How to Be Happy in Love Relationships With Lawyers (And Other High Achievers)

Lawyers value the fine art of argumentation. Their legal training focuses on creating powerful arguments to “win the case.” They learn to speak their minds, and to listen to another’s position only as much as necessary to effectively refute it. While this particular skill may create successful lawyers in the courtroom, in romantic relationships it…

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Conflict in the Imago Relationship: Being Heard and Understood

Can you imagine a tiger and turtle as mates? When a tiger faces conflict, the claws come out, the front paws go up in the air and she roars! When a turtle faces conflict, he retreats into his warm and safe inner shell while he waits for the situation to change. To state the obvious:…

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How The Imago Dialogue Helps Couples Reconnect

The heart of Imago Relationship Therapy is the Imago Intentional Dialogue. It is in the dialogue that couples learn how to speak so that their partners can hear them; how to listen so that they may hear their partners; and how to mend the inevitable ruptures that arise in any relationship and reconnect with one…

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What is Imago Therapy? And How Imago Therapy Helps Couples

Marriage is a psychological and spiritual journey that begins in the ecstasy of attraction, meanders through a rocky stretch of self discovery, and culminates in the creation of an intimate, joyful, lifelong union. Whether or not you realize the full potential of this vision depends not on your ability to attract the perfect mate, but…

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How To Find A Therapist Who Is A Good Match For You

It is not a simple task to find a therapist. The right therapist for you is one who makes you feel comfortable, heard and understood.  How do you find such an individual?  It takes a mixture of research and intuition — Information is important, but intuition is critical. Begin by asking yourself what you would…

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