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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 Noblesville, IN 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 Noblesville, IN 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?

Jackie has always felt close to her mother, Heather, who has been ever-present and supportive as far back as Jackie can remember. They’ve gotten in arguments and bickered before, but Jackie has usually felt obligated to hold back any of her own hurtful words; Heather hasn’t always done the same. It’s taken a long time to forget many of the remarks that her mother has said to her over the years, but Jackie is afraid that sharing her feelings might harm their relationship somehow.

After Jackie recently moved to a new state, Heather has been feeling anxious about the distance between them; and instead of talking about what was bothering her, she spoke harshly to her daughter on a video chat the other evening. Now, Jackie is refusing to respond to her, and it seems that their relationship has reached an impasse. Though both of them care about each other, it doesn’t feel like either of them can see the situation objectively because of their shared bond. 

If Jackie and Heather’s situation sounds like something that you’ve experienced before in your family, then it’s possible that it’s still occurring. Dealing with uncomfortable or tense family relationships can be hard, especially when relatives are living together. Sharing a living space requires a balance and communication between everyone there. Even family connections that are separated by distance need healthy boundaries to function properly. 

At Thriveworks in Noblesville, IN, our family therapists can provide families like yours the relief they need when you partner with them. By working with a mental health professional to highlight the areas of your connections that need improvement, you and your family can start building better lives together. 

Who Can Benefit from Family Therapy?

For some families, they can be divided over the idea of reaching out to a mental health professional for assistance with their problems. After all, family life is private and happens with the people we’re closest to. But family therapists aren’t strangers looking to judge you and your relatives. They’re also not interested in picking sides or laying blame; their job is to listen and to use their listening skills to improve yours. 

Family therapists can be beneficial for relatives who are experiencing the following: 

  • Child or teen behavioral issues with unknown origins: kids may act out at school or at home to express anger or fear in different ways 
  • Tension during extended periods of time spent together such as holidays or vacations 
  • Ongoing frustration or resentment towards each other
  • Tense, explosive arguments about finances or future planning 
  • Differing viewpoints or unreconciled events 

Each family has unique dynamics, so don’t be too concerned if you’re not seeing a problem that you’re faced with listed above. It’s better to be honest about the difficulties that you’re experiencing so that you and your family can find enough common ground to agree on the next step. 

How Does Family Therapy Work?

Family therapists use sessions as a way to connect with each family member and understand their perspective. They will also help to facilitate constructive conversations between relatives who are at odds with each other. A family therapist may also highlight areas where positive growth is occurring—and they can help you maintain your family’s progress through identifying boundaries and empathy techniques.

If you or a family member is dealing with…

  • Deaths within the family that have occurred without time to process the event 
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Undiagnosed behavioral issues 
  • Residual anger or resentment between relatives over perceived wrongs or shortcomings
  • Communication skills that aren’t fully developed, resulting in constant arguments and bickering
  • Addiction to drugs or alcohol in response to stress 
  • Untreated or potentially undiagnosed mental illness or disorders that family members are suffering from, like ADHD or depression 
  • Stress from caring for a disabled or elderly member 

…then seeking a family therapist at Thriveworks in Noblesville could help your situation. Dealing with the distance between your loved ones is difficult, but getting mental health services shouldn’t be. 

Connect with a Family Therapist at Thriveworks in Noblesville, IN

When you and your family decide to schedule a family therapy session with us, you’re not just prioritizing your mental health. You’re also getting access to great client benefits that aren’t often matched by other providers, like: 

  • Q/a chat line with our life coaches
  • Access to our ebook, “Leaving Depression Behind” and other valuable electronic resources 
  • Weekend and evening availability usually not offered by other providers 
  • Ability to email your counselor in-between appointments as needed
  • No waitlist

We’ve done our very best to provide our clients across the U.S. with the best in mental health care. If you’re interested in discovering the difference that family therapy at Thriveworks in Noblesville can offer, then call us today to get started. You and your loved ones don’t have to navigate the challenges you’re faced with by yourselves.

Pricing & insurance

Our therapists accept most major insurances. We accept 585+ insurance plans, and offer self-pay options, too.
Learn more about pricing for therapy and counseling services at Thriveworks.

Our Noblesville therapists and counselors accept 26 insurance plans

  • Aetna

  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Indiana | BCBS

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield | Anthem (Blue Card)

  • Carelon

  • Cigna | Evernorth

  • Cigna | Evernorth EAP

  • Cigna | Evernorth Medicare Advantage

  • Compsych

  • EMI Health

  • Encore Health Network

  • First Health Network

  • Humana Exchange

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Self-pay costs at Noblesville
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

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Many thanks to you, Shelley, for guiding me through a rough time. Your are so easy to talk with, seem to understand my anxiety and were over the top with helpful solutions. Today I am more calm and less distressed about what is going on. I recommend you to the world!
Read more Many thanks to you, Shelley, for guiding me through a rough time. Your are so easy to talk with, seem to understand my anxiety and were over the top with helpful solutions. Today I am more calm and less distressed about what is going on. I recommend you to the world!
Kathleen Jan 2024
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Where to find us

Getting here

Thriveworks Counseling Noblesville is located off of E 146th St and Prairie Lakes Blvd, right next to MedCheck Noblesville. We can be found within the Riverview Medical Arts Building, just south of E. 146th St, across the street from Heritage Woods of Noblesville. There is parking all around our building. If you have trouble finding our office or have any questions about how to get here, please don’t hesitate to reach out!

Phone number

(317) 785-1853

Languages spoken by IN providers

  • English
  • Spanish
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