Family therapy is a powerful tool to create lasting change in family systems experiencing behavioral or emotional issues with young or teen children. It is highly effective in helping step families working through the transition to cohabitation. As well as the fastest root to resolving family conflicts. Family therapy is not just gathering the key players into one room but requires an experienced, trained expert who can guide the participants to deeper understanding and empathy. If you are seeking family therapy look for a provider with the LMFT credentials and ask questions about the provider's experience treating families. Unfortunately, an inexperienced or untrained therapist may serve to entrench negative family patterns and dysfunctional family dynamics rather than alleviate them.