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Important Terms about Marriage & Family Counselors

Marriage and family counselors are professionals trained to deal with a wide variety of marital and interpersonal problems. If you’re looking for a marriage and family counselor, there’s a very good chance that you’re unfamiliar with some of the concepts and terminology used in this field. Below we’ll define certain key terms you might encounter.

  • Family Therapy – A branch of psychotherapy that deals with treating the interpersonal problems of an entire family unit. This unit can include a married or unmarried couple, their children, close relatives, and even persons who are not related by blood or marriage. Also called family systems therapy and family counseling.
  • Therapist – The general term for someone trained in aiding individuals or persons in overcoming physical or mental problems. Family therapists or counselors treat all members of a family unit. They are skilled in analyzing marital issues and interpersonal conflicts that arise within a family. A family therapist will generally have a master’s degree and additional training in fields such as psychology, psychotherapy, or social work.
  • MFT – Abbreviation for Marriage and Family Therapist. This is a common license for persons who work in the field of marital therapy.
  • Genogram – Sometimes used in marital counseling, a graph that visually depicts family relationships.
  • Depression – A mental disorder characterized by low energy, persistent sadness, and loss of interest in previously enjoyed activities.
  • Domestic Violence – Abusive behavior that occurs within a family.
  • Conflict Resolution – The process of resolving interpersonal disagreements.
  • Dysfunctional Family – A family whose members engage in a pattern of abnormal, damaging behavior with one another.
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy – A type of therapy that focuses on improving one’s dealings with other people, rather than internal psychological states.
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    The DayBreak Counseling Center
    1455 Cedar St Ste G, Clarksville, IN 47129
    Certified marriage and family counselors are here to assist with any emotional issues putting a strain on your personal life.
    (812) 280-1847
    Kentucky Therapist.com
    125 Chenoweth Ln # 308, Louisville, KY 40207
    Reliable Marriage & Family Counselors serving all of Corydon. Dependable Marriage & Family Counselors located in the Corydon area.
    (502) 895-3388
    Center For Thriving Relationships
    3449 W Ooley Dr, Bloomington, IN 47403
    Christine and Bret Eartheart LSW, Co-Founders, help couples create lasting love in fun, easy, and revolutionary ways, offering inspiring retreats, online courses, and couples counseling.
    (812) 825-3704
    Pact Hoosier Hills
    1445 Gardner Ln Nw Ste 3101, Corydon, IN 47112
    (812) 738-1262
    WIC Program
    241 Atwood St Ste 205, Corydon, IN 47112
    (812) 738-1601
    Healthy Families
    405 N Capitol Ave Ste 209, Corydon, IN 47112
    (812) 738-0392
    William H Lafayette Jr MA LMFT
    115 Lakeview Dr, Brandenburg, KY 40108
    (270) 422-1025
    Willimam H Lafayette Jr MA LMFT
    560 Lakeview Dr, Brandenburg, KY 40108
    (270) 422-1025
    Family Place The Achild
    1800 Neville Dr, Louisville, KY 40216
    (502) 636-2801
    Seven Counties Services Inc Specialized Child & Fa
    2415 Rockford Ln, Louisville, KY 40216
    (502) 485-8133
    Treat & Lindsey Counseling Associates
    2676 Charlestown Rd Ste 9, New Albany, IN 47150
    (812) 948-8522
    Brandon's House
    1618 Beeler St, New Albany, IN 47150
    (812) 949-2499
    Counseling Associates of Trotta Sparks & Johnston
    941 State St Ste 3, New Albany, IN 47150
    (812) 949-3505
    4102 Charlestown Rd, New Albany, IN 47150
    (812) 944-9178
    Nancy Fox James Licsw
    2580 Charlestown Rd, New Albany, IN 47150
    (812) 941-0920

    Most couples have marital issues, and sometimes resolving these issues requires outside counseling from a family therapist or marriage counselor. Marriage counseling is designed to keep families together, avoid divorce, and improve the overall mental health of everyone involved. Family therapy can even bring children into sessions to help manage their care as well. Family therapists didn't start treating relationship psychology issues until around the 1950s. Before this time, psychologists and psychiatrists dealt mostly with individual therapy while friends, family, and church leaders gave advice regarding marital issues. Marriage therapy and counseling now helps couples realize that each individual has their own unique personality and helps them work out the conflicting emotions that arise from these personalities clashing. Therapists also aid spouses to understand and cope while their significant other goes through mental issues, like depression or anger. They can help work through the anxiety that may arise from past physical or emotional abuse from a spouse or parent and give advice to all individuals involved in a custody battle. Before choosing a specialist, look at their credentials and experience first. The right therapist should be licensed in their field as well as have expert training in the particular subject you are wishing to discuss. You may wish to see if the person you're looking into has ever been sued for malpractice, which is more common with psychiatrists that psychologists since the latter cannot prescribe medication. If children need to be involved in the counseling process, look for individuals with previous experience with the age group your child falls into.
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