Family Therapy for Adults & Teenagers

Family therapy might be necessary where there are disturbances in the family system. Often the problems that a person faces can be understood by going deeper into the interactions between the family members. It must be understood that the exchange between the family members involve a form of communication which can lead to either harmony or disharmony in relationships. When there is conflict within a family, one member might be seen to suffer from symptoms that the rest of the family don’t have. In treating the person’s symptoms, recognition of family problems that contribute to the person’s problems may be necessary. By increasing the problem solving capacity and communication within the family system, the individual client can be helped to recover from his problem. Family therapy is a recognized form of treatment in major psychiatric problems such as schizophrenia, depression, alcohol or drug use, conversion related disorders eating disorders, and bipolar disorder. It is also useful in marital conflict.