In this Forum, each participant will respond to the question “What’s the most important new idea or discovery shaping your practice with couples today?” Each presenter offers a 20-minute presentation in the compelling TED Talk style followed by the opportunity for further exchange and exploration with the audience.
What I’ve Learned from My Treatment Failures
David Schnarch, Ph.D.
Pat Love, Ed.D.
Practising Zero Negativity
Helen LaKelly Hunt, Ph.D. & Harville Hendrix, Ph.D.
Terry Real, LICSW
- Explain the neurobiology of destructive relationships.
- Outline the new rules for treating millennial couples.
- Create the optimal marriage.
- Describe how we are confronting the limits of couple therapy.
This is an Instructor Version and can be used for groups and training purposes.
Distinguished professor, Certified Love Educator, Pat Love is known for warmth, humour and commitment to learning. For more than twenty-five years, she has contributed to relationship education and personal development through her books, articles, training programs, speaking and media appearances. Dr. Love has published several professional articles, been featured in many professional books and developed relationships education media and materials being used nationally and internationally. Her ever-popular books Hot Monogamy and The Truth About Love have literally taken her around the world spreading the good news about marriage and committed relationships. She released her new book in February 2007, co-authored with Dr. Steven Stosny, and entitled How to Improve Your Marriage Without Talking About It.
Pat is in demand as an expert presenter at national and international conferences. She has appeared numerous times on Oprah, The Today Show and CNN. Pat also has a new university level Love Education DVD course Love: What Everyone Needs to Know. She is a regular contributor to popular magazines such as Cosmopolitan, Men’s Health, Good Housekeeping, Men’s Magazine and Woman’s World. Pat has co-hosted two video training programs: Living Love and Parenting with the Experts. She is faculty Emeritus, Imago Institute for Relationship Therapy and a recipient of the Smart Marriages Impact Award. She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, an Approved Supervisor in AAMFT, and a past president of the International Association for Marriage and Family Counselling.
Harville Hendrix, Ph.D., is a clinical pastoral counsellor whose specialization in couples therapy led to the co-development with his wife Helen LaKelly Hunt, of Imago Relationship Therapy which is practised in 30 countries by over 2000 Imago therapists. Dr. Hendrix’ work has been featured on Oprah 17 times. He has won many awards and an honorary degree. He and Helen live in NYC and NM and have six children and four grandchildren.
Terry Real, is a nationally recognized family therapist, author, and teacher. He is particularly known for his groundbreaking work on men and male psychology as well as his work on gender and couples; he has been in private practice for over twenty-five years. Terry has appeared often as the relationship expert for Good Morning America and ABC News. His work has been featured in numerous academic articles as well as media venues such as Oprah, 20/20, The Today Show, CNN, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Psychology Today and many others.
In 1997 he published the national bestseller: I Don’t Want To Talk About It, the first book ever written on the topic of male depression. That was followed by How Can I Get Through To You? an exploration of the role of patriarchy in relationships and most recently, The New Rules of Marriage: What You Need to Know to Make Love Work, a practical guide for couples and couples therapists.
Terry founded The Relational Life Institute, in Arlington, Massachusetts, dedicated to working with the general population to help women reclaim their voices and men open their hearts. The Institute offers a training program which begins with an introductory level practicum as well as workshops and trainings throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Helen LaKelly Hunt, Ph.D., cocreated Imago Relationship Therapy with Harville Hendrix, Ph.D. Together they’ve authored 11 books, including Getting the Love You Want and Making Marriage Simple. Helen has been inducted into the Women’s Hall of Fame for her work in women’s philanthropy.
Dispatched from United Kingdom. International delivery available: Worldwide.
Organisational Training Pack - £99.95