Safe, nurturing, and joyful families
give rise to a more peaceful and communal world.
Family Spirals® is a capacity-building nonprofit addressing family identity, cohesion, trauma, and joy. We are also developing as a global think tank in order to alleviate the impacts of critical local and global problems upon families.
By taking an interdisciplinary approach, Family Spirals® will apply research from the social sciences, humanities, health sciences, and ecology in order to find the best solutions to family conflicts.
We address some of the most stigmatized, marginalized, and complicated issues within families, including:
- Sibling aggression, sibling abuse, sibling rivalry and sibling revelry
- The links between the mistreatment of pets and child/spousal/elder/sibling abuse
- In-law conflicts
- Technology and family connectedness
- Tensions between parents and teens
As a capacity-building nonprofit, we are developing programs and will provide educational trainings and resources to professionals and volunteers who work with families, as well as to families themselves. With appropriate community and institutional support, most families can manage problematic dynamics – we help to establish those supports.
As a global think tank on contemporary families, we will conduct research and make policy recommendations that reflect a holistic understanding of family dynamics.