Last updated: 10/9/2020

Lucy S. Raizman, LCSW, LMFT,CST (215) 382-6680 ext. 7039
Last Updated: 10/9/2020
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Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Certified Sex Therapist and Supervisor of Sex Therapy AAMFT-approved Supervisor

Gender: Female/Female Identifying

Languages Spoken:

Lucy Raizman is a therapist with more than 20 years experience working with individuals, couples, and families. She is a licensed clinical social worker and marriage and family therapist, and AAMFT- Approved Supervisor. She is a AASECT-Certified Sex Therapist.

Lucy is passionate about the benefits of positive attachment as demonstrated in EFT Certified Couple counseling (Emotionally-Focused Therapy) and is skilled in helping individuals and couples repair and enhance their relationships. Areas of professional interest and expertise include couples and sex therapy, separation/divorce and co-parenting issues, infidelity/affairs, stress/anger management, and mind-body oriented approaches to trauma resolution.

Lucy integrates her specialized training and experience in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing) Certified, (Somatic Experiencing) practitioner and AEDP to help people recover from trauma and emotional injury in a collaborative process. In addition to counseling, she has taught classes and workshops in intimacy and relationship skills), and presents to groups on couple and trauma-related therapies.

Focusing on:
Aging Anger Management Anxiety/Panic Disorders Attachment Disorders Career/Employment Concerns Couple or Marital Issues Depression Family Issues Grief/Loss Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Phobias Sexual Abuse/Rape Sexual Disorders Sexual Orientation Sexuality Issues Stress Trauma/PTSD Women's Issues Workplace Stress
Also serving:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Addictions/Substance Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Behavioral Problems Bipolar Disorders Dissociative Disorders Domestic Violence Dual Diagnosis Eating Disorders Education/Personal Development Elder Abuse Gender Identity Immigration/Newcomer Infertility Learning Disabilities Medication Management Men's Issues Multicultural Issues Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Pain Management Parenting Issues Personality Disorders Physical Illness/Impairment Psychoses/Major Mental Illness Psychosomatic Self Abuse Spiritual/Religious Concerns Suicidal Thoughts Traumatic Brain Injury
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Council for Relationships
790 Penllyn Blue Bell Pike Suite 104
Blue Bell, PA 19422
(215) 382-6680 ext. 7039

Office Hours:
MonBy appointment
TueBy appointment
WedBy appointment
ThuBy appointment
FriBy appointment
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 3 Hours
Weekends: 12 Hours

Ability to Schedule Sessions Online
Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair
Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours
Online Therapy (email, live chat, video)
Secure HIPAA-compliant Video (, etc.)
Telephone Counseling
Video Counseling (Zoom, Skype, etc.)


Years of Experience: 20

PA - LCSW [CW-007735L]
PA - Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) [MF000131]

Credentials and Certifications:
American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work (ABECSW)
Approved Supervisor AAMFT
Board Certified Diplomate (BCD)
Certified in Couples Counseling
Certified in Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR)
Certified Sex Therapist, AASECT
Certified Social Worker (CSW)
Clinical Fellow AAMFT
Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD)
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
Postgraduate Certificate Trauma Treatment
Social Work Supervisor
Somatic Experiencing Practitioner

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $160
Couples: N/A
Group: N/A
Family: $160

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: Yes

Medicare: Yes
Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
10 minute video session
Brief Phone Consultation
Community Education
Information & Referral
Initial Consultation
One Hour per week for Military and Families
Prevention Programs

Independence Blue Cross (Medicare PPO)

Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adults (26-59) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)
Adolescents (13-17)
Specific populations:
Couples Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Polyamorous Step Families
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) Adopted Alzheimer's Biracial Brain/Head Injured Cancer Patients Caregivers Children of Divorce Chronic Illness College Students Diabetes Disabled Entertainment Industry First Responders (Police, Fire, EMT) Gifted Grandparents Immigrants/Refugees Interracial Families/Couples Learning Disability Military/Veterans Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Obese or Overweight Parkinson's Single Parents Suicidal Transgender Unemployed
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Body Centered Psychotherapy Cognitive/Behavioral Eclectic EMDR Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) Feminist Internal Family Systems (IFS) Meditation/Relaxation Mindfulness Based Approaches Narrative Therapy Psycho-Educational Relational Sex Therapy Somatic Experiencing Systemic
Other theoretical approaches:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Advocacy Behavioral Behavioral Medicine Body Work (Massage, Touch Therapy) Case Management Coaching Crisis Intervention Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Discernment Counseling Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT Tapping) Evaluation/Diagnostic Focusing Gestalt Gottman Method Holistic Humanistic Hypnosis Imago Relationship Therapy Information and Referral Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP) Intervention (Alcohol, Drug, Gambling Addiction, etc.) Long-Term Mediation Motivational Interviewing Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP) Outreach Parent Guidance Prevention Psychodynamic Psychopharmacology Satir Schema Therapy Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Social Support Thought Field Therapy (TFT) Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems Individual Peer Support Supervision/Consultation
Other methods:
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Buddhist Christian Hindu Jewish LDS/Mormon Muslim
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Alaskan Native Arabic Asian Brazilian Caribbean Haitian Hispanic Indian Irish Italian Portuguese Russian
Professional Associations
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) American Family Therapy Academy Clinical Social Work Federation (CSWF) Clinical Social Work Guild EMDR International Association International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy (ICEEFT) National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD) National Association of Social Workers (NASW) National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA)