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Starting Family therapy

What is family therapy?

Family therapy helps families resolve conflicts and strengthen their relationships. It is led by qualified mental health professionals like psychologists, licensed professional counselors (LPCs), and licensed clinical social workers (LCSWs) who have extensive training in family dynamics and group communication.

How does family therapy work?

Thriveworks family therapists in Dallas, GA usually begin by asking what everyone’s goals are for family counseling. Family members may need help with very specific issues or with general relationship functioning. But there are three main purposes in family counseling: to educate, to counsel, and to strengthen. Thriveworks also offers online family therapy and in-person services, so you may all meet in an office together or join a video call from your home depending on everyone’s location and availability.

What is the most effective family therapy?

The most effective form of Family therapy will often depend on the family itself, as there are many types of family therapy for therapists to use as they see fit in order to best meet the needs of their clients. However, one of the most commonly used types of family therapy is structural family therapy (SFT). SFT focuses specifically on family dynamics and interactions, looking at how they shape the relationships and structure present in the family. It can be effectively used to treat a variety of concerns.

How do I know if my family needs therapy?

This answer often looks different to each family that starts family therapy. However, some signs that your family might need to consider family counseling include frequent fights or misunderstandings, constant tension, experiencing loss, behavioral issues, marital issues, divorce, and blended family issues, among others.

What is included in family therapy?

In family therapy, therapists will often start by asking questions and assessing individual and family dynamics. From there, they may employ therapeutic techniques such as structured family therapy, CBT, strategic family therapy, and more depending on the present concerns and conflicts. From there, a therapist will work to open lines of communication between family members and facilitate emotional healing and growth.

What is the success rate of family therapy?

Family therapy can be incredibly successful, with some studies reporting a success rate of almost 90% for improving participants’ emotional and mental health, and around 66% for improving their physical health.

Is family therapy conducted in person or online?

Thriveworks therapists in Dallas, GA offer both online family therapy and in-person family therapy. We encourage you to choose the option that works best for you.

How long does family therapy last?

Family therapy is usually short term and solution-focused, with most families accomplishing their goals in 12 sessions or fewer. However, it can also last for longer if the probles at hand are more complex — and that’s okay, too.

Need more help deciding?

The Johnson kids are always fighting. Older sister Jenna feels like her younger brother Kyle always gets their parents’ attention. She feels like no matter how hard she tries in school, in dance, and in sports, her parents don’t think she’s doing enough. Jenna’s parents, though, don’t realize this is how she feels. And they still don’t believe they are favoriting Kyle. They just don’t know how to please everyone. 

The Johnson family isn’t the only family dealing with a situation like this. In fact, conflicts and arguments are bound to happen. But when the conflict and turmoil turns into lasting arguments and potentially broken relationships, it might be time to seek out the help of a mental health professional. 

Some families are created in different ways, but are still in every way a family.” – Unknown 

Does your family struggle to get along, communicate, or resolve conflicts? Is there a challenge standing in your way of living in a happy, harmonious home? Well, family therapy at Thriveworks Counseling in Dallas, GA can be the answer you’ve been looking for. Our licensed marriage and family therapists have the extensive training and experience necessary to help you and your family work through the problems you’re having. Not to mention, they’ll also provide you with tools and resources to move forward together. If you think you and your loved ones could benefit from working with a family therapist, reach out to our office. We’d love to be of assistance. 

What to Do When Family Members Don’t Like the Idea of Therapy 

Unfortunately, not everyone in your family is going to be keen on the idea of starting therapy. It can be scary, especially when you’re airing out the closet full of difficult emotions you’ve been hiding from. When you are deciding it might be time to start therapy, like in the Johnsons’ case, facilitate conversation about why you think therapy would be a good option. Take this situation, for example. 

After Jenna went to her parents about the unfair treatment she feels she’s been receiving, her mom decided it might be time to go to therapy. However, Jenna’s dad firmly believes nothing is serious enough to talk to a therapist and makes up a bunch of excuses as to why he shouldn’t go. After some talking, he realizes it’s not about him; it’s about the family as a whole. 

