Some of the field’s best practitioners have created a virtual science of marriage. In Reading Course R133, several of these experts provide guidance for handling couples in the consulting room.
Here's What Reading Course R133, The Art and Science of Couples Therapy, Covers:
- The latest research on couples therapy and the qualities of “successful” couples.
- A step-by-step guide to a surprisingly common-sense approach to marital therapy, based on 30 years of path-breaking research.
- Susan Johnson demonstrates how to conduct Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy, one of the best validated couples treatment methods in North America.
- The toll that the birth of a child can take on a marriage and how to help couples reclaim their own relationship as new parents.
- How Buddhist mindfulness practice can help even the most hostile divorced partners cultivate generosity and compassion toward each other.
- Why popular gender stereotypes of the “Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus” variety actually tend to undermine couples relationships.
3 CE Hours • $39
R133 The Art and Science of Couples Therapy Course Readings
The Art and Science of Love: Can the Gottmans Bring Empirical Rigor to the Intuitive World of Couples Therapy? by Katy Butler
Small Things Often: The Gottman Method in a Nutshell by Katy Butler
Are You There for Me? Understanding the Foundations of Couples Conflict by Susan Johnson
When Three Threatens Two: Must Parenthood Bring Down the Curtain on Romance? by Esther Perel
Scoreboard for Couples Therapy: Which Are the Winners in the Latest Research? by Jay Lebow
Divorcing Well: Bringing Buddhist Practice to Divorce Counseling by Ashley Prend
The Mars and Venus Myth: Uncovering the Stealth Assault on Feminism by Rosalind Barnett and Caryl Rivers