Family therapy services in 11729: Deer Park, NY. Relationship and couples counseling.

Family counseling in 11729: Deer Park, NY. Honest and effective help for couples, relationships and blended families in and around Deer Park, New York.


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

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

Licensed Marriage Counselor and Family Therapist

500 Montauk Hwy., West Islip, New York 11795 | 516-484-2829

Family therapy is a type of counseling that involves working on family issues as a whole or unit. It is usually sought after to help the family resolve all sorts of conflicts and most importantly improve communication to strengthen the family bonds. Your type of therapy is determined by your specific situation and with your overall goals in mind. Family therapy is often short-lived as families learn the necessary skills to function well on their own long-term.

Elissa Grunblatt, LCSW-R
Family Therapist

Elissa Grunblatt, LCSW-R

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

191 Broadway, , Amityville, New York 11701 | 631-264-0058

Families experience developmental stages, just like people do. Families are made up of individuals that require love, respect and must also exhibit a certain amount of cooperation to work together successfully. When families stop growing together and grow apart, there are many reasons why this might occur, and it is time to see a therapist experienced in the challenges of working with families. I will seek to restore the hierarchy - parents in the executive role and children learning and growing using the love and respect they receive from good parenting. I will work with the values and rules you prescribe for your family, and increase communication and cooperation.

Daphne Schuster, EdD, LMFT, LCSW-R
Family Therapist

Daphne Schuster, EdD, LMFT, LCSW-R

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist & Clinical Social Work

Island Professional Center, 100 Manetto Hill Rd, Suite # 205, Plainview, New York 11803 | 516-650-6478

I am a well seasoned marriage and couples relationship specialist, Gottman trained and Level 2 certified. I also have been a family therapist for divorce/separation/remarriage and stepfamily issues for over 20 years, NYS LMFT 000316 and NYS LCSW-R 054440. Parenting and reparenting help is an additional area of expertise. I am known for being a ‘Marriage Friendly’ pro-family therapist.

Nassau Wellness, Couples Therapy
Family Therapist

Nassau Wellness, Couples Therapy

Marriage and Family Therapists

181 Main Street, Huntington, New York 11743 | 516-350-0975

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 Guiding, Psy.D
Family Therapist

Family Guiding, Psy.D

Licensed Clinical Psychologists

22 Oakwood Rd, Huntington, New York 11743 | 631-223-8499

In this day and age there is a lot that families have to contend with. At Family Guiding, we bring a fresh perspective and use a collaborative approach to helping families. We can help you use effective parenting techniques, manage challenging behaviors, increase healthy communication with your spouse and children and experience more peaceful interactions at home.

Meredith Silversmith, Relationship Coach
Family Therapist

Meredith Silversmith, Relationship Coach

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

181 Main Street, Huntington, New York 11743 | 516-350-0975

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. Our practice works with families to identify ineffective patterns of communication and behavior, while offering emotional support to all members. Call/text us at 516-387-5143 for a free 15 minute consultation to see if we're a good fit for your family.

Gordon Gooding, LCSW, ACSW
Family Therapist

Gordon Gooding, LCSW, ACSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker / Psychotherapist

181 Main Street, Cold Spring Harbor, New York 11724 | 631-351-2940

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.

Amy Rosenberg, PsyD
Family Therapist

Amy Rosenberg, PsyD

Licensed Psychologist

485 Underhill Boulevard Suite 109, Syosset, New York 11791 | 516-350-8766

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.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.
Family Therapist

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Sagaponack, New York 11550 | 1-877-606-6161

Most family therapists inadvertently create more chaos through their well-intentioned efforts to assist a family move through a change process. Why? Brains are inherently deregulated (all of us, may I add) and most talking and dialoguing misses brain-centric problems that need more intensive help. Many times the emotional trauma created by years of solving problems ineffectively can wreak havoc on the brain's parasympathetic nervous system, not ever giving the family a break from flight or fight thinking. Contact us for an innovative neuroscience solution to family dysfunction. Kevin@kevinflemingphd.com or 877-606-6161.

