Signs Your Family Needs Counselling

Why You Need Family Counselling

Every family has its own problems. Each family has its own way of coping with the difficulties of each dilemma. There are times where the problems become too much to handle causing a severe strain on family relationships. And strained relationships are detrimental to a family’s overall unity, health, and well-being.

If you think this simple family problem will simply go away, think again. Here are the tell-tale signs that your family must seek family counseling right away.

  • A Feeling of Disconnection

If family gatherings are becoming too tiresome for you, it is an indication that something is amiss. Psychologists explain that the feeling of disenchantment or lack of purpose is a clear sign of unhappiness. Family counseling helps you and your family regain some clarity on particular issues that you are dealing with. It will also help you start in a new direction.

  • Uncontrollable Anger and Hopelessness

Problems have profound effects on our health and overall well-being. If you find yourself sleeping or eating less and withdrawing from the rest of the family, it’s time to seek professional help. The feelings of hopelessness and uncontrollable anger are indications of something serious. If these feelings escalate to having suicidal thoughts, reach out for help immediately.

  • Abusing a Substance

Every individual has their own coping mechanism. Turning to a substance or exhibiting aggressive behavior as a means to help yourself or a family member to feel better is a dangerous sign. Substance abuse can only lead to further problems in the family.

Some problems can be difficult to handle and need the help of a qualified therapist. Here, at Renewed Hope Counseling, we are dedicated to providing your family with the means of overcoming these difficulties in order to create stronger family ties. To set an appointment, you can call us at (419) 324-2221 or personally visit us in [ln.]