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We found 5 providers with an interest in couples therapy and who accept Medicare near Buffalo, NY.

Dr. Jonathan L. Wilson Treible, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
719 Englewood Avenue
Buffalo, NY
 

Dr. Jonathan Treible is a psychologist in Buffalo, NY. Clinical interests for Dr. Treible include meditation, anxiety, and phobias. Dr. Treible honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna, and Self-Pay/Uninsured. He speaks German. Dr. Treible is open to new patients.

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Dr. Jennifer Anne Fendya, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
408 Franklin Street
Buffalo, NY
 

Dr. Jennifer Fendya works as a psychologist in Buffalo, NY. These areas are among her clinical interests: depression, phobias, and dissociative disorders. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna, and Aetna. Dr. Fendya is open to new patients.

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Dr. Renee Carol Wert, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
406 Linwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY
 

Dr. Renee Wert works as a psychologist. These areas are among Dr. Wert's clinical interests: depression, domestic abuse, and phobias. Magellan Health Services, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Cigna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Wert takes. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Ellen J Silver, MSW
Specializes in Social Work
3802 Seneca Street; Office 1
West Seneca, NY
 

Ms. Ellen Silver's specialty is social work. Clinical interests for Ms. Silver include crisis intervention, depression, and phobias. She honors ValueOptions, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , emotionally focused couples therapy, couples therapy

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Daniel Victor Norton
Specializes in Social Work
85 Woodward Avenue
Buffalo, NY
 

Mr. Daniel Norton specializes in social work. His areas of expertise include the following: depression, conduct disorder, and intimacy issues. Mr. Norton is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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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.