NICE recommends models of systemic practice and family therapy for children, young
people and adults when there is a strong evidence base that fits with NICE criteria.
Family therapy is recommended for all age groups experiencing symptoms associated
with; depression, eating disorders, PTSD, anxiety, attachment and conduct disorders,
self harm, substance misuse and addiction, psychosis, bi-
For more on the effectiveness and evidence base for Family and Systemic Interventions please see: Journal of Family Therapy p105–106, 2014