Changing Interactions and Patterns of Behavior

Despite the challenges associated with the early period of marriage, it is very likely you had a sense of great hope. You and your spouse had periods of optimism about the wonderful possibilities that marriage and family would bring. But over time, and for a variety of reasons, immediate difficulties and distractions presented by life may have gotten in the way.

Despite the challenges associated with the early period of marriage, it is very likely you had a sense of great hope. You and your spouse had periods of optimism about the wonderful possibilities that marriage and family would bring. But over time, and for a variety of reasons, immediate difficulties and distractions presented by life may have gotten in the way.

Despite the challenges associated with the early period of marriage, it is very likely you had a sense of great hope. You and your spouse had periods of optimism about the wonderful possibilities that marriage and family would bring. But over time, and for a variety of reasons, immediate difficulties and distractions presented by life may have gotten in the way.

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Developing Healthy Boundaries

In order to see these unwritten rules, a safe environment must be created to reflect on why we do things in a certain way. For most people, this process is challenging and rewarding. It is challenging because the process forces us to confront some uncomfortable truths...

In order to see these unwritten rules, a safe environment must be created to reflect on why we do things in a certain way. For most people, this process is challenging and rewarding. It is challenging because the process forces us to confront some uncomfortable truths...

In order to see these unwritten rules, a safe environment must be created to reflect on why we do things in a certain way. For most people, this process is challenging and rewarding. It is challenging because the process forces us to confront some uncomfortable truths...

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Intergenerational and Hereditary Wounding

Our ways of establishing boundaries seem to be inherited from our own parents or caregivers. If you take a moment and think about family traditions, many of them are consciously imported from our families of origin or our culture, and this is a healthy and effective way of transmitting things that are important to us.

Our ways of establishing boundaries seem to be inherited from our own parents or caregivers. If you take a moment and think about family traditions, many of them are consciously imported from our families of origin or our culture, and this is a healthy and effective way of transmitting things that are important to us.

Our ways of establishing boundaries seem to be inherited from our own parents or caregivers. If you take a moment and think about family traditions, many of them are consciously imported from our families of origin or our culture, and this is a healthy and effective way of transmitting things that are important to us.

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Transforming Communication to Emotional Intimacy

When we understand where our ineffective behaviors arise, we may be in a position to change some of them. A key feature of Healing the Family is understanding emotional intimacy and the different levels that exist to help us understand and grow with each other.

When we understand where our ineffective behaviors arise, we may be in a position to change some of them. A key feature of Healing the Family is understanding emotional intimacy and the different levels that exist to help us understand and grow with each other.

When we understand where our ineffective behaviors arise, we may be in a position to change some of them. A key feature of Healing the Family is understanding emotional intimacy and the different levels that exist to help us understand and grow with each other.

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Resolving Family Conflicts

Many parents think that their children are being rebellious when they do not comply with the “house rules” or follow what the parents ask them to do. This is not always the case. Sometimes children rebel from their parents because they feel unsafe.

Many parents think that their children are being rebellious when they do not comply with the “house rules” or follow what the parents ask them to do. This is not always the case. Sometimes children rebel from their parents because they feel unsafe.

Many parents think that their children are being rebellious when they do not comply with the “house rules” or follow what the parents ask them to do. This is not always the case. Sometimes children rebel from their parents because they feel unsafe.

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Demonstrating Love and Communicating Effectively

We work with families to understand how they demonstrate love and communicate effectively, using what Dr. Gary Chapman calls “love languages.” People have different ways of feeling loved by and expressing love toward others.

We work with families to understand how they demonstrate love and communicate effectively, using what Dr. Gary Chapman calls “love languages.” People have different ways of feeling loved by and expressing love toward others.

We work with families to understand how they demonstrate love and communicate effectively, using what Dr. Gary Chapman calls “love languages.” People have different ways of feeling loved by and expressing love toward others.

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When a child gets a physical wound, he or she typically runs to a parent, shows the wound, and the parent bandages the wound. When a child comes to us for healing of surface wounds like this, he or she is showing us that we are trusted, safe, and that we have something that the child needs.

When a child gets a physical wound, he or she typically runs to a parent, shows the wound, and the parent bandages the wound. When a child comes to us for healing of surface wounds like this, he or she is showing us that we are trusted, safe, and that we have something that the child needs.

When a child gets a physical wound, he or she typically runs to a parent, shows the wound, and the parent bandages the wound. When a child comes to us for healing of surface wounds like this, he or she is showing us that we are trusted, safe, and that we have something that the child needs.

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Healthy Differentiation of Self

Most of us will have no trouble seeing ourselves in our children. But have we ever stopped to think of how many of our behaviors (both healthy and unhealthy) are patterned by what we learned from our parents and even grandparents?

Most of us will have no trouble seeing ourselves in our children. But have we ever stopped to think of how many of our behaviors (both healthy and unhealthy) are patterned by what we learned from our parents and even grandparents?

Most of us will have no trouble seeing ourselves in our children. But have we ever stopped to think of how many of our behaviors (both healthy and unhealthy) are patterned by what we learned from our parents and even grandparents?

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