The Couples Therapist Couch

By Shane Birkel

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Episodes: 215

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This podcast is about the practice of Couples Therapy. Many of the episodes are interviews with leaders in the field of Relationships. The show is meant to help Therapists and Coaches learn how to help people to deepen their connection, but in the process it explores what is most needed for each of us to love, heal, and grow. Each week Shane Birkel interviews an expert in the field of Couples Therapy to explore all about the world of relationships and how to be an amazing therapist.

Episode Date
215: ADHD and Couples with Anita Robertson
Jun 18, 2024
214: Working with High Intensity after an Affair with Shane Birkel
Jun 11, 2024
213: Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) and Attachment with Dr. James Hawkins
Jun 04, 2024
212: Implicit Psychotherapy and Couples with Dr. Abi Blakeslee
May 28, 2024
211: Peace and Healing in Couples Therapy with Dr. Sabrina N'Diaye
May 21, 2024
210: Narcissism in Couples Therapy with Wendy Behary
May 14, 2024
209: Trauma in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) with Kathryn Rheem
May 07, 2024
208: Dr. Sue Johnson on Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT)
Apr 30, 2024
207: Stay or Go? With Sharon Pope
Apr 23, 2024
206: Sex and Perfectionism with Tom Murray
Apr 16, 2024
205: Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) and Trauma with Leanne Campbell
Apr 09, 2024
204: Stepfamily Relationships with Patricia Papernow, Part 2
Apr 02, 2024
203: Stepfamily Relationships with Patricia Papernow, Part 1
Mar 26, 2024
202: Psychedelics and Relationships with Guy Winch
Mar 19, 2024
201: Love Every Day with Alexandra Solomon
Mar 12, 2024
200: Peter Levine on Somatic Experiencing and Couples Therapy
Mar 05, 2024
199: Brain Science and Relationships with Juliane Taylor Shore
Feb 27, 2024
198: Solution-Oriented Approach with Couples with Bill O’Hanlon
Feb 20, 2024
197: Intergenerational Trauma and Relationships with Anita Mandley
Feb 13, 2024
196: Mental Health for Men with David Khalili
Feb 06, 2024
195: PTSD and the Unconscious with Heawon Hake
Jan 30, 2024
194: The 10 Habits of Happy Couples with Tina and Michael LeBlanc
Jan 23, 2024
193: The 13 Things Mentally Strong Couples Don't Do with Amy Morin
Dec 13, 2023
192: Vienna Pharaon on Therapist Burnout
Oct 31, 2023
191: The Key to Every Conversation in Couples Therapy
Oct 25, 2023
190: Intensive EFT with Jim Thomas
Oct 21, 2023
189: Healthy Conflict with Jessica Higgins
Sep 26, 2023
188: Polyvagal Theory in EFT Couples Therapy with Rebecca Jorgensen
Sep 12, 2023
187: Premarital Counseling with Rachel Dorneanu
Aug 21, 2023
186: Stan Tatkin on Co-Constructing Your Relationship
Jul 18, 2023
185: The Impact of Siblings on Your Relationship with Karen Gail Lewis
Jun 13, 2023
184: Katherine Woodward Thomas on How to Evolve Beyond Your Attachment Style
Apr 30, 2023
183: Systemic Trauma in Couples Therapy with Akilah Riley-Richardson
Apr 25, 2023
182: Parenting Adult Children with Laurence Steinberg
Apr 19, 2023
181: Is a Relationship Salvageable After an Affair with Talal Alsaleem
Apr 10, 2023
180: Enneagram and Couples part 2 with Kristy Gaisford
Mar 21, 2023
179: Healing from Betrayal with LaDonna Carey
Feb 17, 2023
178: Trauma-Informed Couples Therapy with Irina Wen
Jan 31, 2023
177: Understanding People Pleasing with Natalie Lue
Jan 10, 2023
176: Using the Enneagram in Couples Therapy with Louisa Krause
Dec 14, 2022
175: Working with Emotional Avoidance
Nov 18, 2022
174: Eroticism in Couples Therapy with Cyndi Darnell
Nov 03, 2022
173: Betrayal Recovery with Lora Cheadle
Oct 25, 2022
172: Deepening Our Work with Clients and Selves with Dr. Sabrina N'Diaye
Jul 13, 2022
Terry Real on Relational Life Therapy
Jun 07, 2022
