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Family Counselling

A family unit is a strong and supportive place for people to discuss their concerns with one another. With so much that life throws at us, it’s important to have someone to fall back on to help make the rocky road, smooth again. However, when problems are occurring in the family unit, it can make it hard to find support for these issues.

What used to be a place of nurture and comfort starts to add to the problems in your life. It can be hard to work through divorce, separation, children who are displaying difficult behaviours, blended families, children moving in and out of the unit, and family abuse. This is where a professional psychologist can help you.

Why Families Attend Counselling

  • Adopting a child
  • Disability of a family member
  • Blended families
  • Living with a family member who has mental health issues
  • Conflict and sibling rivalry
  • Sexual orientation acceptance and differences
  • Financial difficulties
  • Behavioural problems with an aging member of the family
  • Difficulties managing the changing needs of teenagers
  • Divorce and/or remarriage
  • Managing difficult diagnoses

Signs of Family Issues Starting

  • Increased disagreements
  • Frequent arguing
  • Angry outbursts
  • Communication breakdown
  • Avoidance
  • Physical conflict

Impact of Family Issues

Family problems can affect the family unit in many ways. Members may start feeling:

  • Withdrawn, alone, and isolated
  • Confused and exhausted
  • Stressed
  • Increased sadness, anxiety, anger, or resentment
  • Difficulty sleeping or eating
  • Problems with colleagues and friends
  • Using alcohol and/or drugs to escape and cope
  • A lack of concentration
  • Marked decrease in pleasurable activities

How We Can Help Your Family

A Life Resolutions psychologist can help to heal the broken bonds between family members by getting to the root of the problem. We provide a safe environment where family members are offered an opportunity to talk about their difficulties and, together, begin problem solving.

Psychologists can provide additional communication and coping strategies to help deal with difficult situations when they arise. Life Resolutions believes you already have many of the skills needed to cope and they are there to help you implement these, while adding new skills to your ‘toolbox’.

Call us for more information about how we can help or to book an appointment.

Where is Our Family Counselling Service Located?

We are conveniently located .

To find out how we can help call today on 1300 668 256