Welcome to The Couples Therapist Couch

065: Connectfulness with Rebecca Wong

For so many of us we don’t have a strong sense of what we want in our lives. We spend a lot of time doing what we think will make us happy or what we think others want. Connectfulness is ...
Read More

064: Black Belt Husband with Quentin Hafner

Because of the way that men and women are socialized differently, there are particular challenges that men face when it comes to relationships. For this reason, Quentin Hafner wrote a book that provides a clear and actionable roadmap for becoming ...
Read More

063: A Couple Educating Couples with Dr. Jameson and Herdyne Mercier

Often people try to please their partner and lose sight of what they want for themselves. It is important that we speak up for what we want in our relationships in order that we don’t grow resentful over time. In ...
Read More

062: The Five Core Issues from Pia Mellody and RLT with Kim Ploussard

Babies aren’t born with the ability to have a healthy self-esteem and good boundaries with others. As humans, we learn these things from our parents, but often the education and modeling in our upbringing is lacking in some way. This ...
Read More

061: EFT vs. RLT Debate with Figs O’Sullivan

 In this episode, Emotionally Focused Therapist, Figs O’Sullivan, conceptualizes a case from the standpoint of working from the EFT perspective. Relational Life Therapist, Shane Birkel, talks about how an RLT therapist would work with the same couple. Figs and ...
Read More

060: Relationships 101 with Signe Simon and Simone Humphrey

In the last few decades there has been an amazing amount of progress and movement towards freedom for individuals in many societies. While this freedom has afforded new opportunities for people, it has also brought about a new level of ...
Read More