Your Clients are Seeking Deeper Connections.

And it's Your Job to Help Them Transform Their Relationships.

  • Whether you're a seasoned relationship therapist or just embarking on this journey, here's the reality:

  • Now more than ever, having the skillset to help clients with their relationships is the most important service you can offer in your practice.

  • However, like many therapists before discovering the Imago Relationship Therapy: Full Clinical Training, you might feel unequipped to address the complexities of relationships or unsure of where to start.

  • That's where this course comes in. It's designed to instill confidence in therapists, equipping them with the tools to effectively work with relationships and enhance their clients' lives.

  • Are you ready to acquire a skill set that's been proven to aid clients in understanding their relational dynamics, deepening their bonds, and mending their relationships?

By the End of This Programme, You'll Have Mastered:

  • Deep Relationship Insight

    Delve into couple dynamics, understanding partner choices, conflicts, and paths to joy. Use this knowledge as your therapeutic guide. This foundation will enable you to navigate complex relational challenges with confidence.

  • Imago Dialogue Mastery

    Facilitate couples using Imago dialogue, guiding empathic connections and empowering relationship healing. This skill ensures effective communication, bridging gaps between Ipartners.

  • Holistic Imago Overview

    Grasp Imago Relationship Therapy, integrating neuroscience, research, developmental models, and spirituality. This comprehensive understanding will enhance your versatility in addressing diverse relationship issues.

  • Personal Growth Journey

    Undergo transformative shifts in both personal and professional relationships, enhancing your therapeutic approach. This personal evolution will resonate in your practice, fostering deeper connections with clients.

  • Imago Techniques Application

    Learn and apply core Imago Relationship Theory techniques, ensuring positive client outcomes. With these tools, you'll be equipped to offer tailored interventions that resonate with individual client needs.

Above All Else...

The Imago Relationship Therapy: Full Clinical Training offers a profound understanding of couple dynamics, equipping you with hands-on skills in the Imago dialogue. You'll gain a comprehensive grasp of Imago Relationship Therapy, blending neuroscience, research, developmental models, and spirituality. Additionally, the training promises transformative experiences that can reshape both your personal and professional relationships. Armed with these insights and techniques, you'll be poised to bring about meaningful change in your clients' relationships.

The Imago Relationship Therapy: Full Clinical Training Course Will Transform Your Practice.

It's Officially OPEN for Enrolment!

Embark on a transformative journey with the Imago Relationship Therapy: Full Clinical Training. This comprehensive program offers a rich blend of theoretical insights, hands-on skills, and personal growth experiences tailored for those passionate about couples therapy. Dive deep into the intricacies of couple relationships, understanding them as a roadmap for therapeutic interventions. This course will unravel the reasons behind partner choices, the root causes of conflicts, and strategies to guide couples towards the inherent joy of human connection. As you progress, you'll hone your facilitation skills, learning to guide couples with a balance of gentleness and firmness. The Imago dialogue processes, a cornerstone of the training, will empower you to foster deeper empathic connections, enabling couples to heal and strengthen their bonds.
But the journey doesn't stop at professional development. This training promises profound personal growth, potentially reshaping your personal and professional relationships and influencing your overall therapeutic approach and worldview. It's an invitation to discover the joy in couple therapy, making each session a vibrant and rewarding experience for both therapist and clients. The course provides an exhaustive overview of the Imago Relationship Therapy. From the core concepts of the Imago Relationship Theory to the influence of neuroscience and clinical research on our understanding of relationships, every topic is covered in depth. Participants will explore developmental models that help couples identify interactional cycles, delve into the relationship between IMAGO and spirituality, and understand the pivotal role of the Imago Relationship therapist. The training also includes live demonstrations of the Imago Consultation Process, offering a practical perspective.

Module 1

Foundations of Imago Therapy: From Theory to Practice

Module 1 delves into the foundational ideas of Imago Theory. It begins by exploring the nuances of healthy relating, emphasizing the importance of understanding the human brain's role in shaping relationships. Participants will gain insights into the psychological journey that influences relationship dynamics and the societal factors that play a role. The module also covers the significance of pleasure and its associated fears in relationships. By understanding what defines an Imago Therapist, participants will be equipped to structure their sessions effectively, ensuring they evaluate the effectiveness of Imago Therapy and appreciate its structure and artistry.
  • Basic Ideas and Assumptions of Imago Theory: The Imago Theory is a transformative approach to relationship therapy, rooted in deep-seated principles and assumptions. Participants will delve into these foundational concepts, understanding the intricacies of how relationships form, evolve, and sometimes falter. This exploration provides a robust framework for therapists to navigate the complexities of human connections.

