4 Benefits of Family Counseling, Ilissa Banhazl, MFT, La Verne

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Every family could benefit from family counseling. There are always things to fine tune or improve like communication between family members.

Here are 4 reasons why your family might benefit from Family Counseling:

Family members tend to interrupt one another and are not really listening to one another. Siblings and parents are not getting along:

1. Learn how to be an effective listener & communicator.

Divorce or other trauma has hurt your family:

2. Gain understanding and acceptance. Build or rebuild relationships.

You’ve been labeled and put in a box by your family:

3. Improve your self-esteem and gain the family’s respect for whoever you are.

There has been confusion and disconnection in your family:

4. Learn how to work as a supportive family while living your own life.

Family therapy is good for every family. Have you considered it for your family?

Read more on family therapy:

Five Styles of Family Relating:

To contact Ilissa Banhazl, MFT in Glendora:





About Ilissa Banhazl

Ilissa Banhazl is a licensed marriage and family psychotherapist, former grade school teacher and holds a masters degree in reading. She has a private practice in Glendora, CA and lives in the Los Angeles area with her husband and three children. She specializes in adult, adolescent, individual, couple, and family relationship counseling as well as eating disorder treatment and recovery. She facilitates a Women’s Support Group in Glendora as well as a Women’s Disordered Eating & Body Image Group. Ilissa authors 3 therapy blogs, Marriage and Family, Eating Disorders and Group Therapy. You can follow her at FB and Twitter. http://www.ilissabanhazlmft.com or http://www.eatingdisordersgroup.com
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