Midlife


Adults settle into fixed family structures and life styles. We become very busy wage earners, homemakers, parents, marriage partners, and pursuers of careers. Stress abounds as these jobs grow bigger and the time to do them seems to shrink.



Often, we are over committed and have broken promises falling off our plates. Bosses, kids, spouses and friends demand we do more. Others often misunderstand our way of doing things and fuss and fight with us. Our friends, family and partners are often too busy themselves to be of much help. Our efforts to deal with conflicts and dissatisfactions with the folks around us often make it worse. Many choose to shut up and bear it. Family, friends, or workmates who have special needs can make life extra exhausting. Betrayals, abandonments, chronic illnesses, deaths, and disasters can sink our already leaky boats.

Unrelenting stress makes us mad (from grouchiness to domestic violence), fleeing (TV, pills/booze, e-games, affairs), scared (panic attacks, excessive worry, sleepless), weary (loss of energy, interest, and desire), wrong (down on oneself, defensive, wanting to fight back), and desperate (trapped, burnt-out, and frantic). We adults are burdened with important and weighty responsibilities and often feel unskilled, overwhelmed and alone with our struggles. However, we do not need to face these grown-up struggles alone. The professional therapists at 3-C (all adults themselves) are keenly aware of the pitfalls and challenges of adulthood and are trained and ready to help.

Common Reasons for Seeking Treatment


  • Adjustment problems
  • Relationships problems
  • Career difficulties
  • Family problems
  • Parenting issues
  • Divorce or separation
  • Greif from a loss
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Substance abuse
  • Sleep problems
  • Inability to handle stress
  • Anger issues


Scroll over the services below to get a detailed description of the 3-C Family Services offerings for Adults:

  • Adult – Individual Psychotherapy
  • Adult – Medication Evaluation and Management
  • Adult – Group Psychotherapy
  • Marital/Relationship Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Psychological assessments for adults
  • Neuropsychological assessment for adults
  • Divorce consulting and collaborative divorce facilitation


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