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The Dilemmas of Divorce:
New Approaches for Helping Couples on the Brink
Innovative Approaches from Leading Couples Therapists
Everything You Need to Help Couples Considering Divorce
Earn up to 6 CPD hours - included in the price

No cases involve more momentous consequences than those involving couples on the brink of divorce, especially when children are involved. No matter how neutral we try to be, our beliefs, judgments, and behavior in the therapy room can have enormous repercussions on whether clients decide to go all-in for saving their marriage or dissolve it. What’s our responsibility and what role should our own values and judgments play in the process? Is therapeutic neutrality really possible when marriages are on the line? Should it be?

To help you answer these questions, we’re launching an all-new online video course — The Dilemmas of Divorce: New Approaches for Helping Couples on the Brink. It features William Doherty, Terry Real, Tammy Nelson, Michele Weiner-Davis, Patricia Papernow, and Elana Katz — leading innovators in the field of couples therapy who will share new approaches they’ve developed specifically for couples considering divorce.

You’ll learn how to determine the best interests of your clients and their entire families and get the practical guidance you need to start using these new approaches with couples considering divorce in your own practice.
Imagine how this course will transform your work with couples on the brink
Explore practical approaches to help ambivalent partners move forward with clarity and confidence
Find out how to guide a divorcing couple through a 3-stage process that allows them to end their union with respect and good will
Discover the limits of therapeutic neutrality with couples considering divorce and learn how to actively engage with both partners in therapy
Gain new skills, new understanding, and new levels of confidence as you work with challenging couples considering divorce
Take the first step to enhancing your skills and increasing your effectiveness by signing up now for this online course.

$359.95 Value — Only $159.95 (GST Inclusive)
Earn up to 6 CPD hours - included in the price

Master the Approaches these Experts Rely On
To Stay or Go: An Introduction to Discernment Counseling
William Doherty, Ph.D.
Explore an innovative approach for helping ambivalent couples (in which only one partner is a real "customer" for therapy) clarify their decision about whether or not to stay together. You'll learn:

• The common mistakes therapists make with "mixed agenda" couples
• How to use individual and conjoint sessions to help both partners take responsibility for their contributions to the problems in the relationship
• How to help them reflect on the consequences of ending their commitment to each other and the impact it may have on their family
• How to prepare them to deal with the next stage in their lives, whether they divorce or not, with a fuller awareness

William Doherty is a professor and director of the Minnesota Couples on the Brink Project at the University of Minnesota. His books include Take Back Your Marriage.

When Is Enough Enough?
Terry Real, L.I.C.S.W.
Investigate how to know when it’s time to help couples dissolve their marriage versus throwing your weight behind one last try to make things work. We’ll focus on:

• Challenging the myth of therapeutic neutrality
• The clarifying questions to ask ourselves when we’re ambivalent about pushing the relationship on or helping the couple pull the plug
• When and how therapists should offer couples direct feedback about staying together or not
• How to help a couple say goodbye to each other when that’s the appropriate course for them

Terry Real founded the Relational Life Institute and is Good Morning, America's relationship expert. His books include The New Rules of Marriage: What You Need to Make Love Work.

The Intentional Divorce
Tammy Nelson, Ph.D.
Learn a three-stage process for helping couples end their union in a spirit of cooperation and good will. You’ll get an overview of the:

• Crisis Phase - Learn strategies for guiding couples through the decision process, handling emotional issues, addressing the practical questions of how to negotiate the legal system, developing a co-parenting plan, and working through other day-to-day details
• Insight Phase - Help divorcing couples review the deeper meaning of their marriage, determine what they’ve learned, find ways to mourn their loss, and express regrets and appreciation to each other
• Vision Phase - Support the couple in finding ways — often through ritual — to honor the marriage and approach divorce as an important life passage rather than a shameful failure

Tammy Nelson is a board-certified sexologist, a certified Imago therapist, a licensed professional counselor, and the author of Getting the Sex You Want and The New Monogamy.

Divorce Busting
Michele Weiner-Davis, M.S.W.
Learn practical strategies to bring together polarized couples on the brink of divorce, especially when children are involved. We’ll focus on:

• How to reframe, persuade, and structure therapy in ways that enhance the likelihood of reconciliation
• The specific language choices that can either create optimism or pessimism with ambivalent couples
• Teaching motivated partners how to develop a step-by-step plan for saving their marriage
• How to help motivated clients wishing to maintain a marriage focus on themselves, rebuild strengths, and keep their desperation at bay

Michele Weiner-Davis is the director of the Divorce Busting Center in Colorado and author of several bestselling books, including The Sex-Starved Marriage and Divorce Busting.

