VIDEO: Beginning Therapy with High-Conflict Couples
Tips from Ellyn Bader and Peter Pearson
Ellyn Bader and Peter Pearson
Highly distressed couples seek out help for immediate solutions for their pain and suffering. Why is tackling the issues head-on a big mistake for a therapist?
Learn from noted couples therapists Ellyn Bader and Peter Pearson on how couples in therapy have deeply complex, embedded issues that need to be approached thoughtfully. Watch the video clip below:
This clip is from our streaming-video webcast series, “Who’s Afraid of Couples Therapy?” Join us for thought-provoking conversations with noted couples experts and explore the challenges of couples work and how you can be more effective in the consulting room.
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.