Types of Family Therapy Sessions
Structural Therapy assesses power dynamics within the family unit, and analyzes each family member’s role. The aim is to empower each family member and to bring forth the needs of each member to establish respect and understanding.
Psychoanalysis Therapy focuses on the analysis of belief systems of individual family members and challenges family rituals and practices especially as it relates to conflict. With this in focus your family will be able to dismantle and disempower belief systems and practices that lead to conflicts.
Strategic Therapy closely examines patterns of interaction and conflict between family members to increase awareness. With this awareness, each individual family member can work to improve how they interact with other members, particularly those facing difficult challenges, such as recovery from substance abuse or parenting challenges.
Narrative Therapy helps individual members of the family to understand each person’s personal narrative. It brings to awareness the skills and gifts of each family member to recognize one’s own value, capability, and competency.
Bowen Therapy examines intergenerational conflicts and relationships. This form of family therapy is especially useful in homes where grandparents, parents, and children all live together.
Satir therapy was developed by Virginia Satir and has a deeply spiritual core. She believed that all people can access, experience, and live from a spiritual life energy. The main goals of this therapy are to increase self esteem, become better decision makers, become more responsible, and become more congruent with your true self.