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Bad Couples Therapy: How To Avoid Doing It
Course - Audio (On Demand)
$69.99 USD
Product Details
Format:
Course - Audio (On Demand)
Author:
WILLIAM DOHERTY, PH.D.
Publisher:
Psychotherapy Networker
Copyright:
1/3/2013
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
NOS095510
Objectives

  1. Describe common mistakes of inexperienced clinicians in couples work.
  2. Describe common mistakes made by experienced clinicians in couples therapy.
  3. Discuss how therapists' values determine how they deal with a couple's commitment issues.
  4. Identify common mistakes therapists make when working with remarried couples.
  5. Discuss the most effective couples therapy strategies.

Outline
Session 1:
  • Why Couples Therapy Is So Difficult
  • Documenting the problem
  • Basic mistakes, part 1

Session 2:

  • Common Pitfalls of Couples Therapy and How to Avoid Them
  • Basic mistakes, part 2
  • How to structure couples sessions

Session 3:

  • Advanced Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
  • How to not undermine couples' commitment
  • Working with our values about commitment

Session 4:

  • Working with Couples on the Brink
  • Supporting commitment when feasible
  • Practical strategies for helping couples decide

Session 5:

  • Doing Better by Remarried Couples
  • What therapists overlook about stepfamily dynamics
  • Special ways to work with remarried couples
Author

WILLIAM DOHERTY, PH.D.

William Doherty is a professor and director of the Citizen Professional Center at the University of Minnesota. His books include Take Back Your Marriage and Family Therapy, with Susan McDaniel.
Continuing Education Credits

Counselors
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Marriage & Family Therapists
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Psychologists
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Target Audience
Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, Psychologists, Social Workers and other Mental Health Professionals

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