Family constellation is a therapeutic procedure which is aimed at helping reveal the dynamics which are hidden in a relation or a family for the purpose of addressing any stressors affecting the relationships and be able to heal them.Family constellation can help people looking for this kind of treatment to view their problems in another way.For those issues which are untestable with traditional therapy, family constellation approach is used by therapists.
A family constellation session generally happens in a workshop which is made up of group of several people who are not related.Group members will represent the family members of the couple or individual presenting a concern or difficulty.The resolution seeker or the facilitator of the group will select representatives and then place them in the positions as the members of the family for the individual after which they will pick on the person to take on the role of the seeker for the family dynamic to be complete.The use of other people in representing the family dynamic is aimed at illuminating the disharmony which exists within the family and those representing the family members are believed to experience as well as feel the emotions with the individuals they are standing for.
Resolution might not be immediately clear to the individual who had presented the concern or the seeker.The group facilitator will reposition members and he or she will also in regular basis ask them to loudly speak their feelings.Members can also be moved in the constellation until the time which they will express verbal statements of their satisfaction feelings in their positioning.
The work of the family constellation is considered to be the most effective in addressing issues which seem to be systematic in nature.These issues can be family origin, difficulties in the relationship between the parent and child as well as the challenges fade in intimate 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.
Proponents of the family constellation believe that each of the family member whether a child or an adult, longs to have a significant feeling and also find a place in the family construct as well as the method as a step which is helpful in the process of achieving the sense of belonging as well as significance.Individuals who participate in this approach will achieve emotional reactions concerning their relationships, whether familiar or intimate and without considering their age.