Imago Relationship Therapy

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Couples Counseling and Therapy

About Imago 

Do you:

⊕ Want to communicate with your partner without getting into accusations and criticism?

⊕ To deepen your relationship and understand why you where attracted to each other?

⊕ Rediscover your connectedness?

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⊕ Revive the passion and hope in your relationship?

Imago is a new way to connect with your partner. Harville Hendrix, PhD and Helen LaKelly Hunt, PhD developed Imago Relationship Therapy based on their experience of mending relationships, including their own marriage.

Imago is a synthesis of psychodynamic, cognitive, systemic, linguistic and object relations theory. The central parts of the method is applicable to groups, organizations and conflict management.

Imago focuses on building trust in relationships by teaching some communication skills which very quickly create a feeling of safety. Many couples immediately experience an opportunity to connect more deeply with their partners, helping them to appreciate them more, and revive the passion and hope in their relationship.

Imagotherapy has a standard scope of 12 sessions, each session being 1-2 hours long.

For more information go to Imago International

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Training 

For information about training go to www.jettesimon.com. and www.gettingtheloveyouwant.com

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Workshops 

For information about workshops go to www.jettesimon.com. and www.gettingtheloveyouwant.com

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Literature 

Betchen, Stephen J., Intrusive Partners- Elusive Mates. New York: Routledge, 2005.

Bowlby, John, A Secure Base. Basic Books, 1998.

Fisher, Helen E., Anatomy of Love: The Natural History of Monogamy, Adultery, and Divorce. New York: W.W. Norton and Company, 1992.

Fisher, Helen E., Why We Love: The Nature and Chemistry of Romantic Love. Henry Holt & Company, LLC, 2004.

Gilligan, Stephen, The Courage to Love. New York: Norton, 1997.

Hendrix, Harville and Hellen LaKelly Hunt, M.A.,Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples, Keeping the Love You Find: A Guide for Singles, Giving the Love That Heals: A Guide For Parents and Receiving Love: Transform Your Relationship by Letting Yourself Be Loved.

Love, Patricia,The Emotional Incest Syndrome. New York: Bantam Books, 1990.

Hot Monogamy: Essential Steps to more Passionate, Intimate Lovemaking. A Dutton Book, 1994.

Siegel, Daniel J., The Developing Mind: Toward a Neurobiology of Interpersonal Experience. New York: The Guilford Press, 1999 and Parenting from the Inside Out. New York: Penguin Putnam,2003.

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I offer therapy/ consulations by Skype. My languages are English and German. I understand French, but do not speak fluently. For more information contact me by email!

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"The paradoxical thing with the power-struggle is that it typically arises when we get frustrated over the characteristic traits of our partner that we once fell in love with".