Parenting Therapists in Montréal, QC

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Sophie Chappell
Counsellor, MA, CCC, ACNN
Verified Verified
5 Endorsed
Montréal, QC H4A
Welcome! I am currently accepting new clients and am excited to join you on your journey toward becoming your best self. Do you struggle with relationship issues, parenting, anxiety or depression that affects your day-to day life? Do you feel overwhelmed by the thought that there’s no light at the end of the tunnel? Do you wonder if life could be better? In these uncertain times, many people are struggling to find their place in life and connect with others. You are not alone. I believe your story matters and it shouldn’t be so hard to live better.
Welcome! I am currently accepting new clients and am excited to join you on your journey toward becoming your best self. Do you struggle with relationship issues, parenting, anxiety or depression that affects your day-to day life? Do you feel overwhelmed by the thought that there’s no light at the end of the tunnel? Do you wonder if life could be better? In these uncertain times, many people are struggling to find their place in life and connect with others. You are not alone. I believe your story matters and it shouldn’t be so hard to live better.
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Anne Celeste Eitzen
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Montréal, QC H4A
My three specialization are couples, individuals and families. I work to improve attachment and communication. We tackle those scripted cycles that can feel “stuck in a rut”. I use techniques and activities to deepen understanding and build intimacy. I work with a myriad of issues including trauma, addiction and burnout to name a few. I offer ways to help strengthen parenting skills in order to support children (Please note: I do not work alone with children). I work with adolescents with a focus on respect and strengthening skills for individuation. I hold a deep belief in supporting folks in finding resilience.
My three specialization are couples, individuals and families. I work to improve attachment and communication. We tackle those scripted cycles that can feel “stuck in a rut”. I use techniques and activities to deepen understanding and build intimacy. I work with a myriad of issues including trauma, addiction and burnout to name a few. I offer ways to help strengthen parenting skills in order to support children (Please note: I do not work alone with children). I work with adolescents with a focus on respect and strengthening skills for individuation. I hold a deep belief in supporting folks in finding resilience.
(438) 700-8698 View (438) 700-8698
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Angela Cabral
Registered Psychotherapist, MSW, PSW
Verified Verified
Montréal, QC H2X
I regularly conduct parenting groups for parents of adolescents devoted to better and harmonious relationships with their teens.
People come to me to resolve challenges that get in the way of living well. A trusting relationship is the essence of effective treatment. You need to feel understood and connected in order to share your inner world. My training and extensive years of experience enable me to earn trust and cooperation to help people identify and achieve their goals. My approach to treatment is interactive and collaborative and my style is warm and engaging. Respectfulness, clarity and directness tempered by humour characterize my work.
I regularly conduct parenting groups for parents of adolescents devoted to better and harmonious relationships with their teens.
People come to me to resolve challenges that get in the way of living well. A trusting relationship is the essence of effective treatment. You need to feel understood and connected in order to share your inner world. My training and extensive years of experience enable me to earn trust and cooperation to help people identify and achieve their goals. My approach to treatment is interactive and collaborative and my style is warm and engaging. Respectfulness, clarity and directness tempered by humour characterize my work.
(514) 400-2288 View (514) 400-2288
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Jennifer Michelin
Registered Social Worker, TS, MSW, PSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Montréal, QC H4A
Taking the first step towards change is often the hardest step. I am here to support you in identifying and developing the skills needed to achieve your therapeutic goals. As a clinical social worker with 20 years of experience, my private practise focuses on individual therapy, family therapy and parenting. I work with children, adolescents and adults with issues such as, but not limited to, anxiety, low self esteem, social skills, transitions and relational issues. I also work extensively with parents experiencing challenges to establish a positive parenting approach that works for them and their child(ren).
Taking the first step towards change is often the hardest step. I am here to support you in identifying and developing the skills needed to achieve your therapeutic goals. As a clinical social worker with 20 years of experience, my private practise focuses on individual therapy, family therapy and parenting. I work with children, adolescents and adults with issues such as, but not limited to, anxiety, low self esteem, social skills, transitions and relational issues. I also work extensively with parents experiencing challenges to establish a positive parenting approach that works for them and their child(ren).
