Family therapy is designed to address specific issues affecting the health and functioning of a family. It can be used to help a family through a difficult period, a major transition, or to address mental or behavioral health problems in family members. Behavioral or emotional problems in children or adolescents are common reasons families seek counseling. Our therapists utilize a systems approach to viewing how each person’s role in the family impacts the family unit. A child’s problems do not exist in a vacuum; they exist in the context of the family and will likely need to be addressed within the context of the family. Additionally, the term “family” is anyone who plays a long-term supportive role in one’s life, which may not mean blood relations or family members in the same household.
We also have therapists trained in providing co-parenting therapy to support parents who live separately in working together to provide the best parenting and support possible for their children. Please refer to Court Ordered & Forensic Services for additional information.