“Kerry has skillfully and quite miraculously helped us move
from despair to hope as a couple... Working with Kerry has changed
me and our relationship in ways I never imagined possible.”
Director, MA, LMHC
NCCT Director/Founder, Certified Gottman Therapist
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Kerry Lusignan, LMHC holds a Master's from the Department of Applied Psychology at Antioch New England Graduate School, is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and has more than 25 years of experience in the field of mental health. In 2002, she opened her first private practice in Northampton, MA, and in 2009 began dedicating her practice exclusively to the treatment of couples in distress.
Kerry founded The Northampton Center for Couples Therapy in 2010, where she acts as Director and Supervisor of the Center's eight licensed couples therapists. Dedicated exclusively to evidence-based couples therapy, NCCT treats over 100 couples a week, and also offers intensive private retreats attracting couples from around the country and abroad.
Additionally, Kerry is one of approximately 135 Certified Gottman Method Couples Therapists who has trained directly with Dr. John Gottman and received certification from the Gottman Institute
Kerry has completed advanced training and supervision in Emotionally Focused Therapy and is a candidate for certification in 2017. She has advanced training in Stepfamily Systems and is registered with The National Stepfamily Resource Center.
Her sub-specialties include high conflict couples, couples on the brink of divorce, and working with couples in marathon/intensive format; focusing on the integration of the different strands of state-dependent couples therapy from the leading evidence-based models of relationship distress. Kerry's articles on relationships have been featured in The Huffington Post, The Gottman Relationship Blog, All4Women, The Good Men Project and YourTango.com.
She lives in the hill towns of the Pioneer Valley with her family and dogs. When not immersed in her work at NCCT she devotes her time to parenting, writing and playing an occasional tune on her banjo.