Family constellations can be defined as an approach which is therapeutic and one that is aimed at helping on revealing the hidden dynamics in the family or in a relationship so as to address any kind of stressor which is affecting the relationship and heal them.Family constellation can help people looking for this kind of treatment to view their problems in another way.Therapists provide family constellations as a treatment for those issues which have proved to be difficult while treating with the traditional therapy.
A family constellation session generally happens in a workshop and is made up of a group of people who aren’t related.The members of the group will stand in for the family members of the person or the couple who have presented the problem or concern.The individual who is looking for a resolution of a particular concern and one who is called the seeker or the one facilitating the group will pick the representatives and place them in the positons as family members of the seekers family and also pick one person who will represent the seeker and complete the entire family dynamic.Representation of family members during family constellation is believed to illuminate the disharmony existing in the family and the people representing the members of the family are believed to experienced and also feel the emotions of the individual who they have taken the role for.
It is possible that the seeker will not see the immediate resolution of the family constellation approach.The group facilitator will reposition members occasional and asking them to speak what they feel kin a loud way.The members might be moved from one place to another in the constellation until the time they will find the position or they will be able to make a statement verbally expressing their feelings of comfort with their location in the constellation.
Family constellation approach is used in treatment of issues which are systematic in nature.Some of the issues addressed by family constellations approach include issues concerning family of origin, challenges in intimate relationships as well as difficulties experienced in parent child relationships.
This family constellation approach is becoming popular as an alternative approach to the therapy and is becoming popular all over the world.Family constellation is viewed as cost effective as well as powerful method of addressing issues which are based in relationships.
The family constellation proponent is an approached that aims at giving each and every member of the family, no matter the age, the desire they have for the feeling and also find a place in the family construct as well as support the method as a step which is helpful in the process achieve the sense of belonging and finance.Individuals who involve themselves in the approach of family constellations will often improve their relationships by unearthing their emotions towards their partners or family members.