Family therapy is a type of therapy that helps families comprehend and exceed in the way family members interact with each other to resolve conflict. This type of therapy focuses and creates a stronger bond with all family members. In addition, family therapy will guide each member within the family to be supportive of one another to better work towards solutions and thriving individually and as a family. Erika Simon has extensive practice as a family therapist, focusing on family relationships. In this type of therapy, each family member becomes a source of support to one another. It is time to start understanding and healing your individual wounds in order to start to understand each other.
When it comes to couple’s therapy, the focus shifts to helping resolve new or ongoing conflicts and struggles that the couple may not have been able to resolve effectively on their own. The aim is to help them gain a better understanding of themselves and their partner, to guide them and support them in the changes they would like to make individually and as a couple to better one another and their relationship.
The goal of therapy, no matter if is couple’s, family or individual, is to have a neutral place to talk through issues in order to help her clients better manage, heal, thrive, and move towards having a more productive, healthy and happy life. Erika Simon in collaboration with her clients, creates a plan and outlines goals in order to help families, couples and individuals achieve the desired outcomes that they would like to have in their lives.
Offering a unique method of collaborative counseling, Erika helps individuals, families and communities of all socioeconomic backgrounds. She is very goal-oriented and works with clients to help them create small, specific, and manageable goals that can be easily accomplished and recognized. Through this goal-oriented approach, clients find new solutions and the strength to endure challenges and overcome obstacles. Erika completed training as a Parenting Coordinator, which helps work with families in an impartial way in order to reduce conflict and help improve communication skills. Her role as a Parenting Coordinator is to empower parents and work in the best interest of their child(ren).