Change is constant but difficult to navigate. Even positive change can place stress on a family. An adjustment for one family member affects the entire family unit. Whether it is a career change through promotion or job loss, moving, serious illness, birth of a child, adolescence or transitioning to college seek the support your family needs to keep bonds strong throughout life's transitions.
Sometimes the ones we love hurt us or we just don't understand why the sudden change. Infidelity, separation, teen defiance and a a variety of factors can leave family members feeling hopeless. Even more dangerous the fight or flight instinct sets in. When a family is in emotional crisis it is important to seek help. Guidance is needed to be proactive rather than reactive to conflict.
Couples therapy is for everyone. Premarital counseling sets a strong foundation for a couple to build on. Marriage counseling can strengthen a loving relationship. Don't wait for conflict and crisis. Therapy can keep a relationship strong over the years. Think of it as exercise to keep an already loving relationship in great shape.