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If there happens to be a form of addiction or mental illness present in you or your spouse, family counseling is a good option to overcome it together with your family. By definition, individual and family counseling are the type of psychotherapy directed at both teaching you the tools for healthy conflict resolution and helping you to recognize the root of problem areas. Our skilled family counselors will encourage interaction between you and your spouse and will mediate where required as a third, impartial party. Our goal is to try to help you understand the emotions and sources behind your disagreements and to improve communication between you, your soulmate and your family.