Course curriculum

    1. Bertrando, P. (2000). Text and context Narrative, postmodernism and cybernetics. Journal of Family Therapy, 22, 83-103.

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    2. Center for Substance Abuse Treatment. (1999). Brief family therapy. In Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) Series, No. 34. Substance and Mental Health Services Administration (US).

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    3. Kaye, J. (1986) My mind is alive and well and fouling up the system existential-phenomenological considerations in family therapy. The Journal of Family Therapy, 8, 183-204.

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    4. Hirst, C. (2003). Dangerous Liaisons The impact of infidelity on relationships. Psychotherapy in Australia, 9(4), 75-79.

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    5. Lester, N. B. (2009). Experiential family therapy- The humanistic family therapy model. Nathan Lester.

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    6. Cook, E. (2001). Intimacy in marriage and relationships as a developmental task- A comparison of David Schnarch and Harville Hendrix.

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    7. Corner, D., & Schnarch, D. (2011). The crucible 4 points of balance. Crucible Institute.

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    8. Argyle, M., & Furnham, A. (1983). Sources of satisfaction and conflict in long-term relationships. Journal of Marriage and the Family, 45(3), 481-493.

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    9. Cohen, D. B. (2006). Family constellations An innovative systemic phenomenological group process from Germany. The Family Journal, 14(3), 226-233.

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    10. Kumar, P. (2013). Family therapy. httpswww.scribd.compresentation136445746Family-Therapy

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    11. Lowenstein, L., & Sprunk, T. P. (2010). Creative family therapy techniques Play and art-based activities to assess and treat families.

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    12. Dell, P. F. (1986). In defense of lineal causality. Family Process, 25(4), 513521.

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    13. Kirkeboen, G. (1995). From a naked emperor to just clothes- The rise and fall of cybernetic family therapy. Social Science Information, 34(1), 31–65.

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    14. Madanes, C. (2000). Family injustice and social action therapy (pp. 1–19). Milton H. Erickson Foundation.

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    15. Cullin, J. (2005). The ethics of paradox- Cybernetic and postmodern perspectives on non-directive interventions in therapy. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy, 26(3), 138–146.

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    16. Martin, B. The 3 minute game. Betty Martin

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    17. Hellinger, B (2001). The Phenomenological Approach in Psychotherapy Using Family Constellations as an Example.httpbertchile.iwarp.comPhenomena.htm

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    18. Fisher, R., & Hull, J. (2007). Applying Hakomi Principles and Techniques to Mainstream Psychodynamic, Behavioral and Systemic Couples Psychotherapy. httpwww.hakomiinstitute.comForumIssue13Article3

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    19. Gottman, J. M., & DeClaire, J. (2001). (summary) The relationship cure - A 5 step guide to strengthening your marriage, family, and friendships. Three Rivers Press.

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    20. Fisher, H. E., Aron, A., Mashek, D., Li, H., & Brown, L. L. (2002). Defining the brain systems of lust, romantic attraction, and attachment. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 31(5), 413–419.

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    21. Griffith, J. L., Griffith, M. E., & Slovik, L. S. (1990). Mind-body problems in family therapy- Contrasting first- and second-order cybernetics approaches. Family Process, 29(1), 13–28.

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    22. Niolon, R. (1999). Strategic family theory and therapy. httpwww.psychpage.comlearninglibrarycounselingstrategic.html

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    23. Hellinger, B (2002). How Love Works. httpwww.hellinger.cominternationalenglishhellinger_lectures_articleshow_love_works.shtml

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    24. Notes from Imago Therapy workbook based on the work of Harville Hendrix.

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    25. Sample Genograms.

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    26. Perel, E. (2010). After the storm- The affair in retrospect. Psychotherapy Networker, 34(4), 1–4.

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    27. Igner, I. B. (1993). A dialogic perspective for family therapy the contributions of Martin Buber and Gregory Bateson. The Journal of Family Therapy, 15, 293-314.

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    28. Ray, W. A. (2007). Bateson’s cybernetics- The basis of MRI brief therapy- Prologue. Kybernetes, 36(7-8), 859–870.

