Marriage & Family

Marriage and Family Treatment

Affirming Life Counseling and Coaching employs a licensed marriage and family therapist with decades of experience dealing with issues pertaining to marriage, divorce, new couples, and family matters. Below, are just some of the marriage and family counselling services that she offers in Port St. Joe.

Child and Adolescent counseling

Childhood and adolescence are often tumultuous stages for most children and teenagers in these chaotic and uncertain times.Affirming Life Counseling and Coaching can help your son or daughter deal with their issues, including depression, bullying, self-esteem, and self-identity issues.

Couples/Premarital/Marital counseling

The road to falling in love and getting married can be a rocky one. Affirming Life Counseling and Coaching has helped couples identify hidden issues, including deal breakers, before they get married. She helps resolved fundamental problems that plague married and non married couples through conflict management, communication skills training and trust and intimacy building.

Divorce and Family Counseling

Unfortunately, not all marriages can be saved. In such an event, Affirming Life Counseling and Coaching can provide divorce and family services to help families cope with the new and frightening changes that inevitably stem from divorce.

Family Therapy

Affirming Life Counseling and Coaching also provides family therapy that emphasizes the specialized roles and responsibilities of family members and how they interact to form a cohesive family union. By catering to each person’s strengths and highlighting weaknesses the lines of communication can be opened and the opportunity for change will arise.


It seems that infidelity is becoming more and more commonplace with the hypersexualization that permeates our current culture. If you have been cheated on, are tempted to cheat, or have cheated on your partner Affirming Life Counseling and Coaching can help you cope with betrayal, prevent a life-altering mistake, or deal with the guilt and ramifications that result from infidelity.

Parenting and Partner Role Counseling

Role reversals are becoming more common in these doubtful economic times. Problems pertaining to parenting conflicts and children can tear a family apart but Affirming Life Counseling and Coaching is here to ensure that each family members needs are explored and solutions developed.

Sexual Assault Treatment

Perhaps the most devastating crime that a person can experience is being sexually assaulted whether by a relative, a friend or a stranger. Affirming Life Counseling and Coaching will help a victim get through their harrowing ordeal or manage sequelea from past exploitation.

Step Parent Families

Getting adjusted to a new family and newfound family ties can take a while to get used to. Affirming Life Counseling and Coaching can help you get acclimatized to your new step parent dynamic.

Trauma and Abuse

If you have been a victim of verbal or physical abuse or have undergone a traumatic event like the death of a loved one she can help you overcome your fears and sorrows and find the solace and inner strength you need to move forward.


  • Child and Adolescent Counselling
  • Couples/Premarital/Marital Counselling
  • Divorce and Family Counseling
  • Family Therapy
  • Infidelity
  • Parenting and Partner Role Counseling
  • Sexual Assault Treatment
  • Step Parent Families
  • Trauma and Abuse

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