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Family Counseling

Arizona Family Counseling Services

Family relationships are the cornerstone of our human experience. If your family is not a source of joy and support to you as you venture into the world, perhaps some family counseling can help.

How Family Counseling Can Help

Learn to communicate without yelling, start building respectful relationships, understand the difference between supporting and smothering, balance the “me,” the “them,” and the “us” in your household.

Family relationships are defined by change. As children grow and change, so must the parenting and the partnering. We offer family counseling to help you to navigate all the changes!

Benefits Of Family Counseling

While working through family counseling you develop and maintain healthy and functional family relationships. The goal is to identify and address problems in the family. These issues could be emotional, psychological, or behavioral.

Many approaches to family counseling stem from family systems theory. This suggests that families work in systems, rather than groups of people who function independently of each other. According to family systems theory, changes in one family member will influence changes in other parts of the family.

  • It develops healthy boundaries.
  • improving communication.
  • defining someone's role within the family.
  • improving family dynamics and relationships.
  • providing strength and coping tools for family members.
  • addressing dysfunctional interactions.
  • improving the family's problem-solving abilities.

Research in the Journal of Family Therapy suggests family counseling effectively addresses issues with children, which include:

  • conduct disorders
  • substance addictions
  • offending behavior

See here for more information about family counseling and how it can help you and your family in the short term and teach skills each person can all use long term.