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Discover the most effective interventions to treat infidelity, passive-aggressive partners, hostile-angry couples, and all those with the dreaded, “we can’t communicate!” Our resources include books, audio training, and replays of webinars you can watch whenever it suits you.

Deepen your understanding of couples dynamics and get the roadmap to treat issues where they start. Our Developmental Model program is a premier 12-month online and live experience that gives you confidence in your decisions. You'll hold steady with your incisive interventions. Graduates are eligible for the advanced group or ongoing community.

Change your definition of what’s possible and become the leader you never expected to be. In our most personalized  program, our world-class faculty helps you hone your clinical skills, develop the business skills to make your dreams come to life, and remove the personal blocks that get in the way of your definition of success.

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Created specifically for therapists, this Couples Therapy Starter Kit shows you how a breakthrough award-winning approach to couples therapy can create lasting change, transforming clients’ lives and your practice.


Learn from the pioneers of couples therapy and founders of Developmental Model.
Learn the model that has defined couples therapy since 1988, along with the latest innovations that make it more robust than ever.
Enjoy a non-competitive, uniquely supportive professional community.
Join therapists from over 100 countries who are committed to their own growth as well as their couples’.
Transform your practice – and your own relationship.

Personalize the Developmental Model for your own style, since the model is compatible with other approaches.

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We created the Starter Series specifically for Therapists. Using it can help create lasting change and transform your clients’ lives and your practice.

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