Last updated: 10/15/2019

Lucy S. Raizman, LCSW, LMFT,CST (215) 382-6680 ext. 7039
Last Updated: 10/15/2019
Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Certified Sex Therapist and Supervisor of Sex Therapy AAMFT-approved Supervisor
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Years of Experience: 20

Gender: Female

Languages Spoken or
Translation Services:


PA - LCSW [CW-007735L]
PA - Marriage & Family Therapist [MF000131]

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

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.

Office and Contact Information
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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:
Mon: By appointment
Tue: By appointment
Wed: By appointment
Thu: By appointment
Fri: By appointment
Sat: N/A
Sun: N/A
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

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

Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair
Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours
Telephone Counseling

Problems Served
Focusing on:
Anger Management Anxiety/Panic Disorders Career/Employment Concerns Couple or Marital Issues Depression Family Issues Grief/Loss Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Phobias Sexual Abuse/Rape Sexual Disorders Sexuality Issues Stress Trauma/PTSD Women's Issues
Also serving:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Addictions/Substance Aging Attachment Disorders Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Behavioral Problems Bipolar Disorders Dissociative Disorders Domestic Violence Dual Diagnosis Eating Disorders Elder Abuse Immigration/Newcomer 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 Sexual Orientation Spiritual/Religious Concerns
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Body Centered Psychotherapy Cognitive/Behavioral EMDR Feminist Meditation/Relaxation Mindfulness Based Approaches Narrative Therapy Psycho-Educational Relational Sex Therapy 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) Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) Evaluation/Diagnostic Focusing Gestalt Holistic Hypnosis Imago Relationship Therapy Information and Referral Internal Family Systems (IFS) Intervention (Alcohol, Drug, Gambling Addiction, etc.) Long-Term Mediation Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP) Outreach Parent Guidance Prevention Psychodynamic Psychopharmacology Satir 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:
Populations Served (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adults (26-59) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)
Adolescents (13-17)
Specific populations:
Step Families
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) Cancer Patients Caregivers Children of Divorce Chronic Illness Disabled Gifted Immigrants/Refugees Interracial Families/Couples Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Military/Veterans Obese or Overweight Transgender
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Buddhist Christian Hindu Jewish LDS/Mormon Muslim
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Asian Haitian Hispanic Irish 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)
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:
Brief Phone Consultation
Community Education
Information & Referral
One Hour per week for Military and Families
Prevention Programs

Independence Blue Cross (Medicare PPO)