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In the intricate dance of couples therapy, every relationship tells a unique story of love, conflict, and growth. Amidst the beauty, there is one story that challenges even the most experienced clinicians ...

... our clients call it cheating, infidelity, affairs, or a mid-life crisis. Acts of betrayal that come with immense pain and their journey together reaches a pivotal moment where they will choose to repair or go their separate ways. A decision that will require a great deal of healing in the aftermath.

Therapists working with couples after infidelity face significant challenges. Both partners' commitment to healing is crucial, yet often imbalanced. These challenges require a patient, empathetic, and structured therapeutic approach to navigate the complex path to recovery.

Join couple's expert, Marci Gray, and embark on a journey to master the art of relationship repair in couples counselling to:

  • Rebuild trust
  • Manage intense emotions
  • Address underlying relationship issues
  • Restore intimacy
  • Overcome communication barriers, and most difficult of all
  • Establish a path forward – together or apart

This journey is about embracing the uncertainty and complexity of human relationships, and finding beauty in the messy, imperfect process of growth and healing.

THE ART OF RELATIONSHIP REPAIR
Helping Couples Heal After Infidelity with Integrative Tools From EFT, Gottman and More

September 6, 2024 • 9am-4:30pm EST

For a limited time only $150.00 ($249.99 Value Price)
Valid through 8/6/2024

Earn up to 6 CE Hours! Click here for Credit details
Can't attend live? Order the self-study version here!
Self-study will become available 4-6 weeks after 9/6/2024

Are you ready to elevate your practice to new heights and transform your approach to couples therapy? Join us for an immersive training experience designed to equip you with the essential tools and insights needed to navigate the complexities of intimate relationships with confidence and expertise. Throughout this comprehensive program focused on healing after infidelity, you will:

  • Delve into effective strategies drawn from the renowned approaches of Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) and the Gottman Method, unlocking the secrets to deepening couple connections and fostering meaningful progress.
  • Gain invaluable insights into working with couples from diverse backgrounds and intersectionalities, and address infidelity in a culturally competent way.
  • Master advanced clinical skills in constructive conflict management, empowering couples to resolve conflicts and break free from unhelpful patterns that hinder their growth.
  • Explore trauma-informed practices to navigate past traumas, address childhood wounds, and facilitate healing, particularly in instances where trust has been compromised.

Join us on this transformative journey and unlock the full potential of your therapeutic practice.


Meet the Presenter


Marci Gray
Marci is the lead psychotherapist and CEO of Gray Matter Health, a growing counselling and consulting firm. Her team offers in-person and virtual individual, couple, and family therapy, as well as consulting services focusing on psychological safety and anti-racism for various organizations.

Marci is the author of the Empowerment Planner, a mental health and wellness tool based on CBT and ACT therapy, created to help people focus on and improve their daily wellness. This effective tool has been utilized by clients, the school boards and therapists to help aid symptom improvement and life fulfillment.

Marci has been working with couples in various capacities for over 20 years. Being trained in both EFT couples therapy and Gottman Couples therapy, she has learned how to marry the two modalities, taking the best principles from each to help couples repair and thrive. She has seen hundreds of couples over the years and has watched their relationships flourish and grow by using the various couples therapy techniques she will teach you based on both the Gottman and EFT approaches.

Click here for information about Marci Gray

THE ART OF RELATIONSHIP REPAIR
Helping Couples Heal After Infidelity with Integrative Tools From EFT, Gottman and More

September 6, 2024 • 9am-4:30pm EST

For a limited time only $150.00 ($249.99 Value Price)
Valid through 8/6/2024

Earn up to 6 CE Hours! Click here for Credit details
Can't attend live? Order the self-study version here!
Self-study will become available 4-6 weeks after 9/6/2024

Join expert couples therapist, Marci Gray, as she elevates your practice with a new approach to:

Foundations and Initial Challenges
  • Rebuilding Trust
    • Impact of trust ruptures on relationships.
    • Using attachment injury interventions to address and heal breaches of trust, building rituals of connection, and trust-building exercises like the Trust Revival Method.
  • Managing Intense Emotions
    • Identifying emotions like anger, sadness, guilt, and shame.
    • Employing emotion coaching to help partners validate and process their feelings, utilizing the Flooding technique to recognize and manage overwhelming emotions, and self-soothing exercises.
  • Addressing Underlying Issues
    • Recognizing deeper relationship problems.
    • Using cycle de-escalation to identify and change negative interaction patterns, applying the Four Horsemen framework to address criticism, contempt, defensiveness, and stonewalling, and replacing them with positive communication techniques.