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    29. Pearson, P. (2010). How to get the most from couples therapy. httpwww.couplesinstitute.comprofessionalartmanpublisharticle_26.shtml

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    30. Ringstrom, P. (1998). Competing selfobject functions The bane of the conjoint therapist. Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic, 62(3), 314-325.

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    31. Gottman, J. S., & Gottman, J. M. (2015). The first principle- Use research-based methods to treat couples. In 10 principles for doing effective couples therapy (pp. 7–31).W. W. Norton & Company.

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    32. Madanes, C. (2006) Strategies and Metaphors of Brief Therapy. In The Therapist as Humanist, Social Activist, and Systemic Thinker... and other Selected Papers, (pp. 62-78). Zeig, Tucker & Theisen, Inc.

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    33. Similarities and differences in theorists. In A Comparison of Theorists.

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    34. Papernow, P. (1994) Therapy with Remarried Couples. In G. Wheeler & S. Backman (Eds.), On Intimate Ground (pp. 129-165). Jossey-Bass.

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    35. The Gottman Institute. The Gottman 19 areas checklist for solvable and perpetual problems. httpswww.postpartum.netwp-contentuploads201606Clancy-and-Cross-Gottman2-Handout

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    36. Strategic family therapy.

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    37. Vancea, F. (2013). The increase of the differentiation level of the self through unifying personal development. Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences, 78, 180-184.

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    38. Walsh, F. (1982). Conceptualisations of normal family functioning. In F. Walsh (Ed.), Normal Family Processes. Guildford.

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    39. Goding, G. (1992). The History and Principles of Family Therapy. Victorian Association of Family Therapy, Melbourne.

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    40. The Gottman Institute. (2017). Avoid the four horsemen for better relationships.

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    41. Wile, D. B. (1994). How conversations cure The shift from fighting to collaborating.

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    42. Walsh, C. Changing self within family of origin. Mindfulness based systemic constellations.

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    43. Wile, D. B. (2011). Collaborative couple therapy- Turning fights into intimate conversations. Psychotherapy in Australia, 17(3), 52–59.

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    44. Weiner-Davis, M. (2006). It Takes One to Tango Couples Therapy With Individuals. Psychotherapy in Australia, 13(1), 12-16.

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    45. Wile, D. B. (1995). A delicate balance Anger is just a sentence away, and so is intimacy.

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    46. Wile, D. (2011). Collaborative couple therapy Turning fights into intimate conversations. Psychotherapy in Australia, 17(3), 52-59

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    47. Wetchler, J. L., & Hecker, L. L. (Eds.). (2014). Part 1- Foundations of marriage and family therapy. In An introduction to marriage and family therapy (pp. 3–116). Routledge.

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    48. Wile, D. B. (2002). Collaborative couple therapy. In A. S. Gurman & N. S. Jacobson (Eds.), Clinical handbook of couple therapy (pp. 281–307). The Guilford Press.

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    49. Varghese, M., Kirpekar, V., & Loganathan, S. (2020). Family interventions Basic principles and techniques. Indian Journal of Psychiatry, 62(2), 192-200.

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    50. Wile, D. B. (2000). Opening up a second level in the relationship. Los Angeles Psychologist.

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    51. Wile, D. B. (2017). A synopsis of collaborative couple therapy. Collaborative couple therapy.

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    52. Wile, D. B. (2014). Couple therapy frameworks. Collaborative couple therapy.

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    53. Wile, D. B. (2011). Collaborative couple therapy- Turning fights into intimate conversations. Workshop.

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    54. Rand, D. C. (1997). The spectrum of parental alienation (part 1). American Journal of Forensic Psychology, 15(3), 23–52.

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    55. Zur, O. Infidelity & affairs- Facts, myths, and what works. Zur Institute.

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    56. Wright, M. D. (2002). Cybernetics and the Tao of family therapy. Oklahoma Baptist University.

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    57. Ringstrom, P.A. (1994). An intersubjective approach to conjoint therapy. In A. Goldberg (Ed.), Progress in Self Psychology, 10. The Analytic Press.

