Everybody experiences some level of anxiety and depression from time-to-time. Even in the healthiest of individuals the level of anxiety and depression ebbs and flows. This is just part of being human.
Parenting, blended families, stepfamilies, divorce there are many reasons why one might opt for family therapy over couples or individual counseling. If you desire healing and connection in your family system, reach out today.
Very rarely have I heard a story of someone successfully sticking with their New Year’s resolutions. I have heard plenty of stories of people not making it through January before calling a quits. It seems to me that more and more people are abandoning this age old tradition in its entirety simply…Read More
Oh boy, back to school! How exciting and terrifying. As a general statement, I think it’s safe to say that most of us are ready for more of a routine and the school year is the best time for that. But we don’t know what we don’t know. If the last year and a half has taught us anything, it’s thatRead More
One of the hardest parts as a therapist is to watch a client struggle. In the work I do, a good majority of my clients are facing the devastation of a betrayal trauma. Betrayal trauma is what it sounds like – feeling traumatized by the experience of betrayal. It is most often, but not always, associated with relational infidelity and sex addiction. This type of pain has often been described to me as one of the most painful experiences one will have in a lifetime. I also see it in the tears, questions, and tormented eyes of most of my clients.Read More
The first time I heard about self-care, I laughed. I really thought it was a joke. Now, years later, I am so glad that my graduate program emphasized its importance and that the world at large has come to understand how crucial self-care is to our overall well-being. Ultimately, I define self-care as being able to say yes and no, to both ourselves and others, as we need to. While I like to think I was pretty good at self-care, 2020 put that to the test. Somehow I don’t think I’m alone in that.Read More
The holiday season is upon us; and with everything going on these days (i.e., global pandemic), I often find myself asking a lot of questions. I’m fairly certain given the…Read More
Whenever I visit my grandmother, or “Nanna” as all the grandkids call her, we paint together and she tells me stories about her life from long ago. She would delight…Read More
“Abuse thrives only in silence. You have the power to end domestic violence simply by shining a spotlight on it.” Leslie Steiner I’ve thought a lot about what I wanted…Read More
“Some people’s lives seem to flow in a narrative, mine had many stops and starts. That’s what trauma does. It interrupts the plot… It just happens, and then life goes…Read More
I don’t know about you, but I am fascinated by Fred Rogers! Something you may or may not find odd about my fascination is that until recently I only knew…Read More
What People Are Saying
"I trust and highly recommend Josh and the entire Family Solutions team. FSC is known within the counseling field for providing high-quality services by skilled therapists. FSC also serves as a leader in the profession by educating other therapists on complex, specialized issue such as sexual addiction and infidelity. I have never hesitated to refer clients, friends, and family to FSC and will continue to do so knowing they will be receiving excellent care from some of the most compassionate and well-respected therapists in the field."
"The therapists at Family Solutions are true professionals who run a terrific full-service practice. The office looks great and is conveniently located. Because the practice includes so many great therapists, you can call any time knowing that they'll get you in quickly to see someone who specializes in your problem and knows how to help you through it. Family Solutions is a one-stop solution for all your family's mental health needs in Oklahoma City."
"I have worked closely with Josh Nichols, LMFT and Family Solutions Counseling since beginning my practice in OKC in 2014. I have referred clients, colleagues, and friends to him and FSC with confidence. As a therapist many times loved ones and friends look to us for recommendations for their own mental health needs and Josh is always on the top of that list. He is a very professional, caring, and genuine therapist."
"I have made many referrals to Family Solutions over the years and I am always grateful for their collaborative and community-centered approach to helping others. Additionally, I have attended more than one valuable training hosted and led by the owners, Josh, Rebel, and Carrie, and consider them to be an important professional resource here in the Oklahoma City area."