Family therapy is a type of psychological counseling (psychotherapy) that can help family members improve communication and resolve conflicts.
Family therapy can help you improve troubled relationships with your partner, children or other family members. It may address specific issues such as marital or financial problems, conflict between parents and children, or the impact of substance abuse or a mental illness on the entire family.
Family therapy can help families with
·Examine your family's ability to solve problems and express thoughts and emotions in a productive manner
·Explore family roles, rules and behaviour patterns to identify issues that contribute to conflict — and ways to work through these issues
·Identify your family's strengths, such as caring for one another, and weaknesses, such as difficulty confiding in one another