Family therapy with younger children focuses on family dynamics and processes which equips the caregiver to manage the child’s issues on a daily basis. Family therapy with older children and adolescents focuses on positive family dynamics as children grow older within the family system which encourages the autonomy of older children.
All family members must agree to participate
Understand that therapy is aimed at changing the entire system and is not aimed at any one person in the family
The therapist will never keep secrets from others in the family