Frequently asked Questions

Question: What difficulties are helped by Family Therapy?

Answer:  Evidence based research demonstrates that Family Therapy is useful for all age groups experiencing a wide range of difficulties including:

Couple and relationship difficulties

Child and adolescent mental health issues

Adult mental health issues

Child, adolescent and adult behavioural difficulties

Parenting issues

Illness and disability in the family

Separation, divorce and step-family life


Anorexia, bulimia and other eating disorders

Fostering, adoption, kinship care and the needs of ‘looked after’ children

Domestic violence and abuse




The effects of trauma

Difficulties related to ageing and other life cycle changes.