Expressing empathy feels particularly hard right now!

“In order to empathize with your experience, I must be willing to believe you as you see your experience and not how I imagine your experience to be.” Brené Brown All my survival instincts are on high alert and every possible transgression, thoughtless action or selfish choice kicks me into a level of outrage that […]

Teaching Empathy

Rebecca Sears is constantly working to teach her own teenaged daughter about the relational model of connection. At holiday time, Sears began to think about how to apply this aim to gift-giving. “In a time when kids already have more than enough, I was considering a gift with lasting meaning,” she recalls. When she learned […]

Getting the Love You Want

Getting the Love You Want™ An immersion relationship workshop Tens of thousands of couples worldwide have attended this Imago weekend workshop for couples based on the best-seller Getting the Love You Want by Harville Hendrix, Ph.D. This lively, experiential workshop will help you turn conflict into opportunities for healing and growth. You will explore some […]

What is Imago Relationship Therapy?

Imago Relationship Therapy Conflict is a Fundamental Objection to Difference.Developed by Drs. Harville Hendrix and Helen LaKelly Hunt in 1980, Imago Relationship Therapy is a form of relationship and couples therapy that transforms conflict between couples into opportunities for healing and growth. We find that there is frequently a connection between frustrations in adult relationships […]

Become an Imago Facilitator

Certified Imago Facilitator Training ​ Imago Professional Facilitator (IPF) training is for coaches, educators, business owners, managers, and other professionals who want to apply Imago concepts and improve their facilitation skills as communication experts and leaders in one-on-one meetings, classrooms, boardrooms, small groups, teams, and organizations. Requirements Learning Objectives After this training, participants will be […]

How to Be a Vulnerable Partner and Share Intimate Connection

Reality shows and Relationships I love watching reality dating shows.  Especially the more immersive, experiential ones (nod to OWN’s Ready to Love and Put a Ring on It, Lifetime’s Married at First Sight (MAFS) and 90-Day Fiancé, and Netflix’s Love is Blind, just to name a few). And kudos to the on-screen licensed therapists, relationship coaches, and […]