Safe, nurturing, and joyful families
give rise to a more peaceful and communal world.

Rembrandt, Untitled, c. 1656. 93 x 154 mm. Ink on paper. Collection of The British Museum.

Family Spirals® is a capacity-building nonprofit addressing family identity, cohesion, trauma, and joy. We are also developing as global think tank in order to alleviate the impacts of critical global and local problems upon families.

We are committed to supporting family experiences that are safe, meaningful, relaxed, and healthful.

By taking an interdisciplinary approach, Family Spirals® will apply research from the health sciences, social sciences, humanities, and biology in order to find the best solutions to family conflicts. Continue reading

Donations are Tax-Deductible!

Dear Friend,

In this season of giving, please consider making a gift to Family Spirals®. We’ve been building our base this past year, and are currently trying to raise $1,000 (or more)!

The Programs

Unlike other nonprofits addressing family problems, we look at the entire family to help enhance relationships and ensure the wellbeing of each family member (including pets).

Our goal is simple: find effective solutions rooted in peer support, local communities, and local cultures in order to address unresolved needs and build resilience.

Initial projects:

  • Sibling Stress (among adults as well as kids) – facilitated discussion groups
  • In-Law Conflicts (whether couples are married or not) – facilitated discussion groups
  • The Unhappy Pet and their stressed-out families – building community infrastructures to mobilize local support and resources
  • Cyberfamilies – a pro-technology initiative to help ‘ground’ people by updating longstanding community traditions

We’ve been introducing ourselves to various foundations, some of which have expressed interest funding our work. This is where we need your help: Continue reading