Harville Hendrix on the Healing Relationship
by Harville Hendrix
The founder of Imago Therapy, and one of the leading experts in couples therapy sits down with Randall C. Wyatt to discuss a bold turn in the way we think about psychotherapy and relationships.
“Relationship is the context in which you get healed… and we think couplehood is the most powerful source of healing there is.” – Harville Hendrix, PhD

Moving away from individual psychology, Harville Hendrix asserts that because we are wounded in relationships, it is ultimately through relationships that we must heal and grow. Relationships often begin full of hope of healing these wounds, but everyday we see couples in our offices, trapped in painful conflicts, unwittingly re-injuring each other.

Hendrix introduces a dialogue process that engages couples in mutual empathy and genuine curiosity, discusses “the defense against love” and other relational challenges, tells us how his therapy model saved his own marriage, and explains the biggest mistake couples therapists make.
In Depth
From watching this video, you will:

• Gain an understanding of the connection between childhood wounds and difficulties in adult relationships.
• Develop skills to help clients work through their childhood wounds and enact healthier patterns in their intimate relationships.
• Learn to ask new kinds of questions that lead couples towards positive growth, and away from painful rehashing of conflict.

Length of video: 1:18:00

English subtitles available

Individual ISBN-10 #: 1-60124-120-8

Individual ISBN-13 #: 978-1-60124-120-7

Group ISBN-10 #: 1-60124-121-6

Group ISBN-13 #: 978-1-60124-121-4

Harville Hendrix, PhD is co-founder and creator of Imago Relationship Therapy, the President of the Imago International Institute, and is internationally known for his work with couples. He is the author of the best-selling books, Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples, and Keeping the Love You Find: A Guide for Singles. Hendrix and his wife Helen LaKelly Hunt, Ph.D. co-created the concept of the "conscious marriage," and co-authored The Couples Companion: Meditations and Exercises for Getting the Love You Want and The Personal Companion: Meditations and Exercises for Keeping the Love You Find. Hendrix and Hunt have six children and live in New York and New Mexico.
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