How to Become a Couples Therapist

Relational systems can be messy and complicated, but every therapist can benefit from learning how they work.

Relational Life Therapy (RLT), a therapeutic approach developed by renowned psychotherapist Terry Real, focuses on addressing and resolving issues within intimate relationships by emphasizing authenticity, emotional intimacy, and mutual respect. It offers a powerful framework for helping couples navigate and improve their relationships. By understanding and incorporating RLT principles, therapists can provide more effective, empathetic, and practical support to couples, ultimately fostering healthier, more fulfilling relationships.

Watch the video below as Terry Real, the founder of Relational Life Therapy (RLT), explains how incorporating RLT into couples therapy doesn't need to be scary and how incredibly rewarding it can be to add to your clinical toolbox. In the video, he discusses how to become a couples therapist and what to do to get to the real problems facing couples using RLT. Plus, he invites you to learn how RLT can produce transformational change in each partner and the relationship.

Online Course:
Couples Therapy Intensive Course
Unlock the secrets of modern love with insights from top clinical innovators. This online course equips therapists with practical advice, real-life case studies, and demos to tackle pressing relationship issues. Elevate your practice and redefine client relationships.
Online Course:
Healing Traumatized Relationships
Here’s your unique opportunity to access the perspectives of three therapy masters on how to guide your clients toward trauma recovery and the close connections they’re seeking. Experience expert approaches in action through real client demonstrations and exclusive learning sessions that will equip you with the skills and confidence to work with even the most challenging cases!
Meet the Expert:
Terry Real, LICSW, is an Internationally Recognized Family Therapist, Speaker and Author. Terry founded the Relational Life Institute (RLI), offering workshops for couples, individuals and parents around the country along with a professional training program for clinicians wanting to learn his RLT (Relational Life Therapy) methodology.

Learn more about his educational products, including upcoming live seminars, by clicking here.

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