Family Dynamics Worksheet – Family Questions Therapy

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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.  

What Are The Theories Behind This Worksheet?

  1. 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.

  1. Behavioral Therapy 

This therapy focuses on behavioral modification by reinforcing adaptive behaviors and extinguishing unwanted behavior.  This therapy helps transform an individual’s behavior to align with the desired life goal.

How Will This Worksheet Help You?

This worksheet will help develop or maintain a healthy, functional family.

How Should You Use This Worksheet?

This worksheet should be used to address specific issues affecting the health and functioning of a family.

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