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This webinar explored findings regarding the efficacy of couple therapy for treating general relationship distress, couple-based interventions for individual mental or physical health problems, and couple relationship education programs aimed at helping couples sustain a healthy committed relationship. Implications for professionals working with couples were discussed.
Further reading and resources
- Relationship education for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) couples
This article outlines modifications that may be necessary for relationship education to be appropriate for LGBT couples, and provides suggestions for therapists.
- Lasting couple relationships: Recent research findings
This paper reviews recent research findings into couples in long-term relationships (married and de facto) that provide insight into the couple relationship.
- Working with couples: When 1 + 1 = 3
Linden Green – Senior Manager, Clinical Services at Interrelate – discusses ways to bring the relationship into focus when working with couples in this article.