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Couple Therapy with Gay Men
Description: Traditionally, couple therapy models have been heteronormative and pathologizing of nontraditional relationship structures. There is a lack of research on evidence-based effective couple therapy with gay men. This workshop will analyze the history of relationships between men. Multicultural issues will be addressed in the context of couple therapy and the LGBTQ community. In addition, research on couple therapy will be analyzed and couple therapy models will be identified along with the barriers to couple therapy including specific interventions.
Objective(s): At the conclusion of this workshop, participants will be able to: assess specific couple therapy models; recognize specific couple therapy techniques & interventions.