Elder Care Family Counselling is a type of treatment designed to help with issues that arise due to caregiver burden, which specifically affect families’ mental health and normal life. It is a type of psychological counselling (psychotherapy) that can help family members improve communication and resolve conflicts. During the family counselling sessions, a psychologist or mental health therapist helps the individual and their family work on problems and communication issues.
The most important task of the mental health expert is to engage the family caregivers in active and focused problem-solving approaches related to family caregiving to improve the quality of care, reduce burden, and improve family functioning. At the outset, the family counsellor or psychologist will make an assessment and create a treatment plan that works well for everyone and helps them achieve their goals.Enquire Now
Family therapy for caregivers providing elderly care can be a wonderful addition to every family caregiver's toolbox. This would ensure the very best possible elderly care for parents, in addition to their own emotional well-being.
Samvedna Care ensures the following support through family counselling :
We understand that undertaking the role of family caregiver may be overwhelming in and of itself, but also gets difficult due to the additional household responsibilities, such as caring for children, maintaining relations with the spouse and managing a home while maintaining one's official responsibilities at work. This gets difficult if one has to be constantly available everywhere. This can turn into an overwhelming situation, ensuring continuous stress.
Here comes the role of the psychologist, who provide Family Therapy for caregivers. Family Therapy can ensure to support the family members in order to sort through challenging emotions and reach resolutions.
Initially family members may be in denial of the challenges they are facing or the reality of the situation of their loved one. As family members start to struggle with the changes in their loved ones, they are more vulnerable to cope up with the difficult times.When an aging parent is diagnosed with Alzheimer's or any other type of dementia, the obvious decline in cognitive functioning brings about yet another level of sorrow. A family counselor will help all people in the family to sort out their issues while working together as a team.
Our family therapist focuses on precisely achieving what is best for the entire family and working towards its cohesiveness. We ensure to remove the family obstacles, such as issues related to conflict management, sharing the financial burden, care management decisions, and challenges in family dynamics.Book an Assessment
Samvedna Care ensures that family counselling can help people with many different issues like :
This type of therapy can also address individual mental health problems that can affect the entire family, such as anxiety, chronic illness, depression, and substance use or abuse.
Family Therapy intervention sessions addresses the issues related to the communication gap that most of us have to face at some point in time in our life. This form of intervention ensures to work on the issues related to communication. We, at Samvedna Care, ensure that each and every family member takes part in the therapeutic sessions and can learn how to better share their thoughts, about their needs and resolve their conflicts with other family members in a way that is less likely to damage relationships.
This type of therapy also focuses on how family members can address an individual family member’s difficulties. For example, if one family member has a mental health condition or an elder person who requires constant support, family therapy can help alter certain conditions that sometimes contribute to the problem.
When the family comprises one or more individuals, who are elderly or are affected by a mental illness, family members and caregivers may sometimes lack awareness of how to help. As a result, they may engage in behaviours that maintain or even worsen aspects of the illness or may even disturb the loved one.
Family counselling can help all members of the family learn more about what they can do to support their family members or the member(s) who have a mental illness while preserving their own mental well-being and relations.