OHIO BASED SPECIALISTS

Family Therapy

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Home Shouldn’t Feel Like A Chaotic Battlefield

When a family finds themselves engulfed in frequent conflicts, chaos, and emotional meltdowns, it could signal the need for family therapy. When parents fail to align on approaches to parenting and communication, children may witness disagreements firsthand, leading to further confusion and a lack of clear boundaries. Additionally, when children begin to disregard parental authority or engage in persistent sibling conflicts, it reflects a breakdown in family dynamics that necessitates therapeutic intervention. Family therapy provides a safe space for families to explore and address these underlying issues, fostering healthier communication, understanding, and cohesion within the family unit.

Family Therapy Turns Chaos Into Cooperation

Family therapy treatment often begins by learning more about the parents’ daily routines and challenges. Then we break that down into what parents want it to look like and how to realistically get it there. After laying out goals and establishing how the goals will be achieved, children are brought into the therapy process as well.

Therapists facilitate discussions to understand the current dynamics within the family, identifying areas of stress and discord. Therapists may for example help parents implement chore charts and establish a better division of tasks among family members, fostering a sense of shared responsibility and cooperation. By making tasks fun, everyone is involved without feeling like they’re being told they must do something. Through these collaborative efforts, family therapy promotes harmony, resilience, and mutual respect within the family unit.

Family members feel overwhelmed, misunderstood, or disconnected from one another.

Fighting, heightened tension, and frequent outbursts from both parents and children.

Conflicting views on discipline and parenting styles, can create confusion and instability for children.

A breakdown in trust, frequent avoidance of communication, or a sense of isolation within the family.

Disregard for parental authority makes family cooperation feel impossible.

Online Mental Health Therapy in Ohio

Phone

(216) 238-2566

Email

sarahfinkelshteyn@umattercounseling.org