What are the 4 goals of family therapy

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Families are complicated. They have their own set of rules and norms, which can sometimes create conflict between members. Family therapy is a way to help families navigate the tough times and find solutions to problems as they arise.

There are four common goals for family therapists:

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Improve Communication

A family therapist will help the family address issues in a non-judgmental way while promoting healthy communication between all family members involved. This helps the entire family to have an open dialogue.

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Creating healthy boundaries:

A family therapist will help family members set healthy boundaries, while also maintaining the family unit. This helps establish structure and appropriate behaviors for all family members so that everyone is acting in a way that promotes positive relationships

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Supporting individual growth:

A family therapist will help family members identify their strengths and weaknesses, as well as areas of improvement. This helps each individual family member to see where they can do better individually in order to build a cohesive family unit.

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Strengthening relationships within the family unit:

A family therapist will help family members put their differences aside to come together as a unit. This helps family members appreciate each other's strengths and learn from one another, creating more positive experiences for the entire family.

In Summary, family therapists work with family members to improve communication, establish healthy boundaries, support individual growth and strengthen relationships within the family unit. If you or anyone you know are looking to improve the communication within their home, feel free to schedule a family session.

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