Family Therapy
Family therapy can improve communication and resolve conflicts

WHY?

  • Resolve a specific issue

  • Prepare the family for a major life change 

  • Address the role that family plays in an individual’s life

 

BENEFITS?

  • Understand how their family functions

  • Identify strengths and weaknesses 

  • Set goals and develop strategies to resolve challenges

  • Improve communication skills

  • Make family system stronger

ISSUES OF TREATMENT?​

  • Marital problems

  • Parent-child conflict

  • Problems between siblings

  • The effects of illness 

  • Trauma and abuse

Different combinations of family members may participate in each therapy session.

 

The family therapist may give family members assignments to begin addressing some

of the challenges identified during therapy.

Family therapy is often used in concert with other types of mental health treatment