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We found 6 providers with an interest in couples therapy and who accept Managed Health Network near Paramus, NJ.

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Specializes in Family Therapy, Social Work, Counseling, Addiction Therapy
610 Valley Health Plaza
Paramus, NJ
 

Mr. Joel Levine's areas of specialization are family therapy, social work, and counseling; he sees patients in Paramus, NJ and Verona, NJ. Mr. Levine's areas of expertise include substance abuse, cross-cultural issues, and stress management. Magellan Health Services, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield are among the insurance carriers that Mr. Levine takes.

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Specializes in Family Therapy, Social Work
45 North Broad Street; Suite 406
Ridgewood, NJ
 

Ms. Michele Seligman works as a family therapist and social worker in Ridgewood, NJ. Her areas of expertise include the following: behavioral medicine, depression, and life transitions. Ms. Seligman is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Family Therapy, Social Work
35 Mountain Avenue
Hawthorne, NJ
 

Ms. Shelley Steinberg's specialties are family therapy and social work. Areas of expertise for Ms. Steinberg include depression, life transitions, and stress management. Magellan Health Services, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield are among the insurance carriers that Ms. Steinberg accepts.

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Specializes in Social Work
175 Cedar Lane
Teaneck, NJ
 

Ms. Deborah Schuster works as a social worker. Clinical interests for Ms. Schuster include crisis intervention, infertility, and phobias. She takes Magellan Health Services, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Social Work
1172 E Ridgewood Avenue; Suite 4
Ridgewood, NJ
 

Ms. Diane Harth practices social work in Ridgewood, NJ and Red Bank, NJ. Her areas of expertise include the following: depression, life transitions, and domestic abuse. She is rated highly by her patients. Magellan Health Services, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield are among the insurance carriers that Ms. Harth takes.

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Specializes in Social Work
394 Burlington Road
Paramus, NJ
 

Ms. Robyn Schwartz is a social worker. Her areas of expertise include adoption issues, domestic abuse, and phobias. She is an in-network provider for Magellan Health Services, Amerigroup, and Coresource, as well as other insurance carriers.

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All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Depression, Phobias, Dissociative Disorders, Mindfulness, Neglect, Family ... (Read more)

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What is Couples Therapy?

Couples therapy refers to a specific type of counseling where relationship issues are the focus of the treatment. It used to be referred to as marriage counseling and still may be called that in many places, but because participants are not always married to each other, couples therapy is a more accurate name.

Closely related to family therapy, couples therapy is a type of counseling that seeks to help couples improve their relationship. A therapist may teach each partner in the relationship specific skills, such as managing or expressing their emotions, conflict resolution, communication skills, and problem solving. Both people in the couple need to be committed to learning new skills themselves as well as putting effort into supporting the relationship. The typical goals of couples therapy are to decrease conflict, unhappiness, and resentment, as well as increase communication, intimacy, and connection.

Couples therapy may be offered privately, at a university, or in a group practice. It is usually short-term therapy, lasting a few weeks until the participants have learned new skills and have the ability to repair their relationship. Its effectiveness depends on the willingness of both participants to commit to therapy and make the relationship a priority. For many couples it can be extremely helpful.