The recognition of persistent patterns of conflict is the key to their resolution.
Respectful and productive communication discourages the destructive pattern of shame and blame.
Together you can ask yourselves:
“How does my partner hear me?”
“What does he/she think I am saying?”
“Are we interested in each other’s individual happiness?”
In family therapy we need to look at all the relationships within the family.
Respect, interaction, and encouragement are important here, too.
Parents are better role models when they explore their expectations in addition to their own behavior.
Developing a self-confident child sets their behavior in a solid framework that leads to maturity.
By understanding the reasons (biological and emotional) for their behavior, we can enable children to become responsible and independent adults.
Recognizing and helping the expression of your child’s feelings is essential in the developmental process.
Adolescence is, more often than not, a bumpy ride for both parent and child. Together we address this difficult passage to adulthood.
telephone: (212) 721-9325
I have two conveniently located offices:
in Midtown Manhattan’s Grand Central district
accessible to all public transportation
280 Madison Avenue
New York, New York 10016
on Manhattan’s Upper West Side
also accessible to all public transportation
157 West 79th St #7D
New York, New York 10024