Bill Doherty on the Ethical Lives of Clients
Apr 29, 2022
169: Somatic Experiencing and Couples with Abi Blakeslee
Apr 15, 2022
168: Neurobiology and Relationships with Juliane Taylor Shore
Mar 22, 2022
167: The Science of Psychotherapy with Richard Hill and Matthew Dahlitz
Mar 09, 2022
166: Harville Hendrix and Helen LaKelly Hunt In The Space-Between
Feb 11, 2022
165: Facing Adversity as a Therapist with Wesley Little
Feb 02, 2022
164: Healing the Trauma from Supremacy Culture with Shirani Pathak
Nov 19, 2021
163: Self-Esteem and Boundaries part 2 with Shane Birkel
Oct 24, 2021
162: Self-Esteem and Boundaries part 1 with Shane Birkel
Oct 16, 2021
161: Healing After Divorce with Kristy Gaisford and Jerry Sander
Sep 17, 2021
160: Feedback Informed Treatment and Couples with Beth Irias
Aug 25, 2021
159: Infidelity Recovery with Talal Alsaleem
Aug 13, 2021
158: Being Bold in Couples Therapy with Pam Staples
Jul 20, 2021
157: Internal Family Systems and Couples with Liz Phillips
Jun 22, 2021
156: Joining Through the Truth in RLT with Shane Birkel
May 18, 2021
155: Developmental and Relational Trauma with Rick Butts
May 07, 2021
154: Elliott Connie on Solution Focused Brief Therapy and Couples
Mar 30, 2021
153: Understanding Differentiation with Ellyn Bader
Mar 18, 2021
152: A Model is Only as Good as Its Applicability with Francesca Maxime'
Mar 02, 2021
151: Childhood Experience and The 5 Core Issues with Kim Ploussard
Feb 23, 2021
150: What Makes Relationships Work with Jennifer Lehr
Feb 19, 2021
149: Couples in Recovery with Dr. Robert Navarra
Feb 09, 2021
148: Start Using EFT in Your Practice with Debi Scimeca-Diaz
Dec 03, 2020
147: Mindfulness and Relationships with Melissa Sutor
Nov 18, 2020
146: Dan Siegel on Brain Science, Attachment, and Relationships
Nov 12, 2020
145: Viral Hope Series part 10 with TJ Walsh
Oct 20, 2020
144: Viral Hope Series part 9 with James Hawkins
Oct 07, 2020
143: Viral Hope Series part 8 with LaDonna Carey
Sep 30, 2020
142: Viral Hope Series part 7 with Elisha and James Travis
Sep 22, 2020
141: Viral Hope Series part 6 with Breta Collins
Sep 15, 2020
140: Viral Hope Series part 5 with Jerry Sander
Sep 09, 2020
139: Viral Hope Series Part 4 with Janeen Herskovitz
Sep 01, 2020
138: Viral Hope Series part 3 with Jeanne Farnsworth
Aug 25, 2020
137: Viral Hope Series part 2 with Selma Bacevac
Aug 18, 2020
136: Viral Hope Series part 1 with Quentin Hafner
Aug 05, 2020
135: Co-Therapy with Couples with Monique and Rick Elgersma
Jul 14, 2020
134: Modern Couples Therapy with Jourdan Virginia Blue
Jul 07, 2020
133: Peggy Kleinplatz on Magnificent Sex
Jun 30, 2020
132: Racialized Trauma with James Hawkins
Jun 24, 2020
131: Relationship Skills on the Dating Scene with Marni Feuerman
Jun 16, 2020
130: Joe Kort on When the Other Woman is a Man
May 26, 2020
129: Relational Life Therapy with Shane Birkel
May 19, 2020
128: Race in Couples Therapy with Corey Yeager and Kirsten Lind Seal
May 12, 2020
127: Implementing the EFT Model with James Hawkins
May 05, 2020
126: Emily Nagoski on Sex and Science
Apr 28, 2020
125: Continuing to Cope During the Quarantine with Jen Silacci
Apr 21, 2020
124: Dealing with the Emotions of Online Therapy with Amber Lyda
Apr 14, 2020
123: David Wexler on Counseling in the #Metoo Era
Apr 07, 2020
122: Working with Infidelity and the Developmental Model with Kim Gist Miller
Mar 31, 2020
121: Keeping the Hope In a Pandemic with Shane Birkel
Mar 24, 2020
120: Moving Your Couples Therapy Practice Online with Clay Cockrell
Mar 18, 2020
119: 5 Things Couples Therapists Should Know from a Sex Therapist with Martha Kauppi
Mar 10, 2020
118: Running on Empty with Jonice Webb
Mar 03, 2020
117: Where Does Masturbation Fit Into a Couple's Sex Life with Ari Tuckman
Feb 25, 2020
116: Attuning to the Attachment Dilemma with Ryan Rana
Feb 18, 2020
115: Janina Fisher on Working with Trauma in Couples Therapy
