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LouAnn Smith, LCSW-R has over 30 years of ex-perience and is certified  in Group Therapy, Certified Divorce and Family Mediator, Couple and Family Therapy, Clinical Supervision; EMDR Levels 1, 2 and 3, and is currently working toward ASSECT (Sex Therapy) certification.

LouAnn leads seminars in Divorce Mediation, Sexuality, Working with Couples in Therapy, and is active on the faculties of the Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy and The Training Institute for Mental Health Practitioners.  LouAnn has a special interest and experience in working with family subgroups, eg. daughters/mothers and siblings.

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Rita Gazarik, LCSW-R has over 30 years of administrative, training, and clinical experience. She is a graduate of Post Masters’ training in family therapy from Ackerman Institute for the Family and Family Institute of Westchester. Within this framework, Ms. Gazarik has taught Masters’ degree programs in social work, post-Masters programs, was consultant to Hetrick-Martin Institute, She has co-authored a chapter in Ethnicity & Family Therapy on Czechoslovak culture for family therapists.

Presently, she is an adjuct faculty organizer and director of Family Life Associates, located in New York City and adjunct faculty at The Silberman Graduate School of Social Work (CUNY).

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