By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Explain a working definition of “intimacy” that a therapist might use in conjoint therapy.
-Explain four ways couples undermine communication during infidelity issues.
-Explain three of the five common types of filters.
-Explain three key assumptions that can help couples approach solving problems together.
-Explain three of the five steps in the “Address with Respect” problem solving technique.
-Explain three barriers to fun that couples may experience.
-Explain two of the biggest roadblocks to sexuality between married couples.
-Explain objective identification.
-Explain why intercultural marriages are more susceptible to stress and have higher divorce rates.
-Explain five of the nine steps of treatment for Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy.
-Explain sustained empathetic inquiry.
-Explain the three stages of couple development according to Dym & Glenn.
-Explain the sustained empathic inquiry
- Explain why the invocation of separate rules or the suggestion of new problem-solving methods in relationships add fuel to the fire
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."
CEU Continuing Education for
Counselor CEUs, Social Worker CEUs, Psychology CEUs, MFT CEUs