Dr. Schrag - Licensed Clinical Psychologist in Katonah, NY

Outline of Family with Home Dr. Jonah Schrag is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Marriage counselor. He provides marital therapy as well as individual and family therapy to children, teenagers and adults at his office located in the picturesque hamlet of Katonah in Westchester County, NY.

Marital & Couples Therapy

Dr. Jonah Schrag is an EFT trained marital therapist located in Katonah, who will tailor his marital therapy sessions to the unique needs and the particular dynamics of your relationship. He was one of the original teachers of the PAIRS skill training course where he actively taught couples methods and techniques to improve their communication skills and effectively work through conflict.

His theoretical orientation is grounded in the theories of Sue Johnson’s Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), and Salvador Minuchin’s Structural Family.

Individual & Family Psychotherapy with Children, Teenagers and Adults

In addition to working with couples in marital therapy, Dr. Jonah Schrag uses individual psychotherapy and family therapy to treat children, adolescents and adults. He effectively works with a range of issues including but not limited to depression, anxiety, OCD, anger management issues, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Aspergers Syndrome. Dr. Schrag is an experienced clinician with over 35 years of clinical practice. He worked as a Clinical Instructor at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and The Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services where he taught graduate courses in child and adolescent development and coordinated the psychology internship program at their adolescent residential center.

Separation and Divorce Services

If a couple is planning to separate or divorce, Dr. Schrag can assist them to do it cost effectively, minimizing the emotional stress and pain to the divorcing couple and their children. If couples do not actively maintain control of their divorce, it easily devolves into a costly, divisive process that is destructive to them and their family. Dr. Schrag is a seasoned divorce mediator and Collaborative Coach who keeps couples out of the courtroom by helping them contain destructive emotion.

Within the framework of Alternative Dispute Resolution, Dr. Schrag is a trained Divorce Mediator Collaborative Divorce Coach, Child Specialist and Parenting Coordinator. His office is easily accessible to all areas of Westchester County, NY.

Divorce Mediation

Divorce mediation is a legally binding alternative approach to divorce that gives divorcing couples the power to take charge of their divorce and remain in control throughout the process. It is an effective, economically efficient process that costs a fraction of a litigated divorce and allows couples to protect their children from a protracted, divisive court battle. Dr. Jonah Schrag personally serves as your divorce mediator to help you craft a comprehensive, fair and cost effective parenting and financial agreement. Financial, legal and accounting consultants are brought on board as needed depending on the requirements of each individual case. Dr. Schrag will personally ensure that the process is respectful and fair to both sides while helping you protect the emotional well-being of your children. Where appropriate, he will educate families on the latest divorce research so that divorcing couples can make informed decisions that protect their children and the sanctity of the home and family they jointly built.

Collaborative Divorce Services

Like Divorce Mediation, Collaborative Divorce is a legally binding, non-adversarial dispute resolution method that assists couples to separate and/or divorce without costly litigation or the need to go to court. As part of an interdisciplinary legal and financial collaborative divorce team, Dr. Schrag functions as a divorce coach helping the couple contain destructive emotion that otherwise, could derail the process. A consultation with Dr. Jonah Schrag will help you clarify which alternative dispute resolution method is right for you.

Parenting Coordinator

Parenting children is challenging under the best of circumstances. Co-parenting in a divorced family has unique challenges that can result in increased tension between the parents or between a parent and one or more of the children. Dr. Jonah Schrag can help you with the inevitable conflicts by serving as a parenting coordinator. He will keep the discussion focused on the best interests of the children and help each parent clarify and resolve the disagreement. Dr. Schrag’s expertise in working with children, families and couples can serve as an invaluable asset in helping separated and divorced couples constructively work together to resolve parenting conflicts.