McDonough Blended Family Counseling

Blended Family Counseling- McDonough Therapists and Counselors

Therapy for the blended family can assist the parents and the children in making a healthy relationship transition. Blended families are characterized by couples who come together, with kids of their own and have to make it work as a single family unit. The change in dynamics however, can often lead to increased conflicts as parenting styles differ and new siblings learn to get along. A look at the importance of blended family counseling can help make the biggest difference for individual and group needs.

Parents and Their New Roles

The blended family becomes compromised by the differences in discipline that are issued by parents. In most relationships, the couple comes together to raise their child according to their combined value system. Things are a little different in the blended family. Either one or both of the couple will have their own children. When all persons come together under one roof, the differences in discipline become apparent. Where one parent may be strict, the other lenient and a conflict of interest occur. Therapy provides a safe and encouraging platform where such issues are explored and effectively resolved.

The Role of a Blended Family Therapist

The purpose of relying on a blended family therapist is to provide a professional platform for all members of the unit to voice their opinions. Based on a complete assessment of individual interests and dynamics, the family therapist will advise on the steps that each parent must take to compromise and meet each other halfway.

Every parent wants the best for their children but in a blended family, the styles and values that each person brings to the table can cause ongoing problems. The problems not only remain between the parents but in most instances, spill over into the relationship between the parent and the child or children of the other partner. Children may no longer get along and what was once a happy and sound relationship may become constrained and tarnished.

Counseling for the blended family is invaluable because it teaches all individuals their roles in the family dynamic. Children require the most comfort during this time. It is important that counseling is sought to help children get along with one another and with the opposite parent. An inability to find the appropriate balance in the family unit can lead to the devastation of the family.

A therapist will assist blended family members to resolve conflicts in a healthy manner. From disagreements in disciplining children to the values that are to be introduced to the new household, every area is assessed to deliver the best results for all.

With the assistance of Thriveworks Counseling and Coaching McDonough, it is important that the proper practices and procedures are delivered for the health and well-being of families. We deliver supportive blended family therapy providing a platform for each member to express their feelings, thoughts and attitudes. Located in South of Atlanta GA, we encourage our potential clients to visit our professional therapy center. We provide comprehensive service solutions to assist blended families in developing strong balanced relationships.

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