Redesigning
Relationships

COUPLES | FAMILIES | DISCERNMENT | MEDIATION

Redesigning Relationships

COUPLES | FAMILIES | DISCERNMENT | MEDIATION

Redesigning Relationships

COUPLES | FAMILIES | DISCERNMENT | MEDIATION

No matter how long you’re together, every stage of your relationship will have challenges and triggers that threaten your sense of connection. My goal is to help you navigate those challenges and learn to avoid the triggers that drive a wedge and dissolve your sense of connection.
Tracy K. Ross, LCSW
No matter how long you’re together, every stage of your relationship will have challenges and triggers that threaten your sense of connection. My goal is to help you navigate those challenges and learn to avoid the triggers that drive a wedge and dissolve your sense of connection.
Tracy K. Ross, LCSW

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For most people, a loving and supportive primary romantic relationship is one of the biggest factors contributing to personal fulfillment. Yet many married or long-term partners struggle to attain relationship nirvana. Instead, they find themselves languishing in lonely or disconnected relationships.

Sometimes your relationship just needs a person—someone with an objective lens to hold space and weigh in when needed. I see your relationship as my client; I don’t take sides. As your relationship partner, my role is to bring you out of your comfort zone and get you re-energized about your future.

My name is Tracy Ross, and I give couples the tools they need to find their way back to connection.

As a family and couples therapist, discernment counselor, and collaborative divorce practitioner of more than 20 years, I’ve worked with hundreds of people to help them better express themselves, clearly communicate emotional needs, and get comfortable enough to experience what’s really going on in their relationships. 

Whether you choose to stay together and heal what’s broken or part ways and start anew, I’m here to help you decide the best course of action for everyone involved.

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My name is Tracy Ross, and I give couples the tools they need to find their way back to connection.

As a family and couples therapist, discernment counselor, and collaborative divorce practitioner of more than 20 years, I’ve worked with hundreds of people to help them better express themselves, clearly communicate emotional needs, and get comfortable enough to experience what’s really going on in their relationships. 

Whether you choose to stay together and heal what’s broken or part ways and start anew, I’m here to help you decide the best course of action for everyone involved.

We put so much energy into finding love, but we don’t put half as much energy into nurturing it. Couples counseling is one way to do the work of your relationship.
Tracy K. Ross, LCSW
We put so much energy into finding love, but we don’t put half as much energy into nurturing it. Couples counseling is one way to do the work of your relationship.
Tracy K. Ross, LCSW

How I help couples & families
redesign their relationships

Couples Counseling:
Volatile to Versatile

Many couples report feeling happy in their relationship most of the time. But a small percentage of the time, interactions can turn volatile, leading to extreme anger, withdrawal, and hurt. When volatility strikes it generally follows a pattern: it’s typically triggered by a partner’s specific action, inaction or response. I work with couples to help them recognize their relationship’s patterns, understand each other’s triggers, and finally break this cycle.

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Family Therapy

Family therapy is a powerful process that doesn’t single one person out. Instead, it examines the family as an ecosystem where one person’s actions can create a new dynamic for the whole.  During family therapy, members learn how to foster stronger relationships, build better communication skills, navigate crises, and create more harmony in the home.

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Discernment Counseling: Difficult Conversations

Moving forward is impossible when one partner wants to work on the relationship and the other favors divorce. Over 6 weeks of discernment counseling, I hold the space for tough conversations to get couples out of limbo. We look at what brought the relationship to this point and how to choose a direction. No matter the decision, couples ultimately report a sense of relief as their lives can resume because they have permission to move forward.

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Collaborative Divorce

When you’ve finally decided to call it quits, you need support to transition your union from that of a romantic couple to business partners and co-parents. Collaborative divorce aims to see you through the emotional turmoil of divorce and make uncoupling as civil and amicable as possible.

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Parenting Plans for
Divorcing Couples

When divorcing couples have children together, many critical decisions will need to be made in order to spare the children unnecessary emotional trauma. How and when do you tell them about the divorce? How do you introduce a new love interest? The parenting plan helps you get clear on expectations and anticipate future potential land mines, giving shape to your new status as co-parents.

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About

Tracy Ross, LCSW is an NYC-based counselor with a nationwide practice, who has helped couples and families for over 20 years to redesign their relationships and move them from volatility to versatility: from a state of breakdown to a new relationship in which all can thrive.

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