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Family Conflict Therapy in Chicago, Illinois

Every generation develops a set of implicit expectations on what a family should look like and behave like. We often develop these mental images by observing our parents and other families around us, as well as consuming popular culture. However, every generation also finds itself reinventing the concept of family altogether because everything around the core family changes: societies evolve, cultural norms are challenged, economies boom and bust, people move and immigrate, and sometimes technological advancements upend the way we live. This means that each family has to go through the trials and tribulations of changing expectations, lifestyles, and personalities, as well as hard times, intergenerational conflicts, and a myriad of other problems. Therefore, family conflict is an inevitable aspect of many individuals. At Roamers Therapy Chicago, we hope to help you navigate family conflict while providing tools for healthy coping mechanisms and conflict resolution techniques.

Some examples of family conflict include financial conflicts, trauma, controlling parent behavior or disagreement on parenting, neglect, loss of trust, mismatching expectations, abuse, lack of work-life balance, intergenerational conflict, loss, avoidance, lack of respect, stress caused by external crises, divorce or separation, desertion, emotional distance, physical distance, lack of support, sibling conflict, stress caused by caregiver responsibilities, societal pressure, poor communication, and issues caused by sharing a common residence.

The treatment options that can help are psychotherapy, medication, family counseling, and support groups.

At Roamers Therapy, we serve clients residing in Chicago that are going through family conflict by offering and conducting psychotherapy and referrals to support groups. In addition, we may also assess and make referrals for you to seek medication if we notice you would benefit from medication, if appropriate and deemed medically necessary. 

We are proud and committed to take a culturally sensitive approach to help communities of color in Chicago such as Black, Indigenious, and People of Color (BIPOC) navigate how family conflicts are experienced in their own unique way. We notice that there is a special approach to helping the BIPOC community navigate treatment for family conflict.We encourage you to reach out and get acquainted with our therapists and book an initial appointment. We would be honored to share the journey and gift of therapy with you and help you manage the change and impact of family conflicts.

While our offices are located in the South Loop neighborhood of Downtown Chicago, Illinois, we also welcome and serve clients for online therapy from anywhere in Illinois and DC. Clients from the Chicagoland area may choose in-office or online therapy and usually commute from surrounding areas such as River North, West Loop, Gold Coast, Old Town, Lincoln Park, Lake View, Rogers Park, Logan Square, Pilsen, Bridgeport, Little Village, Bronzeville, South S