We share a nuanced perspective that goes against the grain for some therapy models, but we see it as an important intervention for the therapy work and for the couple. Watch this video to learn more. Join The Doherty Approach
A good way to fail is to assume both spouses are equally motivated and are both into emotionally expressiveness. In reality, good couples therapy takes people where they are and can help negative interactions without profound emotional expressiveness. Learn more by watching this video.
When therapists better appreciate every single moment, every bit said by any spouse or oneselves, is an active contributor to the couples therapy, they can be more focused and confident.Learn more by watching this video.
Couple relationships are always more than a dyad, yet the couples therapy models only train therapists that way. Without a multisystemic lens, it’s easy to ignore complex stepfamily problems, current dramas with parents, or chronic medical conditions that involve health systems. Learn more by watching this video. Join The Doherty Approach
Therapists often let a lot of negative behavior (like interruptions and mind reading) slide in couples sessions and then end up stressed, reactive or negative about one or both spouses, rather than cleaning up dysfunctional behavior when it happens in sessions. Learn more by watching this video. Join The Doherty Approach
You will get a mini-rant in this public video that reinforces why in our approach, interaction patterns are never individual dysfunction or deficits, but much more likely to be contextual to specific moments in a marriage. Spouses can be a pursuer and a distancer depending on the issue and the context. Watch to learn more.