Dr. Somaia has extensive experience dealing with issues pertaining to marriage, divorce, new couples, and family matters. Below, are just some of the marriage and family counseling services that she provides in New Haven, Guilford and Branford;
Child and Adolescent counseling
Childhood and adolescence are often tumultuous stages for most children and teenagers in these chaotic and uncertain times. Dr. Somaia can help your son or daughter deal with their issues, including depression, bullying, self-esteem, and self-identity issues.
The road to falling in love and getting married can be a rocky one. Dr. Somaia has helped couples identify hidden issues, including deal breakers, before they get married. She has helped couples resolve fundamental problems that have plagued their relationship through mediation, and trust and intimacy building.
Divorce and Family Mediationn
Unfortunately, not all marriages can be saved. In such an event, Dr. Somaia can provide divorce and family mediation services to help families cope with the new and frightening changes that inevitably stem from divorce.
Dr. Somaia also provides family therapy that emphasizes the roles and responsibilities of family members and how they interact to form a cohesive union. By catering to each person’s strengths and limitations, the lines of communication can be opened and the opportunity for change can arise.
It seems that infidelity is becoming more and more commonplace with the hypersexualization that permeates our world. If you have been cheated on, are tempted to cheat, or have cheated on your partner Dr. Somaia can help you cope with betrayal, prevent a life-altering mistake, or deal with the guilt and ramifications that result from infidelity.
Role reversals are becoming more common in these doubtful economic times. Problems pertaining to parenting conflicts and children can tear a family apart but Dr. Somaia is here to ensure that does not happen.
Sexual Abuse Treatment
Perhaps the most devastating offense that can affect a person is being sexually abused by a relative. Incest is more common even than what the media would have you believe, and Dr. Somaia will help a sexual abuse victim get through their harrowing ordeal and reclaim their life.
Step Parent Families
Getting adjusted to a new family and newfound family ties can take a while to get used to. Dr. Somaia can help you get acclimatized to your new step parenting dynamic and help to successfully integrate the new family.
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, therapy can help you overcome your fears and sorrows and get the protection you deserve.