Family counseling is a type of psychological counseling that focuses on family members who are facing family discord. It improves communication and helps family members improve communication and resolve conflicts with effective tips and techniques provided by psychologist, that can promote families to get along better.
Many a times family counseling is not considered when problems arise, thinking it’s better to “keep it in the family. If this approach is practiced then small problems may turn into big ones as time passes. Whatever the exact issue a family is facing, family counseling will help the parents to understand why children do things they do, common mistakes that parents make, get a deeper understanding of themselves, develop alternatives, provide them the best ways to communicate with their children through effective parenting techniques, hence, providing all family members a voice in the process.
Mindscape, through Phone and One-to-One mode family counseling, focuses on the members of a family, using individual or joint sessions depending on the specific concern. Mindscape assists the family by:
UNDERSTANDING THE ROOT OF FAMILY CONFLICTS
Conflicts in the family are very distressing and many a times, we are unable to truly understand why these conflicts occur. It is difficult to get complete insight or an understanding into what is actually causing these issues repeatedly within the family. Reasons could be many, ranging from negative life experiences, emotional hurt, unhealthy thought patterns and negative ways of communication. Our trained psychologists assists the individual family members see the situation more objectively and identify what factors are causing these troubled relationships within the family.
CONFLICT RESOLUTION AND PROBLEM-SOLVING
Understanding the root of conflict opens up different avenues to repair the relationships. However angry or hurt we may be at our family members, deep down we all crave for peaceful, affectionate and a loving family environment. Through family counseling, we help family members understand each other as well as oneself better, to become aware of your and your family member’s priorities towards money, career, parenting, family, friends etc; understand your patterns of communication and through dialogue express your doubts, resentments openly and cast out unresolved issues which leads to more effective ways of addressing problems. During the sessions the concept of individuality as well as building family identity and strategies for conflict resolution are dealt with. This requires a readiness to work through one’s long-standing negative thought and behavior patterns from each family member.
MAINTAINING A POSITIVE FAMILY ENVIRONMENT
Family peace once created, we help you to find ways to maintain it, and so relationships are further strengthened within the family. Individuals are helped to function in a way which is positive and beneficial and agreeable for every member of the family. Family counseling leads to individual growth and development of different members of the family, hence, maintaining a positive family environment in the long run.