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074: Lisa Ferentz on How Trauma Impacts Adult Relationships

In this episode Shane interview Lisa Ferentz, who is an expert on trauma and has trained and educated hundreds of therapists on how to work with trauma. She talks about how necessary coping strategies evolve in childhood in response to ...
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073: Navigating Stepfamily Situations with Karen Bonnell

Bringing two families together can be one of the most difficult things for couples to deal with. Whether both partners have children, or one partner has children and the other doesn’t, it is a very challenging situation. Most people go ...
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072: Psychodrama with Couples with Walter Logeman

Using psychodrama in therapy has the capability to help people unlock neural pathways in ways that they wouldn’t otherwise be able to with typical talk therapy. This episode explores that process as well as goes through several examples of how ...
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071: Hedy Schleifer on Creating Transformation in Couples Therapy

In this episode of The Couples Therapist Couch, Hedy Schleifer and Shane go deeper into the ideas created by Hedy in her method of working with couples called Encounter-Centered Couples Therapy. She talks about visiting each other’s neighborhoods and unraveling ...
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070: Bill Doherty on Marital Commitment vs. Individual Happiness

Never before in history has there been such a movement towards individual happiness. For a long time people have had a strong sense of commitment to their marriage and to their families. That has all changed a lot in the ...
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069: Tammy Nelson on Sex and Couples Therapy

In this episode with the amazing Couples and Sex Therapist, Dr. Tammy Nelson, we talk about the importance of therapists being comfortable with talking about sex. We talk about how much people’s sex lives (whether they have much of one ...
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