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Couples Therapy

IBCT Many couples in distress experience characteristic patterns or behavioral themes that make it difficult to resolve conflicts. When partners find themselves repeatedly having the same argument, engaging in the same conflict, and feeling the same lack of fulfillment, Integrative Behavioral Couples Therapy (IBCT) or Emotionally-Focused Couples Therapy (EFT) may offer a solution for restructuring the couples interactions and helping you to move forward.

Integrative Behavioral Couples Therapy (IBCT) and Emotionally-Focused Couples Therapy

Not just another talk therapy, the couples treatments offered at CBT/DBT Associates are an evidence-based interventions that empower couples by teaching them skills which they can apply in their day-to-day interactions. Both IBCT and EFT are scientifically supported treatments for couples in distress.

Through IBCT, couples learn to interpret their partners’ behaviors in a manner that best promotes intimacy and goodwill. Couples learn skills to reinforce positive behaviors in their partners as well as tools to foster more effective communication. In EFT, couples learn to better express their emotions, increase empathy, and deepen feelings of secure attachment to their partner.

Dr. Tomassetti has been practicing couples therapy for nearly a decade and can help you choose the best treatment option to meet your relationship goals.

To register or to speak with our clinical intake coordinator, complete this form or call us at (212) 546-9200.

 

About Your Couples Therapist

Tory Tomassetti earned her Ph.D. from the University of Southern Mississippi counseling psychology program. She completed an APA-accredited internship and postdoctoral fellowship at the New Orleans VA, where she specialized in the assessment and treatment of anxiety and trauma-related disorders. Dr. Tomassetti has extensive training and experience working with individuals, couples, and groups.  In all modalities, her approach to therapy is informed by her research experience, adherence to evidence-based treatments, and her focus on her clients’ strength and resiliency.

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Individual Therapy At CBT/DBT Associates

At CBT/DBT Associates we offer individual treatment in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) as well as Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) suited to fit your needs. CBT focuses on the patterns of thinking, behavior, and emotional responding that are associated with distress or life dissatisfaction while DBT is a highly specialized form of CBT designed to help people who have pervasive difficulties managing their emotions.

 

You can find more information about our CBT Program here, as well as information about Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), here.