, by which time the resentment and problems have become long standing and unwieldy. By then, as any of you who have gone to couples counseling probably know, the therapy feels like too little too late and couples leave discouraged by the size of the problems. Solution: Go sooner! Even the best relationships require tending and attention, so when something is brewing that you can't resolve yourselves, don't let it fester. The sooner you go for a tune-up, the faster (and cheaper) it'll be.
Chloe Carmichael, PhD
230 Park Ave, 10th floor, New York, New York 10169
Couples sessions at Carmichael Psychology will allow you to get to the heart of your relationship issues. Dr. Chloe or one of her associates will work with you to help you open the channels of communication and learn new ways to listen to each other, bringing your relationship to a new positive level. Allow us to help you find more positive ways of interacting, so that you can both find the satisfaction that you want and deserve in the relationship.
Tania Suarez, MSEd, LMHC, NCC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
352 7th Avenue, Suite 1001 , New York , New York 10001
Relationships take work, commitment, sacrifice, communication, and compromise. None of this is easy! And when you and your partner don't see eye to eye or have differing values, this becomes even more stressful and frustrating. I can help facilitate open communication between you and your partner to help you understand the root of your problems, how they are negatively affecting your relationship, and how to work through and resolve them. It's a process and takes time, but worth the effort if the relationship is important to you.
Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.
19 West 34th St., Penthouse, New York, New York 10001
I get to know the couples as individuals and as a couple. So, I would start with a joint session with the both of you, and then see you both individually. The reason for that is that people share different information with and without their partner. All information is confidential, and the rule is "No leaking" (that is, not to talk about your individual session, with me, with your partner).
Barbara Bennett, LMFT
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
245 west 29th Street, suite 304, New york, New York 10001
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.
Lauren Rigney, MS, LMHC, NCC, DCC, ACS
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
352 7th Avenue, Suite 1201, New York, New York 10001
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.
H.C. Fall Willeboordse, LCSW-R
Fall Willeboordse, LCSW-R
244 5th Ave. Suite 9G, New York, New York 10001
Every couple is unique in the way the partners relate, communicate, and approach conflict--or fail to do so. For that reason I treat every couple according to its own very specific issues. If you feel you’ve been coming up against the same problems with no resolution, or have had a new crisis emerge in your relationship, getting help sooner rather than waiting can often repair and strengthen the relationship. I work short term and am solution-focused.
Edgard Danielsen, PhD, LP
7 West 30th Street, New York, New York 10001
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.
Zalman Nelson, LMSW
Licensed Professional Therapist
Monsey, New York 10952
Marriages and relationships have a core: the connection and bond between the two. When it's weak or untended-to, the strife and arguments begin. Help is needed to get to the core, hit the essential issues and needs, and many of the symptoms fade. For many, each spouse has a past, history, and baggage they carry into the relationship. It's a roadblock between you two, preventing connection and happiness. When removed, the relationship thrives.
Rev. Christopher Smith, LCAC, LMHC, LMFT
Helping you find wholeness...
2345 University Ave, Bronx, New York 10468
Christopher sees couples (married, re-marriage or otherwise) understanding that close relationships are important in our lives. We are also all human, and at times these relationships do not live up to what we had hoped for. Together, with different techniques and appropriate help, issues can be addressed and the relationship can be continued (or, if desired, terminated) so that everyone has a sense of wholeness and peace within this important dimension of their lives. Christopher will guide your as you explore what is going on and though the journey to wholeness.
Suzi Sena, EdS, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor
147 Columbia Turnpike, Suite 307, Florham Park, New Jersey 07932
As a couples counselor, your relationship is “my client”. My main concern is how you are treating one another right now. What does your communication look like? Where is this relationship headed? It’s important to explore relationship history because it is how you learned to love each other and how you fit into each other’s lives. What is working and what is not? It does not need to define the future of your relationship. When your relationship is strong, it makes your life journey challenges easier to handle with the communication, love, and support you receive from one another.
Lauren Levy, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
1623 Third Avenue Suite 202, , New York, New York 10128
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.
Philip Kolba, MA
New York, New York 10011
There are countless models of healthy romantic relationships, from monogamous to polyamorous, and unique variations between partners. The scripts for dating and longterm relationships of our parents’ generations may not be applicable to your relationship, and there is no formal education in how to be a good partner or how to identify unhealthy relationships. But there is psychological research that shows that effective communication, emotional openness, intimacy, and other factors contribute to healthy relationships. Creating these conditions are skills that can be learned. I practice brief humanistic and emotion-focused therapy (EFT) to help my LGBTQ and hetero clients learn these skills.
Lois Horowitz, Ph.D, LCSW
London Terrace Gardens/ Chelsea/ West 23rd Street, New York, New York 10011
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.