All families have ups and downs. Sometimes family members can deal with and resolve these issues on their own. However, many times, help outside of the family is needed. Family counseling supports individuals and the family in addressing conflict, communication and dynamics that contribute to problems and distress in the family.
There are often three sides to every story, and when it comes to family issues, well, this can lead to some pretty different points of view, as well as to serious conflict. Often, when we can see conflict from another person’s perspective, we can more easily move away from anger and blame to a place of understanding and empathy. This doesn’t mean that we have to agree with what someone else does or has done. It means that we have the opportunity to get an idea of where he or she was coming from at that time. Family counseling will help you navigate through the winding pathways and find new and better ways to be a healthier and happier family.