Ellen S Leventhal,MEd, MS, LMFT

Ellen S Leventhal,MEd, MS, LMFT

Telehealth Available
Professions: Counselor, Marriage & Family Therapist, Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: LMFT
Secondary Credential: LMFT - 0717001380
Billing and Insurance:
Free Initial Consultation
Weekend Availability
Evening Availability


Norfolk, Massachusetts 02056
Marion, Massachusetts 02738

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My Approach to Helping

Do you feel misunderstood by your partner, family or children? Are you frustrated by feelings of isolation? Do you want to increase your ability to be more effective with others?

I help my clients find a clearer understanding of themselves and the people in their lives. Our work together can help you feel known and understood by the people that matter to you the most. Your relationships have the potential to become a source of great joy, satisfaction, happiness, safety and strength.

When working with couples, I assist and facilitate the development of a strong connection between them, effective communication and improved cooperation that results in achieving more closeness and affection. Our work can help you understand which patterns of relating to one another damage your relationship, and which skills you can develop that will allow you to achieve a more successful, secure and solid bond.

Understanding these challenges and building upon effective skills will help you create a close and loving relationship no matter what challenges you are faced with. Couples who work with me are looking to improve issues that they struggle with that have harmed their relationships such as anxiety, eating disorders, grief, infertility, depression, illness, infidelity, loneliness, low self-esteem, and isolation.

I will work with you to show you and your loved ones how to repair relationship wounds and learn how to break free of stuck patterns. If your relationship is just "okay" and you want more, or if you need help solving a specific challenge or a past hurt, I welcome your email or call, and I look forward to hearing your story.

More Info About My Practice

I am a Clinical member and Approved Supervisor of The American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists. (AAMFT)
My office hours are Monday through Friday, and I offer both day and evening appointments.

Please contact me if you need help determining whether your insurance company will cover therapy. I am happy to work with you regarding your insurance coverage to determine your benefits. I am currently accepting new clients.

Due to the COVID19 virus crisis, I am happy to meet with clients via video or phone sessions in order to comply with safety concerns.

Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With

Due to the COVID19 virus crisis, I am happy to meet with clients via video or phone sessions in order to comply with safety concerns.

Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English

Groups I Work With

    Due to the COVID19 virus crisis, I am happy to meet with clients via video or phone sessions in order to comply with safety concerns.

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Abortion / Post Abortion Issues
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Academic Concerns
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Adoption / Reunion Issues
  • Aggression and Violence
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Cancer
  • Career Choice
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Compulsive Spending / Shopping
  • Creative Blocks
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders (Autism, Aspergers, etc.)
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Eating and Food Issues
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Fertility Issues
  • Forgiveness
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Habits
  • Health / Illness / Medical Issues
  • HIV / AIDS
  • Identity Issues
  • Inadequacy
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • Learning Difficulties
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Men's Issues
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Oppositional and Defiant Behavior in Children and Teen
  • Panic
  • Parenting
  • Phobias
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Pregnancy and Birthing
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Religious Issues
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Self-Love
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Sexuality / Sex Therapy
  • Shame
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
  • Suspiciousness / Paranoia
  • Trust Issues
  • Values Clarification
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worry

Types of Therapy

  • Adlerian Psychology / Psychotherapy
  • Anger Management
  • Body Talk System
  • Body-Mind Psychotherapy
  • Breathwork
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Coherence Therapy / Depth-Oriented Brief Therapy
  • Depth-Oriented Brief Therapy
  • Dreamwork
  • Emotion Focused Couples Therapy
  • Energy Psychology
  • Family Attachment Narrative Therapy
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Gestalt Therapy
  • Gottman Method
  • Guided Therapeutic Imagery
  • Humanistic Psychology (humanism)
  • Imago Relationship Therapy (IRT)
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Jungian Psychotherapy
  • Mindfulness-Based Interventions
  • Object Relations
  • Parent Work
  • Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
  • Person-Centered Therapy (Rogerian Therapy)
  • Play Therapy
  • Positive Psychotherapy
  • Psychodrama
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational Life Therapy
  • Satir Transformational Systemic Therapy
  • Self-Relations Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
  • Systems Theory /Therapy
  • Theraplay
  • Thought Field Therapy (TFT)

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