Our family affects who we are and who we become, both for the better and for the worse. We learn our vocabulary, our habits, our customs and rituals, and how to view and observe the world around us.
Anyone seeking healthier, closer family relationships can benefit from family therapy. Some common reasons for seeking family therapy include:
- Parent-child conflict
- Changes in family roles
- Caring for family
- Problems between siblings
- The unexpected or traumatic loss of a family member
- Parent and adult children conflict
Family therapy can be beneficial on many different levels and can help with:
- Strategies to develop and maintain boundaries
- problem-solving through an understanding of family patterns and dynamics
- building empathy and understanding.
- reducing family conflict
- improving communication skills