- Families can be complicated. Each member has his/her needs, temperament, personality, and developmental age. Often family members may fulfills a role in the family that is different than expected. This may occur if one of the parents or siblings experiences some impairment. Sometimes one child is brought to family therapy and thought to be a problem. However, this child may be acting out or expressing problems in the family and is called the identified patient. The family therapist views problems as patterns or dynamics that need adjusting, as opposed to viewing problems as residing in the individual.
Family Therapy includes a Variety of Families
Divorcing, Divorced or Blended Families
Families are in various configurations. Each person in a family is different. The work is to und try not to judge but to try and be empathic and understand