Couples treatment requires an understanding of interpersonal dynamics. Clinicians need to understand the benefits and liabilities of couples vs. individual therapy, and have a mechanism for deciding when to use each approach.
Passive aggressive spouses challenge even seasoned couple’s therapists. One partner over functions and the other under functions. Both become entrenched in this pattern. And the passive aggressive partner stubbornly resists your best insights and agreements for change. As conventional therapy often falls flat with this couple, I will do a demonstration showing you to stay out of the middle and create an unconventional leverage for change. Leave with a comprehensive framework for changing
Through podcasts and experiential exercises we will demonstrate clinical work around sexuality and intimacy with couples.
Identify common blocks to eroticism including the fear of abandonment or entrapment, as well as how our emotional history shapes our erotic blueprint.
Describe three strategies to help couples cultivate eroticism and bring a greater sense of aliveness to their relationship.
It’s been 50 years since the revolutionary inception of General Systems Theory that started couples and family therapy. Yet the central concepts were never made precise, or measurable and the theory never became scientific. In this workshop we show how we can now complete this theory and produce effective and powerful couples and family therapy methods.