pageside
Zur Institute, INNOVATIVE RESOURCES and ONLINE CONTINUING EDUCATION
Sign In
 
.
pageside
HR
Pageside

CSS Submit Button Rollover Css3Menu.com

Pageside
Pageside

 

Couples Therapy:
Counterintuitive Approaches to Working More Effectively

4 CE Credits/Hours - Online Course - $39.00

Developed by Marty Klein, Ph.D.

CE Credits for Psychologists. CE Credits (CEUs) for LMFTs, Social Workers, Counselors and Nurses.
CE Approvals by BBS-CA, ASWB, NBCC, NAADAC, CA-BRN & more.
Zur Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Zur Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Save time & money with our Online Packages.
 

Simply follow these steps:

1. Sign up securely online.
2. Read/Listen to the articles/audios.

3. Submit evaluation & post-test.
4. Print your certificate.

 

To order this Course now
Order Course now, click here

 

GENERAL COURSE DESCRIPTION

Couples In Therapy Most people who enter couples counseling have already tried many methods of resolution. Some couples arrive in therapy with one partner dragging the other, some are on the brink of divorce, and others are trying to recover from an affair. Couples typically appear with entrenched arguments, unhealthy power dynamics, and painful histories. In this context, the therapist's job is to help couples find clarity, productive communication, a shared vision, and a way to move forward without blaming each other for the mess they've developed. For some couples, clarity ultimately leads to separation. For others, it gives them a chance to function cooperatively as adults for the first time. A wide range of outcomes is possible when a couple walks into therapy, making couples counseling a complex and rich area of work.

This intermediate-level course is composed of four audios of live presentations by the engaging Dr. Marty Klein, esteemed sexuality expert, award-winning author, and veteran couples therapist. These audios cover the topics of power, conflict, agency, vocabulary, skills, modeling, and many others. The course also includes a text article on recovering from affairs in therapy. Transcripts are available for the audio materials.

"If you can't have a great relationship with someone you love, who are you going to have it with?" - Dr. Marty Klein

 

 

Educational Objectives:

    This course will teach the participant to
  • Identify communication patterns in couples that undermine intimacy and satisfaction.
  • Demonstrate healthy meta conversations during therapy.
  • Organize clients' vocabulary through the use of skillful questions.
  • Conduct therapy with clients recovering from an affair.

Course Syllabus:

  • Communication
    • Identifying patterns
    • Helping clients hear each other
    • Defining and encouraging honesty
  • Conflict
    • Ground rules
    • Life after the fight
  • Agency
    • Helping clients understand their choices
    • Shift from "what happened" to "what did you do"
    • Shape clients' vocabularies
  • Power
    • Power dynamics in the relationship
    • Avoiding therapist unintentional participation in power dynamics
  • Skills
    • Letting go of scripts
    • Identifying skills to learn
  • Affairs
    • Regaining trust
    • Deciding the future of the relationship
    • Managing the public story
  • Resources

 

Author's Bio

 


To order this Course now
Order Course now, click here

Pageside
Pageside

 

 

Instructions for requesting accommodations for disabilities

Refund and Course Exchange Policies


Share This:

Follow Us On:     TwitterFacebookLinkedInGoogle Plus

Click here to receive clinical updates by e-mail.

Online Courses  -  Zur Institute on YouTubeYouTube
Live Workshops  -  Forensic & Expert Witness Services - Consultations for Therapists
Private Practice Handbook  -  HIPAA Compliance Kit  -  Clinical Forms  -  CE Info  -  Discussions
Online Catalog -  Free Articles  - Boundaries & Dual Relationships  - General Public Resources  - Seminars For General Public
Organizational Discounts  -  About Us  -  FAQ  - Privacy, Disclaimer, Terms of Use, DMCA  -  ADA Policy & Grievance - CV
Home -  Contact Us  -  Site Map


ZUR INSTITUTE, Inc.
Ofer Zur, Ph.D., Director

321 S. Main St. #29, Sebastopol, CA 95472
Phone: 707-935-0655, Fax: 707-736-7045, Email: info@zurinstitute.com

© 1997-2016 Zur Institute, Inc. All rights reserved. Privacy Statement, Disclaimer & Terms of Use.
Site design/maintenance by R&D Web

Pageside