Kristie Doheny, PsyD,LMHC,LMSW, RPT
Family Therapist

Kristie Doheny, PsyD,LMHC,LMSW, RPT

Licensed Mental Health Counselor & Master Social Worker

764 Middle Country Road , Selden, New York 11784 | 631-812-5700

An interactive family therapy approach is utilized to engage all the family members regardless of age. The family will explore their interactions with each other as well as how each family member reacts in their own way to family stressors. The family will then create a plan in regard to how the family can create change in the the household to enhance the family environment.

Elana Chasser, LCSW, CSAT, CMAT
Family Therapist

Elana Chasser, LCSW, CSAT, CMAT

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified Sex Addiction Therapist, Certified Multiple Addiction Therapist

North Village Avenue, Rockville Centre, New York 11570 | 516-489-2652

The parent-child relationship does not end when childhood ends. These are relationships that last for your lifetime, also as a grown adult. Sometimes conflicts with parents or children that originated when you or they were a child(ren) continue on into adulthood with recognizable themes. If you and your family member are wanting to address and work on improving your relationship, please explore therapy together. It is never too late become more peaceful if you both want to have that with each other.

Michelle Conti, Psy.D.
Family Therapist

Michelle Conti, Psy.D.

NYS Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Oceanside, New York 11572 | 516-415-2180

Often, parents come in with their child or children presenting a particular problem behavior or emotional issue. While it is often important for the child to engage in individual psychotherapy, it may also be helpful to engage the entire family in treatment in order to discover patterns in communication, behavior, and boundaries which may be influencing the particular presenting concerns. Family therapy works to improve overall communication, and build positive, trusting, and balanced relationships.

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

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

Clinical and Board Certified Family Psychologist

35 Bonnie Heights Road, Manhasset, New York 11030 | 516 627 3056

The journey of life is filled with joy, disappointments, loss and renewal. Integrative Healing Family Therapy@ helps a child, adolescent and adult to find the strength to review life's troubling issues and to form new perceptions and change behaviors. It is essential to view the presented problems and pain as part of a larger system (famly of origin and extended family). The therapist connects with individual issues and personality characteristics to appreciate the individuals as well as the family's contribution to dysfunction. Therapist respects individual and family contexts and works with the family members to resolve issues where new boundaries and healthier interactions are attained.

Marc Shulman, Psy.D.
Family Therapist

Marc Shulman, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist

721 Franklin Avenue, Garden City, New York 11530 | (516) 732-0273

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.

Esther Goldstein, LCSW,MSW, Trauma Therapist
Family Therapist

Esther Goldstein, LCSW,MSW, Trauma Therapist

Licensed Clinical Psychotherapist

Carman Ave, Cedarhurst, New York 11516 | 347-903-7835

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.

Akeisha Rivera, Psy.D.
Family Therapist

Akeisha Rivera, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

800 Westchester Avenue, Suite N 641 , Rye Brook , New York 10573 | 9142310362

Family can be a wonderful source of strength and love, but the dynamism of so many individuals and their own needs and desires can also create different and new challenges. My goal as a therapist that works with both individuals and couples is to help you understand your family dynamics and needs so that I can provide you with the tools and techniques to thrive within your family life as it is now.

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

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

Licensed Psychologist & Licensed Social Worker

320 Orienta Avenue, Mamaroneck, New York 10543 | 914-282-1698

We come from a systems approach when working with families. We teach family members how to communicate more effectively with one another. There is an emphasis on personal responsibility and each family member looking at how their behavior is contributing to the problems. Building empathy between family members is also a main focus for us when working with families. We strive for families to leave sessions feeling more connected and understood by each other with the tools to be more successful in their communications. We do family therapy both in the office and in homes.

Rich Heller, MSW, CPC
Family Therapist

Rich Heller, MSW, CPC

Family Therapist

538 Weaver St, Larchmont, New York 10538 | 9173099045

What makes working with you as a family different than you as an individual is your family has an identity as well. In fact, the health of your family has a great deal to do with how much you acknowledge the distinction between yourself as an individual and who you are a part of a family. In our work together, you and your partner will begin to differentiate yourselves as individuals from who you are in your family so that you can begin to nurture both.

Michelle Ilyayev, LMHC
Family Therapist

Michelle Ilyayev, LMHC

Psychotherapist

Telehealth , Flushing , New York 11367 | 9179770122

This family that we acquire when we are born influences every aspect of our lives, from our first moments to our last. Our family affects who we are and who we become, for better and for worse. We learn our vocabulary, our habits, our customs and rituals, and how to view and observe the world around us. Family therapy offers families a way to do this—a way to develop or maintain a healthy, functional family.

