FAMILY THERAPY

The purpose of family therapy is to help family members improve communication, solve family problems, understand and handle special family situations (for example, death, divorce, financial problems, serious physical or mental illness, child and adolescent issues, etc.), and create a better functioning home environment.

 

Family therapy can be helpful on many levels.  A good course of family therapy may help:

  • Develop and maintain healthy boundaries

  • ·Foster cohesion and communication among family members

  • ·Promote problem solving through understanding of family patterns and dynamics

  • ·Build empathy and understanding

  • ·Reduce family conflict