Areas of interest
Always having a healthy and happy marriage is a difficult task. Sometimes families face variety of different issues and need additional support to work on these issues. Marital therapy is there for people in troubled marriages who need help to heal their marriages. A trained marriage therapist offers a safe and empathic environment where families can address their difficulties and begin the process of problem solving and healing. Marital therapists use variety of different interventions in order to help families work through their difficulties, which may include grief and loss of loved ones, communication problems, infidelity issues, mismatched expectations, and competition to determine whose vision and goals will dominate in the family.
Marriage and family therapists work with families and couples to nurture change and development. These therapists view change in terms of the system and sub systems interactions or interactions between all family members. The therapists emphasize family relationships as an important factor in emotional and psychological health. Family therapists believe that the whole family plays a role in finding solutions, even if the problems that people come to therapy with might be an “individual” or “couple” one. That is why family therapists usually try to involve the whole family in direct participation in therapy. Family therapists work on directing family conversations in a way that catalyses the strengths, wisdom, and support of the whole family system.
Couple therapy can help couples better understand each other, resolve conflict, improve their relationships by finding new more effective ways of communication. Couple therapy also helps couples enhance their emotional connection and strengthen their bond. Couples may face many issues in their relationship and wonder how to improve communication, increase intimacy, build trust, and heal from the effects of previous difficult relationships. In couple’s therapy you can explore how to improve and sustain your relationship with your partner. For common obstacles in couple therapy read here: http://psychcentral.com/blog/archives/2014/12/11/6-common-obstacles-in-couples-therapy/
In individual therapy clients work one-on-one work with a trained therapist in order to achieve their therapeutic goals, explore their feelings, beliefs, or behaviors, work through challenging situations, and identify aspects of their lives that they would like to change. People seek therapy for a wide variety of reasons, from coping with major life challenges or childhood trauma and abuse, to dealing with depression, addiction or anxiety issues, to personal growth.
Addiction is a treatable condition. There are both physical and psychological effects that occur when substance-taking stops, including such physical signs as nausea and vomiting, chills and sweats, muscle cramps and aches, sleeplessness, shifts in heart rate, even fever. Emotional effects include depression, anxiety, irritability, and mood swings. Withdrawal symptoms typically last three to five days. Counseling is an essential part of the substance abuse treatment process for many people. Family therapy and other therapy approaches can help people’s recovery process. Family therapy can also treat the other emotional and psychological conditions related to the recovery process.
Sex therapists and family therapists help with the treatment of sexual dysfunction when there is no medical condition. It could be used to also complement the medical treatment process of sexual dysfunction. Sexual dysfunctions which may be helped by sex therapy and family therapy include: non-consummation, premature ejaculation, erectile dysfunction, low libido, unwanted sexual fetishes, sexual addiction, painful sex, or a lack of sexual confidence, assisting people who are recovering from sexual assault, problems commonly caused by stress, tiredness, and other environmental and relationship factors. Sex therapists and family therapists assist clients experiencing these problems and help them work on overcoming these as well as regaining an active sex life. Sex therapy is provided by licensed social workers, physicians, psychologists, or family therapists who have undergone training and become certified.
What I offer
I am here to help people with their marriage, family, or personal struggles. I believe that we all experience different struggles in our life and we can all use some help to learn how to cope with these. I am here to help when you feel confused and unclear of what direction to take in your relationships or personal life. It is my desire to help you transform your relationships so that they can thrive once again!