Mixed Family Counseling
When it comes to stepparents, adoptions, extended family, and other family combinations, family counseling can offer solutions and improved methods of relating. Your family may be experiencing high emotions, explosive conflicts, a troubled child, or distance from each other. Below, resources are offered to further understand family counseling, family connections, and the complexity of families. Contact Carlos Mendoza, MA, LPC, for more information.
Family Counseling Overview
Family counseling differs from individual counseling. The video below, produced by the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, overviews the family counseling method.
Connecting with Your Family
Children need connection, and it can be as simple as just "being" with your child. Researcher and Psychiatrist Dr. Dan Siegel overviews connection and uses the brain model to understand your child.
Complexity of Family
The idea of what a family "is" changes. Using a popular kid's show, Mike Rugnetta explores the idea of family and how it can mean more than what is expected.