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Digital Seminar

The Rules of the New Monogamy: The Changing Face of Committed Relationships



More couples today than ever before are negotiating their monogamy in new and creative ways, including open marriage, polyamory, group marriages, transgender relationships, and a variety of intentional partnerships. As therapists, we need to understand these new developments, the challenges they bring, and the skills required of us to remain open and aware of our own triggers when addressing them. In this workshop, you’ll explore:

  • How to help clients develop a code of integrity that will define their monogamy and develop their own unique shared definition of honesty, even if it involves a departure from traditional sexual fidelity
  • How to coach clients on negotiating flexible monogamy arrangements as well as how to renegotiate a new one after infidelity

Why open marriages work for some and fail for others—and how to identify the early problem signs and help couples recover when the arrangement isn’t working

 


Details

Product Details
Average Rating:
   4.3
Faculty:
Dr. Tammy Nelson, Ph.D.
Duration:
1 Hour 54 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Mar 24, 2017
Product Code:
NOS052810
Media Type:
Digital Seminar
Access:
Never expires.

CPD


Continuing Professional Development Certificates - PESI Australia, in collaboration with PESI in the USA, offers quality online continuing professional development events from the leaders in the field at a standard recognized by professional associations including psychology, social work, occupational therapy, alcohol and drug professionals, counselling and psychotherapy. On completion of the training, a Professional Development Certificate is issued after the individual has answered and submitted a quiz and course evaluation. This online program is worth 2.0 hours CPD.

Faculty

Dr. Tammy Nelson, Ph.D.'s Profile

Dr. Tammy Nelson, Ph.D. Related seminars and products: 12

www.drtammynelson.com


Tammy Nelson, Ph.D., is a licensed psychotherapist in private practice, a relationship expert and international speaker, an author, a faculty member and teacher with a Doctorate in Philosophy in Clinical Sexology. She is a Board Certified Sexologist, a Diplomate of the American Board of Sexologists, a Licensed Professional Counselor, an AASECT Certified Sex Therapist, a Registered Art Therapist, a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor, a Certified Imago Relationship therapist and an Advanced Imago Clinician.

Dr. Tammy is the author of several books including, The New Monogamy; Redefining Your Relationship After Infidelity (2013), Getting the Sex You Want: Shed Your Inhibitions and Reach New Heights of Passion Together (2008) and What’s Eating You?: A Workbook for Anorexia and Bulimia(2004). She is the author of Six Weeks to Desire (2013) eBook, as well as several chapters of edited compilations and articles in professional journals. Dr. Nelson has been a featured expert in NY Times, Washington Post, Redbook, MSNBC, Shape, Men’s Health, Woman’s Day, Women’s Health, Self, Glamour Magazine, Cosmopolitan, and a source in Time magazine. She writes for HuffingtonPost, YourTango, and PsychotherapyNetworkeras well as her own popular blog www.drtammynelson.com/blog/

Tammy speaks internationally and gives workshops and Intensives for couples and trains therapists around the world on issues relating to sex and relationships. Her campaigns reach audiences in the hundreds of thousands, both for clinical and consumer audiences.  Her goal is to create global relational change through personal transformation. She can be found at www.drtammynelson.com.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Tammy Nelson is in private practice. She receives royalties as an author for FairWinds Press and New Harbinger Press.

Non-financial: Tammy Nelson has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.


Additional Info

Program Information

Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive) Access never expires for this product.

Outline

  1. Creating the New Monogamy Agreement
    1. The Explict and Implicit Agreement
    2. Renegotiating Rules of Monogamy Through Developmental Stages
    3. The Momogamy Continuum
    4. Thoughts
    5. Fantasy
    6. Desires
    7. Arousal
    8. Flirtation
    9. Emotions
    10. Action
    11. Connection
    12. Sex
    13. Love
    14. Detachment
  2. The New Normal
    1. Eroticism and Companionship
    2. What Couples Want May Be Changing
  3. Components of an Affair
    1. The Outside Emotional Relationship
    2. The Dishonesty
    3. The Sexual Relationship
  4. Steps in Recovery
    1. Creating Understanding
    2. Renegotiate Agreements
    3. Initiate Erotic Recovery
    4. Empathy in Recovery
  5. Two Elements in Couple Relationships
    1. Business of Relationship
    2. Sexual Aspects
  6. Create A New Vision of The Relationship
    1. Through Exploration and Discussion with Couples
    2. Outline for Both the New Vision of the Future
    3. Creating Agreement over Accepted Behaviors

Objectives

  • Explore how to help clients develop a code of integrity that will define their monogamy and develop their own unique shared definition of honesty, even if it involves a departure from traditional sexual fidelity
  • Explore how to coach clients on negotiating flexible monogamy arrangements as well as how to renegotiate a new one after infidelity
  • Explore why open marriages work for some and fail for others—and how to identify the early problem signs and help couples recover when the arrangement isn’t working

Target Audience

Psychologists, Physicians, Addiction Counselors, Counselors, Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists, Nurses, and other Behavioral Health Professionals

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