When growing up if you were subject to substance or sexual abuse, violence, neglect, emotional detachment, or if your family was conflict-driven, controlling, or lacked boundaries, then you grew up adapting to a dysfunctional system. Invariably, you will likely imitate some or all these ways of relating in your adult life. Each individual in a family system will respond and adapt differently to any of these stressors. How did you cope? Let us discover how you adapted and protected yourself. Let me support you and your loved ones to break unhealthy or painful patterns.