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New Ways To Work Effectively With Tough Couples
There are few tougher clinical challenges than confronting the entrenched hostility, dashed dreams, and raw pain of troubled couples. Here’s a thought-provoking, practical webcast series that not only explores the common difficulties of couples therapy, but also shows you how to do more effective and rewarding work with even your most clinically challenging couples.
Join Ellyn Bader, Peter Pearson, Hedy Schleifer, William Doherty, Esther Perel, Jette Simon, and David Schnarch..
- Structure first sessions that pave the way for more successful therapy.
- Become more grounded and at ease handling intense emotionality in the session.
- Handle hot-button issues like affairs, porn use, bitter conflicts, and differing divorce agendas.
- More skillfully deal with the classic dynamic of the angry wife and the withdrawn husband.
- Master the craft of getting to the therapeutic truth quickly and powerfully.
6 Leading Experts! 6 Information-Packed Sessions!
Overcoming Your Fears of Doing Couples Therapy
Ellyn Bader, Ph.D. and Peter Pearson, Ph.D.
Move past your resistance to the volatility and intensity of doing couples therapy by learning how to:
Expanding Your Emotional Range as a Clinician
Hedy Schleifer, M.A., L.M.H.C.
Develop your capacity to establish a nourishing connection with couples and better handle their intense reactivity by:
In or Out? Helping Couples with Different Divorce Agendas
William Doherty, Ph.D.
Clarify goals and improve your success rate with ambivalent couples considering the possibility of divorce by learning how to:
Confidentiality, Secrets, and How to Deal with Affairs
Esther Perel, M.A., L.M.F.T.
Explore an approach that challenges conventional therapeutic wisdom about rebuilding trust and intimacy after an affair by:
Angry Women, Withdrawn Men: Breaking Through in Couples Therapy
Jette Simon, Lic.
Expand your repertoire about approaching the classic dynamic of couples therapy—an angry woman clashing with a withdrawn man—by:
Truth-Telling in Couples Work
David Schnarch, Ph.D.
Explore a clinical method that challenges clients by focusing on their sense of adult responsibility rather than childish entitlement by:
Two Bonus Sessions Free!
|Bonus Session 1
Exploring The Logic
Learn how to approach a range of taboo,
|Bonus Session 2
Harnessing the Power
Expand your ability to stay attuned, deepen the emotions, and use your own feelings with couples.
|Streaming-video webcasts available on-demand 24/7.|
|Watch sessions again and again for a full year after purchase.|
|Download MP3s of every session. They're yours to keep forever.|
|Downloadable transcripts so you can take notes or review at any time.|
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Explore Them With Experts Working At The Leading Edge.
Ellyn Bader, Ph.D., and Peter Pearson, Ph.D., couples therapists for more than 25 years, are the founders and directors of The Couples Institute and creators of the Developmental Model of Couples Therapy. They’re the authors of In Quest of the Mythical Mate: A Developmental Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment in Couples Therapy.
Hedy Schleifer, M.A., L.M.H.C., is an internationally known couples therapist, workshop presenter, and clinical trainer. She’s pioneered the training of Imago Relationship therapists internationally. She’s the founder of the Tikkun Learning Center, an educational institution through which she trains therapists in Encounter-Centered Couples Therapy.
William Doherty, Ph.D., is a professor and director of the Citizen Professional Center at the University of Minnesota. He’s the author or coauthor of 12 books on families and family therapy, including Take Back Your Marriage, Take Back Your Kids, and Family Therapy, with Susan McDaniel.
Esther Perel, M.A., L.M.F.T., is a master trainer and an acknowledged international authority on couples, culture, and sexuality. She's the author of the international bestseller Mating in Captivity: Unlocking Erotic Intelligence, and is the recipient of the 2009 book award from the Society for Sex Therapy and Research.
Jette Simon, Lic., who conducts basic and advanced training programs in Imago Relationship Therapy, is the director of the Washington, D.C. Institute for Couples Therapy, and is a Senior Clinical Instructor for Imago International. She’s the author of Imago: The Therapy of Love.
David Schnarch, Ph.D., is the director of the Crucible Institute in Colorado. His books include Intimacy & Desire: Awaken the Passion in Your Relationship and Passionate Marriage: Keeping Love & Intimacy Alive in Committed Relationships.
Marty Klein, Ph.D., a licensed marriage and family therapist and certified sex therapist, has contributed more than 100 articles to such publications as The Journal of Sex Research and San Francisco Medicine. He’s authored six books, most recently Sexual Intelligence: What We Really Want from Sex—and How to Get It.
Kathryn Rheem, Ed.D., is certified by the International Center for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy as a therapist, trainer, and supervisor. She's the director of the Washington Baltimore Center for EFT, located in Falls Church, Virginia.