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Thrive Counseling Center
Therapy for Individuals, Couples & Family

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs): Parenting Support & Family Counseling

How can we help you?

At Thrive Counseling Center we strive to be transparent about the process of counseling.

We know that counseling is something that a lot of people feel hesitant to talk about, and resistant to share their experiences, which can lead to confusion and a lot of unknowns about the process. Especially if this is your first time considering working with a therapist.

Our goal to to demystify the counseling process and help you understand how counseling works.  

Below are some of the most common questions we are asked and some answers to get you started.  If you have additional questions, please don't hesitate to contact us by email, or give us a call. 

Parenting Support & Family Counseling

woman getting counseling from female therapist Just as you have a medical doctor who helps you protect your body and who can care for you when you get sick, you can also have a team of mental health professionals on your side to help you care for your mind. 

Importance of Mental Health

Keeping yourself mentally healthy is just as important as keeping yourself physically healthy, and a mental health counselor in Federal Way, WA can assist you if you’re struggling.

Mental health counselors, also known as therapists, can:

  • Provide a safe space where you can discuss sensitive issues in your life or seek help when you are struggling 
  • Offer counseling services for couples and families in addition to individuals 
  • Help you learn healthier, more effective ways to manage your stress or cope with challenges in your life 
  • Create a sense of accountability for your behaviors if you’re struggling and want to get back on track 
  • Validate the way you are feeling and help you process your emotions more productively 

Counseling professionals get into their line of work because they genuinely care about people and their wellbeing. Our mental health counselors in Federal Way are licensed, trained individuals who want to help you get into a better headspace and improve your quality of life.

Contact Our Federal Way Therapy Office

If you have questions about counseling in Federal Way or are curious about how seeing a therapist might help you, please call us at Thrive Counseling Center by dialing (206) 567-7267 today!

Mother, father, and daughter smiling Have you ever felt overwhelmed by your child’s behaviors or by your responsibilities as a parent? If so, you are not alone. 

As a solution to this problem, we offer parenting support in Federal Way, WA in the form of parental counseling. Parental counseling exists to provide parents with the emotional and mental tools they need to thrive. Being a parent is tough work, and we believe in supporting parents along their journey in any way we can. 

Benefits of Parental Counseling

You could benefit from parental counseling if you often feel overwhelmed by your child’s behaviors or find yourself struggling to know how to best support your child. Parental counseling teaches essential skills, such as:

  • Communicating with teenage children
  • Knowing how to help a child during a crisis or challenge 
  • Parenting when your child has an emotional or physical disability 
  • Working alongside your spouse or partner to parent equally between you 

There is no shame in attending parental counseling sessions. Hundreds of families have turned to our parenting support in Federal Way when they were struggling—and your family can benefit, too! 

Contact Our Federal Way Office

If you are a parent, and you want to strengthen your relationship with your spouse and your children, we recommend parental counseling. Call our Federal Way office today at (206) 567-7267 to get started on your journey toward more effective parenting techniques!

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To ensure safety for all during this time, we have transitioned all appointments over to our telehealth platform. You can now schedule your appointment to connect with one of our providers from your home, your work, or wherever you feel most comfortable. Please call us at 206-567-7267, text us at 206-659-1153, or email us to set up an appointment. You don't have to go through this time alone.