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Therapy and Counselling for Family Issues

It can be tough to deal with family problems on your own. You may feel like you’re at a loss for what to do. We will listen and help you find solutions.

What are Family Issues?

Family issues can be incredibly stressful and overwhelming. This is where you can seek counselling services. Family therapists can help you work out what is the best approach to your unique circumstances or relationship within the family.

Therapy and counselling for unique challenges can help provide support, guidance, and tools to help you improve communication within your family. There are many reasons for common issues at home. You may need to seek an individual counselling service if you feel uncomfortable with a family counsellor.

Family dynamics:

Every family is unique, with its own traditions, customs, and dynamics. In large families, there may be a clear hierarchy, with the parents at the top and the children at the bottom. In smaller families, the roles may be more fluid, with siblings sharing equally in the decision-making process. Regardless of the size or structure of a family, the one thing that all families have in common is that they are always changing.

As children grow up and leave home, parents often find themselves taking on new roles. And as grandparents enter the picture, they often become an important source of wisdom and love. The beauty of a family is that it can continually evolve to meet the changing needs of its members. Whether we are related by blood or by choice, we expect our families are always there for us, through thick and thin, but this isn’t always the case.


Stepfamilies are becoming more and more common. In fact, according to a recent study, nearly half of all American children will spend at least part of their childhood living with a stepfamily. While every family is different, there are some common challenges that stepfamilies face. For example, it can be difficult to establish clear roles and expectations, and stepchildren may feel like they have to choose between their biological parents.

Parenting issues:

Being a parent is one of the most rewarding, but also challenging, experiences you can have. From the moment our children are born, we are responsible for their care and wellbeing. As they grow, we must nurture and guide them, helping them to develop into happy, well-rounded adults. However, parenting is not always easy.

We all face challenges at different stages of our children’s lives, whether it’s dealing with tantrums and toddlers or navigating the teenage years with low self esteem or mental health. The important thing is to seek out support when needed. Whether it’s talking to other parents, reading books on parenting, or seeking professional help, there are plenty of resources available to help you through the tough times. By taking advantage of these resources, you can ensure that you are giving your children the best possible start in life.

What is family therapy?

Family therapy is a type of counselling that helps you and your family members improve communication and resolve conflict. It can be used to treat a wide range of issues, including marital problems, parenting issues, eating problems, family separation, mental health and substance abuse. family counselling is typically conducted by a certified Family therapist, who will work with the you and the family to identify and address problem areas.

The therapist will also provide guidance on how to improve communication and problem-solving skills. family counselling can be an effective treatment option for families who are coping with communication issues.

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What can family therapy help with?

Family therapy can help with a wide range of topics, including but not limited to communication skills, conflict resolution, parenting skills, suicidal ideation and grief and loss. It can be an effective way to address difficulties that arise in your family life.

When to Seek family counselling Help:

Counselling services can help when families or young people are experiencing difficult times. counselling services can provide support for families who are coping with a death, divorce, illness, money problems ,eating disorders, mental health or major life event. Counselling services can also help families who are striving with communication or conflict. If you are considering seeking counselling services, it is important to find a counselling service that is right for you to improve family structure. There are many counselling services available, and it is important to find one that has experience working with families in your situation. You may also want to ask for referrals from friends or family members who have used family counselling services in the past.

What happens at a family therapy session?

Therapy sessions are a chance for families to resolve issues and improve communication. A therapist will typically meet with parents and children separately at first, to get an idea of the family dynamic. Then, the therapist will bring everyone together for family sessions. These sessions provide a safe space for families to talk openly about their feelings and experiences. The therapist will help parents and children to understand each other better, resolve conflicts, and set realistic goals. With time and effort, families can make lasting changes that improve their relationships.

What are the goals of family therapy?

There are different goals that a family unit can aim for, depending on the specific needs. This can be done through a variety of methods, such as teaching skills for effective communication, conflict resolution, and emotional self-regulation.

What questions should I ask my family therapist?

Questions to ask a family therapist might include topics such as how the therapist approaches working with families, what theoretical orientation the therapist follows, how therapy is typically structured, and what the fee schedule is. It can also be helpful to ask questions about the therapist’s own experience as a family member. This can provide some insight into how the therapist understands and relates to family dynamics. Finally, it can be helpful to ask about the therapist’s training and experience in working with specific issues that may be relevant.

Can I see a family therapist alone?

Yes, you can definitely see a family therapist alone! In fact, many people choose to do so in order to work through issues they’re having with their families. solo therapy can be an incredibly effective way to address and explore the complicated dynamics of family relationships. There are tons of different types of therapists out there, so it’s important to find a good one who will listen to you and give you personalised solutions.

Is family therapy effective?

Yes, family therapy is effective. It can help improve communication within families, resolve conflicts, and provide support for family members. Family therapy is a type of counselling that involves all family members. It can be done in person or over video. Family sessions can help improve communications, resolve conflicts, and provide support for family members. It can be helpful for those who are seeking help with a problem such as addiction, divorce, mental illness, or rebellious behaviour.

Types of family counselling

There are many different types of family counselling, but the goal is always to help your family members improve their relationships with each other. Counsellors work with anyone from young people to ageing parents to help identify and address problems, such as communication problems, conflict resolution, and parenting skills. Counsellors also help you deal with personal issues, such as anger management or depression. Family counselling can be very helpful in improving the overall health and well-being of all members of the family.

Who is family therapy suitable for?

There is no one-size-fits-all answer to this question, as the appropriateness of family therapy will vary depending on your specific circumstances and needs. However, in general, therapy can be beneficial for anyone who struggles with communication or conflict resolution, or who is dealing with a difficult life transition (such as a divorce or the death of a loved one). Additionally, family therapy can be helpful if you have a history of trauma or abuse.

Family Therapy Results

Family therapy is an effective way to treat a wide variety of issues that your family may face. The results of family counselling are often long-lasting and can improve the entire family dynamic. If you or someone you know is going with a problem, consider counselling as a possible solution.

Question & Answers


Yes we offer counselling for family issues to single parents, or if you are part of a family unit, it really makes no difference to our ability to help you see more clearly and make a bigger impact on your family.

Yes we do not make any exceptions, we work with people, regardless of their gender or sexuality, or personal beliefs, all are welcome.

If you have a family then it is suitable, it's that simple.

Yes it is suitable for all people, everyone could benefit from the conversations that we have, it helps you see more clearly regardless of your relationship status.

We are happy to take referrals from governmental organisations, we are also always happy to come and do talks at events, conference and organisations on our work and what we have seen change over time.

About The Author

Jason Shiers Dip.Psych MBACP

Jason Shiers Dip.Psych MBACP

Jason Shiers is a Certified Transformative Coach & Certified Psychotherapist. Jason has been working with addictions and people in recovery for over 25 years now and is always looking towards the innate mental health that is inside everyone.

This therapy is a holistic view of the mind body taking approaches from psychological understandings, somatic practices and spiritual explorations such as non duality and advaita vedanta.

Jason has been cited in multiple articles about addiction, therapy, coaching and mental health and is a regular contributor to many different websites.


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