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2-Day: Couples Experiential: Live Clinical Demonstrations with Real Couples featuring Terry Real
2-Day: Couples Experiential: Live Clinical Demonstrations with Real Couples featuring Terry Real

Where:  BLOOMINGTON, MN

When:  Thursday, September 21, 2017 - Friday, September 22, 2017

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Details

$449.99
Single Registration
$399.99
Single Registration: Advance Price (ends 9/1/2017)
$399.99
2+ Group Rate: per person
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Location

MARRIOTT MINNEAPOLIS AIRPORT
2020 AMERICAN BOULEVARD EAST
BLOOMINGTON,MN 55425
Phone: 952-854-7441
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Course Description:

World renowned couple’s therapist, Terry Real, will work live and intensively for two days with a group of five couples who are at the brink of giving up. Follow along with Terry as he gets down to the most intimate issues. His work with the couple is deep, highly emotional, incisive and often life changing.

Using techniques drawn from the approach he created, Relational Life Therapy (RLT), each couple is led, with extraordinary quickness and precision, to their ‘next step‘ toward unlocking their fullest potential. RLT leverages the concept of “relational living” to help people address relational and psychological health in relationships.

This model has helped thousands of therapists get faster and more effective results for their clients.

It can be quite detrimental to let therapy drag on. RLT allows you to go deep, understand quickly the negative patterns in the relationship, and help clients make quick and substantive changes.

Are you ready to take your couples therapy to an entirely new level?

How it Works:

Each couple will introduce themselves, name their issues and identify their goals or wishes for the two-day treatment. Terry will work with each couple, talking through their issues, articulating where the couple is stuck and where this relationship road block comes from.

Watch and learn how Terry performs initial data gathering leading to a rich, precise and relational diagnosis and gains leverage by empowering a disempowered partner. Terry will demonstrate powerful, life-changing strategies to help the couple move forward, delve into deep trauma work, and actively teach new relational skills.

Toward the end of each day, the couples are excused and you will be able to debrief in depth with Terry from what you just witnessed, ask questions, and add your own observations and feelings.
Objectives:

  1. Articulate how to move past “he said/she said” to a nuanced and comprehensive relational diagnosis.
  2. Construct how to empower the enabling partner in couples where there’s a power differential.
  3. Detect how gender issues impact the couple.
  4. Develop strategies to gain and use leverage, motivating each partner to move beyond his or her comfort zone.
  5. Assess and deal with “preconditions for change,” such as addiction, untreated psychiatric disorders, and violent or sexual acting out.
  6. Devise how to help both partners deal with infidelity, moving beyond the conventional victim/perpetrator model.
  7. Plan how to handle the issue of secrets in couples therapy.
  8. Develop anger management strategies for minimizing rage within couples therapy.
  9. Collaborate how to join the couple through the truth, forming an alliance with difficult clients using the art empathic confrontation.
  10. Use techniques to move from the present difficulty to early childhood experience.
  11. Take part of how to introduce and perform deep trauma work in the couple’s context.
  12. Communicate how to introduce and teach new relational skills to couples like empathy, vulnerability, and accountability.
OUTLINE

Assess the Relationship
  • Strategies for data gathering
  • Diagnose the presenting problem
  • Each partner’s reality
Use Leverage in Therapy
  • Strategies to gain leverage
  • Strategies to use leverage
  • Motivate each partner to go beyond comfort zone
Power and Control within the Couple
  • Assess for power differential
  • Empower the enabling partner
  • Gender issues and their impact
Strategies to Assess and Treat Obstacles
  • Preconditions for change
  • Addiction
  • Untreated psychiatric disorders
  • Anger
  • Violence/sexual abuse
Infidelity, Secrets & Lost Passion
  • Strategies for each person to move on from infidelity
  • Go beyond the perpetrator/victim model
  • Skills to deal with secrets in the relationship
  • Reinvigorate passion into the relationship
Strategies to Move Couples Forward
  • Make their realities collide
  • Stance/stance/dance
  • Use the relational grid
  • Empower the latent
  • Reconnect the blatant
  • Minimize rage
  • Gain leverage
  • Join through the truth
  • Effective treatment through play and imagination
Deep Trauma Work and Healing in Couples
  • Family of origin resonance & multigenerational legacies
  • Heal inner child parts
  • Tri-part system of the psych: functional adult, wounded child, and adaptive child
  • Empower functional adult to re-parent the wounded and adapted child parts
Teach Relational Skills
  • Empathy
  • Vulnerability
  • Accountability

