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Family therapy is a highly effective treatment modality used to address conflicts and communication issues within the context of the family. Therapy may be practiced with the entire household, or just with those family members who choose to participate in the treatment process. The approach operates on the assumption that each family possesses its own unique set of rules, communication styles, patterns, and structure. As such, any difficulties experienced by one member may indicate a larger underlying problem for the family as a whole.

A licensed psychologist, psychiatrist, counselor, or clinical social worker may choose to serve as a family therapist. In Dallas, family therapists employ a wide variety of interventions in order to assist the people in their care; for example, they may use the construction of genograms, reframing, tracking, the development of communication skills, as well as other family therapy techniques in order to resolve deep-rooted issues.

A well-trained family counselor may be able to provide family counseling services for people experiencing severe maladaptive issues in the home. In many cases, such issues may disrupt entire families if they are not adequately addressed.

Scientific research may suggest that there are several family therapy interventions which may be effective when treating and processing domestic concerns. Issues which are commonly treated during family therapy include:

Although family therapists in Dallas recognize this treatment modality may not resolve every domestic issue, it can be a useful starting point for many to learn new coping skills, communication skills, and understand patterns within a family. While some issues may never be resolved, family therapy may help family members develop a better understanding of the situation and learn better coping skills.


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