Counseling for Step-Families

Relationships between family members take years to develop, and can be complicated enough when parents and siblings have lived together their whole lives. Within step-families, the typical dynamics of familial relationships are complicated further. For instance, territorial struggles among step-families can be tense, and negative inner relationships can make them even more so. Through counseling, family members can learn to recognize and respect each other’s boundaries and emotions, which can lead the way to developing deep, trusting, and long-lasting relationships.

Developing a Family Connection

While counseling cannot make anyone instantly get along, especially within a step-family, it can help everyone involved understand their own emotions better. Because much of the family tension revolves around territorial struggles, routine disagreements may have emotional impacts that are deeper than we realize. As step-family members, we may not always recognize that impact in each other, or the long-term consequences of crossing certain boundaries. However, with counseling, we can learn to develop sincere family connections and bonds that help us build up the inner relationships within ourselves.

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Step-families come with complicated relationships that traditional family models never experience, which is a challenge I love helping them overcome. Please know that, throughout your counseling, you are the leader and I am your resource. I want you to take full responsibility for what you want to change and work at a pace that is truly your own. If you’d like to set an appointment, call my office in Trophy Club, TX, today at 817-729-7807, or select a service by visiting our online appointment scheduler.