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-polar, personality disorders and schizophrenia.

For more on the effectiveness and evidence base for Family and Systemic Interventions please see:   Journal of Family Therapy Volume 36, Issue 2, p105–106, 2014

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