10 Principles for Doing Effective Couples Therapy

Do children need both a mother and a father figure for optimal socio-emotional development? Explain your answer.

Respond to the following questions regarding Gottman Principles 4 & 5.

Discuss specific elements of the fourth and fifth principles of 10 Principles for Doing Effective Couples Therapy:

What aspects had an impact on your thinking clinically, personally, and/or theoretically?
What dimensions of the principles do you agree or disagree with as a future counselor?
What could you foresee incorporating into your own life as well and into your counseling career?
What is still left unanswered that would encourage you to purse further clarification?

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