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EP20 Workshop 06 - Managing the Crisis of Infidelity - Ellyn Bader, PhD

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Topic Areas:
Couples Therapy |  Infidelity |  Workshops |  Marriage
Evolution of Psychotherapy |  Evolution of Psychotherapy 2020
Ellyn Bader, PhD
Course Levels:
Master Degree or Higher in Health-Related Field
2 hours
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Dec 09, 2020
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Couples often come to therapy in the aftermath of infidelity. Their marriage is in crisis, their emotions are intense, and you are required to quickly organize a lot of complex information into a coherent treatment plan. How do you do this with confidence?

Discover what to look for, how to delineate core treatment issues in the initial, middle and termination stages of therapy. Next, use 10 parameters to assess the meaning of the infidelity and then uncover the major types of lies and deception to give you a solid way to determine what to address and when.


Educational Objectives:

  1. How to evaluate the meaning of an affair
  2. The value of obsessing about an affair and its details
  3. 4 main types of lies and why the types of lies matters
  4. How to organize what you know about the couple into a coherent treatment plan

*Sessions may be edited for content and to preserve confidentiality*




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Ellyn Bader, PhD, is a founder and director of The Couples Institute in Menlo Park, California. As a clinical psychologist, workshop leader, author, and speaker, she is dedicated to helping couples create extraordinary relationships. Over the past 30 years she has trained therapists in couples therapy throughout the United States as well as Europe, Asia, South America, and Australia. She served as a Clinical Faculty in Stanford University School of Medicine for 8 years.