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
Future Life Now LLCFeldenkrais Summit Conference | Interview with Dr. Kenneth Silvestri
Hosted by Cynthia Allen, a delightful conversation on connections and relationships covering many topics that relate to my recent Psychology Today blog, In Pursuit of a "Harmonizing" Relationship: A Personal Perspective.
Dr. Silvestri's Books
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.
Train Romance: Poems & Images
by Dr. Ken Silvestri, Cat Weaver and Natasha Rabin
Publisher: BookBaby (paperback)
January 26, 2022
In this collection of poems and images, Cat Weaver, Ken Silvestri, and Natasha Rabin explore the enchantment trains can bring. Trains share in the big and small events of people's lives, and remembered moments in them are depicted here as haunting, bittersweet, quietly nostalgic, and gently comic.
About Dr. Ken
Photo by Myles Aronowitz | LUSH Photography
Certified Warm Data Trainer, The International Bateson Institute
NJ and NY State Licensed Family Therapist
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 Homeopath, 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, the College of Saint Elizabeth, and 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.
The author of more than 100 professional articles and monographs, Dr. Silvestri has written several chapters for books on mental health/homeopathy. He has also penned his own book entitled A Wider Lens: How To See Your Life Differently. Over the years, Dr. Ken has conducted numerous workshops on family therapy, alternative education, communication skills, forgiveness, and homeopathy. His affiliations include a clinical member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) and AAMFT certified clinical supervisor.