  • Aspects of an Imago Practice: Imago Practice is multifaceted, encompassing a range of therapeutic techniques and approaches. In this segment, participants will explore the nuances of implementing Imago methodologies, from the initial consultations to profound therapeutic interventions. This comprehensive overview ensures therapists are well-equipped to offer a holistic and impactful approach to relationship therapy.

  • Meta-theory: From the Cosmic Journey to the Relational Paradigm: Relationships are vast and varied, much like the universe itself. This module transitions from the expansive cosmic journey of relationships, exploring the broader perspectives on human connections, to the more specific paradigms that govern relational dynamics. It offers therapists a broader lens through which to view and understand their clients' experiences.

  • The Imago Dialogue: Overview: At the heart of the Imago approach lies the Imago Dialogue, a structured yet flexible tool designed to facilitate open and effective communication between partners. Participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of this dialogue's mechanics, learning how it can bridge gaps, heal wounds, and foster deeper connections between individuals.

  • Demonstration: the Full Imago Dialogue of an Appreciation: Through a live demonstration, participants will witness the transformative power of the Imago Dialogue in action. This segment emphasizes the "appreciation" aspect, showcasing how acknowledging and valuing a partner's contributions can significantly strengthen relational bonds.

  • Imago Appreciation Dialogue: Building on the demonstration, this section delves deeper into the intricacies of the appreciation dialogue. Participants will learn the significance of acknowledging and valuing their partner's contributions, understanding how such affirmations can lay the foundation for trust, understanding, and deeper intimacy.

  • Healthy Relating: Relationships thrive when interactions are healthy and constructive. In this module, participants will acquire strategies and techniques that promote positive interactions between partners. From conflict resolution to fostering understanding, therapists will be equipped to guide couples towards more harmonious relationships.

  • The Human Brain: Neuroscience offers profound insights into how we form and maintain relationships. Participants will explore the intricate ways in which the brain's structure and functions influence our interactions, emotions, and connections. This knowledge equips therapists to better understand the underlying neural mechanisms driving relational dynamics.

  • The Psychological Journey: Every relationship is a journey, influenced by individual mental processes, patterns, and past experiences. This segment delves into the psychological aspects of relationships, offering therapists insights into the subconscious drivers that can both challenge and enrich relational dynamics.

  • The Socialisation Journey: Our societal upbringing, cultural norms, and external influences play a pivotal role in shaping our approach to relationships. Participants will explore how these external factors influence relational expectations, challenges, and dynamics, gaining a broader understanding of the external pressures couples face.

  • Pleasure and the Fear of Pleasure: Relationships are a dance of seeking pleasure and navigating inherent fears associated with vulnerability. This module delves into the dual aspects of pleasure-seeking and the challenges it presents, offering therapists insights into helping couples embrace joy while addressing underlying fears.

  • What is an Imago Therapist: Defining the role of an Imago Therapist is crucial. Participants will explore the unique skills, perspectives, and responsibilities these therapists bring to the therapeutic space, understanding the specialized approach they employ to foster transformative change in couples.

  • The Initial Imago Session: Every therapeutic journey begins with an initial session. This segment outlines the structure, objectives, and nuances of the first Imago session, setting both therapist and clients on a path towards transformative healing.

  • The Flow of an Imago Session: Beyond the initial session, it's crucial to understand the rhythm and progression of subsequent Imago sessions. Participants will learn how to ensure a seamless and effective therapeutic experience, adapting and responding to the evolving needs of their clients.

  • Evaluating Effectiveness in Imago Therapy: As therapists, assessing the impact and success of interventions is crucial. This module equips participants with the tools and insights to evaluate the effectiveness of Imago Therapy, ensuring that therapeutic goals are consistently met and adapted as needed.

  • The Structure and Artistry of Imago Therapy: Imago Therapy is both a science and an art. Participants will explore the delicate balance between the structured methodologies of Imago Therapy and the artistry required to tailor sessions to individual couples' unique needs and dynamics.

