Family therapy, or Systemic Therapy, helps family members with better forms of communication and addressing conflicts. Family therapy gives all involved skills for identifying and handling emotions during stressful times and also to deepen family relationships. It can greatly help with situations of anger, conflict, stress or grief.
This type of therapy can work specifically with difficult relationships or to approach specific issues such as financial problems, conflict between parents and children, substance abuse or a mental illness within the family. This family interaction helps identify and address unhealthy patterns for the benefit of the entire family.
Settling differences, conflicts or family-feuds.
Family therapy helps family members, couples and other loved ones to identify and handle difficult situations and feelings within a neutral environment. This allows individual’s to better identify and appreciate one another’s emotions and opinions as well as developing their own capacity to bring positive changes into their family relationships and home lives. Family Therapy can be an extremely useful opportunity for individuals to consider the importance of their relationships, to discuss and come to compromises as well as to find resolution to conflicts or family-feuds.
Family Therapy can be a useful way for a family to improve communication, relationships and living arrangements through learning to be inclusive and considerate of the needs of all family members, including other key relationships and loved-ones, recognition of each other’s strengths and relational resources and learning to build on these. Family therapy can assist with resolving differences or conflicts in relation to the sensitivities of having a diverse family including a range of different beliefs or cultures.
Engaging as a family with a qualified therapist allow individuals time to speak together about difficult or distressing situations and feel the therapy as a secure spaced to express their experiences, engage in conversation with family members and seek resolution.