Cases Relationship Counseling
A 55 year old female visited complaining about her husband who had developed sexual relations with his subordinate at office which he was running from home. Their kids were away for studies and job and couple used to stay alone. Husband was working from home and wife was teaching at a local school. One day she caught them and had a major fight. Even after this husband was not willing to end his relationships. Wife told children about this who were very upset but that too had no effect on husband. Both joined counseling sessions during which they re-explored their relationship. They could identify the void between them. Husband accepted and committed to change himself. Both worked on relationship and saw positivity re-flowing in it.
Entire family suffered at hands of father who was excessively dominating and had big temper. Wife and children were suppressed and felt suffocated. Father had rigid views about life and would impose on others. Any deviation was dealt with strict punishment. All this affected family atmosphere and everyone’s personality. There were joint and single sessions. Slowly family came out of trauma. They learnt to be more assertive which was resisted initially but finally helped in reshaping fathers attitude. Later father was invited for counseling during which he did introspection and could see how he negatively affected his family. He resolved to change and slowly became more open and positive person.
Post marriage discord
A 29 year old girl consulted online for counseling. She complained of harassment by mother in law. She was pregnant but wanted to commit suicide. She told that even her husband is not supportive. She was counseled and was asked to bring in her husband. Later her mother in law father in law and sister in law all joined. After complete analysis some solutions were chalked out to which family agreed. Husband and wife continued sessions and reviewed progress. With time the family atmosphere improved. Husband also improved in his understanding of wife’s situation. Both girl and boy were very happy.
Drug addiction in family
A couple visited and asked for counseling for their two sons who both were in drug addiction. They had kept them in rehabilitation centre but were thinking of taking them out of there. Parents were concerned about family atmosphere and kids future. It was a very traumatic time for family. Family counseling sessions were planned. A complete road map was evolved how to arrange different things, how would be the roles of each member, what will be done in difficult time etc. Family started to move on. There were some difficult phases but eventually family regained emotional and behavioral stability. Boys got reengaged in mainstream life and took their own responsibility.
A boy and a girl of age 19 years wanted to commit suicide due to broken relationship. Both were doubting each other and blaming each other. In just one session they cleared all doubts and went back together happily.
One family visited with multiple problems like alcohol, gambling, infidelity, daily fighting, sexual abuse etc. It was very complicated and a large number of factors were beyond control. Family counseling was conducted and slowly things started getting sorted out. Members could identify their role and created living space for others. At last there was paece and happiness in family.