What is family therapy and what can it provide?
Family therapy is a type of counselling (psychotherapy) that helps family members improve communication and resolve conflicts. It helps dysfunctional families become functional by introducing patterns of a healthy choice. Family therapy is often short term and may last between 6 and 12 sessions. It may include all family members, or just those most willing or able to participate. The treatment plan will depend on your family’s situation.
Family therapy sessions can teach you skills to deepen family connections and get through demanding times, even after your psychotherapy sessions end. It can help your family:
What types of problems can be addressed in family therapy?
At some point in their development, all families can benefit from family therapy. Common complaints that family therapy can help with include:
Our Approach To Helping Families
We were a strange little band of characters, trudging through life sharing diseases and toothpaste, coveting one another’s desserts, hiding shampoo, borrowing money, locking each other out of our rooms, inflicting pain and kissing to heal it in the same instant. Loving, laughing, defending, and trying to figure out the common thread that bound us all together.