Photo by Kenneth Silvestri
"The major problems in the world are the result of the difference between how nature works and the way people think."
- Gregory Bateson
Latest Video Podcast
"What Now" podcast: A Wider Lens for Systemic Change
Featuring Dr. Kenneth Sylvestri
Dr. Silvestri's Recent Book Now Available
A Wider Lens: How to See Your Life Differently
Dr. Ken offers a mindful and systemic process to help you learn new skills that will improve communication and relationships, inspire self-confidence and creative thinking, and become healthier through mind/body awareness.
This book will take you on a journey, introducing you to new ways of seeing your life.
Available in paperback and e-book.
About Dr. Ken
Photo by Myles Aronowitz | LUSH Photography
NJ and NY State Licensed Family Therapist
Registered Homeopath (RS Hom),
North American Society of Homeopaths
Certified Forgiveness Trainer, Stanford University
Offices in Montclair, New Jersey, and Nyack, New York.
Virtual meetings available by arrangement.
Dr. Kenneth Silvestri has been in private practice as a psychotherapist since 1980. He holds a doctoral degree from Columbia University in anthropology and psychology. In addition, he has been the recipient of national fellowships in the social sciences at the University of Chicago and University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Silvestri has participated in post-doctoral training at the Ackerman Institute for Family Therapy in New York City and the Multi-Cultural Family Institute with Monica McGoldrick.
A Certified Classical Homeopath (CCH), Dr. Silvestri completed his training in the intensive certification programs of renowned homeopaths Dr. Luc De Schepper and David Little. Integrating homeopathy and psychotherapy - as well as his overall systemic approach to healing - he has assisted many in resolving the emotional and/or physical challenges they have presented to him.
For over twenty years, Dr. Silvestri was an adjunct professor at the graduate schools of Montclair State University and the College of Saint Elizabeth. Currently, he is an Adjunct Professor for the Marriage and Family Therapy graduate program at Kean University. In addition, Dr.
Silvestri serves as a Clinical Professor for Daybreak University’s graduate Counseling program and is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Family and Community Medicine at the New York Medical College.
Dr. Ken, as he is affectionately referred to, is an active black belt student of Aikido and student of Qigong and Tai chi. He is also an avid photographer and poet.
He has also conducted numerous workshops on family therapy, alternative education, communication skills, forgiveness and homeopathy. In addition to his recently released book entitled, A Wider Lens: How To See Your Life Differently, his affiliations include a clinical member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) and AAMFT certified clinical supervisor.
The author of more than 100 professional articles and monographs, as well as several chapters for books on mental health/homeopathy, Dr. Silvestri has recently completed his new book entitled A Wider Lens: How To See Your Life Differently.
Dr. Kenneth Silvestri
Psychotherapy and Homeopathy
460 Bloomfield Avenue, Suite 209
Montclair, NJ 07042
By special appointment
Virtual and Phone Sessions Available.