Family & Couples Therapy Laguna Hills, Orange County - Marriage Counseling

Family & Couples Therapy

Successful recovery from substance use and mental health disorders involves the whole family. But loved ones often don’t have the tools or experiences to provide healthy support.

That’s where Pacific Solstice family and couples therapy programs come in. While individuals undergo treatment for their drug or alcohol addictions or mental health issues, our therapists simultaneously work with family members, partners, and spouses to build stronger, healthier relationships.

Family and couples therapy at our Orange County treatment center is available for family members and spouses who are impacted by a loved one’s struggle with addiction and mental health disorders. Through separate but concurrent counseling, we help family members better understand the disorder, address and heal the damage done, and become an active, positive participant in their loved one’s recovery.

Get help: (949) 200-7929
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Image of a person needing help with Family & Couples Therapy and getting help at Pacific Solstice Behavior Health

Quick Look

Our family and couples therapy programs address a wide range of areas that impact healthy relationships including:

  • Enabling and co-dependency
  • Multi-generational family dysfunction
  • Stress management
  • Feelings of guilt and shame
  • Communication, intimacy, and trust

In many families impacted by addiction or mental health issues, the person struggling with the disorder becomes the focus of attention. Work, school, home, important tasks, and even other family members can get pushed aside while the family works to help their loved one in crisis. Nights become sleepless. Life becomes unmanageable and chaotic.

Often families believe that if they can just “fix” their loved one, then all their problems will be resolved and life can return to normal. In reality, it’s not that simple. Recovery is a journey the whole family must take, not just the person with the addiction or disorder.

Treating the Whole Family

To achieve this whole-family recovery, our therapists look for the positive aspects of the family or couple’s relationship, then build on those strengths. We also uncover and address the negative aspects in the family’s dynamic, such as enabling and co-dependency as well as dysfunction that may reach back through multiple generations.

While treating the individual, we work with family members and couples to address their pain, suffering, guilt, fear, shame, and other emotions. Our therapists take the time to assess the needs of each family member, and determine the best pathway to their own recovery. This family support becomes especially important during the early stages of recovery when the loved one is still struggling to understand and confront their own emotional needs.

Along with identifying family issues, we also equip family members with the tools to manage emotions; heal the hurt; improve communication, understanding, trust, and intimacy; and move toward healthier dynamics.

Take the First Step

If you have a family member who’s battling addiction or a mental health disorder, know this: You don’t have to wait for them to take the first step toward treatment and recovery. You can lead the way for your loved one by seeking help for yourself. Your treatment and therapy may inspire and motivate your loved one to take this journey as well.

Start by joining our free family support group, which meets every Tuesday from 6-7pm at our treatment center, located on:

23461 S. Pointe Drive, Suite 340
Laguna Hills, CA

We also offer free help with coordinating family interventions. To learn more, call (949) 200-7929. Don’t wait. Call now.

It’s time. Get help.

Call (949) 200-7929

Don’t put your life on hold any longer. Call today to speak confidentially with a qualified Pacific Solstice counselor from our Orange County treatment center.

We’ll help you take the next step toward putting your life back together. You don’t have to give up hope. And you don’t have to take this journey alone. Recovery starts with a simple phone call.

In Network Insurance

Pacific Solstice is in network with Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross, Tricare, HMC, Multiplan, & Health Advocate Solutions

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Insurance coverage

At Pacific Solstice, we believe quality mental health services and addiction treatment should be accessible and affordable. We accept a wide range of PPO insurance providers, including the ones listed below. At this time, we do not accept Drug Medi-cal, Medicare, or Medicaid.

BlueCross BlueShield
Health Net
Medical Mutual
United Healthcare


Pacific Solstice Events

Treating The Epidemic: Harm Reduction & Narcan Training
3/13/19 from 1:00-2:30 PM.
Hosted by Pacific Solstice

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