Couples and families face so many challenges
today. Whether it is communication problems,
infidelity, parenting, substance abuse, or loss of
prove very beneficial. Not only does marriage &
family therapy help in working through problems,
it enhances relationships and opens up lines of
communication. Family and marriage counseling
also reduces the chance of problems becoming
worse, and relationships drifting, becoming
damaged, or ending in divorce. Research has
found that marriage & family therapy improves relationships and the physical and mental health of family members is significantly improved. Building strong, healthy, and happy families and marriages is the greatest benefit of family and marriage therapy. Premarital counseling is another great benefit to building a successful marriage and family. It is never too late or too soon to get help that can improve your life. Counseling has many benefits. Let it make a positive difference and benefit you and your family today!
Marriage and Family Therapy
written by Krystal Kuehn, MA, LPC, LLP
Successful marriages are the very foundation of happy and healthy families. Keeping marriages strong and working through challenges successfully can help a family thrive. Marriages are constantly faced with challenges today. Whether it is communication problems, infidelity, parenting, substance abuse, or loss of a family member, marriage counseling has many benefits. Not only does marriage counseling help in working through problems, it enhances relationships and opens up lines of communication. One of the most common complaints of couples is that they do not feel heard or understood by their partners. A marriage and family therapist can help families improve their communication so that they can understand, accept, and respect one each other’s perspective. They can start to feel safe in sharing their thoughts and feelings. In marriage and family therapy, families can work through anger and bitterness and begin to release it. They can draw closer and experience greater respect, love, and appreciation for one another.
Marriage and family therapy also reduces the chance of problems becoming worse, and relationships drifting, becoming damaged, or ending in divorce. Research has found that professional counseling improves relationships and the physical and mental health of all family members is significantly improved.
Marriage and family counseling has many benefits to those who want to build strong, healthy, and happy marriages and families. Great relationships do not just happen. There is investment of time, effort, and commitment. Some of the most successful marriages are those that have undergone some of the most difficult times and committed to work on them together.
Getting help to improve or save a marriage or family is one of the wisest, most loving things a couple and their families can do for their own well-being, for their children and families, and for their future. No marriage or family need suffer from the pressures of unresolved problems that can lead to even greater problems. There is help and there is hope. Marriage and family therapy can provide the help, support, and intervention needed to restore broken relationships and build successful families and marriages.