Introduction to Couples Work: Therapy and Theory

New School for Social Research: Psychology

Liberal Arts
Graduate Course
Majors Only
Intr Couples Wk:Therapy&Theory
Summer 2023
Taught By: Nadia Nieves
Section: A

CRN: 3357

Credits: 3

This is an introductory course to develop the theoretical foundation and fundamental skills of effective couples therapy treatment modalities including Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT) and the Gottman Method for Couples Therapy. Anchored in psychological science on couples, students will discuss couples therapy cases, engage in role-play to gain exposure and familiarity with various interventions, and participate in group discussions regarding common issues that arise in couples work. These common interpartner issues covered in this course include infidelity, parenting, substance use, multicultural and Interracial differences, family dynamics, neurodivergence, sex, and more. *Psychology graduate students may enroll in this course.

College: New School for Social Research (GF)

Department: Psychology (GPSY)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 30

Add/Drop Deadline: June 13, 2023 (Tuesday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: July 26, 2023 (Wednesday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 4:48am EST 2/22/2024

Meeting Info:
Days: Monday
Times: 10:00am - 3:00pm
Building: Johnson/Kaplan 66 West 12th
Room: 410
Date Range: 6/5/2023 - 7/17/2023