ON FAMILY COUNSELING
The family is a school that prepares its members for social life through love. The family is a council system of people, based on a common goal and cooperation. To know the family, it is necessary to know the person. When approached from the point of view of materialism, man is a machine, from another point of view, a creature that has to know its essence and surpass itself, from another point of view, it is a creature with great will and will that the creator breathes life into. From the spiritual point of view, it is possible to call a human being an individual. Looking at the common point of all recipes, it is understood that human is an organism that exists with external factors. It is a person who is affected by the society and family he lives in, and who influences or even creates it. Understanding human is understanding family; Understanding the family is also guiding in understanding and shaping society.
The first and most valuable dimension of the individual’s social environment and external factors is the family. A healthy and strong family will raise a healthy and strong person, and the society will develop with just as much health and strength. The family system functions as a subsystem of the social system. The birth of family counseling brings with it how the family system, which consists of the interaction between the mother, father, child or only the spouse, can be stronger and healthier, and what information should be given to the family before problems arise. The family tends to be as stable as the individual. An event in which an individual is affected in the family system will affect all family members and the system.
Family Counseling makes an effort for the functioning of the family system and the functionality of the family in the processes of communication, problem solving, family health and sexuality, bonds, parent-child bonds, conflicts, divorce, marriage and premarital processes. It is a type of service that is completely confidential and includes services to give information and help the person to know himself. Family Counseling; Unlike individual counseling, spiritual counseling works with the family system rather than individual individuals.
When should a family counselor be consulted?
-When they can’t get along with being a family
-Constantly discussing one-to-one problems and not finding solutions
-When they have trouble understanding each other
-When they experience communication difficulties in general
-When there are sexual misconduct
When they think they have no choice but to divorce
– Feeling conflicts and lack of knowledge about parenting, sexuality, problem solving, connection
– When negative feelings such as depression, fear, panic, anger, hopelessness, helplessness and unhappiness begin to dominate their inner spiritual world, they should apply to a specialist for their marriage.