When one family member is suffering, all of the family is impacted. This is certainly the case with alcohol and substance abuse as well as when a family member is suffering from a mental health problem such as depression or anxiety. Over time, it takes a toll on everyone. Rebelliousness in adolescence is often a cry for help for the whole family.
Family therapy provides a safe, supportive environment that allows for open and honest communication. Parents can become active partners in enforcing discipline and working cooperatively to deal with their children. As family members learn to effectively manage conflict, they are able to rebuild trust and experience a feeling of pride and accomplishment as they navigate family life cycle changes.
Family relationships create the inner script that becomes the basis for future relationships, impacts our ability to cope with problems and teaches us how to deal with our emotions. Help make your family the blueprint for meaningful and gratifying future generations.