(438) 600-9781 View (438) 600-9781
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Mona Segal
Marriage & Family Therapist, MSW, MEd
Verified Verified
Montréal, QC H4A
Do you know anyone who is Sad? Anxious? Stressed? Angry? Struggling at School or Work? Feeling unconnected with a partner? Every now and then we all need an opportunity to reflect, recharge and rethink our next move. Sometimes it helps to talk to someone you can trust. As a Psychotherapist, Educational Consultant, and Director, for over a decade I've had the privilege of helping people in times of difficulty - within the home, school, work, and hospital settings, individually and in groups. Services include: Individual Therapy (Adults, Children, Adolescents), Social Skills Groups, Couple Therapy, EFT, Parenting Programs, ADHD Coaching, and Family Therapy.
Do you know anyone who is Sad? Anxious? Stressed? Angry? Struggling at School or Work? Feeling unconnected with a partner? Every now and then we all need an opportunity to reflect, recharge and rethink our next move. Sometimes it helps to talk to someone you can trust. As a Psychotherapist, Educational Consultant, and Director, for over a decade I've had the privilege of helping people in times of difficulty - within the home, school, work, and hospital settings, individually and in groups. Services include: Individual Therapy (Adults, Children, Adolescents), Social Skills Groups, Couple Therapy, EFT, Parenting Programs, ADHD Coaching, and Family Therapy.
(866) 375-7331 View (866) 375-7331
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Mollie Lawrence
Registered Social Worker, MSW
Verified Verified
Montréal, QC H3Z  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
I work with teenagers, adults and families who struggle with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, low self-esteem, parenting challenges and couple conflict.
Are you feeling down, overwhelmed or anxious? I know how hard and challenging it can be to reach out for help. I am passionate about creating a warm and non-judgmental environment where you can express yourself freely. I strive to accommodate my client’s needs while remaining solution focused.I help my clients identify their challenges and utilize their strengths to make positive changes in their lives, improve self-confidence and create empowerment.
I work with teenagers, adults and families who struggle with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, low self-esteem, parenting challenges and couple conflict.
Are you feeling down, overwhelmed or anxious? I know how hard and challenging it can be to reach out for help. I am passionate about creating a warm and non-judgmental environment where you can express yourself freely. I strive to accommodate my client’s needs while remaining solution focused.I help my clients identify their challenges and utilize their strengths to make positive changes in their lives, improve self-confidence and create empowerment.
(438) 834-4029 View (438) 834-4029
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Christine Blain-Arcaro
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Montréal, QC H3Z  (Online Only)
Do you find yourself grappling with the complexities of life, feeling overwhelmed, anxious, or struggling in your relationships? Do you struggle with the challenges of parenting, losing patience with your kids and then feeling overwhelming guilt? Are you a new mom or dad having difficulty adjusting to your new identity? Do you have an exuberant toddler and aren't sure how to intervene? Yes life can be challenging but I'm here to help you navigate it and seeking support is a courageous first step. My goal is to guide you towards positive outcomes and empower you to thrive in all aspects of your life.
Do you find yourself grappling with the complexities of life, feeling overwhelmed, anxious, or struggling in your relationships? Do you struggle with the challenges of parenting, losing patience with your kids and then feeling overwhelming guilt? Are you a new mom or dad having difficulty adjusting to your new identity? Do you have an exuberant toddler and aren't sure how to intervene? Yes life can be challenging but I'm here to help you navigate it and seeking support is a courageous first step. My goal is to guide you towards positive outcomes and empower you to thrive in all aspects of your life.
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Deborah Ann Herman
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, CT, RP
Verified Verified
Montréal, QC H4A  (Online Only)
I'm a client centered therapist who helps clients struggling withs : low self-esteem; anxiety; depression, abuse, grief, Post-Traumatic Stress, phobias, addiction, couple and family/parenting issues.
