A primary objective of family therapy is to improve the relationships between family members, including spouses, partners, parents, and children. Family therapy addresses the specific issues adversely affecting relationships, such as conflict, stress, substance abuse, or mental health concerns. The experienced and compassionate providers at Queens Consultation Center in Rego Park, NY, offer family therapy to help you build stronger relationships.
What is Family Therapy?
Family therapy involves a professional psychiatrist, social worker, mental health counselor, or therapist assisting family members with addressing specific issues that are affecting their relationships. Examples of problems or issues that could be addressed during therapy sessions include:
- Separation or divorce
- The conflict between family members
- Loss of a family member
- Poor communication
- Different types of stress
- Financial hardships
- Substance abuse
- Mental illness
- Behavioral issues
- Anger problems
- Lack of trust
Therapy sessions are a safe and confidential space where family members can speak openly and honestly about their struggles and concerns. Sessions typically last about one hour and can continue for as long as needed. In some cases, family members might meet with the therapist multiple times over the course of several weeks, months, or even years, depending on the family’s needs and goals.
How Family Therapy Helps
Family therapy at our office in Rego Park, NY, is designed to help the different members of a family improve their relationships with one another. The therapist will work with your family to identify the specific issues affecting your relationships, and then help everyone develop the skills needed to build stronger bonds and improve relationships. Some of the ways better relationships can be developed include:
- Improving communication with one another
- Addressing shared problems or concerns
- Reducing conflict between family members
- Developing empathy for one another
- Gaining a better understanding of each other
- Setting and maintaining healthy boundaries
- Building trust between family members
Family therapy helps families improve relationships and build closer connections. Schedule a consolation with one of our experienced providers to learn more about family therapy by calling Queens Consultation Center in Rego Park, NY, at (718) 459-1225.