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The Craft of Couples Therapy

6.0 CE Hours Available

All orders include the entire presentation with handouts and a CE test.
Streaming videos and audio downloads will be available immediately after checkout
Mailed CD and DVD formats include the printed handouts and CE test in an attractive portfolio

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Audio Download
Offer Price$80.75
CD Audio w/ Audio Download
Offer Price$93.50
DVD Video w/ Streaming Video
Offer Price$110.50
Streaming Video
Offer Price$97.75


In this workshop you will learn new tools to use in couples therapy. Based on systems theory, cognitive- behavioral therapy, imago concepts, and developmental stages, you’ll learn new techniques, and how to guide the process from the initial contact through termination. This course is interactive, with role plays, demonstrations, case studies, and videos.


Participants will be able to describe:

  • How to assess based on process, developmental stage, client expectations
  • How to instruct couples to de-escalate destructive arguments
  • How to use and apply experiential techniques
  • How to recognize the process of the core dynamic and use it to repair old wounds


Multi-level Assessment Plan

  • Rollercoaster of Relationships
  • Relationship Triangle—Martyrs, Victims, and Persecutors

Creating a Treatment Plan

  • Emotional Wounds—Keys to Healing
  • The Perfect First Session

Treatment Techniques for Self & Couple Awareness

  • Five ways of changing the emotional climate
  • Effective homework assignments

Special Concerns

  • Big 3: Sex, Money, Kids
  • Handling Affairs