In the 1970's and in early 1980's, a startling discovery was made
that almost every problem contains an element of solution ― Insoo Kim Berg
People often believe that a therapist will confront individual family members, blaming and shaming them in front of the others, and further destroying the fragile bonds of their family. Registered Marriage and Family Therapists have completed have completed extensive training in helping families become stronger, and are respectful to all family members, including those who are not in the room. More
Many couples believe that admitting to the need for couples therapy means that their relationship is beyond repair. When help is sought from family therapy experts, this belief could not be further from the truth. Marriage and family therapists are 'in the business of' keeping couples and families together and helping them become stronger to meet the demands of life. More
Many of us were raised to think that seeking help is a sign of weakness, and that we should be able to solve all of our problems on our own, all of the time. We now know that seeking help is a sign of strength rather than weakness, and that most people, at some point, in their lives, need to reach out for help from others.
Family Therapists Respond to the Needs of the Family Unit & all of its Members
Couples Issues are Common & Professional Help is Available
Seeking Help is a Sign of Strength, Not Weakness