A lot of people who may be struggling with a family member that is in the throes of addiction think the person needs to go get help. But there’s this whole system that probably has to be addressed.

In this episode, Duane and Dr. Brooke Keels discuss the importance of family therapy in addiction recovery from a systems perspective. Dr. Keels highlights the importance of each family member doing their own individual work to achieve health for the entire system. 

With her experience in clinical and leadership roles within the recovery industry for over 15 years, Dr. Keels shares her passion for the process and the positive impact it can have on people’s lives. Dr. Brooke Keels holds a Ph.D. in marriage and family therapy. She works to create, implement, and oversee the Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient Program and Individual and Family Therapy Programs at Lighthouse Recovery, Texas. 

Listen in to learn more about the family’s role in addiction recovery and how to work towards health and happiness for all.

In this episode, you will hear:

  • The importance of family in addiction treatment
  • The power of seeing the system
  • Why family healing is so important
  • What hope looks like in a dysfunctional family
  • The value of validating the reality of the situation

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