Families are small and a unique social system with its own structure and patterns of communication. These patterns are determined by many things, including the parents’ beliefs and values, the personalities of all family members, and the influence of the extended family (grandparents, aunts, and uncles). As a result of these variables, each family develops its own unique personality, which is powerful and affects all of its members. like other social systems they sometimes get into difficulties through their differences with one another, or difference of opinion, communication gaps or feel the strain when any member of the family experience troubles. Family Therapy helps build skills so that the members of family in close relationship can help each other. It enables family members to express and explore difficult thoughts and emotions safely, to understand each other’s experiences and views, appreciate each other’s needs, build on family strengths and make useful changes in their relationships and their lives. Sometimes it doesn’t take much to help a family free up their strengths; sometimes difficulties are more complex and families may need longer to find solutions that work for them.
Research shows Family Therapy is useful for a wide range of difficulties and circumstances, as well as relationship problems. These include: