Couples Therapy: An Introduction
In this informative videotape, two renowned couples and marriage experts, Dr. Ellyn Bader and Dr. Dan Wile, discuss what couples therapy, or marriage counseling, is and what it is not. In numerous heartwarming stories, they describe the positive changes that can occur in couples therapy, even for partners who appear at first hopelessly deadlocked. They describe the two most common patterns in couples: withdrawal from each other and avoiding dealing with critical issues, or engaging in repeated conflict that leaves each partner hurt and angry. They also address common questions such as, "What is couples therapy? How long does it take? How can we communicate better?" This video will be both helpful and encouraging whether you're just considering marriage counseling, or you've already begun working with a therapist and want to get the most out of your experience.