ON-LINE/Virtual Sessions. I've been a psychotherapist and Trauma Specialist for at least 30 years offering treatments such as EMDR, CBT, Talk Therapy, IFS among other approaches to healing. In my private practise, I enjoy working with clients who are open and willing to make positive changes in their lives. Whether you feel anxious, stuck, depressed or unhappy in some area of your life, my initial goal is to help you gain a feeling of safety. I encourage clients to tell me their story to help them see things from a fresh perspective, improve self-awareness and find practical solutions to life's challenges.
I'm a client centered therapist who helps clients struggling withs : low self-esteem; anxiety; depression, abuse, grief, Post-Traumatic Stress, phobias, addiction, couple and family/parenting issues.
ON-LINE/Virtual Sessions. I've been a psychotherapist and Trauma Specialist for at least 30 years offering treatments such as EMDR, CBT, Talk Therapy, IFS among other approaches to healing. In my private practise, I enjoy working with clients who are open and willing to make positive changes in their lives. Whether you feel anxious, stuck, depressed or unhappy in some area of your life, my initial goal is to help you gain a feeling of safety. I encourage clients to tell me their story to help them see things from a fresh perspective, improve self-awareness and find practical solutions to life's challenges.
(438) 700-8730 View (438) 700-8730
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Jamie Skye Farnsworth
Registered Social Worker, MSW, BSW
Verified Verified
Montréal, QC H8Y
Whether you're grappling with anxiety, depression, relationship struggles, self-esteem issues, communication hurdles, or parenting challenges, I'm here to provide personalized guidance and support.
Reaching out for support is not always easy, I understand taking this first step can be an overwhelming and scary process. I want to provide you with a safe and supportive environment to work through life’s challenges and better understand what is standing in the way of building your best life. Together, we'll collaborate to explore your experiences, gain deeper insights, and develop practical tools and coping strategies tailored to your unique needs.
Whether you're grappling with anxiety, depression, relationship struggles, self-esteem issues, communication hurdles, or parenting challenges, I'm here to provide personalized guidance and support.
Reaching out for support is not always easy, I understand taking this first step can be an overwhelming and scary process. I want to provide you with a safe and supportive environment to work through life’s challenges and better understand what is standing in the way of building your best life. Together, we'll collaborate to explore your experiences, gain deeper insights, and develop practical tools and coping strategies tailored to your unique needs.
(438) 500-0718 View (438) 500-0718
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Rachel Toledano
Psychologist, PhD, MA, BA
Verified Verified
Montréal, QC H4A  (Online Only)
My areas of expertise include anxiety, fears, phobias, trauma-related symptoms, OCD, shyness, anger management, stress, burn-out, depression (mood disorders), identity crises, sex and couple issues, parenting difficulties, self-esteem and self-confidence issues, expatriate issues, and addictions (substance, gaming, internet, porn).
"Take the step, the bridge will be there" (Grace Cirocco). Although starting therapy is sometimes frightening and requires a good dose of courage, finding a warm, empathic and compassionate therapist can make the process easier and positively life-altering. I am an experienced psychologist and I can help you deal with many of life's challenges and hardships, while making sure you feel safe and understood. I practice cognitive behavior therapy and schema therapy, and I also adjust my therapeutic orientation to the unique needs of each of my clients. I ensure warm, compassionate, professional, and confidential therapeutic services.
My areas of expertise include anxiety, fears, phobias, trauma-related symptoms, OCD, shyness, anger management, stress, burn-out, depression (mood disorders), identity crises, sex and couple issues, parenting difficulties, self-esteem and self-confidence issues, expatriate issues, and addictions (substance, gaming, internet, porn).
"Take the step, the bridge will be there" (Grace Cirocco). Although starting therapy is sometimes frightening and requires a good dose of courage, finding a warm, empathic and compassionate therapist can make the process easier and positively life-altering. I am an experienced psychologist and I can help you deal with many of life's challenges and hardships, while making sure you feel safe and understood. I practice cognitive behavior therapy and schema therapy, and I also adjust my therapeutic orientation to the unique needs of each of my clients. I ensure warm, compassionate, professional, and confidential therapeutic services.
