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Eight Lessons for a Happier Marriage

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About the Course:

Applying the methods and ideas espoused in his popular book Choice Theory, world-renowned psychiatrist and relationship expert Dr. William Glasser, along with his wife, Carleen, offers a practical guide to an enduring, satisfying, successful marriage. Eight Lessons for a Happier Marriage showcases eight real-life histories of troubled couples and presents simple, practical solutions to overcoming the pitfalls illustrated therein.

This course is based on the book, Eight Lessons for a Happier Marriage created by Glasser, William, M.D. and Glasser, Carleen, M.A.

Publication Date:

2007

Course Material Authors

Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

Glasser, William, M.D.
William Glasser, M.D., is a world-renowned psychiatrist who lectures widely. His numerous books have sold 1.7 million copies, and he has trained thousands of counselors in his Choice Theory and Reality Therapy approaches. He is also the president of the William Glasser Institute in Los Angeles.
Glasser, Carleen, M.A.
Carleen Glasser, M.A., works with her husband teaching relationship workshops and choice theory seminars using the ideas Dr. Glasser has developed. She has been an instructor with the William Glasser Institute for twenty years.

Course Creator

Dan Rebek, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about practical ways to help married couples overcome relationship difficulties. It is appropriate for all levels of participants' knowledge.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. Explain the choice theory concepts of external control and choosing our own behavior.
  2. Identify the "seven deadly habits" that can ruin marriages.
  3. Apply the concepts of Quality Worlds and Total Behavior in therapeutic interventions as warranted.
  4. Recognize the importance of creativity, family communication, and sexual intimacy to the improvement of marital relationships.

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