Families

“Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family. Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one.”  Jane Howard

Providing parents and caregivers of children/teens who have significant behavioral challenges or emotional needs as a result of trauma, family separation, divorce, adoption, or medical challenges. Family Therapy provides an opportunity for all family members to explore, share and own their own thoughts and curiosities within a professional container. Family Therapy focuses less on the member who has been identified as ill and focuses more on the family as a whole. Often times, the way family members handle problems makes them more likely to develop symptoms.

Common issues addressed:

  • Adoption
  • Parenting
  • Anger
  • Blended Families
  • Divorce
  • Inability to resolve conflict
  • Resentment
  • Child has behavior or school problems
  • One family member has a long-term (chronic) mental illness or substance abuse problem
  • Traumatic Experiences (sexual abuse, car accidents, ect.)
  • Grief and Loss
  • Life Transitions

Family Therapy

The goal of family therapy is to encourage collaboration and understanding among family members in order to uncover the source of the problems. Always working with your family’s strengths and empowering healthy connections.

  • “Nothing is hopeless, we must hope for everything.” – Euripides, Greek scholar and playwright
  • "There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you." - Maya Angelou
  • "To lend each other a hand when we are falling, perhaps that is the only work that matters in the end." - Saint Brendan of Clonfert
  • "Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think." - Christopher Robin to Pooh
  • “Courage doesn’t happen when you have all the answers. It happens when you are ready to face the questions you have been avoiding your whole life.” - Shannon L. Alder