Marriage and Family Therapists of New York
Marriage and Family Therapists of New York

Social Psychologist and Author Expands Therapy Practice to the Hudson Valley, NY

Rockville Centre, NY, May 29, 2007 --( Nationally recognized social psychologist and author, Dr. Joan Atwood, owner of the Long Island Marriage and Family Therapists, has expanded her New York practice to include the newly unveiled Hudson Valley office at 62 Storry Hill Road, Kerhonkson, New York 12446 and website

Marriage and Family Therapists of New York (MFTNY), provides a broad range of counseling and therapy services to Individuals, Couples and Families addressing a wide array of issues. Dr. Atwood's team of highly skilled and experienced professionals, each with their particular area of expertise, is available for initial consultation to establish a custom program that meets clients’ individual needs.

In addition, Dr. Atwood has developed an interactive website for online therapy services at The new website offers a Free 15-Minute Phone Consultation for new clients. "What offers online compliments the complete range of services provided our clients," stated Dr. Atwood.

Services include pre-marital counseling, anger management, women and men’s issues, divorce therapy and divorce mediation, and gay/lesbian issues and therapy which addresses anxiety, depression, bereavement, remarriage, adolescent problems, substance abuse, and sexual issues. "The focus is on empowerment. We help clients to expand an individual's vision, to see more possibilities and thus more solutions to problems. Further, our services help individuals to re-story their lives, so they experience more positive outcomes in their relationships." said Dr. Atwood.

As former President of the New York State Association for Marriage and Family Therapists, Dr. Atwood was very involved in the efforts to obtain recognition and licensure for marriage and family therapists in NY. She is fully committed to the ongoing supervision to license new marriage and family therapists. This service is available to individuals and groups on an on- going basis for newly graduated as well as seasoned professionals who would like MFT supervision leading to licensure.

From More Information Please Contact:
Dr. Joan Atwood at the Marriage and Family Therapists of New York directly at: (516) 764-2526 or 542 Lakeview Avenue, Rockville Centre, New York 11570. Email or visit the new website at

Long Island Marriage and Family Therapists
Joan D. Atwood, Ph.D.