How can Patrick Purcell LMFT counseling help?
Our licensed therapists provide professional guidance and support that help couples and families deal with ongoing relationship issues and family conflict. Counseling helps those struggling with specific issues by providing a safe and positive environment to express concerns, identify core issues and find practical therapeutic solutions to their problems.
How many counseling sessions are required?
The number of sessions varies for each couple and/or family depending on their particular situation. Experienced and qualified Patrick Purcell LMFT counselors begin with an in-depth evaluation and discuss your primary goals that help to determine the required number of sessions.
Should I attend the first couple or family counseling session alone?
It is always best when couples and families attend sessions together, yet if one partner or a family member is unwilling, individual therapy may be recommended. Consult a Patrick Purcell LMFT counselor for professional guidance at (408) 378-7879 to find the best therapy program for you.
Is marriage and family counseling confidential?
Providing a safe and confidential environment to couples and families is of utmost importance. Patrick Purcell LMFT counselors in San Jose, Campbell and Santa Cruz are required by law to respect client confidentiality. In accordance with state and federal laws, a licensed therapist or counselor is only required to disclose information regarding any individual who displays an intent to harm themselves or others.
What can I expect in our first session?
Your initial counseling session explores the primary issue and core struggles that prompted you to seek counseling. Our trained therapists identify and help couples and families set precise goals to derive the maximum benefit from your counseling sessions.
How can I get the most out of marriage and family counseling?
Counseling can be a very rewarding experience for couples and families who are seeking constructive solutions to their problems and fully committed to resolving the relationship and family issues they are facing. Active and willing participants achieve results from our effective counseling programs.