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Steps for Stepmothers
61 West 9th Street,
Suite 1A
New York, NY 10011
(212) 460-5996

Please contact us at rachelle.katz@gmail.com 

Unfortunately, we are unable to respond to therapeutic questions via email.


Rachelle Katz, Ed.D. is a psychotherapist with 25 years in private practice in New York City. She is a licensed marriage and family therapist as well as an addictions specialist, certified in alcoholism and substance abuse counseling. She received her B.A. in Psychology from Clark University, her M.Ed. in Counseling Psychology from Boston College, her M.A. in Clinical Psychology from the New School for Social Research, and her doctorate in Family and Community Education from Teachers College, Columbia University. She is a member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, the American Psychological Association and the American Counseling Association.

Since 2004, she has facilitated the www.stepsforstepmothers.com, website and has led successful support groups in New York City for stepmothers. She has also trained New York City police officers to become peer support counselors, as part of a suicide prevention program. She has extensive experience lecturing to groups on various topics, such as stress management, developing healthy relationships, and overcoming procrastination. 

Dr. Katz has been married for 22 years and has a 26-year old stepdaughter.