Laura Silverstein, LCSW, Clinical Director

Laura Silverstein, LCSW is the co-owner and clinical director of Main Line Counseling Partners, and author of Love Is an Action Verb.  She has almost 30 years of experience successfully helping individuals, families and couples make changes to feel happier and more connected.

Ms. Silverstein does not currently have availability for new clients. In an effort to provide affordable skill training, she has recently launched an online school called The Relationship Academy (all courses $49 or less).


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.gottmans

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.

Ms Silverstein 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.

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This expertise informs her education and clinical approach. 

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 students and clients with her warm approachable style.


Our very own Laura Silverstein has written her first book!

Love Is an Action Verb

Stop Wasting Time and Delight in Your Relationship.

Live your best relationship with this practical guide. 

Improve your relationship, deepen your connection and brush up on your communication and empathy skills (strategies work with or without your partner).

“Love is an Action Verb is a superb book for anyone in a relationship who wants to improve their lives and help their significant others along the way.”

-Sheldon Solomon, Ph.D.
Professor of Social Psychology

Schedule an appointment with Laura Silverstein.

Thank you for your interest in connecting with Laura Silverstein. Please choose a time slot below to schedule an appointment or consultation.

NOTE: Laura is not currently accepting new clients but she is more than happy to speak with you to discuss your specific needs and provide referrals. Please consider scheduling a phone consultation with Dr. Meghan Prato or Dr. Michael Silverstein.

Once you schedule, you will receive a confirmation link with directions to the office. Please save this email as you may use it to reschedule appointments up to 24 hours in advance. Feel free to call the office at 610-642-3359 x1 in lieu of this form.


Current Clients Please Schedule Here:

Main Line Counseling Partners uses HIPAA compliant software called Simple Practice.
You may use this link to schedule appointments, complete the necessary paperwork
and communicate with your clinician.

Once you schedule, you will receive a confirmation link providing directions to the office
and allowing you to reschedule. We require 24 hours notice for cancellations.


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