Laura Silverstein, LCSW, Clinical Director
Laura Silverstein, LCSW is the co-owner and clinical director of Main Line Counseling Partners. She has over 20 years of experience successfully helping individuals, families and couples make the changes they need to make in order to feel happier and more connected.
Silverstein started her journey as a helping professional early, having earned her Bachelor’s in Social Work from Skidmore College, and volunteering at a social service agency in Fiji immediately after college. She earned her Master of Social Work from University of Connecticut and has been licensed in Pennsylvania since 1998.
She completed a post-graduate externship at America’s leading family therapy training facility,the Philadelphia Child Guidance Training Center, founded by Dr. Salvadore Minuchin.
She went on to study under Drs. John and Julie Gottman, undisputed leaders in the field of relationship research and couples therapy, whose ground-breaking research enables them to predict divorce with 90% accuracy.
Laura completed the highest level of clinical training available at the Gottman Institute, the certification practicum requiring peer-reviewed video-tape assessment. She is also a certified Gottman Method Trainer.
This expertise enables her to provide you with an approach that is both scientifically-proven and personally rewarding and is effective with individual therapy, family therapy as well as couples therapy.
While her success owes much to advanced education and training from the masters in the field, even more important is her ability to genuinely connect with her clients with her warm approachable style.
She enjoys blog-writing and is honored to have her article, “How to Protect your Relationship when you’re Drifiting Apart”, featured on Wellness Blog, MindBodyGreen.
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