Each person in any family deals with their own stresses, and arguments often occur even in the closest family. It’s when this becomes a problem that counseling may be necessary. Family counseling can also be helpful when someone in the family is going through intense personal counseling so that the family and individual can learn to work together toward mental health.
Therapy for families can take different forms. In some cases, where the friction is between just a few family members, it might be quite small. In others, it can involve multiple generations and even family friends. Because each family is unique, treatment cannot be uniform. We are experienced in a range deep rooted problems, and we can use our expertise to help your family heal together in a safe environment.
In family therapy, the family counselor and the patients will work together to decide how best to address the problem. Whatever the case, the family counselor will try to improve communication between the affected parties, so that each person can understand why his or her actions may be hurtful. From here, they can learn to change their behavior and build a family environment of trust and safety.
Contact us if you believe your home life could benefit from family counseling. At Justin Simon MD in Berkeley, CA happiness is possible for every family. If you are in need of excellent psychiatric services, call us today.