Michele Weiner-Davis • Saturday Morning
location: EMBASSY ROOM
Though the idea of doing couples therapy with one partner might seem futile, it’s almost always the case that one person is more motivated to work on relationship issues than the other. That person can drive change within the whole relationship.This session will explore single-partner marriage therapy and offer a conceptual framework in which to conduct such sessions.
You’ll also learn:
- How to determine when seeing only one partner is, in fact, advantageous
- How to ascertain the views of the absent partner
- How to help the client effectively initiate change within the relationship
- Specific tools for working with one partner to help trigger positive relationship change
Michele Weiner-Davis, MSW, is the director of The Divorce Busting Center in Boulder, Colorado, and author of several bestselling books, including The Sex-Starved Wife, The Sex-Starved Marriage, and Divorce Busting.