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Peter Pearson For more 30 years, Peter Pearson, Ph.D. has been specializing in helping couples transform their relationships. He is co-founder and co-director of The Couples Institute with his wife, Dr. Ellyn Bader. Contact The Couples Institute or complete the form at the bottom of this page to request an appointment with him.
Ellyn Bader and her husband, Dr. Peter Pearson, are founders and directors of The Couples Institute. Ellyn combines her keen perception with an unparalleled command of theory and practical application. Contact The Couples Institute or complete the form at the bottom of this page to request an appointment.
Michelle Wangler Joy For almost 15 years Michelle has helped couples manage conflicts and stop the negative cycles—a major cause of distress. She explains, “I teach couples communication skills specific to their relationship dynamics, so that they can repair blunders and prevent painful interactions from reoccurring….” Contact The Couples Institute or complete the form at the bottom of this page about making an appointment with her.
Barbara Green is a psychotherapist with more than 30 years of clinical experience working with couples and individuals. Clients appreciate her knowledge and expertise as well as her warm and engaging style. Contact The Couples Institute or complete the form below about an appointment with her.
Peter Klein is a licensed clinical Psychologist and Marriage and Family Therapist in Menlo Park. Clients benefit from his clinical expertise and his careful attention to detail, since both contribute to their overall positive experience and results. Contact The Couples Institute or complete the form below to reach him about an appointment.
Stacy Lee has been helping couples and individuals create flourishing relationships and communication since 2006. She has been a vital part of helping clients reconnect and stay connected while transitioning through many difficulties in life, such as examining and healing trauma and broken trust, navigating difficulties in parenting, establishing healthy boundaries and increasing intimacy. Contact The Couples Institute or complete the form below if you would like to make an appointment with her.
Sara Bunce has a gentle, empathic style that offers safety for challenging feelings and insights. She helps clients look at underlying patterns that may be creating difficulties for themselves individually and in their relationship. Contact The Couples Institute or complete the form below if you would like to make an appointment with her.
 

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