(855) 661-4560 View (855) 661-4560
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Shimmon Hutchinson
Registered Social Worker, RSW, MSW (c)
Verified Verified
Montréal, QC H3H
Over the last 11+ years, I have worked with children, individuals, couples, and families in Youth Protection, Teaching/Education, and Community settings. My expertise covers areas such as conjugal violence, emotional dysregulation, Anger Management, men's issues, trauma, racial trauma, anxiety, identity, race and culture, self-esteem, attachment, parenting, co-parenting, and fostering.
Over the last 11+ years, I have worked with children, individuals, couples, and families in Youth Protection, Teaching/Education, and Community settings. My expertise covers areas such as conjugal violence, emotional dysregulation, Anger Management, men's issues, trauma, racial trauma, anxiety, identity, race and culture, self-esteem, attachment, parenting, co-parenting, and fostering.
(438) 601-2644 View (438) 601-2644
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Caitlin Sigouin
Registered Social Worker, MSW, TS
Verified Verified
12 Endorsed
Montréal, QC H2L  (Online Only)
Caitlin supports adults throughout their parenting journey, through grief and burnout. Whether you’re a new or seasoned parent, this role can feel overwhelming and Caitlin is especially passionate about helping you manage and understand these feelings. She can also help you navigate prenatal and postnatal challenges, and the everyday transitions you experience in parenthood. Caitlin is here to help you build the confidence and skills you need to become a mentally and emotionally strong parent.
Caitlin supports adults throughout their parenting journey, through grief and burnout. Whether you’re a new or seasoned parent, this role can feel overwhelming and Caitlin is especially passionate about helping you manage and understand these feelings. She can also help you navigate prenatal and postnatal challenges, and the everyday transitions you experience in parenthood. Caitlin is here to help you build the confidence and skills you need to become a mentally and emotionally strong parent.
(438) 601-4540 View (438) 601-4540
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Robin Moszkowski
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Montréal, QC H4A  (Online Only)
Becoming a parent, and being flexible and resilient in how you parent your developing child, is one of life's greatest challenges. We are often unprepared, overwhelmed, and not well supported. Working with families with children of all ages, I specialize in helping strengthen the parent-child relationship. I provide tools to foster resilience and wellbeing, whether it be during periods of transition (e.g., prenatal/postpartum periods, transition to school, separation/divorce), or during regular day-to-day parenting. By helping you work through your struggles that arise with your children, you can raise happy, confident children.
Becoming a parent, and being flexible and resilient in how you parent your developing child, is one of life's greatest challenges. We are often unprepared, overwhelmed, and not well supported. Working with families with children of all ages, I specialize in helping strengthen the parent-child relationship. I provide tools to foster resilience and wellbeing, whether it be during periods of transition (e.g., prenatal/postpartum periods, transition to school, separation/divorce), or during regular day-to-day parenting. By helping you work through your struggles that arise with your children, you can raise happy, confident children.
(514) 613-4751 View (514) 613-4751
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Andrea Davidson
Registered Social Worker, MSW TS
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Montréal, QC H4A  (Online Only)
I work with individuals who struggle with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, low self-esteem, parenting challenges and couple conflict.
Are you feeling down, overwhelmed or anxious? I know how hard and challenging it could be to reach out for help. I am passionate about creating a warm and non-judgmental environment where individuals can express themselves freely. I strive to accommodate my client’s needs while remaining solution focused.I help my clients identify their challenges and utilize their strengths to make positive changes in their lives, improve self-confidence and create resiliency.
I work with individuals who struggle with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, low self-esteem, parenting challenges and couple conflict.
Are you feeling down, overwhelmed or anxious? I know how hard and challenging it could be to reach out for help. I am passionate about creating a warm and non-judgmental environment where individuals can express themselves freely. I strive to accommodate my client’s needs while remaining solution focused.I help my clients identify their challenges and utilize their strengths to make positive changes in their lives, improve self-confidence and create resiliency.
