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Calgary Psychologist Clinic - Family Systems Therapy

Our Calgary Psychologist Clinic has therapists that specialize in working with Families and using Family Systems Therapy to achieve therapeutic goals. Family systems therapy is a therapeutic approach that focuses on understanding and addressing the dynamics and interactions within a family unit. It views the family as a complex system where individual members are interconnected and their behaviors influence and are influenced by each other. The primary goal of family systems therapy is to improve the functioning and well-being of the entire family rather than focusing solely on individual members.

In family systems therapy, the therapist works with the family as a whole and considers the family’s structure, communication patterns, roles, and boundaries. The therapy process involves identifying and exploring the underlying patterns and dynamics that contribute to conflicts, dysfunction, or distress within the family. The therapist helps family members recognize their roles in these patterns and encourages them to develop healthier ways of relating to each other.

One of the key principles of family systems therapy is that changes in one family member can affect the entire system. Therefore, the therapist may work with the family to identify and modify problematic patterns of interaction and communication. This approach emphasizes collaboration, open communication, and mutual understanding among family members.

Family systems therapy utilizes various techniques and interventions to address specific issues within the family system. These may include genograms, which are diagrams that depict family relationships and history, to gain insight into intergenerational patterns and dynamics. The therapist may also use role-playing exercises, communication training, and problem-solving techniques to improve family communication and conflict resolution skills.

Research has shown that family systems therapy can be effective in treating a wide range of issues, including marital conflicts, parent-child problems, substance abuse, eating disorders, and mental health conditions. By addressing the family as a whole, this therapy approach promotes long-lasting changes and enhances the overall functioning and well-being of the family.

In summary, family systems therapy is a therapeutic approach that focuses on understanding and addressing the dynamics and interactions within a family unit. It aims to improve the overall functioning and well-being of the family by exploring and modifying problematic patterns of interaction and communication. By considering the family as a complex system, this approach recognizes the interconnections and mutual influence among family members and emphasizes collaboration and open communication. Family systems therapy has been shown to be effective in treating various issues and promoting lasting change within the family system.

Calgary Psychologists That Use Family Systems Therapy

Murray Molohon

Clinical Psychologist

Kari Adams

Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Raheleh Tarani

Clinical Psychologist

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Our Calgary Psychologist Clinic works with the best Psychologists and Counsellors to meet your needs. Our therapists are proficient in a range of theoretical frameworks and each have their unique strengths. We all believe in building therapeutic relationships based on respect and trust and put the well being of our clients first and foremost. We are here to help you succeed in achieving your therapeutic goals so that, when you are ready, can move beyond therapy and face your life’s challenges with more optimism and clarity. Whether you are facing depression, anxiety, grief, trauma, family issues, anger or something else, we will do our absolute best to help you!

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We provide a diverse array of counseling and assessment services tailored to meet the unique needs of individuals, couples, and families. From family counseling aimed at improving communication and resolving conflicts to specialized assessments like psychoeducational evaluations and ADHD testing, we offer comprehensive support to address a wide range of mental health concerns. Our team of experienced therapists is dedicated to providing a safe and supportive environment where clients of all ages and backgrounds can explore their thoughts, feelings, and experiences. Whether you’re seeking individual therapy, couples counseling, or support for your child or teen, we are here to help. We also offer convenient options such as in-person sessions and virtual counseling, ensuring accessibility and flexibility for our clients. Whatever challenges you may be facing, we are committed to guiding you towards healing, growth, and greater well-being.

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At our psychologist clinic, we specialize in treating a diverse range of common mental health issues with compassion and expertise. Our dedicated team of therapists is equipped to address issues such as grief, trauma, anxiety, depression, parenting challenges, PTSD, eating disorders, postpartum depression, fears and phobias, ADHD, self-esteem issues, relationship difficulties, and OCD. Whether you’re struggling with the aftermath of a traumatic event, feeling overwhelmed by anxiety or depression, navigating the complexities of parenthood, or facing challenges in your relationships, we are here to provide support, guidance, and evidence-based therapy tailored to your unique needs. Our goal is to empower you to overcome obstacles, cultivate resilience, and achieve greater well-being and fulfillment in your life.