Module 2

Enhancing Connection and Deepening Intimacy

Module 2 is centered on positivity in Imago Therapy. Participants will engage in exercises that focus on crafting a relationship vision, understanding and practicing caring behaviors, and techniques to re-romanticize relationships. The module delves deeper into specialized dialogues, such as the Parent-Child Dialogue, addressing unmet needs, and the Behaviour Change Dialogue, which transitions couples from frustration to connection. Practical exercises like the Positive Flooding Exercise and strategies to express love in relationships will be explored. The module culminates in a celebration of the participants' growth, facilitated through the Imago supervision process, ensuring that learners reflect on their journey and recognize their development.
  • Integrating the Positive in Imago Therapy: Dive deep into the essence of Imago Therapy, where the focus is not just on resolving conflicts but also on accentuating the positive aspects of relationships. This segment will teach participants how to help couples recognize, appreciate, and amplify the positive dynamics in their relationship, fostering a more balanced and holistic therapeutic approach.

  • Relationship Vision Exercise: Facilitator Directions: This exercise is pivotal in guiding couples to envision their ideal relationship. Participants will be equipped with structured directions to facilitate this transformative exercise, enabling couples to set clear, shared goals for their relationship journey.

  • Caring Behaviours: Understanding and practicing caring behaviors is fundamental in relationship therapy. This section delves into the various behaviors that signify care and love, teaching participants how to guide couples in expressing and recognizing these behaviors, thereby strengthening their bond.

  • Re-Romanticising: Fun Activities & Surprises: Rekindling romance is essential for long-term relationship vitality. Participants will learn engaging activities and the art of planning surprises to help couples reignite the spark in their relationship, ensuring they continue to find joy and excitement together.

  • The Parent-Child Dialogue – Unmet Needs: Every individual carries unmet needs from their childhood. This segment will train participants in the Parent-Child dialogue, a powerful tool to help couples understand and address these deep-seated needs, fostering healing and deeper understanding.

  • The Behaviour Change Dialogue - From Frustration to Connection: Conflict is inevitable, but it's the approach to resolution that matters. This section emphasizes transforming points of contention into opportunities for connection. Through demonstrations and practice, participants will master this dialogue technique, turning frustrations into bridges for deeper intimacy.

  • The Positive Flooding Exercise: A therapeutic technique designed to immerse individuals in positive emotions and memories, this exercise is a game-changer. Participants will learn to facilitate this exercise, helping couples to focus on the positive aspects of their relationship, thereby counteracting negativity and fostering gratitude.

  • Re-Romanticising Your Relationship: Expressing Love: Love is the foundation of every relationship. This segment will delve into the various ways love can be expressed and felt, equipping participants with tools and techniques to help couples consistently rekindle their love and affection for each other.

  • The Imago Supervision Process: Celebrating Your Growth: Supervision is a crucial aspect of any therapeutic training. In this section, participants will be introduced to the Imago supervision process, emphasizing reflective practice, feedback, and celebrating milestones. This ensures that as therapists grow in their practice, they remain aligned with the core principles of Imago Therapy.

Module 3

Advanced Imago Techniques

Module 3 addresses advanced concepts and techniques in Imago Therapy. It begins by exploring the concept of the Missing Self, emphasizing the importance of understanding and addressing what might be absent or underdeveloped in an individual's personality or character. The module then delves into strategies to deepen commitment in relationships, emphasizing the importance of touch in therapy and its therapeutic implications. Participants will be equipped with techniques to work with a diverse range of couples, including those expressing intense emotions like anger and rage. The module also explores Gender, Sex, and Relational Diversity and anti-oppressive practice in couples therapy. Techniques like the Holding Exercise will be explored in-depth, and participants will learn to navigate the challenges of working with highly reactive couples. The module concludes by emphasizing the seamless flow of Imago Therapy, ensuring that participants can integrate all they've learned into a fluid, effective therapeutic approach.
  • The Missing Self: Every individual has aspects of themselves that remain hidden or suppressed, often due to past traumas or societal expectations. In this segment, participants will delve into the concept of the "Missing Self" in Imago Therapy, learning techniques to help clients recognize, understand, and integrate these lost parts, leading to a more authentic and fulfilling relationship experience.

  • Closing Exits: Decreasing Pain Through Deepening Commitment: Relationships often face challenges when partners seek external solutions or "exits" to internal problems. This section will equip participants with strategies to help couples identify and close these exits, channeling their energy towards deepening their commitment and resolving issues within the relationship framework.

