Couple's / Family Therapy
Couples therapy is about changing the dynamic between 2 partners so that both individuals in the couple enjoy growth and can identify better communication skills for handling future conflicts. It is important to realize that the goals will be one of balance between the 2 partners--where each partner is participating and investing in the continued growth of the relationship.
Family therapy is about changing the dynamics among the attending family members so that improved communication and understanding can be attained. Oftentimes family therapy will be about rebalancing the dynamics of the parent-child relationship to one that acknowledges the concerns of both parties.