Total CE Credit Hours: 16
Course Info URL: https://www.ce-credit.com/courses/103021
About the Course:
A Step by Step Guide for How to do a Strength-Based Couples Therapy. Leading couple therapist Ellen Wachtel describes the principles of therapeutic interventions that motivate couples to alter entrenched patterns, build on strengths, and navigate the “legacy” issues that each person brings to the relationship. She illuminates the often unrecognized choices that therapists face throughout the session and deftly explicates their implications.
This course is based on the book, The Heart of Couple Therapy created by Ellen F. Wachtel, J.D, Ph.D in 2019.
Publication Date:1st Edition Mar 2019
Course Material Author
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Use numerous methods that increase each person’s motivation to change.
- Recognize and select the choice points that keep sessions focused, positive and productive.
- Use an emotion focused genogram that illuminates each individual’s unarticulated longings, world view, values and assumptions about relationships.
- Design active interventions that incorporate an in depth understanding of each person's needs.
- Describe how to intervene in ways that help the couple change “complaints” into wishes.
- Plan and prepare for numerous difficult situations that couple therapists encounter.
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