Filial Family Therapy

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Filial Family Therapy is a parent–child play therapy for children aged 2–12, and their parents, in which trained mental health professionals teach parents skills for fostering relationships with their children and supervise parent–child play therapy sessions. The central goals of the therapy are to reduce emotional distress and problem behaviors in children, improve competence and self-esteem in children, strengthen the parent–child relationship, and improve parenting skills.

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  • Children 0-5
  • Children 6-19
  • Parenting
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