What is Family Therapy?
- A type of counseling available in English or Spanish that can help families improve communication and resolve problems.
- An opportunity to promote understanding and collaboration among family members.
- Provided by a licensed mental health professional with experience working with children, adolescents, and adults.
- Can include all members of the family, just those willing or able to participate, or other individuals close to the family.
Well-Being For You
Uplift Education places a high priority on the social and emotional health of our scholars. Uplift Education’s Counseling Services Program brings a licensed mental health professional to each school to promote the social-emotional well-being of our scholars.
We are happy to extend our social and emotional health focus beyond the campus to our families through free family therapy services.
The Family Therapy program is made possible through a generous grant from the Rees-Jones Foundation. The Rees-Jones Foundation serves the North Texas community.
We're Here to Help
Uplift Education Family Therapy provides support to scholars and their families experiencing significant concerns or stressors in their lives and promotes overall family wellness. Family therapy provides a supportive and safe environment for families to:
- Resolve conflict and improve communication
- Develop healthy parenting skills and improve parent/ child interactions
- Navigate behavioral or emotional challenges
- Heal from past traumas
- Improve family dynamics and relationships
- Process separation, change, or loss
- Develop healthy boundaries
What to Expect
Family therapy brings several family members together to process various concerns and dynamics. Sessions typically take 50 minutes to an hour and are short-term, generally about 8 sessions.
During family therapy, you can expect to explore your family’s strengths, discuss worries, and identify positive problem-solving strategies.
Your privacy is always respected and personal information kept confidential.