Commitment and Intimacy Restoration
  • Ensuring Both Partners are Committed to Healing
    • Importance of mutual commitment
    • Establishing secure base dialogues to foster a sense of safety and mutual investment in the relationship, implementing the Sound Relationship House to build a strong foundation of commitment and trust.
  • Restoring Intimacy
    • Challenges to physical and emotional intimacy
    • Facilitating bonding conversations that enhance emotional closeness, encouraging physical touch and affection through Love Maps exercises and the Magic 5 Hours for daily intimate connection.

Advanced Challenges and Strategies
  • Handling Relapse Triggers and Communication Barriers
    • Recognizing and managing triggers
    • Implementing reflective listening to validate and understand partner’s triggers and responses, using repair attempts and the softened startup to approach difficult conversations and manage conflict effectively.
  • Forgiveness, Establishing a New Normal, and Balancing Needs
    • Steps to facilitate forgiveness and reconciliation
    • Guiding partners through forgiveness interventions to process hurt and rebuild trust, creating shared meaning to establish new relationship rituals and commitment patterns.
    • Balancing personal and relational healing needs
    • Promoting individual self-soothing while maintaining relational focus, encouraging partners to maintain individual dreams alongside relationship goals to ensure balanced growth.
  • Diversity and Cultural Sensitivity in Therapy
    • Apply techniques to understand and validate emotional experiences within diverse cultural contexts.
    • Understand diverse relationship norms and utilize strategies for soft start-up to effectively address and appreciate different relationship norms between couples.
  • Trauma-Informed Approaches to Couples Therapy
    • Learn to recognize attachment injuries within the context of trauma.
    • Apply trauma-informed strategies to rebuild trust and foster commitment following infidelity.
  • Risks and Limitations of the research

Join us for this comprehensive training and revolutionize your approach to couples therapy, helping your clients build stronger, more resilient relationships!



Objectives

  1. Apply techniques from Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) and the Gottman Method to enhance couple connections and promote meaningful progress after infidelity.
  2. Understand the impacts of infidelity on intimate relationships.
  3. Learn techniques to determine if couples are mutually committed to repair attachment wounds after infidelity.
  4. Develop skills to work effectively with couples from diverse backgrounds and address infidelity with cultural sensitivity.
  5. Learn advanced skills in constructive conflict management to help couples resolve disputes and overcome negative patterns.
  6. Integrate trauma-informed approaches to address past traumas and childhood wounds, facilitating healing and rebuilding trust.

THE ART OF RELATIONSHIP REPAIR
Helping Couples Heal After Infidelity with Integrative Tools From EFT, Gottman and More

September 6, 2024 • 9am-4:30pm EST

For a limited time only $150.00 ($249.99 Value Price)
Valid through 8/6/2024

Earn up to 6 CE Hours! Click here for Credit details
Can't attend live? Order the self-study version here!
Self-study will become available 4-6 weeks after 9/6/2024
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Frequently Asked Questions

What will I learn in this training?

We’re glad you asked! You’ll get an approach for working with couples and infidelity that is practical, evidence-based and will help you get positive health outcomes for your clients. You’ll learn how to adapt these techniques to working with clients from diverse backgrounds, and in a variety of clinical settings.


What languages will sessions be offered in?

This session will be presented in English. Participants will have the option to switch between simultaneous English and French subtitles. Handouts will be available in both English and French.


Is this really a live training? Can I ask questions?

YES! The training is LIVE and you'll be able to ask questions directly to Marci! Though they may not get to all of them, they will try to answer the most relevant and frequent ones.

THE ART OF RELATIONSHIP REPAIR
Helping Couples Heal After Infidelity with Integrative Tools From EFT, Gottman and More

September 6, 2024 • 9am-4:30pm EST

For a limited time only $150.00 ($249.99 Value Price)
Valid through 8/6/2024

Earn up to 6 CE Hours! Click here for Credit details
Can't attend live? Order the self-study version here!
Self-study will become available 4-6 weeks after 9/6/2024
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