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René A. Jones, LMFT, Certified Sex Therapist Director & Founder of C.R.T. Practice

René is the Director and Founder of Couple & Relationship Therapy Practice. She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), a Certified Sex Therapist, and an AAMFT Approved Supervisor. She is completing her Doctorate degree from Widener University in Clinical Sexology. René completed two Masters’ degrees, one from Purdue University Calumet in Marriage and Family Therapy and the other from the University of Pennsylvania in Human Sexuality Education. She is a clinical member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy and a clinical member of the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors, and Therapists... read more

Andreá Adger, MFT

Andreá is an Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT), who has experience working with young people, individuals, and couples. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from D’Youville College in Sociology with a minor in Psychology and a Master of Arts from Medaille College. Andreá specializes in working with individuals and couples to become their authentic selves. She assists couples in learning how to complement one another rather than competing against one another... read more

Rita Anderson-Bailey, MFT

Rita is a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT), who also serves the community as a licensed ordained Reverend. Rita graduated with her Bachelor’s in Public Communication from the SUNY College at Buffalo and her Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy from Medaille College. Her experience with helping families and marriages to thrive extend over a 10 year period in the Western New York region. Rita specializes in couple, individual and child therapy directly targeting areas of Christian counseling, grief and loss, premarital counseling, conflict reduction, communication skills, self-esteem and a variety of related issues plaguing both couples and individuals.... read more

Marie Bage, LMHC; MFT; CASAC

Marie comes to us as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) with an Advanced Certification in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) and with 10 years experience in the field of counseling and human services. She is a Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) in New York State, who can provide DWI/DUI Clinical Screening & Assessment, and who specializes in addictions, mental health concerns, trauma, and intellectual and cognitive disabilities... read more

Jean Bennett, MHC; MFT

Jean joined our team as a Mental Health Counselor (MHC) with an Advanced Certification in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT). She specializes in trauma, criminality, legal concerns, chronic and severe mental health concerns, and the LGBTQ community... read more

Ashera Buhite, MFT

Ashera is a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) with a background in peer to peer sexual health education. She brings a non-non-judgmental attitude to the therapy room and is kink-informed and polyamory friendly. While Ashera is comfortable treating many relational issues, she specializes in working with sexual dysfunction, infidelity issues, and healing from breakups... read more

Kimisha Houston, MFT

Kimisha comes to us as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT), who holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Buffalo State College and a Master of Science degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Rochester. She is certified in Medical Family Therapy as well as Trauma and Abuse Therapy. Kimisha has experience assisting families, couples, and individuals with finding the best solution to their particular situation. She counsels and provides resources to help people build self-confidence, communication skills, coping skills, motivation, and parenting skills... read more

Allan Jones (AJ), MFT; MSED; MS; SEP

AJ is a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT), who specializes in couples’ therapy for communication issues, infidelity, pre-marital counseling, child and adolescent counseling, and parenting, as well as variety of an individual's concerns, such as trauma, anxiety, and anger management. Additionally, he possesses 15 years’ experience as a Teacher, Education Specialist, & Student/Parent Advocate. AJ earned his B.S. degree in Business Administration and Economics from S.U.N.Y Oswego and earned two Master of Science degrees, one in K-12/Secondary Education and one in K-12 School Leadership and Administration from Canisius College. Additionally, he earned his Master of Arts degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Medaille College. AJ is a certified Somatic Experience Professional (SEP), specializing in how the body processes traumatic emotional and physical experiences... read more

Dr. Keith Klostermann, Ph.D; LMFT; LMHC

Dr. Keith Klostermann is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), as well as an Assistant Professor in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Marriage and Family Therapy programs at Medaille College. He is a Nationally Certified Counselor, a Certified Family Therapist, and an AAMFT Approved Supervisor. Dr. Klostermann is an internationally-recognized expert in the use of Behavioral Couples Therapy for Substance Use Disorders (BCT-SUD) and he has trained hundreds of therapists in BCT-SUD. He is considered a Master Trainer and content expert and he has published over 50 papers on treating substance abuse as well as spent a decade working on BCT-SUD related clinical trials. Dr. Klostermann is currently a Co-Investigator on a proposal with colleagues from Edinburgh University and the National Health Service in Scotland on a project examining the impact of BCT-SUD with opiod-addicted couples that have children residing in the home... read more

Lauren Krantz, MFT

Lauren is a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT), who also possesses 6 years experience as an Addiction Therapist. Lauren graduated from The University at Buffalo with a Degree in Psychology. She also earned a Masters in Psychology and a second Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy from Medaille College... read more

Raelyn Legg, LMHC; LMFT

Raelyn is an expert therapist, who is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT). She works with couples, individuals, and adolescents. She is skilled in using a family based approach to eating disorders with adolescents and adults... read more

Andrea Maciejewski, MFT, MSED

Andrea is a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT), who also possesses 12 years of experience as a Special Education Teacher. Andrea graduated from Buffalo State College with a Master’s Degree in Education. She went on to earn a second Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy from Medaille College in pursuit of her desire to continue to help others... read more

Melanie Rickets, LMFT

Melanie has a Master of Science in Human Services, specializing in Counseling Studies and a Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy. She is a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) with 8 years of experience, whose approach is empathetic and non-judgmental... read more

Couples Counseling Center, Buffalo, NY

Our Therapists

Rene Jones

Andreá Adger

Rita Anderson-Bailey

Marie Bage

Jean Bennett

Ashera Buhite

Kimisha Houston

Allan Jones (AJ)

Dr. Keith Klostermann

Lauren Krantz

Raelyn Legg

Andrea Maciejewski

Melanie Rickets

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Simply send us an email at rene@couplescounseling.biz or call us at 716-912-6339.

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