What is couple and family therapy?

Systemic Family therapy incorporates individual, couple and family therapy. Family therapy is the most popularly recognised descriptive title for a body of practice and theory which continues to evolve and grow at an extraordinary rate. Family therapists are qualified to work with individuals, couples and families. It is an ecological approach that understands problems in the context of peoples lives. Therapists work collaboratively with clients and options are provided for different ways to respond and relate to problems.

How much time does it take?

Goals are usually achieved over a relatively small number of meetings with intervals of two to four weeks between appointments.

How much does it cost?

While the cost varies – it is usually between 60 to 100 euros per session (whether individual or couple) and lower cost can often apply to non-earners.

Do I need a Doctor’s referral?

No. Self referral is completely acceptable

What problems are addressed in family therapy?

Family therapists are trained to deal with the full range of human problems – however some therapists have specialities and these can be viewed in the find a therapist section.