If you and your loved ones are having difficulty communicating or functioning as a family unit, couples and family therapy may be right for you. At Arkansas Counseling & Wellness, we are happy to offer therapy services for couples and families to help them communicate more clearly, address conflict, and develop skills to work together to address family problems. If you’re interested in learning more about couples and family therapy, read this page and call to find out more or schedule an appointment with the Arkansas Counseling & Wellness Services team.
Family therapy is a process between families and/or couples and a therapist who work together to reduce distress and conflict by improving the systems of interaction between family members. This can include a number of therapeutic techniques to help families communicate clearly, address conflict, and create a happier home environment.
Many families benefit from working with our team for couples or family therapy sessions to help improve the way your family unit functions. Some of those situations where family counseling can be most beneficial include:
If you decide to move forward with couples and family therapy, you can expect to experience a number of benefits, including:
It is not always possible or necessary to have all family members present in the room. What distinguishes family therapy from individual therapy is the treatment perspective, not how many people are present during the session. This type of therapy views problems as patterns or systems that need adjusting. During your therapy session, those members of family who are present will discuss current concerns and difficulties. The counselor will work with those present to develop strategies to work through conflict, address communication lapses, and create better systems to handle every challenge a new day may bring to your family.
Couples counseling is never paid by insurance and family therapy is not always a covered benefit. It’s always a good idea to verify coverage with your insurance company. We are happy to process insurance claims to minimize out-of-pocket costs. If you have questions about pricing, insurance, or payment options, please don’t hesitate to reach out to our business team to learn more.