Each Family Has Problems and Challenges

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Family Therapy Servce in Oak Park, ILFamily Therapy to Strengthen Your Bond

No one lives a life that is free of problems. Whether big or small, your family will encounter challenges and hurdles. Family therapy is a form of counseling that is designed to help families navigate the problems that they face. Having a good family unit provides a strong base for happy and healthy individuals to grow. Below are some ways family therapy can positively affect someone:

Resolve conflicts

During family therapy, you will be allowed to talk about frustrations and issues. Recurring issues or problems need to be discussed to be resolved. The therapist will not place the blame on one particular member of the family. The focus of therapy is more about changing behaviors so that problems can be resolved. Each person has to do their part in working to change negative behavior so that they can grow more as a family unit.

Enhance communication

Therapy encourages open communication. You are given a non-biased and non-judmental environment where you can express yourself. In therapy sessions, you will be taught how to ask questions, how to listen to each other, and how to respond without being defensive. You will learn how to effectively communicate with one another.

Build understanding

With open communication, you can get another perspective on the issues that you face. This will help you empathize with your family members. Seeing things from their point of view will help you understand them more as an individual.

With almost three decades of experience, you can trust the staff of Debra Stern & Associates. We offer professional counseling services to individuals, couples, and families in the Oak Park, IL area. We have a staff of qualified and certified therapists who can help you work through the issues and challenges you face in life. We have helped many clients with our individual and family therapy. To learn more about our services or to book a therapy session, call us at (773) 525-7942.