Filial Therapy is a method that is used to help a child and parent build upon their relationship together. This can be helpful where parents feel the bond with their child isn’t as good as it could be and they want to develop this. It can also be helpful with long-term fostering and adoptive parents. The therapist will usually coach a parent through the process. The parent will video a specific interaction with the child weekly and they will look at how they are progressing as the weeks go by. It can feel a bit sensitive to show the video sessions but the therapist understands this and the parent will be helped to feel secure about this. The focus isn’t on being a perfect parent but rather on improving on existing skills a parent has. It is possible for multiple parents/children to be involved in this process.