The role of family counselling centres is to provide statutory child guidance and family counselling services. The family counselling centre provides expert assistance with problems in family life. For example, you may encounter situations in child upbringing and development, as well as family relationships, in which external assistance can open up new perspectives.

The role of family counselling centres is to provide statutory child guidance and family counselling services by supporting and promoting the psychological well-being and coping skills of children, young people and families.

The family counselling centre provides expert assistance with problems in family life. For example, you may encounter situations in child upbringing and development, as well as family relationships, in which external assistance can open up new perspectives.

You can contact the family counselling centre when

  • you are concerned about your child’s behaviour, mood or other matters related to emotional life
  • you want to discuss your child’s development or upbringing
  • your child has difficulties at day care, school or with friends
  • you have questions regarding parenting
  • you want to get assistance settling disputes in your family
  • you want to get assistance in relationship problems
  • your family is considering divorce or your family needs help recovering from a divorce
  • your family has faced losses or other difficult life situations
  • you need external support in your work (consultation, work counselling)

 

Work methods

The family counselling centre employs a social worker, a psychologist and a consulting child and adolescent psychiatrist. You can make an appointment with the child and adolescent psychiatrist at the family counselling centre.

We collaborate with parties that are important to the child and the family as necessary.

The work may be in the form of meetings with individuals, couples and families, child examinations and cooperation with a network.