Imago FAQs

Couples and Individuals Workshops

  • Who should attend the couples' workshops?
    • Couples beginning their committed relationship who want to avoid future problems.

    • Couples in a committed relationship who wish to deepen their connection.

    • Couples struggling in a relationship who wish to resolve current and past conflicts.

    • Couples ambivalent about the state of their marriage and want one last effort to save their relationship.

  • What will we experience in the workshops?

    Our workshops are intensive experiences that help couples rediscover the joy of being together while using their relationship for personal change and growth. You will learn powerful skills that can radically transform your relationship.

    We all know that when we fall in love, it's an amazing experience! The world is a wonderful place and we are fully alive and connected. But, all too often these magical feelings deteriorate into frustration and conflict. Before we know it we are in a relationship of diminished passion and connection, or even worse, we are in a relationship full of pain.

    Imago Relationships is a proven Couples therapy program that restores energetic connection, passion and hope. The practical take-home tools of Imago are like a treasure often providing immediate relief for the struggling couple. Or, helping the couple who just wants to deepen an already good relationship.

  • What will we learn from the workshop?
    • Move away from blame, shame and criticism toward curiosity
    • Share your frustrations in ways that don't hurt your partner
    • Build trust and safety in your relationship
    • Successfully communicate your desires and requests
    • Renew the passion, pleasure and intimacy of your relationship
  • What is the Typical Format?
    1. Short lectures to help you understand the journey that has brought you to this point in your life and how your past helps determine the life-partner you chose and the kinds of problems you eventually (and inevitably) encounter in that relationship.
    2. With our guidance, you'll go inside yourself and gather information from your earlier years.
    3. You'll work in your Imago workbook, helping you put into action the information you've gathered and synthesize old material into new learning.
    4. Learning the Imago Dialogue in a group setting, an amazingly powerful tool to help you safely communicate with your partner in a manner that will guarantee you both feel heard, respected and understood.
    5. Practicing these new skills with your partner in private break-out areas where your facilitators guide you through any difficulty.

Imago Facilitation for Groups and Organizations

  • Why choose Imago Facilitation?

    Many groups and organizations suffer from high employee turnover, job dissatisfaction, low productivity, high stress levels, job burnout and more. Imago Facilitators empower teams and organizations with tools to connect, communicate, build quality relationships and thrive.

    Imago Facilitators bring 30 years of relationship research and experience to groups and organizations, transforming them with scientifically based skills that increase engagement and effectiveness. Through customized programs, they guide clients in building a connected and productive organizational community, and empower professionals with tools to nurture connection, improve cooperation, deepen growth and prevent conflict.

  • What will you learn in Imago training programs?
    • Experience collaboration and cooperation in spite of differences.
    • Eliminate negativity in your personal and professional relationships.
    • Transform conflict to connection.
    • Transform frustrations into healthy requests and boundaries.
    • Save energy, time and cost while increasing productivity and results.
    • Upgrade and harmonize verbal and non-verbal communication.
    • Proactively harness growth and development stages.
  • How will customized training programs help teams and individuals?
    • Create environments with greater respect, ease, trust, connection, support and accountability.
    • Quickly bounce back into a healthy and connected place after experiencing conflict/disconnect.
    • Experience and practice greater self-awareness, emotional self-regulation and empathy in day to day life.
    • Effectively process stressful conversation dynamics and transform breakdowns/pitfalls/patterns that hinder effective communication.
    • Heal the impact of past damage through "repair" skills.
    • Provide feedback/reviews that can be received without defensiveness or hurt.
    • Lead meetings that grow relationships and leave participants feeling valued, inspired and invested in their work and the team.
  • How long does it take to customize training programs?

    Our customized programs typically take two weeks to create for organizations with 10+ trainees. However, it can vary depending on your specific needs.  We'll begin the process with an initial intake/assessment with the assigned contact person from the group/network and can begin training employees within four weeks of the intake.

  • How long will your training programs last?

    Once our trained facilitators assess your needs, they will coordinate a timeline and structure to achieve your goals through a custom-tailored curriculum, Depending on your needs, our trainings range from two-hour lunch and learn workshops to day-long seminars.

Couples and Individuals Therapy

  • What will we experience in couples therapy?

    Our highly trained therapists will provide a safe, unbiased environment to work with you and your partner on identifying specific behaviors that interfere in your relationship, preventing you from getting the love you want.

    Using Imago tools, our therapists help remove the blame, shame and criticism common in negative relationship patterns and transform your relationship into one full of understanding and deep connection. We teach you to understand your relationship triggers and reactive behaviors that may stem from unmet needs and how to respond to your partner in a healthy way that benefits you both.

    Working with all types of couples in a variety of stages of relationships, our focus is to help couples achieve a relationship based in mature love where each partner feels heard, understood and loved.

  • How long are couples therapy sessions?

    Our therapy sessions for couples typically range from 50 -110 minutes. However, this can vary depending on the Imago therapist and the needs of the couple.

  • What can I expect from individual therapy?

    You'll experience a safe and private environment to explore what's getting in the way of having healthy relationships and living the life you truly want.  We will work with you to understand the patterns in your past and current relationships to identify areas of growth and healing, and help you envision and create a life where successful relationships can thrive.

    Whether you're struggling with anxiety, depression, addiction, trauma or more we can help you understand what's going on underneath the surface and work toward a healthier future.

  • How long are individual sessions?

    The length of sessions vary with each Imago Therapist and the needs of the individual.

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