Shanti Majefski, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Location: 400 N. Allen Dr. Suite #103, Allen 75013
Fast Contact: Email or Call Shanti.
Family & Sibling IssuesSchool & Social Issues
Behavior ProblemsAnxiety
DepressionWomen's Issues
GriefParenting Support

I focus on the relationship. It is not about blaming or deciding WHO has the problem. The relationship has the problem. There are a variety of techniques that each person in the relationship can utilize to improve the health of the relationship. Call me for more info.

Kim Bowen, MA, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Location Near Therapist: Allen, TX
Fast Contact: Email or Call Kim.
Marriage & Couples CounselingFamily Issues
Individual CounselingGottman Therapy Techniques
Co-Parenting When DivorcedDepression
AnxietySexual Issues

Don't see a generic counselor who also happens to see couples. At Power of Two we specialize in relationships! We also know how to improve your marriage when only one of you is coming to counseling. Don't wait another day. Give us a call.

Related Sites:
City of Allen
Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors

Family Therapy Allen, TX

Couples Counseling Kittyhawk, Wetsel, Parker, Fairview, McKinney, Plano, Lolaville

Allen is located in the great state of Texas and provides access to various sites and attractions to keep your entirely family entertained. There truly is something for everyone nearby, regardless of age. Your children, teenagers, and adult family members will love visiting the Metroplex Fun and Fitness center. Here you will find everything from day camps and parents’ night out to amenities for swimming, gymnastics, and much more. When profanities and harsh words are flung about nonchalantly, disregarding feelings like sidewalk garbage, let a Check the city’s community theatre1 to determine the next theatrical production for your entire family; this site is known for putting on a variety of children’s shows as well. However, if you are wishing to get away from the chaos of family life and enjoy a couple’s date night, make your way to Hot House Jazz featuring live acoustic performances like no other. The city also has multiple salons, theaters, and parks to promote family bonding. Thomas Hugh Ereckson Middle, Bolin Elementary, and Allen High are a few of several schools located nearby.

Marriage and Family Mental Health in Allen

Sometimes differing parenting styles can lead to conflict between couples. The Region 10 Education Service Center offers various classes for those who seek to enhance their relationship and eliminate stress and tension regarding parenting practices. Educational classes focus on the relationship between a couple and how to improve it. Communication, taking responsibility for one's actions, and sharing in parental duties are common topics. For more information about these programs, call 972-348-1700.2

Special needs children require an abundance of support in order to function at their highest possible level. Texas Parent to Parent is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing valuable information and resources to improve the wellbeing and functioning of special needs kids and their family members. The Parent Match program pairs experienced couples with those who are just beginning their journey of raising a special needs child in order to share experiences, answer questions and provide support. The Advocacy Network provides additional support, with a wealth of educational opportunities regarding special needs children. Further details about these services is available by calling 512- 458-8600.3

Those whose marriage has ended in divorce face many obstacles to getting back on track. To assist with this process, the Christ Fellowship Church offers a divorce seminar and support group whose purpose is to enhance coping skills, reduce anger and loneliness, and help build a plan for a brighter future. There is also a divorce support group for children offered at the same time. To find out more about these groups, contact the church at 972-547-7009.4

Family Services and Assistance Programs

Many times, family problems are complicated by financial difficulties, job loss and homelessness. To relieve stress and let the relationship heal, the Texas Workforce Commission offers many programs to assist with child care for eligible parents in Allen. The Child Care Management Services program gives families in need the confidence that their child is being cared for in a safe and healthy environment, freeing up mom and dad to look for work, reduce financial stress, and resume healthy family functioning. Call 469-229-0099 to inquire about this program. 5


References

1. Allen’s Community Theater. (2013). Allen’s Community Theater. Retrieved from http://www.allenscommunitytheatre.net/
2. Region 10 Education Service Center. (2014). Parents. Retrieved from http://www.region10.org/parents/
3. Texas Parent to Parent. (2013). Services. Retrieved from http://www.txp2p.org/parents/
4. Christ Fellowship Church. (2014). Divorce Care. Retrieved from http://www.christfellowshipeldorado.com/dc/
5. Texas Workforce Commission. (2011). Child Care Services. Retrieved from http://www.twc.state.tx.us/svcs/childcare/child-care-services.html