Family Dynamics Worksheet

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What Are The Theories Behind This Worksheet?

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.

Healthy family dynamics have well-established boundaries whereby each family member assumes responsibility for their part in keeping the system balanced and safe.  

This worksheet is based on Family Therapy. This type of psychotherapy can help family members improve communication and resolve conflicts. Family therapy can also help treat specific mental health or behavioral conditions such as depression, or substance abuse disorder.

How Will This Worksheet Help You?

This worksheet will help you become aware of the strengths and weaknesses of your family system, while also giving you ideas on how to improve it. The worksheet will additionally, help develop or maintain a healthy, functional family.

How Should You Use This Worksheet?

You should answer the questions in the worksheet, openly and honestly, in order to explore your family’s dynamics. This worksheet should be used to address specific issues affecting the health and functioning of a family.

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