By helping you optimize interactions and improve relationships, our family therapists can help your family regain balance, flexibility, and harmony. It's valuable for addressing any issues that affect the whole family, such as:
Our experienced therapy team understands the complex patterns that play out within a family system. We offer practical advice on what you can do to help yourselves and your kids succeed and be happy. We help you learn more helpful styles of communication, fostering openness & collaboration. You can also learn to set healthy boundaries, enjoy mutual respect, and overcome family traumas.
An expert in communication and family systems, Tim helps families struggling with emotional and behavioral issues come together to restore order and balance.
Dr. Godot focuses on helping families manage the effects of trauma and mental illness.
Family therapy is typically structured into weekly 50- or 90-minute sessions.
Your therapist will work to identify the problems affecting the family and any patterns of communication that might be working against you. These could include power struggles, conflicting beliefs, or stress caused by external circumstances.
Next, you'll get to work on developing practical communication skills, resolving conflicts, negotiating better boundaries, and supporting one another more fully.
As with individual therapy, the duration of family therapy can vary significantly based on the nature and severity of the problems being addressed.
Family therapy focused on coping with loss or change may take as few as 6 to 8 sessions. Research has found that family therapy aimed at working with severe emotional or behavioral issues shows its greatest effects after at least 20 sessions.
Family therapy offers a major benefit for serious or complex problems — especially where the disordered individual is not willing or able to fully engage in therapy on their own. Examples include:
Insurance may cover family therapy if it is focused on treating a family member's diagnosed mental health condition.
For example, family therapy can be an important part of the treatment for a teenager's anxiety or oppositional defiance, a mother's postpartum depression, or a father's bipolar disorder. If one or more members of your family are suffering any kind of emotional disturbance, we'll provide the documentation you need to file an insurance claim.
Psych Lab is a private clinic providing out-of-network service. We do not bill insurance directly, and collect payment directly from patients at the time of service. However, we do provide an app that makes it easy to submit claims for reimbursement from your smart phone in less than a minute.