(438) 255-1854 View (438) 255-1854
Photo of Kayla Lipson, BA, MSW, Registered Social Worker
Kayla Lipson
Registered Social Worker, BA, MSW
Verified Verified
Montréal, QC H3Y  (Online Only)
Feeling overwhelmed, anxious or unmotivated? Struggling to get control of these emotions and taking the active steps towards change? I have experience working with children, teenagers and adults struggling with feelings of anxiety and depression. I welcome clients experiencing challenges with self-esteem, ADHD, parenting, pre/postpartum, relationship issues, career burnout or questioning, life transitions and people-pleasing tendencies.I work to provide a safe, non judgmental space for clients to explore their thoughts and experiences, while empowering them to connect with their inner resilience in order to make significant changes.
Feeling overwhelmed, anxious or unmotivated? Struggling to get control of these emotions and taking the active steps towards change? I have experience working with children, teenagers and adults struggling with feelings of anxiety and depression. I welcome clients experiencing challenges with self-esteem, ADHD, parenting, pre/postpartum, relationship issues, career burnout or questioning, life transitions and people-pleasing tendencies.I work to provide a safe, non judgmental space for clients to explore their thoughts and experiences, while empowering them to connect with their inner resilience in order to make significant changes.
(438) 601-4278 View (438) 601-4278
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Naomi Ashkenazy
Marriage & Family Therapist, MSW, PSW, CFT
Verified Verified
Montréal, QC H3W
Waitlist for new clients
My graduate and post-graduate areas of specialization include individual and couple therapy, parenting, and post-partum depression.
I am a Psychotherapist, Clinical Social Worker, Clinical Supervisor and licensed Couple and Family Therapist with over 30 years experience. I understand that acknowledging a need for therapy may not be easy. The thought of confronting painful situations and relationships, past or present, may cause discomfort and anxiety. My hope is that in working together, I will be able to ease you through a difficult and challenging process; one which will help you to create healthier pathways to more functional and satisfying relationships, along with an enhanced sense of meaning in your life.
My graduate and post-graduate areas of specialization include individual and couple therapy, parenting, and post-partum depression.
I am a Psychotherapist, Clinical Social Worker, Clinical Supervisor and licensed Couple and Family Therapist with over 30 years experience. I understand that acknowledging a need for therapy may not be easy. The thought of confronting painful situations and relationships, past or present, may cause discomfort and anxiety. My hope is that in working together, I will be able to ease you through a difficult and challenging process; one which will help you to create healthier pathways to more functional and satisfying relationships, along with an enhanced sense of meaning in your life.
(514) 700-4617 View (514) 700-4617
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Carly Noodelman
Registered Social Worker, MSW, TS
Verified Verified
Montréal, QC H2V  (Online Only)
With over 13 years of professional experience, I am passionate about working with children, teens, and adults of all ages, as well as couples and families, to navigate issues such as anxiety, self-esteem, work-life balance, parenting, postpartum struggles, and couple difficulties.
With over 13 years of professional experience, I am passionate about working with children, teens, and adults of all ages, as well as couples and families, to navigate issues such as anxiety, self-esteem, work-life balance, parenting, postpartum struggles, and couple difficulties.
(438) 230-0457 View (438) 230-0457
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Irene Beeman
Registered Social Worker, MSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Montréal, QC H2G  (Online Only)
I have a special interest in issues regarding interpersonal relationships, parenting, and relationship transitions such as separation, divorce, or blending families.
Welcome! I offer a supportive, nonjudgmental, and collaborative therapeutic environment to both couples and individuals. I'll work with you to more effectively respond to challenges and difficulties in your life and relationships, and to more consciously build the kind of life that is meaningful to you. If you're struggling with difficult thoughts and feelings, if you feel overwhelmed, unsure, disconnected, or lost, if you seek self-understanding or more meaningful participation in your relationship(s) or life in general, please reach out.
I have a special interest in issues regarding interpersonal relationships, parenting, and relationship transitions such as separation, divorce, or blending families.