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    58. Assessment no 22-1

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    59. Assessment no 22-2

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    60. Assessment no 22-3

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    61. Assessment no 22-4

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    62. Assessment no 22-5

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    1. Video lecture on Couples and Family Work - 180 minute

    1. Greenberg, L. (2011). The secret language of intimacy- Releasing the hidden power in couple relationships (2008). Gestalt Review, 15(3), 287-295,

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    2. Lynch, J. E., & Zinker, J.C. (2005). Chapter 11-Family and couples therapy from a Gestalt perspective.

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    3. Epsy, J.(1991). The character-disordered family system. The Gestalt Journal, 27(2), 93-105.

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    4. Kempler, W. (1965). Experiential family therapy. International Journal of Group Psychotherapy, 15(1), 57-71.

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    5. Melnick, H. (2014). Gestalt parent coaching- A new model for intervening in family systems. Gestalt Review, 18(2), 130-145.

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    6. Kaplan, M. L., & Kaplan, N. R. Field processes in family therapy. The Gestalt Journal, 4(2), 73-88.

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    7. Schulz, F. (2018). Gestalt couples therapy. British Gestalt Journal, 27(1), 21–30.

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    8. Nevis, S., Backman, S., & Nevis, E. (2003). Connecting Strategic and Intimate Interactions The Need for Balance. Gestalt Review.

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    9. Zinker, J. C., & Cardoso-Zinker, S. (2001). Process and silence A phenomenology of couples therapy. Gestalt Review, 5(1), 11-23.

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    10. Jenkins, P., & Teachworth, A. (2010). Psychogenetics in redecision therapy The next generation of couples work. Transactional Analysis Journal, 40(2), 121-129.

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    11. Nevis, S. M., & Warner, E. S. (1983). Conversing about Gestalt couples and family therapy. The Gestalt Journal, 6(2), 40-50.

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    12. Zinker, J. C. (1983). Complementarity and the middle ground in couples. The Gestalt Journal, 6(2), 13-27.

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    13. Melnick, J., & Nevis, S.M. (2000). Gestalt Family Therapy.

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    14. Melnick, J., & Nevis, S. (1994) intimacy and Power in Long-Term Relationships A Gestalt Therapy-Systems perspective. In G. Wheeler & S. Backman (Eds.), On Intimate Ground (pp. 291-308). Jossey-Bass.

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    15. Resnikoff, R. (1995). Gestalt family therapy An integrative influence for the varied family therapy constructs and styles of the 90s. The Gestalt Journal, 18(2), 55-75.

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    16. Schwartz, T. W. (2000). The land mines of marriage Intergenerational causes of marital conflict. Gestalt Review, 4(1), 47-62.

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    17. Mullen, P. F. (1997). Confluence, differentiation, integration Toward a Gestalt theory of couple development. Gestalt Review, 1(4), 331-352.

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    18. Pocock, D. (1998). Stories about knowing a view from family therapy. Plus responses. httpwww.g-gej.org2-1knowing.html.

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    1. Cognitive Behavior Management. (2016). Double binds and other maladjustments. httpscognitivebehaviormanagement.comtheorydouble-binds

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    2. Broderick, P., & Weston, C. (2009). Family therapy with a depressed adolescent. Psychiatry, 6(1), 32–37.

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    3. Constellation Talk. (2005). The healing journey. From email discussion list 210405.

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    4. Bader, E., & Pearson, P. (2008). Notes to a couple on how to get the most from couples therapy. Psychotherapy in Australia, 15(1), 54–57.

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    5. Gunther, S. V. (2021). Practices to increase intimacy in a couple.

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    6. Buss, D. M., & Shackelford, T. K. (1997). Susceptibility to infidelity in the first year of marriage. Journal of Research in Personality, 31, 193–221.

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    7. Asen, E. (2002). Outcome research in family therapy. Advances in Psychiatric Treatment, 8(3), 230–238

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    8. Heitler, S. (2001). Combined individual_marital therapy- A conflict-resolution framework and ethical considerations. Journal of Psychotherapy Integration, 11, 349–383.

