Family Therapy in Philadelphia and Scranton, PA

Family Therapists Licenced in PA and NY

The expertly trained psychotherapists at Perez Psychotherapy are expertly trained and dedicated to providing an open and safe environment. Perez Psychotherapy offers virtual family therapy visits to families throughout Pennsylvania and New York including Philadelphia, Scranton, and NYC.

What is Family Therapy?

Family therapy is a type of psychotherapy that focuses on improving communication and resolving conflicts within a family system. It views the family as a complex system in which the behavior of each member is influenced by and influences the behavior of the other members. Family therapy can be used to address a range of issues, including communication problems, relationship issues, behavioral problems in children or adolescents, and mental health conditions such as depression and anxiety.

Family therapy typically involves multiple family members attending therapy sessions together with a licensed mental health professional. The therapist helps each member to identify their role in the family system, and to understand how their behavior affects others in the family. The therapist also helps family members to develop new ways of communicating and interacting with each other and may provide guidance and support in making changes to the family system.

Family therapy can be conducted in a variety of settings, including outpatient clinics, private practices, and community mental health centers. It may be short-term or long-term, depending on the needs of the family. Family therapy may also be used in conjunction with individual therapy or medication management, if necessary.

Overall, family therapy can be a valuable tool for improving communication, resolving conflicts, and promoting healthy relationships within families.

Who can benefit from Family Therapy?

Family therapy can benefit a wide range of individuals, including children, adolescents, adults, and seniors. It can also be helpful for families who are experiencing a variety of challenges or concerns, such as:

Communication Problems

Families may struggle with communication problems, such as misunderstandings, misinterpretations, or conflicts that arise due to a lack of clear communication.

Relationship Issues

Families may experience relationship issues, such as marital conflicts or parent-child conflicts, that can disrupt the family dynamic.

Behavioral Problems

Children or adolescents may exhibit behavioral problems, such as acting out or engaging in risky behaviors, which can impact the entire family.

Mental Health Conditions

A family member may struggle with a mental health condition, such as depression, anxiety, or addiction, which can affect the entire family system.

Adjustment to Life Changes

Families may experience difficulty adjusting to life changes, such as divorce, remarriage, or the birth of a new child.

Overall, family therapy can benefit anyone who is looking to improve communication, resolve conflicts, and promote healthy relationships within their family system.