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Emotional Intelligence in Couples Therapy Advances from Neurobiology and the Science of Intimate Relationships

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ISBN-10: 039370386X

ISBN-13: 9780393703863

Edition: 2004

Authors: Brent J. Atkinson

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RECENT BRAIN FINDINGS point to new understandings about human motivation and interaction. Here the author applies these insights to couple therapy, showing how recent brain studies can help couples increase their chances of success in therapy. Presenting strategies that will lead to success, this book helps couples move from internal states that block change to states that are compatible with change.
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Book details

List price: $37.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/17/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 392
Size: 0.65" wide x 0.95" long x 0.13" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Introduction: New Answers to Old Questions
Scientific Basis
Affective Neuroscience and the Emotional Revolution
Wired for Love
The Prerequisites for Relationship Success
Pragmatic/Experiential Therapy for Couples
An Overview of Pragmatic/Experiential Therapy for Couples
PET-C Assessment
Creating Internal Shifts
Getting Each Partner on Board: Introduction
Getting Each Partner on Board: Case Example
Retrospective Review and Prospective Planning
Critical Aspects of Reviewing/Planning
Rewiring Internal States
Accessing the Intimacy States
Becoming a Skilled PET-C Practitioner