Uncoupling and Recoupling After 50
Patricia Papernow, Ed.D.
Take a look at the recent increase in “gray divorce" and strategies for helping boomer clients handle the challenges of remarriage. We’ll explore:

• The common dynamics and dilemmas of gray divorce
• Common mistakes therapists make in working with boomer stepparents and their adult stepchildren
• Best practices for handling the often combustible triangle of biological parent, adult stepchild, and newly married stepparent
• How to help alienated boomer fathers and their daughters develop emotional connection in the wake of a divorce

Patricia Papernow has worked as a trainer, consultant, and therapist with stepfamily relationships for more than 30 years. She’s the author of the award-winning book Becoming a Stepfamily and Surviving and Thriving in Stepfamily Relationships.

Collaborative Divorce Coaching
Elana Katz, L.C.S.W.
Examine the role therapists can play in a non-adversarial alternative to traditional divorce. We’ll look at:

• How therapists, attorneys, and financial professionals can work together as a team to maximize the outcome for all parties involves in a divorce
• The training required to become a collaborative divorce coach
• The stages of the collaborative divorce process and which couples it is most appropriate for
• Concrete strategies for encouraging constructive dialogue at the divorce settlement table

Elana Katz is an EFT trainer and a senior faculty member at the Ackerman Institute for the Family, where she teaches advanced family therapy and directs the Family and Divorce Mediation Program.

Plus, a previously recorded bonus Q&A featuring
William Doherty, Ph.D.
and Michele Weiner-Davis, M.S.W.
Get additional insights and answers to your questions!

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$359.95 Value — Only $159.95 (GST Inclusive)
Earn up to 6 CPD hours - included in the price

Learning that Fits Your Schedule:
Watch any of the 6 video sessions, plus all bonus materials, online at your convenience and at your own pace. Access all course videos and materials online forever. Plus, use the CE21 Mobile™ app to access the course content on-the-go, wherever and whenever you want on your mobile devices. Click here for course objectives and outline
Add the interview transcripts, bonus materials, audio and video downloads to your reference library to watch again and again in the future.
Interact and collaborate with other professionals in the online community through chat boards and online forums. Share your reactions, exchange ideas, ask questions, and network with your peers.
Listen to the recorded Q&A call with Bill Doherty and Michele Weiner-Davis to gain additional insight. 
Complete your CPD tests online at the completion of each session. Once you pass, you can print your CPD certificate online instantly - earn up to 6 hours of CPD credit.

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Confidentiality, Secrets, and How to Deal with Affairs
Esther Perel, M.A., L.M.F.T.
Have you struggled to help couples that have dealt with infidelity? Esther Perel, M.A., L.M.F.T., offers a new approach that challenges conventional therapeutic wisdom about rebuilding trust and intimacy after an affair.

Have You Ever Wondered How to …
Find new approaches that address the increasingly nuanced range of issues couples face?y.
Help divorcing couples negotiate thorny issues like custody of children, and financial and property distributions?
Assess your own values and beliefs when dealing with a couple’s desire to divorce?
Help divorcing couples navigate a sexual re-kindling during the separation period?
Incorporate coaching skills into your couples practice. Help newly remarried partners navigate the unique obligations and challenges that come with a second marriage and step-relations?.
Balance the needs of individual and couples therapy sessions with struggling partners?
Get practical guidance on these issues and more from leading experts William Doherty, Terry Real, Tammy Nelson, Michele Weiner-Davis, Patricia Papernow, and Elana Katz in our online video course.

The Dilemmas of Divorce:
New Approaches for Helping Couples
on the Brink
$359.95 Value — Only $159.95 (GST Inclusive)
Earn up to 6 CPD hours - included in the price
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Login to begin viewing the 6 video sessions and the bonus material right away. Access all course videos and materials online forever. Plus, use the CE21 Mobile™ app to access the course content on-the-go, wherever and whenever you want on your mobile devices. Click here for course objectives and outline
Start interacting with hundreds of other course attendees via chat message boards and community forums.
Listen to a recorded Q&A call to get additional insight and answers to your questions.
Complete CPD tests online when convenient for you, to earn up to 6 hours of CPD credit. 
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