• Services

    Brooklyn Marriage & Family Therapy, PLLC is dedicated to helping you bridge the gaps caused by life-struggles and restore balance via our high quality psychotherapy, counseling, and personal coaching services. Clients are seen in a safe, non-judgmental and confidential environment both in-person and virtually.

    When difficulties arise in your personal or professional life, talking with a trained listener can help alleviate emotional distress for good. Our trained psychotherapists pro-actively utilize culturally sensitive Cognitive Behavioral Therapy that is solution-focused and directed toward developing and achieving your vision of possible resolutions to your personal life struggles.


    Brooklyn Marriage & Family Therapy specializes in the treatment of the following mild to serious psychological problems:


    • Depression

    • Trauma and PTSD

    • Anxiety

    • Personal Growth Challenges

    • Loss and Grief

    • Anger Management

    • Individual Psychological Problems

    • Relationship and Marital Problems

    • Child-Parent Problems

    • Family of Origin Issues

    • Pre-marital Counseling


    Individual Therapy

    Sometimes called "psychotherapy": or "counseling", Individual Therapy is a process through which clients work one-on-one with a trained therapist-in a safe, caring, and confidential environment-to explore their feelings, beliefs, and behaviors. Clients will work through challenging or influential memories, identify aspects of their lives that they would like to change, better understand themselves and others, set personal goals, and work toward desired change.Sessions can be conducted either in-person or via our virtual online office.



    Couples Counseling

    Couples Counseling is a process through which a couple (who may be dating, engaged, married, or partnered) works with a trained therapist to identify specific ares of conflict and/or aspects of their relationship they would like to change. The couple works collaboratively with their therapist to develop a plan of action to improve each individual’s satisfaction and contentment with the relationship. Sessions can be conducted either in-person or via our virtual online office.



    Family Therapy

    Family Therapy is designed to assist families and couples in intimate relationships to nurture change in their interactions and development. Families seeking counseling may be in crisis, experiencing transitional life issues, increased interpersonal conflict, or simply desire a more pleasant home environment. Sessions can be conducted either in-person or via our virtual online office.

    Military & Veterans

    Brooklyn Marriage & Family Therapy, PLLC is honored to serve active duty military, retirees, veterans, and their dependents looking to access quality mental health care services via TriCare. Our Founding Director, Cheryl Donald, is the daughter of a retired military officer and grew up as an "Army brat" across the country and overseas. Cheryl recognizes the unique challenges our military face while serving our country and upon separation from service.

    Speaking Engagements

    Cheryl Donald, MA, MBA, LMFT is available for speaking engagements, participation on panel discussions, and to facilitate workshops and discussions. All presentations are up to date with the most current behavioral health research & tailored to your unique needs and interests. Expert consultations on current topics in mental health are also available to visual and print media outlets.


    List of previous speaking engagement


    Click here for Speaker Request Form.

    Personal Coaching

    Coaching is a process designed and defined by a relationship agreement between a client and a coach. It is based on expressed interests, goals, and objectives. A Personal Coach will assist you in the development of a strategic Action Plan designed to help you achieve your life goals. You and your coach may periodically modify your Action Plan, as needed, to best suit your evolving needs and environmental changes.
    In addition to her training as a psychotherapist, Cheryl Donald is a Healthcare Executive that holds a Master of Business Administration degree (MBA) and years of experience as a former Assistant Dean and Program Director at Hofstra University. In private one-on-one sessions, Cheryl uses inquiry, reflection, requests and discussion to help you identify your personal, business, career, and/or relationship goals.

    Personal Coaching Sessions are 45-minutes in length and offered in the following areas:

    • Executive & Leadership Coaching
    • Health & Wellness Coaching
    • Life & Career Coaching

    While Personal Coaching is not a substitute for clinical counseling or psychotherapy, get ready to become empowered to be accountable for your future achievements and success!

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