Laura Silverstein

I use evidence-based strategies to help couples find more happiness.


Everyone wants and deserves to feel loved. I know how to help you find and keep healthy fulfilling relationships.


Ms. Laura Silverstein, LCSW, is a Certified Gottman Therapist, and author of Love Is an Action Verb. She is founder and co-owner of Main Line Counseling Partners, based in Bryn Mawr, PA. Laura has appeared as a relationship expert on media outlets such as the New York Times, ABC and The Gottman Relationship Blog.

As a seasoned couples therapist and speaker and trainer for the Gottman Institute, she knows how to help people find more happiness, build a connection, and manage conflict efficiently. She and her team use science-backed strategies that have been proven to work. Silverstein writes and educates with an energetic, humorous, and relatable style. She inspires people to be the best partners they can be.

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How to ask for what you need without sounding critical.

How to respond to criticism.

How to avoid fighting about stupid things.

How to communicate clearly to solve problems and make decisions together.

How to have a stronger relational friendship and have more fun.

Suggested QUESTIONS:

What are some common mistakes people make in relationships?

How is it that a romantic relationship can start strong but then shift into a room-mate vibe?

What leads to relationship happiness and what leads to separation and dissatisfaction?

Empathy doesn't come naturally to everyone. How do you help couples when one person wants to support their partner but isn't good at talking about their feelings?

How do you help couples re-build trust after a betrayal?

What resources can couples turn to if they can't afford traditional couples therapy with a highly trained relationship expert?