Marie Hartwell-Walker, Ed.D.
Licensed Psychologist and Marriage and Family TherapistReady for change? Let's Get Started
409 Main St. Suite 105, Amherst, Massachusetts 01002
Not all problems lie within an individual. Not all problems are due to mental illness. Often enough, problems have to do with the pressures, expectations and behaviors of members of the past and present family (both immediate family and extended family). Family therapy helps family members reconsider and change dysfunctional patterns of interaction and establish more appropriate boundaries where needed. For more information about my practice, please visit my website at www.mariehartwell-walker.com
Stephen Price, D.Min.
Licensed Pastoral PsychotherapistReady for change? Let's Get Started
133 Grove Street, Peterborough, New Hampshire 03458
Most therapists these days realize that we are not isolated individuals and neither are our problems. We live in relationships and families. Our identities and roles in life are, to a large extent, formed by the families we grow up in and even by the culture in which we live. Some of these roles, for example, might be the black sheep, or the scapegoat, or the problem child, or the loser. These roles are in contrast to the star, or the favorite child, or the successful one. Family therapy looks to the larger picture and notes the important influences in causing emotional suffering. Often we recommend seeing the whole family together. When more family members work together to solve emotional p