PRESENTER: Dr. Ken Kwan

Couple Therapy II: Clinical Practice Skills

Course Access: Lifetime
Course Overview

This two-day course will present essential skills in couple therapy. Participants will learn how to implement strategies using role play and small group practice.

This course will cover the following topics:

  • Working with mildly distressed couples – clinical issues in assessment, case formulation, and intervention
  • Working with moderately distressed couples – clinical issues in assessment, case formulation, and intervention 
  • Working with severely distressed couples – clinical issues in assessment, formulation and intervention
  • Assessment and treatment for relational disorders and mental health issues 
  • Self care and being an effective couple therapist

The larger context of power, gender, culture, class, and sexual orientation will be considered.  Learning is a collaborative and participatory process. The goal of the course is to foster a safe and stimulating learning environment that welcomes multiple perspectives and experiences.