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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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    American Association for Marriage & Family Therapy
    Alexandria, VA 22314
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    Angela's Small Victories
    813 Broadway, Highland, IL 62249
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    (618) 654-5800
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    Shauna Aningo, LPC
    111 Church St Ste 103, Saint Louis, MO 63135
    We provide counseling services to individuals, couples, and families in Ferguson, Dellwood, Black Jack, Florissant, Hazelwood, Saint Louis City and throughout the Saint Louis area.
    (314) 522-8884
    Erika Jackson, M.A.
    111 Church St, St. Louis, MO 63135
    Erika promotes holistic counseling with her clients. Erika is licensed to assist with numerous issues that include but are not limited to anger, anxiety, career decisions, depression, and stress.
    (314) 266-8342
    Boehler Larry
    217 Suppiger Ln, Highland, IL 62249
    (618) 654-1405
    Hoyleton Youth & Family Svc
    2636 Villa Park Dr, Highland, IL 62249
    (618) 654-8914
    Silver Lake Group LTD
    560 Suppiger Way, Highland, IL 62249
    (618) 654-8341
    First Step DUI Program
    504 Ohara Dr, Troy, IL 62294
    (618) 667-1875
    Homann Law & Mediation Svcs
    560 Suppiger Way, Highland, IL 62249
    (618) 654-8341
    Tracey Carter Counseling & Mediation
    1110 Laurel St, Highland, IL 62249
    (618) 651-0433
    Yvonne McCall
    671 Orchard St, Edwardsville, IL 62025
    (618) 656-9208
    Hendricks Vickie Counseling
    4990 S State Route 159, Glen Carbon, IL 62034
    (618) 288-1365
    Tamra L Coldren LCSW
    103 Southpointe, Edwardsville, IL 62025
    (618) 656-2000
    Kristin Krebs LCSW
    103 Southpointe, Edwardsville, IL 62025
    (618) 656-2000
    Stocker Charles
    4 Country Club Executive Park, Glen Carbon, IL 62034
    (618) 288-0055
    Ruth Cohen Kubicek LCSW MSW
    921 S Arbor Vitae, Edwardsville, IL 62025
    (618) 659-9111

    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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