Michele Scheinkman

Michele Scheinkman, LCSW is a faculty member at The Ackerman Institute for the Family specializing in couples therapy training. She also has a private practice in Manhattan. Former Director of Training at the Chicago Center for Family Health and Lecturer at the University of Chicago, she was a consultant at the multicultural Roberto Clemente Center in New York City for many years. Her workshops in the United States, Europe, Latin America and Asia are highly regarded for conceptual clarity, her integrative multicultural approach, and practical application with a wide range of couples and issues. Her articles, widely valued in couples therapy training and practice for their integrative and multicultural focus include:

  • The Vulnerability Cycle: Working With Impasses in Couples Therapy. Family Process 43: 279-299, 2004.
  • Beyond the Trauma of Betrayal: Reconsidering Affairs in Couples Therapy. Family Process 44: 227-244, 2005.
  • The Multi-level Approach: A Road Map to Couples Therapy. Family Process 47: 197-213, 2008.
  • Disarming Jealousy in Couples Therapy: A Multidimensional Approach. Family Process 49: 486-502, 2010.
  • The Vulnerability Cycle- Encyclopedia of Couple and Family Therapy. J.Lebow et al (Eds) , 2017.