Press & Media Inquires:

Frederica Wald
Director of Development and External Affairs

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Selected Press Coverage:

CBS New York | June 7, 2023
Gender & Family Project Empowers Youth and their Families Through Gender Inclusivity

Becker’s Healthcare Podcast | May 27, 2023
Interview with Martha Fling, President and CEO at the Ackerman Institute for the Family

The Hill | May 26, 2023
Opinion: Anti-Abortion and Pro-Family? Not Possible. — Ackerman Director of Training, Marlene F. Watson, PhD, LMFT

Gothamist | May 17, 2023
How to Find Affordable Therapy in New York City

The Bump | April 28, 2023
How to Practice Active Listening With Your Child

Associated Press | April 27, 2023
Kansas Sets Trans Athlete Rule; Gender-Affirming Care Saved

Associated Press | April 20, 2023
Kansas Governor Vetoes 4 Anti-Trans Bills as Overrides Loom

Wall Street Journal | April 17, 2023
How to Maximize Joy With Your Grandchildren—and Minimize Conflicts With Your Kids

Mom Enough Podcast | April 10, 2023
Supporting the Mental Health of LGBTQ+ Youth

NPR Morning Edition | March 30, 2023
A Therapist has Advice for how to Cope with Repeated Mass Shootings: Lean into Family

Parade | February 16, 2023
Harvard Researchers Just Found This Simple Act to be the Biggest Predictor of Happiness in Life

Yahoo Life | February 13, 2023
What is ‘Gender-Affirming’ Care for Trans Youth?

City Limits | January 31, 2023
Opinion: Kids Belong in School, But Need Mental Healthcare Access — Ackerman President & CEO, Martha Fling

USA TODAY | December 29, 2022
The Holidays can be Tough for the LGBTQ Community. Explore Available Mental Health Resources, Hotlines

VICE News | December 21, 2022
How 2022 Became the Year Trans Hate Went Mainstream

New York Daily News | December 2, 2022
Mayor Adams is Calling for Improving Mental Health Care in NYC, but the City Continues to cut Services

New Jersey Family | November 18, 2022
How to Know the Difference Between Anxiety and OCD

Wall Street Journal | November 14, 2022
How to Give Your Parents Advice That They Will Actually Listen To

Newsweek | October 11, 2022
Grieving Widow Backed for Kicking Brother Out of House

CNBC Make It | September 28, 2022
Increased Demand and Burnout are Driving Many BIPOC Therapists to ‘The Breaking Point’

Psychotherapy Networker | November 2021
The New Supervision: Are We Meeting the Needs of Today’s Therapists?

Yahoo Life | May 25, 2021
A Transgender Teen is Fighting to be Called by his Chosen Name at Graduation. Here’s Why That’s so Important

Shondaland | February 10, 2021
Navigating Different Risk Tolerances During the Pandemic

New York Times | September 29, 2020
Should You Break Up?

The Cut | February 19, 2020
A Beginner’s Guide to Couples Therapy

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