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Therapy for Relationships in Westchester, NY

Do your relationships often feel like tangled knots, leaving you drained and lost? Does pain from the past cast shadows on your present connections? You're not alone. Our relationships – with partners, family, friends – are the bedrock of our lives, and when they falter, it can feel like the ground beneath us crumbles.

But amidst the confusion, there's hope. At Peaceful Living Mental Health Counseling in Scarsdale, NY, we offer a safe haven for healing and growth through a trauma-informed therapy lens. Here, we work together to develop curiousity surrounding your relational difficulties, untangling the threads of your past and present relationships, and pave the way for healthier, more fulfilling connections.

Is relational therapy for you?

  • Do you struggle with setting boundaries or expressing your needs in relationships?

  • Do patterns of conflict or emotional distance plague your connections?

  • Do past experiences of neglect, abuse, or betrayal influence your present relationships?

  • Do you yearn for deeper intimacy and vulnerability, but fear getting hurt again?


If so, our trauma-informed approach can be the key to unlocking the future you're looking for.

In our warm and welcoming Scarsdale office, you'll find a space for honest exploration and authentic connection. There's no judgment, only unwavering support as you embark on this journey of self-discovery and change.

Remember, you deserve loving and healthy relationships. You deserve to step out of the shadows of the past and dance in the light of stronger, more fulfilling connections. Take the first step today.

Click the button below to schedule your free 15 minute consultation.

How does relational therapy work?

Our trauma-informed therapists will help you to explore:

  • The roots of your relationship patterns: How your early experiences and family dynamics shape your present connections.

  • Healthy communication skills: Learning to express yourself assertively and listen with empathy.

  • Setting and respecting boundaries: Protecting your emotional well-being in relationships.

  • Healing from past traumas: Gently processing hurts and letting go of emotional baggage.

  • Cultivating self-compassion: Building a strong foundation of self-love to thrive in relationships.

Our approach is gentle and collaborative, based on evidence-based techniques like:

  • Internal Family Systems (IFS): Healing inner conflicts and fostering self-compassion.

  • Attachment Theory: Exploring how early attachment patterns impact present relationships.

  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR): Understanding and resolving underlying relational traumas that are impacted your present day relationships.

Signs that you will benefit from relational counseling

  • Difficulty communicating with others

  • Fearing and/or avoiding conflict

  • Difficulty setting boundaries with others

  • Feeling resentful and taken advantage of

  • Struggling with people pleasing

  • Strong need for external validation

  • Untreated PTSD

  • Feeling unable to deal with your partner's actions

  • Feeling triggered by your child(ren)'s behavior

  • Fear of abandonment

  • Desire to change patterns in your relationships with others

  • Constantly feeling on high alert

  • Deprioritizing your own needs

  • History of childhood trauma, including abuse and/or neglect

results from seeing a relational therapist in Westchester, NY

  • Increased awareness about how past relationships may be affecting your current ones

  • Improved communication with others

  • Ability to tolerate conflict 

  • More fulfilling, healthy relationships

  • Ability to set confidently and comfortably boundaries

  • Resolution of childhood traumas that are affecting your attachment style

  • Improved intimacy and ability to be vulnerable

  • Ability to have more fulfilled connections with your kids

  • Confidence in your parenting abilities

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