Burke Counseling Services provides in-person appointments in Carlsbad, CA, and is available online throughout California.
The number of situations associated with parenting and families is endless, but common conflicts can include in-laws sticking their noses in your relationship, differences in opinion when it comes to raising children, and even trauma, such as domestic violence or alcohol and drug abuse. It can be challenging to watch family members struggle; in most cases, you may not know how to resolve the problem. Seeking support from a mental health professional can help parents and families develop acceptance and skills to repair relationships that may seem unsalvageable.
Other parenting and family issues may include:
- Being a single parent
- Problems caused by divorced parents entering new relationships
- Fewer opportunities for parents and children to spend time together
Parenting and family issues are oftentimes intertwined. Treatment methods vary and will depend on an individual or family situation. The healing process may focus on improving communication between family members and finding healthy ways to resolve conflict.