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Marriage and Family Treatment

Laurie R. Weiss PHD employs licensed post-doctoral psychologists and counsellors with decades of experience dealing with issues pertaining to marriage, divorce, new couples, and family matters. Below, are just some of the marriage and family counseling services that we provide in San Mateo.

Child and Adolescent counseling

Childhood and adolescence are often tumultuous stages for most children and teenagers in these chaotic and uncertain times. Laurie R. Weiss PHD can help your son or daughter deal with their issues, including depression, bullying, self-esteem, and self-identity issues.

Couples/Premarital/Marital counseling

The road to falling in love and getting married can be a rocky one. Laurie R. Weiss PHD has helped couples identify hidden issues, including deal breakers, before they get married. We have resolved fundamental problems that have plagued married and non married couples through mediation, and trust and intimacy building.

Divorce and Family Mediation

Unfortunately, not all marriages can be saved. In such an event, Laurie R. Weiss PHD can provide divorce and family mediation services to help families cope with the new and frightening changes that inevitably stem from divorce.

Family Therapy

Laurie R. Weiss PHD also provides family therapy that emphasizes the specialized roles and responsibilities of family members and how they interact to form a cohesive family union. By catering to each person’s strengths and highlighting weaknesses the lines of communication can be opened and the opportunity for change will arise.

Infidelity

It seems that infidelity is becoming more and more commonplace with the hypersexualization that permeates our current zeitgeist. If you have been cheated on, are tempted to cheat, or have cheated on your partner Laurie R. Weiss PHD can help you cope with betrayal, prevent a life-altering mistake, or deal with the guilt and ramifications that result from infidelity.

Nutrition counseling

Laurie R. Weiss PHD provides nutritional counseling that can help you attain the weight and heath goals that you wish to obtain using personalized advice and resources that cater to your unique needs and goals.

Parenting Coordination

Role reversals are becoming more common in these doubtful economic times. Problems pertaining to parenting conflicts and children can tear a family apart but Laurie R. Weiss PHD is here to ensure that does not happen.

Sexual Abuse Treatment

Perhaps the most devastating crime that can behalf a person is being sexually abused by a relative. Incest is more common than what the media would have you believe, and Laurie R. Weiss PHD will help a sexual abuse victim get through their harrowing ordeal.

Step Parent Families

Getting adjusted to a new family and newfound family ties can take a while to get used to. Laurie R. Weiss PHD can help you get acclimatized to your new step parent dynamic.

Trauma and Abuse

If you have been a victim of verbal or physical abuse or have undergone a traumatic event like the death of a loved one we can help you overcome your fears and sorrows and get the protection you deserve.