What Family Therapists Can Help You With

Maybe you’re like the Johnson family. Or maybe you’re struggling to establish healthy boundaries when a parent moves in with you. The reasons why families face conflicts are vast. Luckily, the Thriveworks family therapists in Dallas, GA are trained and qualified to help you work through your problems, regardless of what they are. 

The more common reasons why families choose to go to therapy include:

  • Behavioral problems in children and teens 
  • Separation 
  • Divorce 
  • Lack of familial roles
  • Major life changes such as moving to a new area or taking care of an ill family member
  • Financial strain or stress
  • Sibling rivalry 
  • Communication problems
  • Poor parenting that is resulting in unruly child behavior 
  • Mental illnesses such as anxiety and depression 
  • Trauma/PTSD 

This list does not encompass all of the areas that a family therapist can prove beneficial to you. In some cases, you might not even know what the root cause of your issues is. Our goal is to help you get to the bottom of what’s going on, help you in overcoming those problems, and provide you with tools and resources to leave therapy feeling confident in your ability to work together. 

The family therapists at our location will also work to identify the problems that stem from an individual level. In some cases, the whole family could be affected by a certain concern that one person is facing. In any situation, you can be sure to receive a customized treatment plan that is catered to you and your loved ones. In addition, various therapeutic techniques and methods will be used, including child therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, talk therapy, art therapy, and more. Each session may vary depending on the family members in attendance and the topics being discussed. 

Schedule a Family Therapy Session at Thriveworks Counseling in Dallas, GA

You and your loved ones deserve to live a happy, stress-free life together. Nothing is more important than establishing healthy relationships with those who are nearest to us. If you and your family are ready to make meaningful changes in your relationships, you’re in the right place. 

Thriveworks Counseling in Dallas, GA is dedicated to providing client-focused care, every step of the way. When you’re ready to schedule your first appointment, simply visit our online booking portal or give our office a call. One of our exceptional scheduling specialists will help you find an appointment time that works best for everyone.

Let’s start this journey together. 

Pricing & insurance

Our therapists accept most major insurances. We cover 180 million Americans – and offer self-pay options, too.
Learn more about pricing for therapy and counseling services at Thriveworks.

Our Dallas therapists and counselors accept 21 insurance plans

  • Aetna

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia | BCBS

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield | Anthem (Blue Card)

  • Carelon

  • Cigna | Evernorth

  • Cigna | Evernorth EAP

  • Cigna | Evernorth Medicare Advantage

  • Compsych

  • First Health Network

  • Humana Exchange

  • Humana HMO/POS

  • Humana PPO/EPO/HDHP

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Self-pay costs at Dallas
Talk therapy

Talk therapy

Includes individual, couples, child/ teen, & family therapy

First session

$1

Ongoing sessions

$1

Talk therapy

Psychiatry

Includes reducing symptoms with medication & management

First session

$1

Ongoing sessions

$1

Hear from our clients

5.0 Thriveworks Dallas reviews are collected through Thriveworks.com.
★★★★★
I have known Lisa Bradley for many years. She is easy to talk to, very compassionate, listens well and without judgement. I highly recommend her as a therapist.
Read more I have known Lisa Bradley for many years. She is easy to talk to, very compassionate, listens well and without judgement. I highly recommend her as a therapist.
Dallas Jul 2021
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★★★★★
Amy took the time to listen and really give me her honest advice and feedback. I see her for my anxiety and depression and she has given me so many coping techniques and works through my though process to pin point what my triggers are. I definitely recommend her services and am so appreciative of the progress we have made.
Read more Amy took the time to listen and really give me her honest advice and feedback. I see her for my anxiety and depression and she has given me so many coping techniques and works through my though process to pin point what my triggers are. I definitely recommend her services and am so appreciative of the progress we have made.
Dallas Dec 2020
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Where to find us

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Getting here

Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Dallas is located off of Charles Hardy Parkway. Before you reach our office, you’ll pass Petiquette Academy – and if you were to drive past our office, you would reach Family Smiles Dental.

Phone number

(678) 679-1082

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