Family Dynamics Worksheet

The Family: Understanding Family Dynamics and Communication (Distance Learning)

Family dynamics are the patterns of relating, or interactions, between family members. These include roles, hierarchies, and communication between family members. 

Family dynamics can strongly influence how we see ourselves, others, and the world around us. It significantly influences our everyday well-being and relationships. In addition, family dynamics have a considerable impact on our mental health.

Learning how to communicate enables all family members to express their needs, wants, and concerns to each other in a healthy and respectable manner.

What Are The Theories Behind This Worksheet?

  1. Family Therapy

This type of psychotherapy can help family members improve communication and resolve conflicts. 

  1. Family Systems Theory

This human behavior theory defines a family as a complex social system where members interact to influence each other’s behavior and establish a connection between people in a family.

How Will This Worksheet Help You?

This worksheet will help family members build stronger and more meaningful relations and learn how to mend relationships in difficult times.

How Should You Use This Worksheet?

This worksheet should be used by families to build and maintain healthy communication patterns.

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