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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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    If you've been having stress in your marriage or family, come talk with our local Phoenix area marriage and family counselors. Our licensed counselors are here to help you work through issues.
    American Association for Marriage & Family Therapy
    Alexandria, VA 22314
    Marital and family counseling is a tough job, so get the recognition you deserve with our association. Become a member today to see how we can help build your practice through awareness.
     
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    A Life Management Center
    Phoenix, AZ 85001
    Our counseling center helps you transform your life using mental erasers to make your mind work for you instead of against you. You can get emotional relief in 1-2 sessions. Phone sessions available.
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    (480) 706-8137
     
    User Review: "Adele helped me a lot taking my life back on tracks. She is a caring and understanding person." - Eccy (CO)
    Phoenix Marriage and Family Counseling
    2990 E. Washington Suite 209, Phoenix, AZ 85034
    We specialize in marriage counseling and family counseling services, offering couples and individual therapy sessions. Come to us for help with your depression, anger, anxiety and infidelity.
    (602) 396-5134
    Jane Fendelman | Counselor
    1328 E. Clarendon, Phoenix, AZ 85014
    I do individual, couples and child-family sessions; with all issues without drugging, from stress to severe childhood trauma including physical, mental emotional and sexual abuse within 3 to 5 sessions.
    (602) 532-0335
    Sonoran Counseling Services
    1130 E Missouri Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85014
    Certified in sex addiction therapy for sexual addict and partner Top-rated sex addiction counseling services in Arizona - We are sexual addiction counselors providing therapy for Phoenix, Scottsdale,
    (480) 287-2393
    The Fire Inside Me
    5150 N 16th St, Phoenix, AZ 85016
    My colleague and I are two caring individuals who have teamed together to share our knowledge and personal life experiences with you. We are here to assist you with all types of life coaching.
    (480) 442-8087
    Biltmore Psychology and Counseling
    6245 N 24th Parkway, Phoenix, AZ 85016
    Our top psychologists provide excellent counseling and care for many individual and relational needs.
    (480) 999-7070
    Gregory M Crow Ph.D.
    7510 E Angus Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
    Phoenix Marriage Counselors. Intensive Therapy for Couples & Families who desire/need deeper emotional recovery from Painful Experiences & Affairs, Infidelity & more. Phoenix Family Counselors.
    (480) 947-1989
    Counseling & Family Resources
    99 E Virginia Ave Ste 275, Phoenix, AZ 85004
    (602) 264-4600
    Central United Methodist Church
    1875 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004
    (602) 258-8048
    Morrison Hecker LLP
    1850 N Central Ave Ste 2100, Phoenix, AZ 85004
    (602) 254-5886
    Phoenix Day Child Development
    115 E Tonto St, Phoenix, AZ 85004
    (602) 254-4613
    Stand Up for Kids
    625 W Mckinley St, Phoenix, AZ 85003
    (602) 253-5437
    Family Service Agency
    2400 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004
    (602) 258-2208
    Family Service Agency
    1430 N 2nd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004
    (602) 252-0918
    Family Service Agency
    411 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004
    (602) 264-9891


    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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