What is a Relationship, Couple, and Family Therapist?
A Relationship, Couple, and Family therapist is a trusted mentor and coach who can help you identify and uncover what keeps you from reaching your fullest potential. Relationship, Couple, and Family Therapy is a one-on-one relationship with individuals, couples, and families that provides a supportive and non-judgmental space to help you create what you want for yourself. You can find a Relationship, Couple, and Family therapist to help you strategize and acquire the tools you need to achieve your goals. Relationship, Couple, and Family therapy consists of steps to help you identify and re-frame your thoughts and attitudes. It can also help you break negative habits, acquire new methods of identification, and take action to achieve your maximum potential.
What types of people have Relationship, Couple, and Family Therapists?
People from all walks of life work with professional Relationship, Couple, and Family therapists to help attain their goals. Relationship, Couple, and Family therapists work with people in all areas of their life including relationships, career, finance, health and more. Working with a personal Relationship, Couple, and Family therapist is not limited to any type of person, but is best for those who want to take initiative in their own life. People who get a Relationship, Couple, and Family therapist are committed to a more fulfilled life and are willing to do the work needed to get there.
How will Relationship, Couple, and Family Therapy help?
The results will vary depending on what brings you to a Relationship, Couple, and Family therapist. If you get a Relationship, Couple, and Family therapist to help you professionally, Relationship, Couple, and Family therapy can help you make your current professional and personal relationships more gratifying, gain better focus on communicating efficiently in relationships, and help you articulate yourself more effectively. In addition, you can find a Relationship, Couple, and Family therapist to help you improve your personal relationships, resolve ongoing negative behaviors, improve your overall health, and grow spiritually. With the help of a Relationship, Couple, and Family therapist, you can live a more balanced and enhanced life, and enhance your personal relationships to the fullest.
What happens in a Relationship, Couple, and Family Therapy session?
Each Relationship, Couple, and Family therapy session is tailored to the client(s) and will vary based on individual needs. In the beginning, we will discuss what you are committed to accomplishing through our work together and we will begin to create a plan to achieve your goals. Periodically, I will give you assignments to help direct your progress. We will work together to acknowledge obstacles, explore alternate perspectives and celebrate successes. With the conclusion of each session, we will revisit your goals and evaluate the next steps that are needed to achieve these results.
Do I really need a Relationship, Couple, and Family Therapist, can't I just do it by myself?
A Relationship, Couple, and Family therapist can take you above and beyond your own personal limitations. More often than not, people try to achieve their greatest potential, but don’t even realize what stands in their way. A Relationship, Couple, and Family therapist can offer an unbiased and objective perspective, and can help you realize your patterns and habits. Most people experience that they are more efficient when working with a professional therapist and that this provides the opportunity for them to better realize their potential. Relationship, Couple, and Family therapy can make your relationships more meaningful and will give you support and encouragement along the way.
How long do people generally work with a Relationship, Couple, and Family Therapist?
To experience the effectiveness of Relationship, Couple, and Family therapy, my recommendation is that clients allow several sessions to take place. If at that point clients feel that they would like to continue, we will move forward. Having said that, if clients feel therapy is not working for them, I will completely respect that and provide referrals.
Is Relationship, Couple, and Family Therapy confidential?
What we discuss will be held in confidence and not shared with others. Relationship, Couple, and Family therapy is a confidential process, and your personal information will always be protected. There is a no secrets policy in place that applies to my work with couples and families. In other words, I will advocate that you disclose anything that is pertinent to the treatment of the family or the couple system.
Kathy Hardie-Williams, M.Ed, MS, NCC, LPC, LMFT
Family Institute, P. C.
9735 SW Shady Lane #304 M/T/W/F 1:00-9:00 PM
Tigard, OR 97223
4110 Pacific Ave. #102 TH: 1:00-9:00 PM
Forest Grove, OR 97116