Manhattan Family Therapy is a private clinical therapy practice in Flatiron where clients learn about healthy attachment, specifically the emotional communication skills necessary for building secure love and long-term commitment. Elisabeth works with individuals, couples and families to repair ruptures in attachment bonds and enhance relationship satisfaction. Her therapeutic style is exploratory and instructive. She is dedicated to providing clients with tools for connecting to others in healthy ways that improve the quality of their lives and allign with their core values.
Manhattan Family Therapy specializes in: premarital counseling, preparing for parenthood, healing from infidelity, resolving ambivalence, understanding mood and anxiety disorder from a systemic perspective, working through grief, establishing boundaries with family conflict, moving on from divorce, navigating the dating world, and strengthening emotional and sexual intimacy.
Elisabeth earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Chemistry and her Master's in Couple and Family Therapy. She is certified in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy and Divorce Mediation. Her academic background includes evolutionary neuroscience, genetics and classical music.
Professional Activities and Memberships
AAMFT: American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy
NYAMFT: New York Association of Marriage and Family Therapy
APA: American Psychological Association
Iota Sigma Pi: National Honors Society for Women in Chemistry
NYSPA: New York State Psychological Association
New York State Council on Divorce Mediation
New York Association of Collaborative Professionals
WMHC: Womens Mental Health Consortium