Feb 11, 2020
114: Alexandra Solomon on Taking Sexy Back
Feb 04, 2020
113: Shane Birkel on the Impact of Childhood Neglect on Relationships
Jan 28, 2020
112: Dr. Pat Love on The 5 Forces Destroying Your Relationship that You Probably Never Heard Of
Jan 21, 2020
111: Helen Fisher on The Anatomy of Love
Jan 14, 2020
110: Alexandra Katehakis on Sex Addiction and Healthy Sex - (rerun)
Jan 07, 2020
109: Janis Abrahms Spring on Healing After an Affair - (rerun)
Dec 31, 2019
108: Laura Long on Marketing, Niching, Websites
Dec 24, 2019
107: Removing Blocks to Success with Kine Corder
Dec 17, 2019
106: Sue Johnson on Emotionally Focused Therapy
Dec 10, 2019
105: Ellyn Bader on The Developmental Model of Couples Therapy - (Rerun)
Dec 03, 2019
104: Gottman and RLT Comparison with Zach Brittle
Nov 26, 2019
103: When HE Has a Higher Sex Drive than SHE with Susan Bratton
Nov 19, 2019
102: Couples Intensive Retreats with Kerry Lusignan
Nov 12, 2019
101: How to Help Your Partner Heal from an Affair with Linda MacDonald
Nov 05, 2019
100: Harville Hendrix on Imago Therapy - (rerun)
Oct 22, 2019
099: The Importance of Conflict for Couples with CrisMarie Campbell and Susan Clarke
Oct 15, 2019
098: Neurodiverse Couples with Grace Myhill
Oct 01, 2019
097: Female Desire with Lisa Taddeo
Sep 24, 2019
096: Elliott Connie on Solution Focused Brief Therapy
Sep 17, 2019
095: How to Be a Functional Adult with Jan Bergstrom
Sep 10, 2019
094: ADHD and Couples Therapy with Ari Tuckman
Sep 03, 2019
093: Men and Communication with Robert Kandell
Aug 27, 2019
092: People of Color and Couples Therapy with Dr. Angela Clack
Aug 20, 2019
091: Deirdre Fay on Feeling Safely Attached
Aug 13, 2019
090: Attachment Styles with Annie Chen
Jun 18, 2019
089: Infertility, Postpartum Depression, and Perinatal Loss with Bina Bird
Jun 11, 2019
088: Lynn Grodzki on Bringing Aspects of Coaching into Therapy
Jun 04, 2019
087: Sex Talk with Erika Miley
May 28, 2019
086: Martha Kauppi on Working with Open Relationships
May 14, 2019
085: The 5 Stages of Relationships with Leanne Clarkson
May 07, 2019
084: Men and Masculinity with Joseph Losi
Apr 30, 2019
083: Keeping it Real with Couples with Jasmine Foulkes
Apr 23, 2019
082: Wendy Behary on Working with Narcissism
Apr 16, 2019
081: Healing from Heartbreak with Chautè Thompson
Apr 09, 2019
080: Lori Gottlieb on Normalizing the Human Experience
Apr 02, 2019
079: EFT and Attachment Injuries with Leanne Campbell and David Fairweather
Mar 26, 2019
078: Stan Tatkin on Understanding Your Partner's Brain
Mar 19, 2019
077: EFT and Trauma with Kathryn Rheem
Mar 12, 2019
076: Couples Retreats with Rachel Zamore
Mar 05, 2019
075: Using Mindfulness in Couples Therapy with Rob Fisher
Feb 19, 2019
074: Lisa Ferentz on How Trauma Impacts Adult Relationships
Feb 12, 2019
073: Navigating Stepfamily Situations with Karen Bonnell
Feb 05, 2019
072: Psychodrama with Couples with Walter Logeman
Jan 29, 2019
071: Hedy Schleifer on Creating Transformation in Couples Therapy
Jan 22, 2019
070: Bill Doherty on Marital Commitment vs. Individual Happiness
Nov 20, 2018
069: Tammy Nelson on Sex and Couples Therapy
Nov 13, 2018
068: Emotionally Focused Therapy Training with Jill Fischer
Nov 06, 2018
067: Rebecca Jorgensen on EFT and Therapist Development
Oct 30, 2018
066: Allison Puryear on Building a Fantastic Couples Therapy Practice
Oct 23, 2018
065: Connectfulness with Rebecca Wong
Oct 16, 2018
064: Black Belt Husband with Quentin Hafner
Oct 09, 2018
063: A Couple Educating Couples with Dr. Jameson and Herdyne Mercier
Oct 02, 2018
062: The 5 Core Issues from Pia Mellody and RLT with Kim Ploussard
Sep 18, 2018
061: EFT vs. RLT Debate with Figs O'Sullivan
Sep 11, 2018
060: Relationships 101 with Signe Simon and Simone Humphrey
Sep 04, 2018
059: Emotionally Focused Family Therapy with Gail Palmer
Aug 28, 2018
058: The Five Losing Strategies in Relationships with Shane Birkel