TERRENCE REAL, LICSW

Terry Real, LICSW, is an internationally recognized family therapist, speaker and author. Terry is the best-selling author of I Don’t Want to Talk About It: Overcoming the Secret Legacy of Male Depression (Scribner, 1997), the straight-talking How Can I Get Through to You? Reconnecting Men and Women (Scribner, 2002), and most recently The New Rules of Marriage: What You Need to Make Love Work (Random House). Terry knows how to lead couples on a step-by-step- journey to greater intimacy – and greater personal fulfillment.

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.

A senior faculty member of the Family Institute of Cambridge in Massachusetts for twenty years, and a retired Clinical Fellow of the Meadows Institute in Arizona, Terry has worked with thousands of individuals, couples, and fellow therapists. Through his books, the Institute, and workshops around the country, Terry helps women and men, parents and non-parents, to create the connection they desire in their relationships.



Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Terry Real is in private practice. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Terry Real has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
ADDICTION COUNSELORS
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This course has been approved by PESI, Inc., as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 12.5 CE in the Counseling Services skill group. NAADAC Provider #77553. PESI, Inc. is responsible for all aspects of their programming. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance.


COUNSELORS
This intermediate activity consists of 12.5 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.

MINNESOTA COUNSELORS: This activity has been approved by the Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy for 12.5 hours of credit for LPC’s.

NORTH DAKOTA COUNSELORS: This intermediate activity is approved for 12.5 clock hours of continuing education instruction. The North Dakota Board of Counselor Examiners recognizes courses and providers that are approved by the American Psychological Association. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to counselors who complete the program evaluation, to submit to their state board.

SOUTH DAKOTA COUNSELORS: This intermediate activity is approved for 12.5 clock hours of continuing education instruction. The South Dakota Board of Counselor Examiners recognizes courses and providers that are approved by the American Psychological Association or ACCME. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to counselors who complete the program evaluation, to submit to their state board.

WISCONSIN COUNSELORS: This intermediate activity is approved for 12.5 clock hours of continuing education instruction. The State of Wisconsin Department of Regulation and Licensing recognizes courses and providers that are approved by the American Psychological Association, ASWB or NAADAC. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to counselors who complete the program evaluation, to submit to their state board.


MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPISTS
This activity consists of 760 minutes of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. You should save this course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.

MINNESOTA MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPISTS: This course has been approved by the Minnesota Board of Marriage & Family Therapists for 12.5 continuing education credits.

NORTH DAKOTA MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPISTS: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the North Dakota Marriage and Family Therapy Licensure Board, provider #2017-003-. This course has been approved for 12.5 hours of credit.

WISCONSIN MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPISTS: This course has been reviewed and approved by the Wisconsin Association for Marriage and Family Therapy for 12.5 credit hours.


NURSE/NURSE PRACTITIONERS/CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALISTS
This activity meets the criteria for a American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Activity PESI, Inc, is an approved provider by the American Psychological Association, which is recognized by the ANCC for behavioral health related activities.

This activity qualifies for 12.5 contact hours.

IOWA NURSES: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Full attendance at this activity qualifies for 15.2 contact hours. Full attendance in the activity is required; no partial contact hours will be issued for partial attendance. These contact hours are used for your license renewal.


PSYCHOLOGISTS
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PESI, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. PESI maintains responsibility for this program and its content. PESI is offering this activity for 12.5 hours of continuing education credit. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.


SOCIAL WORKERS
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PESI, Inc. Provider #:1062, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: January 27, 2017 - January 27, 2020. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits. Social workers participating in this course will receive 12.5 (Clinical) continuing education clock hours for this intermediate course. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation.

MINNESOTA SOCIAL WORKERS: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Minnesota, Board of Social Work. Provider #: CEP-140. This course has been approved for 12.5 continuing education hours.


OTHER PROFESSIONS
This activity qualifies for 760 minutes of instructional content as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your course outline and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.

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