Therapists

As you navigate the process of divorce or separation, you may find yourself needing a therapist – for yourself, your child, your entire family, or all of the above. Choosing the right therapist is a daunting and important job. We’ve hand-selected some that therapists we know and have worked with, or who have come highly recommended by members of our community.

The professionals listed below have been very successful working with kids. Many of them have specialties with one gender or age group.

Child Therapists

Keren Ludwig, LCSW
Works with adolescent girls 26 Court Street, Suite 2611 Brooklyn, NY 11242 646.233.0681
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Kristin Long
Works with adolescent boys 80 East 11th Street, Suite 310c New York, NY 10003 212.982.1065
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Amy Weber, DSW, LCSW
Speak, Learn, and Play 540 President Street, Suite 2G Brooklyn, NY 11215 917.224.7114 info@speaklearnandplay.com Amy specializes in working with young
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Lauren Behrman, Ph.D.
Lauren Behrman Clinical psychologist with child, family and adolescent postdoctoral training, family mediator, collaborative child specialist, neutral process facilitator and
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Genevieve Rosenbaum, Ph.D.
Genevieve Rosenbaum, Ph.D. Psychologist Works with younger children 917.862.6272
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Warren Spielberg, Ph.D.
Warren Spielberg, Ph.D. Works with adolescent boys 95 Pierrepont Street Brooklyn, NY 11201 718.855.7020 wspielberg8@gmail.com
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Mark Ryan, DSW, LCSW
Works with adolescent boys 779 Carroll Street, Suite 3 Brooklyn, NY 11215 mryan0873@yahoo.com 917.282.3782 Mark specializes in working with boys, from
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Tara Goodrich, PhD
Works with adolescent girls 26 W 9th St, Suite 6D New York, NY 10011 917.586.9903
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Brian Malamet, LCSW
Brian Malamet, LCSW Works with adolescent boys 26 Court Street, Suite 403 Brooklyn, New York 11201 718.569.8716 bmalamet@gmail.com
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Barbara Rothberg, DSW, LCSW
Therapy, Parenting Coaching, Divorce Coaching, and Mediation Brooklyn: 26 Court Street, Suite 1617 Brooklyn, NY 11242 718.499.7574 Manhattan: 244 Fifth Avenue,
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Samantha Meltzer
Samantha Meltzer Child Adolescent and Family Psychologist 44 Court Street, Suite 800 Brooklyn, NY 11201 718.483.2408
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Emma Cooper-Serber, LCSW, MPH
Emma Cooper-Serber Brooklyn 646.856.9825 Emma frequently works with kids, but also runs groups for adult men and women going through
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Peter Cohen, Ph.D.
Works with adolescent boys 26 Court Street, Suite 2415 Brooklyn, NY 11242 718.852.5540
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Alice Kaltman L.C.S.W.
Family Matters NY Alice has been working with parents and kids since 1988. In 2006, she co-founded Family Matters NY, a
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Family therapists work with couples on marriage issues, couples who have already split and need to work through parenting issues and/or parent-child dynamics in divorcing or divorced families.

Family Therapists

Samantha Meltzer
Samantha Meltzer Child Adolescent and Family Psychologist 44 Court Street, Suite 800 Brooklyn, NY 11201 718.483.2408
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Steven Demby, Ph.D.
Dr. Steven Demby Manhattan: 307 7th Avenue, Suite 2203 New York, New York 10001 646.666.8371 Brooklyn: 465 Henry St. Brooklyn, New
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Lois Rose
Psychologist, Carroll Gardens Specializes in parenting difficulties, relationship issues, and divorce. 10 First Street Brooklyn, NY 11231 718.757.2169
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Erika Goldberg, PhD
Psychologist Areas of Focus: relationship issues, divorce, family conflict. 7 West 30th Street, 11th Floor New York, New York 10001 917.992.3720
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Barbara Rothberg, DSW, LCSW
Therapy, Parenting Coaching, Divorce Coaching, and Mediation Brooklyn: 26 Court Street, Suite 1617 Brooklyn, NY 11242 718.499.7574 Manhattan: 244 Fifth Avenue,
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Lauren Behrman, Ph.D.
Lauren Behrman Clinical psychologist with child, family and adolescent postdoctoral training, family mediator, collaborative child specialist, neutral process facilitator and
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Elana Katz, LCSW
Ackerman Institute for the Family 936 Broadway New York, NY 10010 212.879.4900 ekatz@ackerman.org
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Jean Okie, Ph.D.
Psychologist 142 Joralemon Street, Suite 9A Brooklyn, NY 11201 718.855.3365
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Barbara Bennett, LMFT
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Manhattan: 245 West 29th Street, Suite 304 New York, NY 10001 646.389.8020 West Hartford: 45
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Zoe Williams, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist Brooklyn: 164 20th Street, Suite 3B (between 3rd and 4th) Brooklyn, NY 11232 Rockville Centre: 189 Sunrise Highway,
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