What's Inside

Content description

This is the Module by Module content


Audio of Sessions

Note: Length of the audios varies from 60 to 75 minutes.
Thank you to the brave couples who gave consent to be recorded for the Academy!

  • Module 1: First session with high-conflict couple presenting with DV
  • Module 2: First session presenting with sexual desire discrepancy
  • Module 3: Couple on the brink of divorce
  • Module 4: Older couple married for decades
  • Module 5: Revisiting couple from Module 3, dealing with repair
  • Module 6: Long-term couple regression
  • Module 7: Separated couple with trouble communicating
  • Module 8: First session after discovery of affair
  • Module 9: Family of origin work with young couple
  • Module 10: Conflict-avoidant couple who stopped having sex
  • Module 11: Going deeper with couple from Module 6
  • Module 12: Progress in long-term older couple from Module 3.


Audio of Lessons

Note: Length of audios of Lessons varies between 10 and 20 minutes.

  • Module 1: The therapist’s own framework: Your identity as a couples therapist
  • Module 2: The therapist’s own framework: Goals for first sessions, one size does not fit all, and assessing strength and resilience
  • Module 3: The therapist’s own framework: Topics for psychoeducation, first stage of treatment, assessment, and feedback
  • Module 4: The Developmental framework
  • Module 5: The systemic framework
  • Module 6: Narrative couple therapy
  • Module 7: The Gottman Method
  • Module 8: Emotionally Focused couple therapy
  • Module 9: Neuroscience and couple therapy
  • Module 10: Interventions for emotional regulation
  • Module 11: Intergenerational (Bowen) couple therapy
  • Module 12:  Psychodynamic couple therapy


List of tools and interventions

Note: these tools are in PDF form and they are located in the Toolbox of each Module.

  • Module 1-3: Questions to help therapists formulate their own framework
  • Module 4: Dialogue tool to help couples fight less
  • Module 5: Steps to a good apology
  • Module 6: The vulnerability cycle mapping
  • Module 7: Basic Couple Maintenance
  • Module 8: Feelings that Precede Ineffective Behaviors
  • Module 9: Neuroscience Explained: What every couple needs to know about the brain
  • Module 10: Tools for Emotional Regulation
  • Module 11: The interview exercise. The Fences exercise
  • Module 12: Three Memory exercise. The modified attachment interview