Family therapy is a branch of psychotherapy that works with families and couples in intimate relationships to nurture change and development. It tends to view change in terms of interaction between family members. It emphasizes family relationships as an important factor in psychological health. If the family is working well on all levels with each other, then the individuals of the family are be able to work that much better in their own lives. My aim will be to find the root cause of the issue or issues disrupting the family from reaching its full potential and get on a path to solving those issues.
The different schools of family therapy have in common a belief that, regardless of the origin of the problem, and regardless of whether the clients consider it an “individual” or “family” issue, involving families in solutions often benefits clients. This involvement of families is commonly accomplished by their direct participation in the therapy session. The concept of the family is more commonly defined in terms of strongly supportive, long-term roles and relationships between people who may or may not be related by blood or marriage.