Countertransference refers to the therapist's complex reactions to clients--in this case, couples.
As our society becomes more culturally diverse and our definition of family changes, mental health practitioners must respond by becoming more adept at understanding issues of race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and class, and recognizing their impact on every aspect of therapy.
This is a book about how psychotherapy may be used to cultivate the courage and freedom to love.
How do couples get beyond the reactivity and blaming that destroy self-esteem and good will? How can couples sort out the multiple layers and complexities in their relationships? Is it possible to move from impasse to dialogue?
Emotional Intelligence in Couples Therapy: Advances from Neurobiology and the Science of Intimate Relationships
Over the past thirty years, groundbreaking studies on the relationships of couples have identified precisely what intimate partners must do in order to have successful partnerships.