MSW, LMFT, LCMFT
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One important aspect of creating a successful relationship involves crafting collaborative responses to the the many challenges which all couples inevitably face. Each individual brings his or her own personality, likes and dislikes, past experiences and memories into the relationship. These may mesh or they may not.
Family therapy or counseling can be tremendously helpful for families where there are stressors that cause one or more family members to become symptomatic. In order to support the family member in distress, the whole family unit needs to be supported. For example, a marital crisis with potential divorce might trigger one or more children to act out.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder affects many individuals, couples and families. ADHD is a neurological processing disorder, affecting a person’s ability to regulate impulsivity and activity level, as well as to pay attention. ADHD affects individuals in different ways, but there seem to be some patterns which can be explored.
DBT—Dialectical Behavior Therapy—is a cognitive behavioral therapy approach that offers strategies and exercises to address severe behavioral and emotional disorders.
Janette is a member of The American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) & Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)