What is Cultural family therapy? Cultural family therapy is a therapeutic approach that considers cultural factors in understanding and treating family issues. This approach recognizes that a family’s cultural background shapes its beliefs, values, and communication patterns. Cultural family therapy seeks to help families understand and appreciate their cultural differences and similarities, and how these impact their relationships and interactions with each other.
Cultural family therapy can help families improve communication, resolve conflicts, and strengthen relationships. It is often used to address issues such as intergenerational conflicts, acculturation stress, and the impact of migration and trauma on families.
Cultural family therapy may involve a variety of techniques, such as storytelling, role-playing, and cultural rituals. It may also involve working with extended family members, community leaders, or other cultural resources to better understand and support the family’s cultural identity and values.
Shervan K Shahhian