"The emotional bond created by romantic love evolves into a powerful organic bond through the process of resolving conflict."
Harville Hendrix, Ph.D.
Curious about Imago? This video is a great resource. Harville Hendrix, the founder of Imago Relationship Therapy, talks about how are we attracted to our partners, the phases of relationship, and how to replace criticism and negativity with curiosity.
Over the past two decades, Imago Relationship Therapy has become a worldwide leader in the field of marriage counseling, with over 1,000 Certified Imago Therapists helping couples in over 25 countries. Now, the practice of Imago therapy is about to take another big leap forward, as a group of researchers plans to study Imago's effectiveness through quantitative research with couples across the United States. Read more »
Dr. Harville Hendrix, author of Getting the Love You Want and the founder of Imago Relationship Therapy, was again featured on the Oprah Winfrey Show on Friday, May 13 in a show titled "The Oprah Show's Greatest Lessons." When Dr. Hendrix first appeared on Oprah's show in 1993, Oprah said she had "aha moment" that saved her relationship with longtime companion Stedman Graham.
Looking for an "aha moment" in your own relationship? Contact one of our therapists today to see how Imago Relationship Therapy can help you and your partner.
The Imago Center's Beret Moyer will lead a 6-week parenting class at All Saints Church in Chevy Chase beginning April 17, stressing the importance of being the kind of parent you want your kids to model, and that who you are matters more than what you do. For more information or to inquire about other parenting education opportunities, please contact us!
The Imago Center is pleased to welcome two new therapists to our team, Kevin Berrill and Roberta Martin. Berrill received his Masters in Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University and has worked as a hospice social worker, for the Wendt Center for Loss and Healing and at Whitman Walker Clinic. Martin has 20 years of nursing experience in maternal child health, pediatrics, and psychiatric training. Read more »
The Art of Relationships, a coed therapy group for people who want to create more fulfilling relationships with family, friends, colleagues, and or/romantic partners, is accepting members. For more information, or to schedule a free initial consultation, please contact Nathan Gehlert at 202-449-3789 x716 or email him.
The ongoing QuarterLife+10 therapy group for unmarried professionals in their mid-20s to mid-30s is open to additional members. Topics include work/career, spirituality, relationships, and exploring the question "Where do I want to be in 10 years?" For more information, please contact Nathan Gehlert at 202-449-3789 x716 or email him.
Last month, members of The Imago Center of Washington DC staff completed an in-service training on sexual addiction with Dr. Mary Linda Sara, a professor and marriage and family therapist specializing in sex therapy. If you and your partner need a safe place to discuss concerns about sexual addiction, please contact one our professional therapists in Washington DC, Maryland or Virginia for assistance.