Aug 21, 2018
057: Tiffany McLain on The Money Mindset for Therapists
Aug 14, 2018
056: Gottman and Infidelity with Jennifer Lagrotte
Aug 07, 2018
055: Attachment vs. Differentiation Debate with Nathan Hardy and Adam Fisher
Jul 31, 2018
054: Love Worth Making with Stephen Snyder
Jul 24, 2018
053: Money Conversations and Couples with Kiné Corder
Jul 17, 2018
052: Harville Hendrix on Imago Couples Therapy
Jul 10, 2018
051: How to Have an Amazing First Couples Therapy Session with Shane Birkel
Jul 03, 2018
050: Ian Kerner on Treating Sexual Issues in Couples Therapy
Jun 26, 2018
049: Ellyn Bader on The Developmental Model of Couples Therapy
Jun 19, 2018
048: Kinky Folks and Non-Traditional Couples with Heather Garner
Jun 12, 2018
047: George Faller on Pursuers and Withdrawers in EFT
Jun 05, 2018
046: Millennials and Gen Zs in Love with Shadeen Francis
May 29, 2018
045: Multi-Heritage Couples with Melvin Escobar
May 22, 2018
044: Building an Online Presence through Social Media with Dr. Julie Hanks
May 15, 2018
043: Beyond Mars and Venus with John Gray
May 08, 2018
042: Katherine Woodward Thomas on Conscious Uncoupling
May 01, 2018
041: Alexandra Katehakis on Sex Addiction and Healthy Sex
Apr 24, 2018
040: Polyamorous Relationships with Jonathan Burstein
Apr 17, 2018
039: Lynn Grodzki on Building Your Private Practice
Apr 10, 2018
038: Terry Real on Relational Life Therapy
Apr 03, 2018
037: Janis Abrahms Spring on Healing After an Affair
Mar 27, 2018
036: Co-Parenting through Divorce with Karen Bonnell
Mar 20, 2018
035: Stan Tatkin on A Psychobiological Approach to Couple Therapy
Mar 13, 2018
034: 10 Ways to Make More Money in Your Private Practice
Mar 08, 2018
033: EFT and Attachment with Anabelle Bugatti
Mar 06, 2018
032: How Parenthood Impacts Relationships with Elly Taylor
Feb 27, 2018
031: Premarital Counseling with Mayi Dixon
Feb 20, 2018
030: Helping Couples Cope After Infidelity with Terri DiMatteo
Feb 13, 2018
029: Love Your Paperwork with Maelisa Hall
Feb 08, 2018
028: Exploring EFT with Jim Thomas
Feb 06, 2018
027: Harriet Lerner on Apologizing
Jan 30, 2018
026: Less Conflict, More Connection with Figs O'Sullivan
Jan 23, 2018
025: Love is a Verb with Bill O'Hanlon
Jan 16, 2018
024: Couples and Autism with Janeen Herskovitz
Jan 09, 2018
023: Ernesto Segismundo on Creativity, Video, and Social Media
Jan 04, 2018
022: Gay Couples with Alapaki Yee and Salvatore Garanzini
Jan 02, 2018
021: True Love is not True: Relationships Take Work
Dec 26, 2017
020: How to Ask About Sex in Couples Therapy with Martha Kauppi
Dec 19, 2017
019: Hedy Schleifer on Encounter-centered Couples Therapy
Dec 12, 2017
018: Amber Hawley on Building Your Business Community
Dec 07, 2017
017: Using Gottman Interventions to Enhance Intimacy with Laura Heck
Dec 05, 2017
016: Joy Harden Bradford on Being Open to the Conversation of Privilege
Nov 28, 2017
015: Lori Gottlieb on Writing to Help Relationships
Nov 21, 2017
014: Addiction and Couples Therapy with Bob Navarra
Nov 14, 2017
013: Law Enforcement Couples with Cyndi Doyle
Nov 07, 2017
012: Building an Instagram Following with Silvy Khoucasian
Nov 02, 2017
011: Pragmatic/Experiential Therapy for Couples with Brent Atkinson
Oct 31, 2017
010: Parenting Issues in Couples Therapy with Mallory Grimste
Oct 24, 2017
009: Clay Cockrell Talking Online Counseling with Couples
Oct 17, 2017
008: Nazanin Moali on Sex in Couples Therapy
Oct 10, 2017
007: Joe Sanok on Building a Successful Private Practice
Oct 05, 2017
006: Acceptance in Couples Therapy with Andrew Christensen
Oct 03, 2017
005: Race and Privilege with Mercedes Samudio
Sep 26, 2017
004: Discernment Counseling with Rachel Zamore
Sep 19, 2017
003: State-dependent Couples Therapy with Kerry Lusignan
Sep 12, 2017
002: Bringing Couples Closer with Mark Moses
Sep 12, 2017
001: The Art of Couples Therapy with Margaret Thompson
Sep 12, 2017