Welcome! I offer a supportive, nonjudgmental, and collaborative therapeutic environment to both couples and individuals. I'll work with you to more effectively respond to challenges and difficulties in your life and relationships, and to more consciously build the kind of life that is meaningful to you. If you're struggling with difficult thoughts and feelings, if you feel overwhelmed, unsure, disconnected, or lost, if you seek self-understanding or more meaningful participation in your relationship(s) or life in general, please reach out.
(438) 701-2376 View (438) 701-2376
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Ariane Guberman-Caron
Registered Psychotherapist
Verified Verified
Montréal, QC H3K  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
If you are struggling in your life, and want a safe, supportive environment in which to gain insight and coping skills, I would like to help you achieve that. My clients tell me they feel heard and empowered to make meaningful changes in their lives, whether it be in their behaviour (addictions, impulsivity, activation), thinking and emotional patterns (anxiety, depression, stress) or relationships (couple difficulties, parenting, family of origin).
If you are struggling in your life, and want a safe, supportive environment in which to gain insight and coping skills, I would like to help you achieve that. My clients tell me they feel heard and empowered to make meaningful changes in their lives, whether it be in their behaviour (addictions, impulsivity, activation), thinking and emotional patterns (anxiety, depression, stress) or relationships (couple difficulties, parenting, family of origin).
(438) 230-5705 View (438) 230-5705
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Dr. Elham Gerami
PhD
Verified Verified
Montréal, QC H3V
Adressing the issues of children of all ages, parenting training and providing couple counseling and premarital counseling are areas of my expertise.
My goal in counseling sessions is empowering you to find words for your pain, to acknowledge and undrestand your feelings and suffering, and to put them into words. Effective conversation as a key tool helps you release your tension. Note that we should not try to banish unhappiness from our lives, because it is through problems that we can progress, change and grow. All of our emotions are valid and are part of our balance. I will help you acknowledge your emotions as well as manage them, and finally improve your problem-solving skills.
Adressing the issues of children of all ages, parenting training and providing couple counseling and premarital counseling are areas of my expertise.
My goal in counseling sessions is empowering you to find words for your pain, to acknowledge and undrestand your feelings and suffering, and to put them into words. Effective conversation as a key tool helps you release your tension. Note that we should not try to banish unhappiness from our lives, because it is through problems that we can progress, change and grow. All of our emotions are valid and are part of our balance. I will help you acknowledge your emotions as well as manage them, and finally improve your problem-solving skills.
(438) 701-0428 View (438) 701-0428

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Parenting Counsellors

What does therapy for parenting look like?

Therapists may work with parents individually, together, or include the whole family to find solutions for the problems a parent faces. Many parent-based therapies work on a parent’s relationship with their children, problem-solving within the family, and analysis of family dynamics. Therapy conducted remotely by video may be helpful in allowing a therapist to observe how families interact in their own homes.

When should a parent seek therapy?

When behavioral problems begin to disrupt the healthy functioning of a family, it may be a good time to look into therapy. If parents find that children are acting out in school, have started using drugs or alcohol, have developed eating disorders, or other similar red flags, a therapist may be able to help.

How long does therapy take for parenting problems?

Depending on the severity of a family’s challenges and the type of treatment utilized, therapy for parenting can last from weeks to months. Cognitive behavioral therapy is a pragmatic therapy type that can be brief, most often ranging from between 5 and 20 sessions. Structural family therapy, which inspects family dynamics, often takes several months. Parent-child interaction therapy is typically shorter-term, lasting between 10 and 20 sessions. For any therapy, the duration will depend on the progress made and results realized.

Can therapy help parents dealing with burnout or stress?

Parenting is difficult. Parents may dismiss or conceal feelings of exhaustion, overwhelm, or escape ideation—imagining withdrawing from their parental obligations altogether. but left unattended, these feelings can have negative effects on the whole family. A therapist can help parents work on the skills they might need to better cope with the burdens of parenting and help them be the best parents they can be.