• Judith Zucker, LCSW

Why Family Connection Is So Important

“Families are the compass that guides us. They are the inspiration to reach great heights, and our comfort when we occasionally falter.” – Brad Henry


Quality family bonding time builds confidence and teaches children how to properly build relationships with one another.


The family is defined by a person or group of people with whom you feel closest to. Family does not always just mean who you were born to. When I say this, what group of people comes to mind?

Bonding is very important for families because it brings them together as one. It creates a path for children to learn how to build and maintain relationships outside of families. Bonding also encourages healthy connections with one another.


Bonding a family together creates a safe space for each member.


Children who share a stronger bond with family perform better in studies, extracurricular activities, and have lesser chances to get involved in dangerous activities. Spending quality time with family improves the emotional wellbeing of the person and helps them to stay mentally relaxed and fit.


Family bonding keeps the family in unison as one. The bond in which emotions are shared makes it stronger and reliable.


Check out this article for different ideas of family bonding.


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Therapy for families can take different forms. In some cases, where the friction is between just a few family members, it might be quite small. In others, it can involve multiple generations and even family friends and thus become more like group counseling.


Because each family is unique, treatment cannot be uniform. I am experienced in a range of deep-rooted problems, and I can use my expertise to help your family heal together in a safe environment.