Counselling sessions for parents

A part of the therapeutic approach for children and adolescents consist of counseling sessions for parents. Family context is considered to be an integral part of the child’s or adolescent’s development. Based on that, therapeutic interventions in the family context are considered to be an important part of the therapy. During these sessions the therapist and parents discuss the continuity of the therapy, possible concerns, potential interventions and whatever concerns the life of the child or the adolescent. Counseling sessions strengthens the collaborative environment and the therapy, while the therapist encourages parents’ participation in the improvement of family and social life of the individual.