This product has additional discounts available which will be visible once you checkout.
High-Impact Couples Therapy: Breakthrough Results with Your Most Chall
Live Webcast

High-Impact Couples Therapy: Breakthrough Results with Your Most Challenging Couples


Credit Available - See Credits tab below.

Category:
Relationships
Faculty :
Ellyn Bader  |  Peter Pearson
Duration:
16 Hours
Product Type:
Live Webcast - Also available: Event  2


Description

Workshop Description

 

Difficult couples can be a special challenge to therapists with their entrenched, sometimes aggressive patterns, and their ongoing regression and resistance to change. Partners in these couples also test therapists with self-absorption, high sensitivity to confrontation, demands for intimacy, and their limited capacity to support the intimacy they desire.

Learn where, why and how so many relationships get stuck, and what you can do about it.

Spend two days with Drs. Ellyn Bader and Peter Pearson learning how to use the Developmental Model of Couples Therapy to sustain positive momentum with difficult couples. You’ll save yourself months of frustrating work with highly entrenched couples by taking a strong leadership role. Your work will become clearer and easier,and your clients will change faster.

Through video demos, role play, and case transcripts used to demonstrate core intervention strategies, you will leave this workshop with a road map and unconventional framework for how to make your therapy more collaborative and effective


Drs. Bader and the Couples Institute

 

Since 1984 Dr. Ellyn Bader and Dr. Peter Pearson have been helping couples resolve issues and create strong, loving relationships. They can help you and your partner overcome your difficulties and evolve both as lovers and friends.

 

Known worldwide through their pioneering work in couples therapy, they are the founders of The Couples Institute in Menlo Park, CA, where they just celebrated their 33rd year in business. They are frequently invited to speak at major conferences and to conduct training in the psychological treatment of couples throughout the world. Their book on couples therapy for professionals is used in graduate schools across the country.

 

In addition to their professional collaboration, they are married to each other, bringing even greater insight into the work they do. They will educate, enlighten and entertain you with the challenges they have faced as a couple, and how they overcame them to build a strong marriage. Ellyn and Peter are the authors of “Tell Me No Lies.” This book tells you how to face the truth and build a loving marriage. They also wrote “In Quest of the Mythical Mate,” a textbook for couples therapists that is now in its 16th printing. This book introduced the Developmental Model of Couples Therapy and won the Clark Vincent Award from the California Association of Marital & Family Therapists for its outstanding contribution to the field of marital therapy.

 

Ellyn and Peter have been featured on over 50 radio shows and on television including “The Today Show” and “CBS Early Morning News.” The Bader-Pearson approach is known for its practical applications that help you and your partner create enduring love.


Workshop Objectives

 

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  1. Diagnose the developmental stage of a couple’s relationship.
  2. Select stage-appropriate treatment interventions in your work with couples.
  3. Describe how to actively control and contain conflict in your office with hostile, angry partners.
  4. Decide when couples therapy is the treatment of choice and know how to get couples work off to a strong start, while avoiding common pitfalls.
  5. Identify and assess early attachment patterns and explain to couples why understanding this is crucial to how they interact with one another.
  6. Recognize four common ways couples manage anxiety that inhibit their growth and result in chronic problems of depression, withdrawal or addictions.
  7. Apply effective empathy between partners who have become disengaged.
  8. Describe to couples the role of the limbic system in increasing the intensity of their fighting.
  9. Locate vulnerability to shift entrenched hostility.
  10. Develop effective limit setting with the spouse of the passive aggressive partner.
  11. Examine individual conflicts that impede relationship growth

Disclosure Information

Please remember to check speaker/planner conflict of interest disclosures prior to registering. Click here for more info.

 

Workshop Agenda

Registration opens at 8:00AM for the live, in-person event. The workshop runs from 9:00 AM-5 PM daily. There will be two 15 minute breaks with an hour and a half lunch.

For a complete agenda, please download the workshop brochure from the Brochures and Handouts tab.

 

Target Audience

Eligibility: This program is open to professionals with a beginner to advanced knowledge base in this field and advanced students in health-related fields. This program is not suitable for the general public. 

 

 

Click here for course completion and CE/CME information, and FAQ.

Credits

Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors - NAADAC: IAHB is approved by the National Association Of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors Approved Provider Program (NAADAC Approved Provider #92713) for 12 CEHs.
Counselor/MFT - IL: IAHB is approved by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation (Provider #168-000119)
Counselor/MFT - TX: IAHB has been approved by the Texas Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists to provide CE offerings for MFTs. Provider Number 154.  
Counselor - NY: Institute for the Advancement of Human Behavior, Inc. (IAHB) is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0063. This course is approved for 12 contact hours.
Educators - CEAPS: This course has been approved by the Employee Assistance Certification Commission (EAPA/EACC) in Domain III. Approval #VKIBHE0817-L15 .
Educators - WESPSB: The Institute for the Advancement of Human Behavior has been approved by the Washington State Professional Educator Standards Board (WESPSB), a member of NASDTEC, as a Clock Hour Provider for Educators. Learners may claim 12 hours for this activity. Please contact your individual state boards for information regarding reciprocity and any additional requirements.
Nursing - ANCC: The Institute for Better Health accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Nursing - CA: Provider approved by the CA Board of Registered Nursing (BRN Provider CEP #2672) for 12 contact hours.
Psychologists - APA: IAHB is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to offer continuing education for psychologists.  IAHB maintains responsibility for the program and its content
Physicians - ACCME: The Institute for Better Health (IBH) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Institute for Better Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Social Work - TX: As an approved continuing education provider for the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners, IAHB offers continuing education for Texas licensed social workers in compliance with the rules of the board. License No. 3876; MC 1982, PO Box 149347, Austin, TX 78714, (512) 719‐3521.
Social Work - NY: Institute for Better Health, Inc. (IBH), formerly IAHB, is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0091.This course is approved for 12 contact hours. 

Brochure and Handouts

Faculty

Ellyn Bader Related seminars and products: 1

Ph.D.


Since the early 1980s, Ellyn Bader, Ph.D. has specialized in helping couples transform their relationships.  She is considered by many to be the preeminent expert in couples therapy training.  Ellyn and her husband, Dr. Peter Pearson are creators of The Developmental Model of Couples Therapy and directors of The Couples Institute in Menlo Park, California. Ellyn and Pete are pioneers in the field of couples therapy, being among the first to specialize in it. They literally “wrote the book” on the subject. Their textbook, In Quest of the Mythical Mate, is used in graduate training programs across the country and is in its 16th printing.


As a therapist, Ellyn combines her keen perception with her unparalleled command of theory and practical application. She was a visionary when the field of couples therapy was in its formative years, and she is a visionary in her practice, where she helps couples see beyond their current situation to create the relationship they wish to have.


Peter Pearson Related seminars and products: 1

Ph.D.


For more than 27 years, Peter Pearson, Ph.D., has specialized in helping couples transform their relationships. He and his wife, Dr. Ellyn Bader are pioneers in the field of couples therapy, creating The Developmental Model of Couples Therapy and founding The Couples Institute long before couples therapy was recognized as a specialty. As a therapist, workshop leader, author, and speaker, Pete is dedicated to helping couples create extraordinary relationships. He and his wife have been featured on over 50 radio and television programs including “The Today Show” and “CBS Early Morning News.”


Additional Info

OBJ#1 Actively control and contain conflict in your office with hostile, angr y partners.
OBJ#2 Get couples work off to a strong start, while avoiding common pitfalls.

Please wait ...

Back to Top