Our Doctoral-Level Team

If working with a doctoral-level clinician is important to you, we proudly present ours: 

Our Doctors in New England

Amherst, Massachusetts

Dr. Patricia Gorman

Clinical Psychologist, Marriage & Family Therapist, Licensed in Massachusetts.
Advanced Training in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (Externship & Core Skills); Gottman Levels I & II; Clinical Fellow & Supervisor,  AAMFT; Discernment Counseling (in progress).

Dr. Gorman is an exceptionally well-trained psychologist. She has also directed a Marriage and Family Therapy Program in both Massachusetts and Connecticut. Dr. Gorman specializes in helping couples with extended family stressors, infertility & adoption. She also dances the Argentine Tango.  Quoting Sue Johnson: “Love has an immense ability to help heal the devastating wounds that life sometimes deals us.” 


Northampton, Massachusetts

Dr. Maryanna Ham

Clinical Psychologist & Marriage & Family Therapist, Licensed in Massachusetts.
Narrative Therapy; Fellow Status: American Psychological Association for Lifetime Achievement, Gottman Levels I & II

A native Californian, Dr. Ham served as Professor Emeritus and founder of the Marriage and Family Therapy Program at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. Her capacity to patiently and empathetically help couples face into the heart of the matter is well known. She's co-authored several books and countless articles. They are "required reading" for Marriage and Family Therapists throughout the world.   More...

Boston & The Berkshires Foothills, MA (Miami, FL Jan - Mar)

Dr. Kathy McMahon

President & CEO of Couples Therapy Inc.
Clinical Psychologist, Licensed in Arizona, California, Florida, Massachusetts.
Certified Gottman Therapist; AASECT-Board-certified Sex Therapy Diplomate (1982-2017); Certified Sex Educator; Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, Externship & Core Skills; Developmental Model (advanced); Discernment Counseling. 

Dr. K has an active interaction style that is no-nonsense, but sweetened with humor and empathetic engagement. She cares deeply about her couples and works hard to help them, because she holds a deep belief in the value of intimate relationships.


Our Doctors in the Southern States

Atlanta, GA

Dr. Alisha Powell

Clinical Social Worker, Licensed in Georgia, Massachusetts, & Colorado.
Advanced Training in the Gottman Method (Levels I-III)

Dr. Powell is experienced working with complex issues that impact a marriage including chronic medical illness, chronic depressive illness, substance use, sex addiction, and anxiety disorders.  She has advanced post-graduate training in helping couples survive and succeed in difficult times.


Boca Raton, Florida

Dr. Marni Feuerman, MSW, MFT, Psy.D.

Marriage & Family Therapist, Clinical Social Worker, Licensed in Florida.
Certified Emotionally-Focused Couples Therapist, EFT Supervisor Candidate, Gottman Level I & II (in progress); Certified Discernment Counseling; Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy; 

Dr. Marni's passion is helping marriages succeed. Dr. Feuerman is a certified EFT Couples Therapist, and a Discernment Counselor. She runs the Hold Me Tight Workshops. More...

Our Doctors in the Midwest & Far West

Kansas City, KS (Overland Park)

Dr. John "Doug" Burford

Licensed Professional Counselor, Kansas.

Advanced Training in Gottman  (Levels 1-3); Treating Affairs and Trauma® in Couples Therapy, Leader; The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work® (Gottman), Educator; Bringing Baby Home® (Gottman), Facilitator; SYMBIS (Save Your Marriage Before It Starts), Assessment Facilitator; Facilitator and Trainer - Prepare/Enrich® Assessment.

Dr. Burford specializes in relationship counseling, both in premarital and marital guidance. A graduate of Princeton Theological Seminary, he has been a Presbyterian minister and contributor to Chicken Soup for the Christian Family Soul.   More Soon!

Chicago, IL

​Dr. Michael McNulty

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed in Illinois.
Master Trainer** for the Gottman Institute; Certified Gottman Therapist; 

Dr. John Gottman himself has called him "a highly sensitive, intelligent, and intuitive clinician...I would trust him to work well with anyone I love."  He was in the first group of trainers certified to teach all levels in the Gottman certification program. He is also an international trainer working in Sri Lanka for over 23 years. He also offers the Art & Science of Love workshops. More...

Las Vegas (Henderson), Nevada

Dr. Scott T. Wolf

Clinical Psychologist, Licensed in Nevada, & Maryland.
Master Trainer** for the Gottman Institute; Certified Gottman Therapist; Externship, Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy.

Dr. Wolfe brings maturity and confidence to his work with couples. He conducted research on couples several decades ago, before discovering the work of John Gottman. It was a fortuitous match. After decades of raising his family and practicing outside Washington, D.C. in Maryland, he's now enjoying the comforting warmth of Las Vegas winters. He also offers the Art & Science of Love workshops. More...

Our Doctor in the Caribbean: Old San Juan, Puerto Rico

Dr. Heide R. Ubinas

Clinical Psychologist, Licensed in Puerto Rico, & Licensed Provisional Psychologist in Florida.

Advanced Training in Gottman  (Levels 1-3); Clinical Traumatology; METT 3.0 Training in Facial Recognition & Micro-Expressions- Expert Level; Former graduate Instructor in Human Sexuality & Family therapy

One of our earliest team members, Dr. Ubinas is a true couples therapist, having worked with U.S. military families and couples in both Puerto Rico and Stateside, completed graduate school in Chicago, IL. She's also worked at a community program, helping new parents adjust to their new parental roles. Her particular interest is couples who chronically avoid conflict and those struggling with parenting issues.  More...

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