Marriage and Family Counseling

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In today's world more and more people are experiencing life struggles when it comes to family. These issues can range from problems in a marriage, how to deal with your children issues and understand yourself and how to deal with your family and certain issues. The area of marriage and family counseling/therapy has had an out break over the past decade. The counselors are expected to work effectively with families experiencing a variety of issues and problems. In marriage and family therapy/counseling there are so many different types of techniques that are out there but should be used and looked upon not a cure, but a method to help mobilize the family. Choosing this model wasn't hard for me because of the love I have my family and evaluating what I believe needs to be repaired and what I believe stands strong for us. I believe in saving marriages and families, I think it is really important. Having strong family and a stable marriage plays such a major part in kids lives today, they need a solid foundation in order to have a healthy life. Watching so many young couples get divorce after less than two years of marriage and seeing how the kids suffer really from the break up of the family. I believe that if younger therapist/counselors were out there and start getting involved in the community, church and conducting seminars relating to marriage and families this could be the beginning of change. This is why I chose this model I feel that this is my calling. Many people are unsure about going to a therapist and because of this once they are convinced to go the relationship must be hearty and firm. When developing a relationship with a marriage or a family it's going to be difficult because one common issue is that everyone doesn't feel it's necessary to seek help in this form. The clinician has to be straight the each participant to let them know this process is to him them understand what is going on with their family and why and who in the...
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