Family Systems Therapy

This model views family members as interconnected and so if one part of the “system” changes, all other parts must change too to accommodate the system.

This model also coined the phrase “multigenerational transmission process”, which means that family/individual issues can continue to be passed down until an individual sets the intention to change his/her legacy.

Even within one’s own life history, “Unresolved issues from our past (especially our family of origin) inevitably surface in our current relationships” (Harriet Goldhor Lerner)

If just one member of a family participates in therapy and changes, they have the potential of changing their family system, even into future generations! Likewise, this same person may also be able to spark change in school, work, and relationships.

Inspirational Newsletter

Our relationship is more solid than ever.

“Therapy has a lot of stigma, but especially relationship counseling. When I talked about going to Lana, sometimes the response I received was, “Oh no! What’s wrong? Are you breaking up?” And it was quite the opposite — we wanted to make sure we continued to treat each other with love. I am a better person and our relationship is more solid than ever. It was a priceless experience and everyone should do it.”

We are closer than we ever thought we could be.

“We made progress in all goals, and even areas we were unaware of. Our relationship is more positive, healthier, and more open today then before treatment. Communication has never been so open between my spouse and myself as it is today. We are closer than we ever thought we could be. Seeking help and assistance is not a weakness. It is the brave who seek therapy and face their issues. Life can be lived more fully if you let yourself face struggles so commonly avoided.”