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About Dr. Schuster

Daphne Schuster, EdD, LCSWR, LMFT,  the Director of the Solution Center, LLC, is a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist and Clinical Social worker and experienced psychotherapist of many years.  

Dr. Schuster specializes in individual, couples, family, marital and relationship counseling.  She is known for Caring and Professional Personal, Marital and Relationship Counseling.  Her work is practical and direct, focusing on enriching lives by building connections to others.  She helps to identify and resolve underlying issues, and helps clients improve their skills in communication and empathetic listening. 

A former school principal and school district administrator, she has taught at the graduate level and published in national journals on the subjects of child raising, divorce, stepfamilies, women's' and educational issues.  Dr. Schuster also provides supervision and training for other psychotherapists, is a popular speaker and consultant in psychology and education, and was named by the American Association for School Administrators as one of their four national finalists in dissertation research. 



Ed.D., Columbia University, Educational Administration
M.S.W., Adelphi University, Clinical Social Work
M.A., Graduate Faculty, New School for Social Research, Clinical Psychology
B.A. University of Kentucky, Education

Other Licenses/Certifications 

Dr. Schuster is Licensed by New York State as L.C.S.W.-R. # 054440, and as L.M.F.T. # 316.  She is also nationally Certified as a Family Therapist by the American Association for Marriage & Family Therapy (AAMFT) as a Clinical Member # 28477.

Dr. Schuster's Certifications/Awards/Memberships/Publications:

  • American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy 
  • Marriage Friendly Therapists
  • Marriage Counseling Specialist
  • EMDR Certified Therapist
  • Discernment Counselor
  • AASA Outstanding Dissertation Winner
  • Published Author of many articles on Educational and Parenting Issues
  • Graduate Level Faculty at Area Colleges
  • Presenter for National, State & Local Organizations