Beat the System with Family Systems Therapy

By |2012-04-07T09:12:27-06:00April 7th, 2012|Tips for Families, Treatment 101|

Much to the frustration of those engaged in treatment, families are designed to resist change. Families are what scientists—and family systems therapists—call “self-regulating systems.” Since self-regulating systems prefer stability (homeostasis), the self-regulation response automatically resists change. This can be tricky during family therapy the point of which, of course, is to facilitate change!