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Family and/or couple therapy is a type of psychotherapy that involves all members of a family or a couple in the treatment process. The goal is to improve communication, resolve conflicts, and strengthen relationships. Family therapy can address a wide range of issues, including mental health disorders, substance abuse, and relationship problems, and can be done in individual or group sessions led by a trained therapist.

Therapists will typically meet with all members of the family or couple together in a session, and will use a variety of techniques to clients communicate more effectively, resolve conflicts, and work through their issues. In this kind of therapy, practitioners often assign homework or exercises for the family or couple to complete between sessions.

The number of therapy sessions needed will depend on the specific issues being addressed and the progress made in therapy. Some families or couples may only need a few sessions, while others may require ongoing therapy.