Creating and strengthening healthy relationships through research-based interventions.
Flourish Couples & Family Therapy, LLC, is founded by Claire Zwerk, LMSW. Claire is fully licensed as a master’s in social work and has completed the Level Three Clinical Training in the Gottman Method Couples Therapy through The Gottman Institute. As a Level Three trained therapist, Claire is equipped to help couples replace destructive patterns with meaningful interactions and grow admiration and affection. Claire is also trained in family therapy and is ready to help your family find balance in the midst of chaos and create peaceful family structures.
Meet The Team
Abby Rainey, LMSW-C, RPT™️
Abby is a licensed clinical social worker and Registered Play Therapist™️ . She has worked as an outpatient therapist servicing adults, teens and children with anxiety, depression, trauma and other mental health concerns. She currently works as a therapist at a residential shelter for survivors of domestic and sexual violence. She helps children survivors specifically through play therapy and trauma-informed interventions. Abby is also active within her community through prevention and education. Abby uses play therapy to creatively solve problems, enhance moral and psychological development and resiliency, and promote self-regulation and self-esteem.
Ciara Bennett, LLMSW-C
Ciara is a limited licensed clinical social worker who is working toward receiving her full license. Ciara’s most recent experience includes being an outpatient therapist intern. In this position, Ciara served children, adolescents, and adults, working with them on mental health issues such as anxiety, depression, and other mental health concerns. Ciara has further experience in the foster care system where she educated, provided resources, and helped families meet their fullest potential whether in terms of adoption or family reunification.
Lyndzi Sakowski, LMSW-C
Lyndzi has experience in helping individuals sort out relationship issues such as intimate partner violence and improving sexual communication. Additionally, she can work with you to better understand pleasure or lack thereof, body dysmorphia, self-empowerment and sex-positivity, as well as the impact of societal messages on self image and shame.
Laurie is a licensed clinical social worker and graduated from the University of Michigan in 1990 with a Master of Social Work degree. Laurie has a background in women's health, mental health disorders, chronic pain, and adjusting to change.
Laurie Tobin, LMSW-C
Strong relationships don’t build themselves, and problems don’t just go away without knowledge and effort. Flourish offers a variety of different therapy services to fit your specific needs.
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At Flourish, we live by the Gottman Method. Watch the video to learn more about Drs. John and Julie Gottman and their method of practice.