Dr. Alan Zwerdling, Psychologist, Marriage Counselor and Couples Therapist.


Helping people overcome obstacles and create the lives and relationships they truly want - that has been my passion for over 30 years.  Here you will find a warm and compassionate space to work on yourself or your marriage, where your feelings and concerns will find acceptance, understanding and expert guidance.

"Working with Dr Zwerdling was a wonderful experience...  I was able to face things in my life I never could before. Over the years I've worked with a few therapists and truly, Dr Zwerdling was the first person I felt I could take on my problems with." 

 "Dr. Zwerdling's approach, understanding and handling of my problem was far superior to the other two therapists I worked with.  He simply cares more and is great at what he does... Call him. You will not regret it." 

"His calm understanding approach is amazing. Run to him if you seek any kind of support in your life he will change it." 

Our Services

When I opened my practice, Red Bank Couples Therapy and Individual Counseling, over 20 years ago, it was my intention to provide the most effective, highest quality, personalized care to members of my local community. A small, private psychologist office with cutting edge services where I would be able to work personally with every patient.


 Since then, I have devoted many years to advanced, intensive, post-graduate training and certification by some of the gold standard organizations in the field. For individual counseling and psychotherapy.  For marriage counseling and couples therapy.  For regular people trying to live their best lives, for couples trying to create healthy and happy relationships.

Individual counseling and therapy with me can help you with depression, anxiety, stress, separation and divorce, low self-esteem, relationship troubles, past trauma, PTSD, recovery from addictions and codependency, grief and loss, life transitions, and unresolved childhood issues.

Marriage counseling and couples therapy with me can help you improve communication, put an end to repetitive cycles of conflict or distance, deepen your emotional connection, heal and rebuild trust following infidelity and affairs, end feelings of loneliness, and create a more secure and loving emotional bond.

As a licensed psychologist, working with me can give you the tools to sort out your thoughts and feelings, come to terms with difficult circumstances, make positive changes, improve relationships and live a happier and more fulfilling life.

And my promise is that I will be there for you every step of the way.

Counseling & Psychotherapy




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  • Depression - Anxiety - Low Self-Esteem

  • Relationship Problems & Decisions

  • Separation & Divorce Adjustment

  • Dating - Breakups - Affairs

  • Stress - Life Transitions - Work Issues

  • Trauma & Abuse Recovery - PTSD

  • Family of Origin Issues - Child Within Work

  • Sex & Pornography Addiction

  • Alcohol Abuse - 12-Step Recovery

  • Codependency - Spouse & Family Support

  • Family, Step-Family & Parenting Issues




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  • Improve Communication & Feel Deeply Heard

  • Heal from Affairs & Infidelity

  • Rebuild Broken Trust -Create Safety & Security

  • End Feelings of Loneliness & Distance

  • Resolve Conflicts & Enjoy a Renewed Partnership

  • Enhance Emotional & Physical Intimacy

  • Forgive Past Hurts  & Move Forward

  • Establish a Love that Will Thrive & Endure

  • Parenting - Step-Family Issues

  • Pre-Marital Counseling

"Dr. Zwerdling is one of the most competent, insightful and empathic psychologists I have ever had the pleasure of working with.  My husband and I saw him for marriage counseling, and I cannot praise or credit him enough... He is the best!"

"Alan has been a godsend. He is a thoughtful, articulate, compassionate, and highly skilled psychologist. He has made it possible for my husband and me to work on our own inner lives as well as the difficulties in our marriage..."

"I can’t say enough great things about Dr. Zwerdling. He is a kind, compassionate and caring therapist. He helped my husband and I through a very difficult time in our marriage... He is an amazing therapist and I highly recommend!"

Dr. Alan Zwerdling's private office serves all of Monmouth County & the Jersey Shore, including Red Bank, Middletown, Shrewsbury, Rumson, Navesink, Fair Haven, Little Silver, Holmdel, Colts Neck, Ocean Township, Lincroft, Marlboro, Manalapan, Oceanport, Monmouth Beach, Spring Lake, Sea Girt, Manasquan, Oakhurst, Eatontown, Tinton Falls, and West Long Branch.