Rethinking Couples Therapy: A Dialogue with Esther Perel and Terry Real
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Join two world-renowned relationship experts for an exciting and rewarding six-session course exploring clinical perspectives and interventions for the really tough situations you face in couples therapy.
Using case examples and hands-on interventions, this teleseminar will focus on:
1- Working with difficult, fighting couples:
a. How to dismantle negative escalations.
b. From bringing out the worst to the best in each other.
2- Working with distancing:
a. Healing pursuer/distance dances.
b. Moving distant couples toward closeness.
3- Lies, and Infidelity:
a. Working with secrets.
b. Moving beyond the perpetrator/victim model.
4- Love and Desire:
a. Working with desire impasses.
b. When love and lust are divided.
5- The Dynamics of Power:
a. Difficult partners and the enablers who love them.
b. Power in the therapy process – where do you stand?
6- What It Takes to Love:
a. Kicking people out of your marriage. Putting kids and in-laws in their place.
b. Growing together. Utilizing crisis, accommodating change.
CLASS DATES: 12pm to 1pm EST for all classes
NOTICE!!!!!: First class has moved from Jan 22nd to January 29th and the last class is now March 5th.
Six Tuesdays: January 29, February 5, 12, 19, and 26, and March 5, 2013
You can still register for this class after the start date.
Recordings of each session will be emailed to you for you to download and listen to again or if you missed any class live.
5 Continuing Ed Credits will be available for $20 after this course is over. Payment to be submitted when taking the test and Evaluation.
Recognized as one of the world’s most original and insightful voices on erotic intelligence, Esther Perel, LMFT, is the author of the international best-seller Mating in Captivity. Fluent in nine languages, she is a master trainer, lecturer and workshop leader invited around the globe for her expertise ranging from couples therapy and intermarriage to culture and sexuality. Esther holds an active psychotherapy practice in New York City.
Terry Real is the world recognized Family Therapist and Author of The New Rules of Marriage, the best-selling I Don’t Want to Talk About It, and How Can I Get Through to You? Terry’s work, with its rigorous commonsense approach, speaks to both men and women. His work has been regularly featured on Good Morning America, Nightline, and ABC News and he has appeared in numerous venues including The Today Show, 20/20, Oprah, CNN and The New York Times. Terry’s Relational Life Institute offers couples workshops and professional trainings throughout the country.