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Alan L. Frankel

Alan L. Frankel, LCSW

Alan L. Frankel, LCSW is a clinical social worker/psychotherapist. He maintains a private practice in Mt. Kisco, NY (Westchester County) and has over forty years of clinical experience working with a wide array of people and problems. He works with children, adolescents, individual adults and couples. He specializes in helping children and families undergoing the difficult transition of a separation or divorce and has extensive experience doing conflict resolution. Additionally Al Frankel is a divorce mediator. He has been co-mediating with attorney-mediator Jill Sanders-DeMott for almost 30 years. Al Frankel is a Certified EFT Couple Therapist. He also provides marital crisis consultations for couples in the early stages of considering whether to try to stay together or possibly separate/divorce. He is also an adjunct professor in The Human Services Dept. at Westchester Community College, where he has been teaching courses in Human Behavior and Social Development since 1992. Alan Frankel graduated from Cornell University in 1976. He earned his Masters in Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania in 1978. Al Frankel was trained in psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic psychotherapy at The Institute For Contemporary Psychotherapy in NYC, in 1986. He received postgraduate training in child and adolescent therapy, as well as in couples and family therapy. He also received additional training in EFT (emotionally focused couple therapy) in 2008. Most recently he completed training in sex therapy at The University of Michigan School of Social Work in their Sexual Health/Sex Therapy Certificate Program in 2018.

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