Family constellations – a very powerful, enlightening and revealing approach of family therapy, developed by Bert Hellinger.
To begin with, family constellations are an accelerator of awareness. They show the hidden dynamics that create obstacles in our lives. This type of therapy does not work on mind level but on the level of our emotions and subconsciousness. It bring into the light the main energy currents existing in the family consciousness.
Additionally, the family memory influences us more than we can imagine. We belong to our family system and we share the unconscious dynamics. When in a family system there is a disorder such as: abuse, exclusion, abortion, migration, miscarriage, murder, etc. an imbalance is created. Moreover it is transmitted to the future generations. Due to the ‘invisible family loyalty’ identifications and systemic implications occur among the descendants.
To start with, the constellations aim to restore the order in the family system. To fix the proper place for everyone as well. Furthermore to bring to light the unconscious functioning modes that repeatedly cause tragic conflicts and situations such as: