Some models don’t see power as an important element in couple relationships. This includes attachment oriented therapies. Other models think of power as who has more. We focus on two kinds powers in couples: active agenda setting and the limit setting. To learn more, watch this short video. Join The Doherty Approach
Its original use was systemic but it’s morphed into an individual assessments with two impaired individuals. If we do that, we tilt the therapy towards “fixing” the more impaired person. Learn more by watching this short video.
There are two main factors in failed couples therapy can fail: the therapist wasn’t the right fit or the three-way system doesn’t gain traction within a few sessions. Our approach helps end stalled therapy in a non-blaming or non-dooming way. Watch this video to learn more about our approach.
Buying into this is a mistake that our approach avoids by offering new ways to get through to both individuals who are actively contributing to a negative marital dynamic. Learn more by watching this video.
If we have one spouse who isn’t as easy to engage, we can easily lose sight of two active contributors and focus in on just that one spouses problems or “resistance”– or whatever label we use in case consultations. Learn more by watching this short video.
Most models do not have a way to prioritize problems, which can lead to poor outcomes. We offer a theory-based way to create immediate to set priorities for change. Watch this video to learn more about this particular theory. Join The Doherty Approach