Family Counselling

Even if you and your family members are from the same background, there’ll always be instances of disagreements. While some of these agreements can be dealt with by merely talking things out, some can last for days or even weeks and can strain different relationships. Before you and your family actually experience these, you should consider family counselling. This is a healthy avenue for everyone in the family to voice their worries with the aid of a professional.

Why Is Family Counselling Important?

Contrary to popular belief, you and your family members can always undergo family counselling even if there are no present issues or problems. This can be a great way of communicating with different family members, which means that family counselling can be your easiest precaution to avoid problems. Aside from that, family counselling is important because:

  1. It improves communication within the family unit: Because of different working schedules or interests, it might be hard for family members to communicate often. And without communication, family members will feel distant from each other, and would often feel that no one is by their side. This is something which can be addressed by family counselling. Since sessions would include a psychologist who would act as the facilitator, they’ll be able to convey to the family members their respective roles and how important open communication is.
  2. It enhances relationships and strengthens bonds: Most siblings fight over several things, and if this dispute is unresolved for a long time, it can affect other relationships in the family. It can progress to much bigger arguments, which can affect more family members in the long run. When you have family counselling, you can prevent this from happening. If you’re a parent, a psychologist will help you understand your children better and know how to express your feelings to them so you can bring them together. When you’re doing all of these alone, it can be difficult as no one will tell you if what you’re carrying out is right or wrong.
  3. It can help you build self-esteem: When parents don’t have self-esteem, it’s safe to say that their children will grow the same way. When children don’t have self-esteem, they can fall victims to peer pressure and interpersonal health problems. A psychologist can restore everyone’s self-esteem while making sure that everyone in the family understands each other. This can end up for everyone to feel better about themselves and their value in the community. All of these things can have a significant impact on a family member’s self-esteem.

These are enough reasons for you and your family members to go through family counselling. Yes, it might be unconventional for some, but as long as it keeps the family together, it’s something worth doing.

How Can We Help You?

The family is the basic unit of society and how your relationship with your family members can create an impact on your entire being. When your family members have a healthy relationship with each other, this can reflect positively on how you deal with other people – and this is probably one the reasons why you would always want your family to be intact. We understand your sentiments, and we’re here to help. Here at Graeme Rawson Psychology, we’ll work with you and your family members to determine what the root of the problem is (if there is one), provide an environment for everyone to air out their worries, which will help us come up with tailored-fit solutions for your family.

When you decide to work with Graeme Rawson Psychology, you’ll be working with trained psychologists who’ve been in the industry for years. We’ll be handling all of your family members professionally to ensure that you’ll only be creating positive relationships with each other in the long run!

Where is Our Family Counselling Service Located?

We are conveniently located 5/66 Station Road, Indooroopilly, QLD 4068.

To find out how we can help call today on 1300668256