Reading Course R130 will examine both sides of the controversy surrounding the therapist's role in the decision to divorce.
Here's What Reading Course R130, The Decision to Divorce, Covers:
- Why, according to William Doherty, it's so important for therapists to articulate their values about marriage to both their clients and themselves.
- How it's detrimental to assume that all marriages can be saved.
- The profound effect of Judith Wallerstein's 30 year research study.
- Practical techniques for addressing the common phenomenon of couples being officially divorced but emotionally married.
- The unique issues of same-sex couples considering divorce.
- Three common but harmful responses by therapists to couples on the brink.
3 CE Hours • $39
R130 The Decision to Divorce Course Readings
Couples on the Brink: Stopping the Marriage-Go-Round by Marian Sandmaier
The Fatally Flawed Marriage by Barry McCarthy
Getting Uncoupled: Anger Can Bind A Marriage Long After Divorce by Jerome Price
The Marriage-Preservation Debate: Reexamining the Research on Divorce by Jay Lebow
Judith Wallerstein and the Great Divorce Debate by Rob Waters
Creating the Good Divorce by Maria Isaacs
When Same-Sex Couples Divorce: For Gays and Lesbians, Splitting Up Can Create a Crisis of Self-Doubt by Laura Markowitz