FAMILY THERAPY and CBT (COGNITIVE BEHAVORIAL THERAPY)
Sometimes when an individual in a family is experiencing pain or acting in a negative way it can affect how others in the family feel, relate, and function.
Family therapy can involve a few members of a family or the entire family in order to understand the problem and create change.
What is family therapy?
Family therapy is a type of psychotherapy. It helps families or individuals within a family understand and improve the way family members interact with each other and resolve conflicts.
Who can benefit from family therapy?
In general, anyone who wants to improve troubled relationships can benefit from family therapy. Family therapy can help with such issues as:
- Marital problems
- Eating disorders, such as anorexia or bulimia
- Substance abuse Depression or bipolar disorder
- Chronic health problems, such as asthma or cancer
- Grief, loss and trauma
- Work stress
- Parenting skills
- Emotional abuse or violence
- Financial problems
How Family Therapy Can Help
- Improve the entire family's communication style and improve their social skills
- Assist families in the ability to solve problems
- Understand and guide a difficult child
- Identify negative interaction patterns that the family might have not noticed.
- As a result, learn better ways of responding to other family members.