Family Therapy Toronto - Child and Youth Therapy

Family therapy can help you improve troubled relationships with your spouse, children, or other family members. You may address specific issues such as conflict between parents and children, behavioural issues or the impact of substance abuse or a mental illness on the entire family.


Your family may pursue family therapy along with other types of mental health treatment, especially if one of you has a mental illness or addiction that also requires individual therapy or rehabilitation treatment. For example: Family therapy can help family members cope if a relative has schizophrenia — but the person who has schizophrenia should continue with his or her individualized treatment plan, which may include medications, one-on-one counselling or other treatment.

  • In the case of addiction, the family can attend family therapy while the person who has an addiction participates in residential treatment. Sometimes the family may participate in family therapy even if the addicted person hasn't sought out his or her own treatment.

Family therapy can be useful in any family situation that causes stress, grief, anger or conflict. It can help you and your family members understand one another better and bring you closer together. If you are looking to improve your family dynamic and are located in the Toronto area contact us today to connect with our child and youth therapist who specializes in family dynamics.

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