Relationship Thought Leader with 30 Years of Experience Helping Couples.

Laura taught us how to communicate which is exactly what we needed!

Mary D.

About Laura Silverstein, LCSW

Laura Silverstein is a recognized thought leader in the field of relationship wellness, sought out for her expert advice from media outlets such as The New York Times and The Today Show.

Author of Amazon Best Seller, Love Is An Action Verb and Love Is An Action Verb: Couples Therapy Workbook, she is one of today’s most original and insightful experts on modern relationships. Her advice is evidence-based, inclusive, jargon-free and action-oriented. She is known for helping couples focus on their strengths instead of their problems and guiding them with small, step-by-step action plans.

As founder and co-owner of Main Line Counseling Partners, a small private practice, in Bryn Mawr, PA,  she oversees over 5,000 hours of therapy a year, manages a team of therapists, and provides live workshops and trainings to aspiring couples therapists.

She credits her success to the bravery of her clients, who trust her with the welfare of their marriages, her family and husband who keep her humbly motivated to keep getting better, and for the opportunity to study under some of the most brilliant mentors in the field.

She lives in the suburbs of Philadelphia, which she affectionately refers to as “the city of humanly love.”

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In the Media

The New York Times

Laura was interviewed and quoted in the New York Times article Are We Still Monogomous? And 6 Other Questions to Ask Your Partner, by Catherine Pearson (Printed in the Well Section Tuesday, August 2, 2022). This article challenges couples to re-assess their relationships by asking each other six thought-provoking questions. You can check out the online article HERE.

The Today Show

12 Important Questions to Ask Your Partner Before Marriage, According to Experts, by Perri Ormont Blumberg, from The Today Show references Laura as a relationship expert in the Relationship Section of Today. It is a guide for couples approaching long-term commitment to ensure they are preparing themselves well. You can read the full article HERE (Jan 11, 2023).

The Insider

Ashley Laderer shares Laura’s expertise in her article; Couples Therapists Recommend These 10 Questions to Test Whether Your Relationship is Just Rocky or Fully Toxic. It is a tool for couples to begin assessing their relationships’ health. HERE is a link to the full article.

The Gottman Institute

Laura represents the Gottman Institute as a speaker, a trainer and a writer. offering webinars, frequently published articles and Level 1 Training for therapists pursuing certification in the Gottman Method of Couples Therapy. All of her articles can be found HERE.


Laura was referenced as a relationship expert in the article
10 Physical Signs You’re In The Honeymoon Phase Of A Relationship, by Amanda Chatel and Kristine Fellizar. (Feb 21, 2022). This article goes into depth about the difference between life-long love and the early, honeymoon phase of a relationship. You can check out the online article HERE.

Mind Body Green

Mind Body Green published Laura’s article, How To Cope With Overwhelming Tragedy, in 2016 after the mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, FL. Sadly this article is just as relevant now as it was then, as gun violence continues to be on the rise and the world struggles not to become numb. You can read the full article HERE.

Ask Men

Rebecca Long quotes Laura’s expertise in her thought-provoking article; Is ‘Once a Cheater, Always a Cheater’ True? Here’s What the Experts Say. She explores the complexities of infidelity recovery HERE.

Woman’s World

Laura was quoted as a relationship expert in What Is the 2-2-2 Rule and How Can It Benefit Your Relationship? Alexandria Brooks explains that the 2-2-2 Rule recommends going out for an evening every two weeks, away for a weekend every two months, and away for a week every two years. Click HERE to read the full article.

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