Blended Family Therapy

Is your non-traditional family situation causing stress in your daily life? We are here to support you and the rest of your family in working towards a better family foundation.

Overview

Blended Families (also known as Step Families) are families that are formed through remarriage, adoption, or other other non-traditional circumstances. The transition into this new family unit can be difficult and full of tension. Blended Family Therapy can support a merged family through a variety of approaches centered around communication and understanding. It can take time for the tensions and conflicts to subside and therapy is a useful tool in supporting all the members of your family work towards combined goals.

If any of the below remarks sound familiar, your blended family may benefit from the support of therapy:

  • "He/She isn't my real dad/mom, I already have a dad/mom!"
  • "Our kids are never going to get along..."
  • "I don't have to listen to you! You're not my real dad/mom!"

The blending of families is a beautiful thing, which can often present relationship challenges. Creating a harmonious family can be difficult enough, but blending two families or blending through an adoption can create additional hurdles. Therapy Support for blended families can help you to overcome these challenges through the following support mechanisms.

  • Learning new roles within the family unit and how to navigate those roles
  • Learning new skills for your family and how to incorporate them.
  • Setting boundaries with parenting/parenting styles, discipline, and finances.
  • Understanding of the time it takes to adapt to the new family dynamic (sometimes 2-5 years)

Pierce Therapy provides Blended Therapy support as well as Marriage and Family Therapy that can support you and your loved ones in this exciting, but sometimes stressful time. If you're ready to learn more about how therapy could support you and your family on the road to happiness, better communication, and better understanding, we're here and ready to help. Give us a call at 262-357-4500 or click below to fill out a quick form and someone will be in touch with you soon (generally within 24 hours).

The Pierce Therapy Process

Get In Touch

Get Started Online by filling out a quick form, or give us a call directly at 262-357-4500.

Get Matched

We'll match you up with an amazing therapy provider based on the area of support you're looking for.

Get Introduced

Your matched therapy provider will schedule a free, introductory consultation to get to know you.

Get Scheduled

You and your therapy provider schedule when to meet based on your individual situation and needs.

Get Supported

You and your therapy provider meet to get you the support you need for whatever life throws your way.

Are you ready to start your journey to better mental health?

Contact Pierce Therapy

Please fill out the form below including as much detail as possible about your request, and someone will get back to you as soon as possible, generally within 24 hours.

If you'd prefer to speak to someone on the phone, please call us at 262-357-4500.

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