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Our family lives can be tremendously gratifying and enriching. They can also become a source of tension, especially during periods of stress. Such responses to stress are often normal, but you may need some help from time to time to navigate resolution.


Families seek the support of therapy for many reasons. Most come wishing to resolve chronic tensions that have developed with certain members or the family as a whole. Sometimes these tensions are fueled by change and loss, and at other times, long-standing difficulties in mediating competing or conflicting needs within the family. We understand how inevitable these kinds of hardships can be, even among families who love each other deeply.

Family in the Park

The DAWN's Family Counseling Can Help You...

  • A history of abuse

  • Adjustments to change related to losses, separation, adoption, marriage, remarriage, separation, divorce, relocation or financial or employment stresses

  • Care of children with special needs, aging parents or an ill family member

  • A child’s transition to adolescence or young adulthood

  • Changes in family structure

  • Conflicts between siblings or parents

  • Difficulties with anger and emotional regulation

  • Difficulties with step and co-parenting or creating a blended family

  • Divorce

  • Grief and loss

  • Parenting conflicts or difficulties

  • Separation and loss

  • The need to develop better coping and problem-solving skills or more family structure

  • Stressful transitions

Discover how therapy can bring resolution and restoration in your family life.

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