Elizabeth Einstein can help you build a strong stepfamily! As one of America's leading stepfamily educators and, a Marriage & Family Therapist in Ithaca, NY, this author and lecturer is also a creative teacher, workshop trainer, stepfamily coach and consultant.
Thirty years ago, Ms. Einstein joined a small band of pioneers who understood the challenges of living in stepfamilies to help found the Stepfamily Association of America, now the National Stepfamily Resource Center. For many years, she served on the Association's Board of Directors and was the founding editor of SAA's national newsletter, Stepfamilies.
Her first book, The Stepfamily: Living, Loving & Learning, won a National Media Award. Garnering other national writing awards, her books and educational materials are used throughout the world by single-parents, blended families and professionals who help stepfamilies conquer their challenges. Her newest book Strengthening Your Stepfamily is offered on this site. A video-based educational program, Active Parenting for Stepfamilies, co-authored with Dr. Michael Popkin, won a Telly Award for Excellence. You can preview this effective video-based "teach out of the box" program FREE for 30 days. Click on bookstore to learn more.
For 30 years, she's taught in social work schools at leading universities and within the military community through its family advocacy programs. While retired from national teaching, she continues to see stepfamilies and others in her counseling practice in Ithaca, NY.