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    9. Maheu, M. M. (1999). Telehealth-Women's internet behavior providing psychotherapy offline and online for cyber-infidelity.

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    10. Nicholson, S. (1995). The narrative dance - A practice map for White's therapy. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy, 16, 23–28.

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    11. Atkinson, B. J. (2012). Pragmatic-experiential therapy for couples

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    12. Perel, E. (2017). How to not lose yourself to love. Cosmopolitan, 262(4), 100–101.

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    13. Perel, E. (2017). 7 truths about cheating- It's time for us to reevaluate infidelity. Cosmopolitan, 263(4), 102–103.

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    14. Perel, E. (2018). 4 reasons women in love still cheat. Cosmopolitan, 265(1), 94–95

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    15. Perel, E. (2017). Keeping the lust alive. Cosmopolitan, 262(3), 112–113.

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    16. Perel, E. (2018). 7 signs you might need to call it quits. Cosmopolitan, 265(4), 112–113.

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    17. Perel, E. (2019). How your mood affects the sex you're having. Cosmopolitan, 266(2), 84–85.

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    18. Schnarch, D. (2012). Normal marital sadism. httpswww.psychologytoday.comusblogintimacy-and-desire201205normal-marital-sadism

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    19. Perel, E. (2019). How to be that hot and heavy couple. Cosmopolitan, 266(1), 66–67.

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    20. The Gottman Institute. (2014). Dreams within conflict.

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    21. Reiss, H. T., Clark, M. S., & Holmes, J. G. (2004). Perceived partner responsiveness as an organizing construct in the study of intimacy and closeness.

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    22. The Gottman Institute. (2010). Gottman repair checklist. The Gottman Institute.

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    23. The Gottman Institute. (2011). The sound relationship house. The Gottman Institute.

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    24. Sluzki, C. E., & Veron, E. (2004). The double bind as a universal pathogenic situation. Family Process, 10(4), 397-410.

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    25. Munro, C. (1987). White and the cybernetic therapies- News of difference. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy, 8(4), 183–192.

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    26. Pocock, D. (1995). Searching for a better story- Harnessing modern and postmodern positions in family therapy. Journal of Family Therapy, 17, 149–173.

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    27. The Gottman Institute. (2015). Gottman-Rapoport intervention.

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    28. The Gottman Institute. (2014). The art of compromise.

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    29. The Gottman Institute. (2017). Relaxation- How to self-soothe and create calm.

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    30. The Gottman Institute. (2017). Small things often- How to build a positive, lasting relationship.

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    31. The Gottman Institute. The Gottman relationship checkup.

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    32. The Gottman Institute. (2017). Stop the four horsemen with their antidotes.

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    33. Wood, A. (1996). The origins of family work- The theory and practice of family social work since 1880. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy, 17(1), 19–32.

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    34. The Gottman Institute. (2017). How to be a great listener.

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    35. Wexler, D. B. (2004). When good men behave badly- Change your behavior, change your relationship. New Harbinger Publications.

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    36. Williams, C. (2016). Dealing with income inequality in your relationship. The list.

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    37. Hendrix, H., & Hunt, H. L. (2019). Ten steps towards a conscious marriage. In Getting the love you want A guide for couples (pp. 241273). St. Martin's Griffins.

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    38. Tatkin, S. (2016). Part 1- Overview of pact. In Wired for dating- How understanding neurobiology and attachment style can help you find your ideal mate (pp. 1–17). New Harbinger Publications.

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    39. Young, J., Perlesz, A., Paterson, R., OHanlon, B., Newbold. A., Chaplin, R., & Bridge, S. (1989). The reflecting team process in training. Australia and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy, 10(2), 69-74.

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    40. The Gottman Institute. (2017). Aftermath of a fight- How to repair after a fight or regrettable incident.

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    41. The Gottman Institute. (2017). 7-week guide for creating fondness and admiration.

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About this course

  • $45.00
  • 124 lessons
  • 3 hours of video content