Family therapy is often utilized to improve relationships between family members and to address a variety of issues such as conflict between parents and children, marital difficulties affecting the family unit, or the impact of a family member's mental illness on the family as a whole.
Research has shown that family therapy is effective in decreasing problematic symptoms in children, adolescents, or young adults in addition to enhancing the overall family environment. For more information regarding the type of family treatment Dr. Moshfegh provides, please view therapeutic approach.
Common Reasons to Seek Family Therapy:
- A family member may be at high risk for developing a serious mental illness (e.g., psychotic or bipolar spectrum disorders) and is displaying concerning behaviors
- A family member may be suffering from a serious mental illness
- Situations that may be causing stress, grief, anger, or conflict in or between family members