  • The Use of Touch in Imago Relationship Therapy: Touch is a powerful tool in therapy, offering a non-verbal avenue for connection, comfort, and healing. Participants will explore the therapeutic use of touch in Imago Therapy, understanding its significance, boundaries, and the profound impact it can have in fostering intimacy and trust between couples.

  • Working with Anger and Rage – Expressed and Held: Anger and rage are potent emotions that can either disrupt or deepen a relationship, depending on how they're addressed. This segment will provide participants with insights and techniques to work with these intense emotions, whether they're openly expressed or held within, ensuring they become catalysts for growth rather than points of contention.

  • Re-Romanticising: Sex and Physical Intimacy: Physical intimacy is a cornerstone of romantic relationships. This section delves into the intricate dynamics of sexuality and the significance of maintaining a healthy sexual connection. Participants will acquire tools and insights to help couples navigate challenges, rekindle their passion, and deepen their understanding of each other's desires and needs.

  • Gender, Sex, and Relational Diversity: This section provides a comprehensive exploration of Gender, Sex, and Relational Diversity, equipping participants to deliver informed and empathetic therapy. The training emphasises the importance of acknowledging and valuing every client's unique experiences and identities, ensuring therapy is inclusive and affirming for all.

  • The Holding Exercise: A therapeutic technique designed to foster closeness and understanding, the Holding Exercise is a cornerstone of Imago Therapy. Participants will learn to facilitate this intimate exercise, guiding couples to a space of vulnerability, trust, and deep connection.

  • Working with Highly Reactive Couples: Some couples exhibit heightened reactivity, making therapeutic interventions challenging. This segment will equip participants with specialized strategies to work with such couples, ensuring that even in heightened emotional states, the therapy remains productive and transformative.

  • The Seamless Flow of Imago Therapy: Imago Therapy is not just a set of techniques but a fluid approach to relationship healing. In this section, participants will understand the seamless integration of various Imago techniques, ensuring that each therapy session is a harmonious journey towards relationship betterment.

  • The Imago Supervision Process: Continuing from Module 2, this segment delves deeper into the Imago supervision process. Participants will engage in reflective practice, receive feedback, and further align their therapeutic approach with the core principles of Imago Therapy, ensuring consistent growth and mastery in their practice.

Imago Relationship Therapy Certification Process

Embarking on the path to becoming a certified Imago Relationship Therapist is a comprehensive journey, ensuring that each therapist is adeptly equipped with the necessary skills and understanding to provide effective therapy. Here's a detailed breakdown of the certification process:

Modules 1-3 Completion

Successfully complete Modules 1-3 under the guidance and to the satisfaction of your course tutor.


Supervision Period

  • Engage in a 6-month supervision period, ensuring consistent progress and development under the guidance of your clinical supervisor.
  • During this period, submit two reports detailing your experiences and growth, both personally and professionally. The first report is due at the three-month mark, and the second is due at the end of the six months. These reports should candidly reflect on your challenges, growth edges, and how you're integrating Imago Therapy into your life and practice.


Workshop Assistance

  • After the 12-day training, participate as a support therapist in a "Getting The Love You Want" Couples Workshop led by a Certified Workshop Presenter®.
  • Post-workshop, meet with the presenter for feedback. A positive evaluation from the presenter should be submitted to Temenos Education, with a copy sent to the course tutor.


Video Evaluation

  • Record a clinical session that prominently features the Imago Dialogue. Self-evaluate this session.
  • Have your clinical supervisor review and approve the video.
  • Submit the video, your evaluation, and the supervisor's note to the trainer for further assessment.
  • Receive feedback from the trainer, either in written form or through a consultation. This feedback aims to ensure you've reached the proficiency level required for certification.
  • If the initial video doesn't meet the standard, you'll be encouraged to integrate the feedback and submit a second video. This process is part of the learning journey, ensuring you achieve a high level of proficiency in the Imago model.


Upon successfully completing all these components, you'll be eligible for certification as an Imago Relationship Therapist, marking a significant milestone in your professional journey.

In essence, this course promises a holistic and immersive learning experience, equipping participants with the tools and knowledge to excel in the realm of couples therapy. Whether you're a seasoned therapist or a budding professional, this training is the key to unlocking the next level of your therapeutic journey.

