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    Foster Stronger Bonds Through Family Therapy

    Family dynamics shape our lives every day. If you find that you’re having a hard time bringing your family together and resolving conflicts, the counselors at Relevant Connections are here to help. Our family therapy services for residents across Frisco, Texas, are designed to bring family members closer together, fostering understanding, communication, and stronger bonds.

    What is Family Therapy?

    Family therapy, sometimes referred to as family counseling, is a form of psychotherapy that seeks to reduce distress and conflict by improving the interactions among family members. It doesn’t necessarily need to involve all family members, as change can affect the entire family dynamic even when not everyone is actively participating in the therapy sessions.

    Unlike traditional therapy, which focuses on individuals, family therapy acknowledges the powerful influence that families have on individual behaviors, feelings, and mental health. Therapists guide families through a process of understanding, empathy, communication, and problem-solving to improve their relationships and function more effectively as a unit.

    The Power of Family Therapy

    Our experienced therapists provide a safe and collaborative space where families can navigate challenges and discuss differences. Effective communication is the cornerstone of a healthy family, which is why our family therapy sessions focus on improving communication patterns and helping family members express themselves openly and listen actively. By fostering open dialogue, families can resolve conflicts and deepen their connections.

    Navigating Life Transitions

    Families often face challenges during significant life transitions, such as divorce, blending families, or coping with loss. Our family therapists offer guidance and support, helping families navigate these transitions with resilience and understanding.

    In our family therapy sessions, we prioritize creating a supportive and non-judgmental environment. This allows family members to express themselves authentically, fostering a deeper understanding of each other’s perspectives and experiences.

    Who Can Benefit from Family Therapy?

    • Family therapy can be beneficial to families who are experiencing a range of scenarios and challenges, such as:
    • Marital and couple conflicts
    • Parent-child conflicts
    • The effects of substance abuse or mental illness on the entire family
    • Bereavement and family grief
    • Transitions, such as divorce
    • Blending of families
    • Issues related to caring for a family member with special needs
    • Communication problems within the family
    • Behavioral issues in children and adolescents

     

    Reconnect and Strengthen Your Family Bonds

    Family therapy is beneficial for a range of situations, from resolving conflicts to enhancing overall family dynamics. If your family is facing challenges that impact your relationships and well-being, consider family therapy as a proactive and positive step towards positive change. Contact Relevant Connections today to schedule a family therapy session and rediscover peace and unity in your household.

    If you’re here seeking support for your child, teen, or family, we invite you to explore our dedicated website, www.friscoplaytherapy.com. There, you’ll find specialized resources and services tailored specifically to address the unique needs of children, adolescents, and families. From play based therapy for children to counseling services for teens and parent coaching, we’re here to support you and your family every step of the way. 

    Meet our Family Therapist

    Zahra Somani, LMFT-Associate

    Zahra Somani, LMFT-Associate

    Hello and welcome! My name is Zahra Somani and I am a couples and family therapist. I practice in this field because I strongly believe that life is better when we can face our emotions because it allows us to engage more deeply and meaningfully with those around us. I also believe this is much […]
    Michelle Yoo, LMFT-Associate

    Michelle Yoo, LMFT-Associate

    “Transforming Scars into Stars”—This  philosophy captures the essence of my personal and professional life. I firmly believe that we can shine most brilliantly in our moments of brokenness, like a radiant mosaic. My role? To illuminate the beauty within your scars. A Compassionate Guide: At the heart of my approach is a profound empathy and unwavering […]
    Brenna Nelson, LMFT Associate

    Brenna Nelson, LMFT Associate

    I am a licensed marriage and family therapist associate who has experience working with working withindividuals, couples, and families. I take a strength-based, holistic, integrative approach, as I plan basedon each individual’s journey. I incorporate expressive arts, mind-body connection, and attachment theory. Through a strong therapeutic relationship, I am able to create a culturally sensitive […]
    Dr. Jennifer Kendall, PhD., LMFT-S

    Dr. Jennifer Kendall, PhD., LMFT-S

    Relationships can affect every aspect of our lives when they are in conflict. It takes courage to seek help, and it can be difficult to take that first step. I am so glad you are here and that you have found my practice.   I am here to help you […]
    Suzie Sulak, LMFT Associate

    Suzie Sulak, LMFT Associate

    I hold a steadfast belief: A strong couple relationship is the foundation of a resilient family. I approach therapy with deep compassion and a commitment to collaboration. I don't just listen – I engage, wholeheartedly believing that true healing and growth arise from a partnership between us.
    Edna Wiley, LMFT Associate

    Edna Wiley, LMFT Associate

    My philosophy concerning relationships is founded on the Christian concept that loving and emotional relationships with others are essential aspects of our overall well-being. Therefore, my sincere passion is to help foster loving, healthy, and happier marriages and relationships. I will work to help couples reconnect and communicate in a respectful, enlightening, and loving way. Professionally, […]
    Sarah Mladenka, LPC Associate

    Sarah Mladenka, LPC Associate

    Navigating life’s complexities can be daunting, especially for professionals in high-stress careers who grapple with anxiety, depression, and relationship issues. Often, the very strategies and support systems that worked for us in the past seem inadequate as we confront new challenges or strive for more fulfilling lives. […]
    Sterling Nelsen, Masters Level Intern

    Sterling Nelsen, Masters Level Intern

    I’m thrilled to partner with you on your path to a more fulfilling life and stronger connections.  Life is a journey filled with diverse experiences that shape our individual perspectives. In my counseling practice, I am dedicated to walking alongside you, understanding your unique worldview, and collaboratively identifying areas of growth for enhanced satisfaction in […]