In an ideal world, your family would always feel like home. They’d be welcoming and supportive, and each family member would get along no matter what. You’d support one another through thick and thin, and treat one another with respect every single day.
But in the real world, our family relationships are much more complicated. There are often conflicts, problems with communication, and major life challenges that make life as family difficult – or even miserable.
No matter what your family relationships are like right now – no matter how good, no matter how broken – they can get better. One of best ways to do that is through family therapy.
What Is Family Therapy?
Family therapy is a type of group psychotherapy where members of a family come together to work through conflict, deepen connections, and learn new ways to communicate.
Despite the name, you don’t need every single member of your family to take part in family therapy sessions – only those family members who are ready to be an active, engaged part of the therapy process.
Family Therapy Services
When you and your family decide to enter therapy together, look for a therapist who is trained to work with families. It takes a certain kind of training and experience to work effectively within the complex cultures of families.
Many of our highly-trained and licensed therapists have years of experience helping families cope with issues like:
- Divorce or other marital problems
- Remarriage and blending families
- Financial issues or job loss
- Behavioral or emotional issues in children
- Parenting struggles
- Dealing with grief or loss
- Coping with addiction or other serious mental health problems
While a therapist can help you resolve conflicts, work through issues, and learn new communication skills, family therapy is not a cure. It’s a process that takes work, effort, and commitment from the family members who chose to participate. Family therapy is effective, but it isn’t easy.
To get started, all you have to do is contact us to schedule a free consultation. Once you and your family have been matched up with one of our therapists, you’ll work directly with him or her to create a treatment plan and schedule appointments.
How It Works
You'll speak with a licensed professional about what you and your family are facing and what your goals are. Then, we'll pair you up with a therapist we think will be a good fit.
You'll meet with your therapist for the first time. He/She will assess where you are and the best way to proceed.
Your therapist will work with you and your family to come up with a treatment plan. Then you'll embark on your journey.
Every Family Is Different
The bottom line: there is help. There is hope. You and your family can work together to start feeling better and improve your relationships.
And if your family declines to seek help along with you, all is not lost. You can get help on your own to help you deal with a family who refuses, or is unable, to change.
Whatever brought you to us, regardless what problems have been plaguing you and your family, we can help. Take the first steps towards feeling better and schedule a consultation.