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 Dr. Joel Eichler is a licensed Clinical Psychologist  with  training and experience in  Child, Adolescent, Adult and Geriatric  development, He  maintains a private practice in Chestnut Hill, MA. 
With over 35 years experience as a marriage and family therapist, he has served as a teacher and trainer in  both academic settings (faculty, Harvard Medical School) as well as a private training group (The New England Center for Study of the Family) .   Among his areas of expertise are marital therapy, intergenerational and sibling conflict, Men's Groups and Feminism. In addition to being a prominent relationship therapist, Dr. Eichler has presented at National conferences and to general audiences speaking on the topics of Gender Roles in Two-Career Families, Men's Psychology, Intergenerational Loyalties and Burdens.

Joel Eichler is an interactive, solution-focused therapist. His therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. He integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client while also considering the impact of the family system on the individuals.
With compassion and understanding, he works with each individual, and the system as a whole, to help  build on  strengths and attain the levels of  personal growth that each family member is
committed to accomplishing.

B.A., Phi Beta Kapa, in Psychology from City College of New York 1965
Ph.D., in  Clicical Psychology Graduate School, Boston University 1972

Licensed in the State of MA.
Elected to  National Board of Health Care Providers in Psychology

The American Family Therapy Academy, founder status 1977

MA Psychological Association
American Psychological Association
New England Center for Study of the Family, Director 1977-1982
The Wisdom Years Weekend, For Men Over 50, Director 2007-2011


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