Introduction to Experiential Couples Therapy

Winter 2020

(Note: This training is full. If you would like to be on this list for the Summer group, please fill out the form below.) 

This is a training group for clinicians who have some background in experiential therapy, but are new to couples therapy, or have experience with couples therapy, but not with experiential work.

The group will meet once a month for four months. Meetings will include didactic presentation, intervention demonstration, and experiential skills practice.

Program Objectives:

Participants will learn an experiential approach to de-escalating and restructuring couple conflicts, and to strengthen couples’ emotional bonds. 

By the end of the program, participants will be able to identify, define, and utilize the following:

  • Relational conflict cycles, including: attachment, identity, and mixed cycles
  • Cycle Positions, including: Pursuers & Withdrawers, and Dominants & Submitters
  • Balancing Sessions
  • Emotional Process Diagnosis
  • Basic Empathy & Empathic Exploration
  • Accessing Emotion
  • Choreographing Ennactments

When: We’ll meet Fridays from 8:30am to 1pm. The dates are:

  • January 17
  • February 14
  • March 20
  • April 17

Where: GETME 95 High Street, Suite 207, Portland, ME

Cost: The cost for this training is $340.

Minimum of 5, maximum of 7 participants.

A Certificate of 16 Contact Hours will be provided.

For more information, or to sign up, contact Tom Kubasik, LCPC.

To register, please submit your name and email below.