Couples

So, You Want to be a Couples Therapist?

Getting Started in Couples Counseling

An experienced clinician shares how emerging therapists can get started in couples therapy. Read more

In Consultation January 25, 2024

Helping Couples Ask for What They Want

Communication in Couples Counseling

A therapist explains why it's so hard for partners to ask for what they need and how couples counseling can help. Read more

Case Study January 3, 2024

Shame and Blame in Couples Therapy

A Therapist's Misstep Sparks Repair

A clinical rupture becomes an opportunity to help a couple move beyond the pursue-withdraw cycle. Read more

Organizational Management at Home

An Interview with Eve Rodsky on Workplace Tools for Couples

The business world has well-honed tools for making sure employees feel valued and fulfilled. Can they be used to solve a core issue that brings many couples to... Read more

Work Issues at the Heart of Couples' Conflicts

Exploring Our Relationships with Our Jobs

The move beyond “Where do you work?” “How much do you work?” and “How’s it going?” is long overdue in couples therapy. Read more

Practice Tools October 31, 2023

Practice Tools: November/December 2023

The best from across the field of psychotherapy . . . on us!

This month’s selection is from Alexandra Solomon’s, Love Every Day: 365 Relationship Self-Awareness Practices to Help Your Relationship Heal, Grow and... Read more

In Consultation September 1, 2023

The Pursuer–Withdrawer Sexual Dynamic

Addressing the Three Threads of Attachment
Laurie Watson & George Faller

What if we viewed differences in how much two partners want sex as an attachment issue, not one of desire? Read more

Case Study September 1, 2023

Tuning into the Body in Couples Work

Getting to the Root of Core Conflicts

Integrating a somatic focus into couples therapy can help partners address their deeply entrenched stuck points. Read more

Family Matters July 1, 2023

The Art of Dating Your Ex

A Therapist Finds Love Where She Least Expects It
Alissa Hirshfeld

What would you do differently if you could rekindle love with your ex? Read more

In Consultation July 1, 2023

Igniting the Spark

You Don’t Have to be a Sex Therapist to Treat Low Desire

You don't have to be a sex therapist to help your clients with diminished sexual desire. Read more