Dr. Minuchin’s supervision of Wai-Yung Lee in her sessions with a family consisting of a father, mother, and two young men. The youngest was born with down-syndrome, and has recently shared his displeasure with the family by smearing feces in the bathroom.. Wai-Yung Lee follows up from their supervision 25 years later to reflect on the transformation of her style as a family therapist based on Minuchin’s supervision.
William and Carleen Glasser, authors of several books including Choice Theory, teach couples that relationships are a matter of choice not fate. They teach how to use the solving circle, help couples understand basic needs in a relationship, identify seven deadly habits, and show how to choose solutions over problems.
Here’s the premise: A relationship is an ongoing process of co-creation, for better or for worse. This important videotape takes this essential concept and shows couples how to put it into action – for better.
Working with real couples, Dr. Stuart demonstrates a series of exercises he has developed to help them clarify areas of discord and to acknowledge common ground. By delineating pockets of responsibility and forging a greater understanding of oneself and one’s partner, the process – and the promise – of co-creating begins to unfold.
Harville Hendrix, author of the bestseller Getting the Love That You Want, shows how to develop conscious communication. He teaches mirroring, validating one’s partner, empathy and requesting behavior change. He offers very clear guidelines as he helps couples master these essential relationship skills.