Imago takes a relational vs. an individual problem-solving approach. For couples, it guides them on understanding how each of them come to the relationship with issues and how to heal together as a team.
Rather than acting as a referee, our therapists teach and guide couples to communicate in a safe and structured way that removes blame, shame and criticism. Instead, by facilitating a conversation the couple can learn from one another, using conflict as an opportunity for healing and growth.
Imago's collaborative approach often takes fewer sessions than other forms of therapy to uncover the root problems and patterns fueling most conflict and disconnection. Imago’s approach also lessens most common concerns partners may have about participating in therapy. These concerns or fears may include - belief a couple should solve their own problems, fear of being blamed for relationship issues, concern therapy won’t bring lasting change, lack of progress with previous forms of therapy, or the belief that the current status of the relationship should be left alone.
Learning how to resolve conflict in healthy and loving ways helps to avoid lasting damage, resentment or hurt that can slowly tear relationships apart. Imago teaches specific tools, skills and guiding principles designed to empower couples and individuals to:
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What if we told you the days of couples fighting in your office could be over? It’s possible with Imago! When you use the Imago approach, couples often feel much more connected...even after their very first session. You’ll be able to help couples communicate in a safe and structured way that removes blame, shame, and criticism and lays the foundation for deeper and healthier connections.
Learn the secrets to unlocking relationship patterns and helping to create lasting, healthy relationships for your clients while providing a safe environment that helps them work together and use conflict as an opportunity for growth and healing.
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