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Marisa T. Cohen PhD, LMFT


Marisa T. Cohen, Ph.D., LMFT, is a marriage and family therapist, relationship researcher, and teaches college-level psychology courses. She is also the author of From First Kiss to Forever: A Scientific Approach to Love, a book that relates relationship science research to everyday experiences and real relationship issues confronted by couples. Dr. Cohen is passionate about discovering and sharing important relationship research from the field, and has given guest lectures at locations including the 92nd Street Y, Strand Bookstore, and the New York Hall of Science. She is also a 2021 TEDx Speaker, has appeared in segments for Newsweek, and is the subject of a piece focusing on her work, which aired on BRIC TV. Her work has been quoted in publications such as Bustle, Good Housekeeping, The Cut, InStyle, The Washington Post, Men’s Health, and Women’s Health. She has also appeared on many podcasts and radio shows to discuss the psychology of love and ways in which we can improve our relationships. For more information about Dr. Cohen and her work, please visit To learn more about her practice, please visit

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