Family and Couples Counseling/Therapy
Provided to guide a family/couple toward treatment goals, Family and Couples Counseling/Therapy efforts in treatment may include, but are not limited to decreasing conflict, increasing communication, modifying behaviors and attitudes, and increasing supportive relationships within the system. Psycho-education also occurs in the Outpatient treatment process. These services are intended to assist the client, their family members and/or their support system in understanding mental illness and/or alcohol/drug abuse and addiction issues. The information on the nature of the illness, course of the illness, known etiological factors, and treatment options and interventions are provided in an effort to help the client and their family/supports understand the many facets of mental health and/or alcohol/drug diagnosis.