What Is Marriage And Family Therapy?

It is a briefer shorter-term and solution oriented/focused therapy. These modalities use specific methods, result in attainable therapeutic goals, and designed with an “end in mind.” Fifty percent of the time, Marriage and Family Therapy involves one person in a set of complex relationships e.g., career/job, personal/social. Marriage and Family Therapy is unique because a core focus can be on influential patterns of family and social behaviors and often include the family as part of the treatment plan.

Marriage and Family Therapy treat a wide range of serious clinical problems effectively for many mental health issues or emotional situations.

Who are marriage and family therapists?

MFTs are mental health professionals trained in psychotherapy and systems theory to diagnose and treat mental/emotional disorders within the context of social, family and professional relationships. Marriage and Family Therapists broaden the traditional emphasis on the individual to attend to the role of individuals in primary relationship networks. MFTs take a holistic perspective to health care and the long-term wellness of individuals. With this in mind MFTs will often include the individuals network of primary relationship goals.

Why Use A Marriage And Family Therapist?

Client studies indicate high satisfaction with the services of a Marriage Family Therapist with marked improvements in work productivity, co-worker relationships, family/partner relationships, emotional/general health, social life and community involvement. Recent consumers report they would most likely recommend Marriage Family Therapist to family and friends because it is brief solutions focus treatment, relationship centered approach and measurable effectiveness.