Brilliant at the Basics – I just finished the Brilliant at the Basics course in London. This advanced training for Imago practitioners takes the fundamentals of Imago therapy covered in the Imago Clinical Training and digs deeper. We explored the resistance to integrating some of the processes such as the Holding exercise and then had…

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Why would I train in Imago Relationship Therapy and why do so many therapists who have taken it describe it as “the best training I have ever taken”? In his article “Bad Couples Therapy and How to Avoid It” (Psychotherapy Networker, 2011) Bill Doherty notes that many therapists who are offering couple therapy are not…

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In his article “Bad Couples Therapy and How to Avoid It” (Psychotherapy Networker, 2011) Bill Doherty notes that many therapists who are offering couple therapy are not trained in working with couples. The dynamic between couples, as it plays out in the therapy room, is very different than working with individuals talking about their relationships…

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I’m reading “The Book of Joy” by Archbishop Desmond Tutu and the Dalai Lama. There is so much that is consistent with Imago theory and practice. Here is a quote “Our almost natural response is, When I’m hit, I hit back. When you have been refined, you want to find out what it is that…

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