Theresa Evans Knight, MA, LMFT, MBA
Family Therapist

Theresa Evans Knight, MA, LMFT, MBA

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

37 Cranbury Road, Suite 102, Norwalk, Connecticut 06851 | 203-722-3312

Family therapy is full of richness. All families are different yet very much the same. There are many different dynamics at work with families. There are parent and sibling sub-systems, coalitions and alignments within families. Families can be very complex units yet very enriching to their members. I enjoy working with families, especially the challenges of the developmental life stages, birth, toddlers, young adolescents, young adults, mid-life, old age. Each offers their unique challenges. The benefits come with setting clear goals, objectives, rules, consequences to breaking the rules and developing open and respectful lines of communication.

Wendy Eisenberg, Ph.D.
Family Therapist

Wendy Eisenberg, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Norwalk, Connecticut 06850 | 203-222-8088

The reason why I love doing family therapy is because unlike working with just one member of a family group, I get to see the generational themes that have caused the family system to become compromised. Besides my Ph.D. I also have a masters in marriage, family and child counseling. This has always been a bonus for my clients because I am able to pull from many different modalities as I help your family put itself back together again. If a family is fragmented..some of the members are suffering and carrying the burden for the rest of the family. Its my job to isolate the primary "disconnects" and get down to business as we uncover what has led the family into a dark place.

Paula Levy, MA, LMFT
Family Therapist

Paula Levy, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

3 Sylvan Road South, Westport, Connecticut 06880 | 203-803-9387

Your family is the center of your world. When there is sadness or conflict within your family it is difficult to feel good about life. I want to help your family heal and grow. As a family therapist I help individuals and couples overcome life's challenges including divorce or affairs. Marriage counseling can help you learn to communicate more effectively and to feel closer and more connected to your spouse. Many families have challenges. With commitment and patience we can work to overcome the challenges in your family. We can restore the passion and affection that you once shared. I know this is not easy. But your family is worth the effort. Love grows here.

Joyce Colburn, LCSW
Family Therapist

Joyce Colburn, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

225 Main St., Westport, Connecticut 06880 | 203-910-9884

My approach to family therapy begins with using my training to determine who, in addition to the primary client, needs treatment. Sessions may include various family configurations (both parents, one parent and child, members of extended family, or a single individual) and treatment includes strategic family therapy to improve communication and resolve underlying conflict.

Ilise Gold, LPC
Family Therapist

Ilise Gold, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

120 Post Road West, Suite 102B, Westport, Connecticut 06880 | (203)222-9223

In my 30+ years of clinical practice, I have served as the emotional and verbal connection between family members. Modeling healthy dialogue and building emotional trust and intimacy, I facilitate family exercises. Having each member describe how their brain works, neurotypical or neuroatypical, and their emotional temperament, allows family members to know each other from the inside out. Each person describes what they need from the other to feel more understood, approved of, and loved. Pairing family members up to become partners in change to work collaboratively and collectively in building a healthy family culture for ongoing comfort and unity, has been a primary focus of my practice.

Joel Stukalin, PHD, ABPP, FAACP, MS
Family Therapist

Joel Stukalin, PHD, ABPP, FAACP, MS

QUEENS COUPLES COUNSELING CENTER

135 WHITSON STREET, FOREST HILLS, New York 11375 | Call or text: 917-992-5334 718-544-6400

Dr. Sara Mandelbaum and Dr. Joel Stukalin are expert consultants for short-term interventions with families, specifically related to child-rearing & blended family issues. They consult regularly with concerned parents and grandparents about family related issues that threaten the family health and integrity. Usually a few, comprehensive sessions with Dr. Joel or Dr. Sara lay the groundwork for a better understanding that leads to the resolution of family problems. Where necessary individulal counseling referrals can be made. Clients have stated that the focused, intelligent & solution-oriented approach from our sessions has often helped them derive necessary knowledge for family harmony



11729 is a zip code located in Suffolk County and part of Deer Park, New York. It has a land area of 6.266 square miles.  The population of 11729 is 28,032 people.