Marla Cohen

Psy.D., P.C.

Marla Cohen

Psy.D., P.C.

Professions: Marriage & Family Therapist, Psychologist, Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: SI - 03757
Billing and Insurance:
I am an in-network provider for:
  • Aetna
Fees: Aetna clients -- please note that the counseling associates in my practice accept Aetna, but I personally do not. If you wish to use your insurance, please indicate that you wish to receive a call back from an associate. At this time, I am not personally accepting new Aetna clients.


100 Haddontowne Court
Suite A
Cherry Hill, New Jersey 08034

My Approach to Helping

I believe that emotional well-being depends on three components; insight into our own patterns, compassion for our own pain, and a strong sense of our unique, authentic contribution to the world. Too often, people go through life thinking and acting in ways that don't align with their own best interests and true nature. They are unable to understand why they behave as they do, or how to change their behaviors. We tend to be either strangers or enemies to our own selves, instead of being our own advocates and friends. My goal in psychotherapy is to help each person I treat develop a strong inner ally. Utilizing a variety of techniques which draw from both depth-oriented and symptom-focused models of psychotherapy, I am able to help my patients achieve rapid relief of their distressing symptoms as well as lasting change of chronic suffering. In my work with couples, I help people develop greater intimacy, overcome poor communication habits, and work through the impasses that have kept them stuck. I combine my sound clinical training with warmth, humor, and deep respect for the individual.

I also offer interpersonal group psychotherapy for women, couples' group therapy, and workshops in Positive Psychology, Self-Compassion, and Mindfulness.

More Info About My Practice

I accept all Aetna US Healthcare insurance plans. For patients with other insurances, my office manager can assist you with filing claims so that you can utilize an out of network benefit for reimbursement.

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

I feel particularly adept at helping couples overcome conflicts and improve communication and connection in their relationships. Using a combination of Emotionally Focused Therapy, Imago, Gottman, and Core Belief restructuring, I help couples create the relationships they desire and deserve. I also specialize in self-empowerment, and am skilled at helping people become more true to themselves. I believe in living genuinely and authentically, and I work with my clients to overcome the self-defeating thoughts, social comparisons, unhealthy behavioral patterns, and unneeded defenses that keep them from expressing their true nature.

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Services I Provide

  • Clinical Supervision
  • Group Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling

Ages I Work With

  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English

Groups I Work With

    I am specialize in treating older teen and adult women as well as couples in any phase of a relationship -- premarital, married, separated or divorcingdivorced.

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Communication Problems
  • Control Issues
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Eating and Food Issues
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Forgiveness
  • Identity Issues
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Love
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Trust Issues
  • Women's Issues
  • Worry

Types of Therapy

  • Depth Therapy
  • Emotion Focused Couples Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Gottman Method
  • Holistic Psychotherapy
  • Imago Relationship Therapy (IRT)
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)
  • Mindfulness-Based Interventions
  • Positive Psychology
  • Positive Psychotherapy
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relationship Enhancement Therapy
  • Schema Therapy
  • Self Psychology
  • Self-Acceptance Training
  • Self-Relations Therapy

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