Thinking Creatively About Working With Couples

Keywords
John Gottman, non-verbal, experiential, somatic countertransference, active imagination, group work

This article is both a reflective piece on aspects Linda’s life journey and influences on her counselling, creative arts therapy and dance movement therapy work with couples. Descriptions from both group and private practice contexts are interwoven with various fields including anthropology, psychology and in particular the work of John Gottman’s educational program “Good connecting” for couples. There is a focus on the non-verbal realm in relationships, with vignettes from Linda’s practice exemplifying her approach. (pp 22-26)

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