Family & Friendship Counseling
Our family and friends affects who we are and who we become, both for the better and for worse. We learn our vocabulary, our habits, our customs and rituals from our family and how to view and observe the world around us. We learn how to build connections, trust, compassion and communications skills from our friends.
Anyone seeking healthier, closer family relationships or desiring to strengthen friendships can benefit from therapy.
Common reasons for seeking therapy include:
- Parent-child conflict
- Friendship conflict
- Problems between siblings or friends
- Domestic violence
- The unexpected or traumatic loss of a family member or friend.
Therapy is necessary to address unhealthy issues and heal the wounds associated. If any of the above scenarios resonate with you, your family or friendships, consider seeking therapy. Family or Friendship therapy can be beneficial on many different levels.
Some positive family therapy outcomes are:
- Strategies to develop and maintain boundaries
- Fostered sense of cohesion and communication
- Promotes problem-solving through an understanding of family patterns and dynamics
- Builds empathy and understanding.
- Reduces conflict