Family Dynamics of Addiction & Recovery: A Systems Approach

Family dynamics are the invisible forces that create and maintain our "normal." Join us as we learn how each family system (a whole made up of parts) creates dynamics in which addiction is maintained, and better yet, how recovery is created.


Dr. Ally DeGraff

Director of Clinical Operations | The Right Step Hill Country & Promises Behavioral Health

Alycia "Ally" DeGraff, PhD, LMFT-S, is the Director of Clinical Operations for The Right Step Hill Country & Promises Behavioral Health. Dr. DeGraff specializes in substance use disorder treatment, dual diagnosis treatment, financial therapy, and couples and family work. She earned her bachelor's degree in Community, Family, and Addiction Services and her master's in Marriage and Family Therapy from Texas Tech University, and her doctorate degree in Human Development and Family Sciences from the University of Georgia. Dr. DeGraff has been working in the substance use and mental health field for 12 years, 5 of those years in Austin, TX with The Right Step Hill Country.

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