The Psychotherapy Networker

The Psychotherapy Networker

Love in the 21st Century

  • Topic(s): Couples
  • Presenter(s): Esther Perel M.A., Ron Taffel Ph.D.
  • Session#: 712-516
  • Session Length: 120 minutes
  • Program: 2012 Psychotherapy Networker Symposium
  • Date: Mar 24, 2012
Product Name Price Qty
2012 WORKS Package - (Stream, Download, CDs and DVDs)
$395.00
Audio MP3 (download)
$14.95
Audio CD (ship)
$19.95

Love in the 21st Century

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Love in the 21st Century - Details:

Rather than eternal universals, love, closeness, and intimacy are concepts that keep being redefined as society changes. Today's clients, from 15 to 50, have vastly different views of connection, changing expressions, and forms of intimacy than previous generations. In this workshop, we'll look at the influence of our overstimulated society on how young people today define, approach, and maintain intimacy within and between generations. We'll explore how to use email, text messaging, and Facebook---not to distance or triangulate, but to develop stronger connections. We'll use exercises and case vignettes to show you how to balance clients' hyperconnectivity with genuine closeness, while promoting boundaries in a world of constant communication. Finally, we'll offer techniques to help clients experience intimate connection in today's instant gratification culture.