It reduces caregiver burnout, helps increase avenues for more social support, enhances the caregiver’s ability to provide care for the person with dementia and also enhances the quality of life of all individuals involved.
Therapy is a gradual process and change that is gradual cannot be guaranteed in a certain number of sessions. After understanding the areas that you require support in, a family therapist might be able to give you an approximate range of the number of sessions you can choose to have. Change needs constant reminders for sustenance, and thus follow up sessions become an integral part of maintaining the positive progress you would have achieved in therapy sessions. Family therapy is a gateway to better emotional and mental well-being for the people involved in caring for the person with dementia and could help you find the challenges that you face not as daunting as they seem.
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