Couples Therapy

Jodi B Streich, Ph.D. is a licensed Psychologist providing couples therapy services in the Hoboken and New York City area. With over 15 years of experience, Dr. Jodi has experience in a variety of couples therapy counseling.

Our romantic relationships can be some of the most rewarding relationships of our lives. When things are truly going well, we feel happy, fulfilled, and grateful for our partners. We look forward to spending time with our partner whether dating, living together, engaged, or married.

Of course, as with all relationships, things don’t always go the way we hope or planned. Life circumstances may have brought one or both of you to the point where you’re tired of arguing. Feeling resentful. Sad that you don’t feel heard. Feeling defensive. Overwhelmed. Withdrawn. Isolated. Things may be so bad now, that you feel both helpless and hopeless. Maybe you’ve reached the point where you don’t even care anymore. The tension between you is so bad that you now feel disconnected as a couple, as friends, and as lovers.

Experience shows that it is helpful to look at what may be getting in the way of your ability to feel close to one another. Most need to learn more effective ways to communicate that actually work.

Sometimes there is an accumulation of hurt that have piled up along the way. These sources of pain create barriers to feeling close. If both of you are willing to look beneath the surface to see what is creating the distance, then there is a better chance of repairing the wounds that are keeping you apart.

These are the times in a couple’s history when it may be difficult to establish and sustain love, much less allow for love to grow and flourish with your partner If you are here, then this is probably one of those times.

NJ License # 4852, NY License # 019068.
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Dr. Streich earned her M.A. degrees and Ph.D. degree in Clinical Psychology from Adelphi University, Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies. She completed her doctoral training in Clinical and Neuropsychology at the Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, New York University Medical Center in Manhattan. Subsequent to her clinical residency, Dr. Streich completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Clinical Neuropsychology at a private practice in New York. Dr. Streich was most recently the Director of Counseling and Psychological Services at a local university for seven years and also taught undergraduate classes in Psychology. Prior to that appointment, she managed the Outpatient Substance Abuse Programs for adults and adolescents at CarePoint Health in Hoboken. Dr. Streich has done extensive work providing management on employee performance and behavior and executive coaching through her work in the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) at Hoboken University Medical Center (HUMC). During her doctoral training, Dr. Streich was appointed the position of World Trade Center Coordinator in Northern New Jersey and worked in this role for five years. During that time, she managed the September 11th project, Project Phoenix, funded by SAMHSA & FEMA. Dr. Streich provided trainings in Crisis Management to emergency responders in Hudson County and outpatient services to the Northern Hudson County community. Prior to becoming a Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Streich worked in the advertising business for ten years and her undergraduate degrees are in Advertising Communications (Associate of Applied Science) and Marketing Communications (Bachelor of Science). During that time, she worked for Mediavest, Media Planning & Buying Division of DMB&B, formerly known as Benton & Bowles. In that role, Dr. Streich directed the test marketing division for Procter & Gamble (P&G) and Burger King Corp. Dr. Streich has many years of experience in the corporate world. Dr Streich proudly serves our Veterans wtihin the tri-state area and administers compensation and pension evaluations for those who have suffered from posttraumatic stress disorder, psychiatric and mood disorders, and, traumatic brain injuries. Clinical interests include trauma, post-traumatic stress disorders, anxiety and depression, affective disorders, substance related issues, learning disabilities, relationship and interpersonal issues, disease management and couples and family counseling. Dr. Streich is a board member of the Professional Advisory Board for the Epilepsy Foundation of Northeastern New York. Dr. Streich is licensed in the states of New Jersey (#4852) and New York (#019068).

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