Multidimensional Family Therapy (MDFT). Help for adolescents and families

Adolescent substance abuse and behavioral problems are complex and can place entire families into crisis. But interventions and treatment programs that focus solely on the adolescent are too often ineffective. Successful therapy requires a broader intervention addressing all aspects of the youth's environment. Multidimensional Family Therapy (MDFT) provides this kind of comprehensive scope and is a proven program for turning teen behavior around and placing the whole family on a healthier life trajectory.


MDFT has been adapted to work in different treatment settings, including outpatient and intensive outpatient programs, day treatment settings, residential treatment, and juvenile detention. MDFT inspires clinicians from across the sectors of care – substance abuse, juvenile justice, mental health, and child welfare – all the while costing less than half of residential treatment.
"MDFT helps you to become
a better therapist"


"The cavalry is coming"

Proven outcomes drive decision to implement MDFT