Family Therapy

Family therapy is an integral part of our substance abuse treatment programs, as it focuses on healing the entire family system rather than just the individual. Substance abuse not only affects the person struggling with addiction but also takes a toll on their loved ones. The goal of family therapy is to improve communication, resolve conflicts, and create a healthy and supportive environment for everyone involved.

What is Family Therapy?

Family therapy is a type of psychotherapy that involves working with the entire family to improve their communication, resolve conflicts, and understand each other’s perspectives. The focus is on the family as a unit, rather than on individual family members. Family therapy can be helpful for families who are struggling with a wide range of issues, including substance abuse.

The Benefits of Family Therapy at 12 South Recovery

This therapy can be incredibly beneficial for individuals who are struggling with substance abuse. Some of the benefits of family therapy in substance abuse treatment include improved communication, increased family support, and decreased likelihood of relapse. It can also help family members better understand addiction and how to support their loved ones in their recovery journey.

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Types of Family Therapy

There are several types of family therapy that can be used in substance abuse treatment. Some of the most common types include cognitive-behavioral therapy, solution-focused brief therapy, and structural therapy. Each of these approaches has its own unique techniques and strategies for improving family communication and resolving conflicts.

  • Cognitive-Behavioral Family Therapy : Cognitive-behavioral therapy is a type of therapy that focuses on the connections between thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. It involves helping family members identify negative patterns of communication and behavior and replace them with more positive ones.
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy : Solution-focused brief therapy is a type of therapy that focuses on finding solutions rather than dwelling on problems. It involves helping families identify their strengths and resources and using those strengths to create positive change.
  • Structural Family Therapy : Structural therapy is a type of therapy that focuses on the family structure and the relationships between family members. It involves helping families restructure their relationships and interactions to create a healthier family system.

How Family Therapy Works

This therapy typically involves several sessions with a licensed therapist. The therapist will work with the family to identify the issues that need to be addressed and create a treatment plan. The therapy sessions may involve individual and group sessions, and the therapist may use a combination of different techniques and approaches.

The therapist will work with the family to improve communication and resolve conflicts. They may also provide education about addiction and teach family members how to provide support to their loved ones in recovery. The therapist will help the family create a plan for moving forward and provide ongoing support as needed.

Call 12 South Recovery Today

At 12 South Recovery, family therapy is an important part of our substance abuse program that can help individuals and their loved ones heal and move forward. It is a collaborative approach that involves the entire family in the recovery process. By improving communication, resolving conflicts, and creating a healthy and supportive environment, family therapy can help individuals maintain sobriety and build stronger, healthier relationships with their loved ones.

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