June 2024 - March 2025 Cohort

Places still available

Imago Foundations: Mastering Relational Dynamics for Individual and Couples Therapy

  • Friday, June 7, 2024 - 9:30-17:30 UK Time
  • Saturday, June 8, 2024 - 9:30-17:30 UK Time
  • Sunday, June 9, 2024 - 9:30-17:30 UK Time


Module 1

  • Friday, November 15, 2024 - 9:30-17:30 UK Time
  • Saturday, November 16, 2024 - 9:30-17:30 UK Time
  • Sunday, November 17, 2024 - 9:30-17:30 UK Time


Module 2

  • Saturday, January 24, 2025 - 9:30-17:30 UK Time
  • Sunday, January 25, 2025 - 9:30-17:30 UK Time
  • Sunday, January 26, 2025 - 9:30-17:30 UK Time


Module 3

  • Sunday, March 28, 2025 - 9:30-17:30 UK Time
  • Monday, March 29, 2025 - 9:30-17:30 UK Time
  • Tuesday, March 30, 2025 - 9:30-17:30 UK Time

Venue

Kents Hill Park

  • Location

    Kents Hill Park Training & Conference Centre, Timbold Drive, Kents Hill Park, Milton Keynes, MK7 6BZ

  • Accomodation

    Room with en suite bathroom. Complimentary Wi-Fi. Fully accessible rooms available. Parking Eye car park, register your car registration upon arrival

So... Any Questions? Here's What Your Fellow Imago Relationship Therapy: Full Clinical Training Course Learners Have Asked Before Clicking Enroll.

  • What is the "Imago Relationship Therapy: Full Clinical Training" Course?

    It is a full clinical training focused on working with couples, equipping practitioners with the necessary knowledge and skills to effectively facilitate couples therapy.

  • Who is this course suitable for?

    The course is designed for therapists, counsellors, and other professionals who wish to enhance their skills in relationship therapy.

  • Are there any prerequisites for attending this course?

    Yes, attendees should have completed the “Getting the Love You Want” workshop by the second module. Membership in UKCP, BACP, or an equivalent nationally recognised regulating body is also required.

  • Where will the course be conducted?

    The initial four days of the course will be hosted on Zoom, while the subsequent eight days will take place at a venue in London.

  • How long is the course?

    The course consists of three modules, each four days long, totalling 12 days. There's also a six-month supervision period.

  • What is the cost of the course?

    The course fee is £1,800, which includes registration, training, and certification fees. However, it excludes supervision fees and "Getting The Love You Want" Couples workshop fees.Can non-therapists attend the course?

  • Who is the instructor for this course?

    The course is led by Dr. Kalanit Ben-Ari, an expert in Imago Relationship Therapy.

  • Can non-therapists attend the course?

    Yes, non-therapist partners are welcome to attend at a fee of £1,200. Non-therapist partners will not be eligible for Imago certification or working with Couples Counselling Clients.

  • How is the course structured?

    The course is divided into three modules, each focusing on different aspects of Imago Therapy. From basic ideas and assumptions to practical demonstrations and exercises, the course covers a wide range of topics. These modules are then followed by a period of practice and supervision.

  • Is this a full clinical training in delivering Imago Relationship Therapy?

    This course, combined with the 6-month supervision and practice period, constitutes a full clinical training in working with couples. Participants who successfully complete all components will be certified as an Imago Relationship Therapist.

  • Is the course suitable for practitioners at all experience levels?

    Yes, the course is designed to accommodate therapists of all experience levels. Whether you are just starting out or are a seasoned practitioner, the training provides comprehensive insights and techniques to become a certified Imago Relationship Therapist.

  • What is your refund policy if I decide to withdraw from the course?

    If you withdraw within 30 days of making the full payment or the first instalment, and there's still over a month before the course commences, you'll receive a full refund. If you've been enrolled for more than a month, but there's still over 60 days until the course begins, you're eligible for a 50% refund. If you decide to cancel with 30-60 days remaining before the course starts, we can offer a 25% refund. Regrettably, if there are fewer than 30 days left before the course starts, we cannot offer a refund.

  • I'm on a payment plan. How will my refund be calculated?

    Refunds will be calculated based on the amount you've already paid. Please note, any outstanding amounts are still payable to Temenos Education Ltd.

  • Can I reschedule my attendance for a future training programme?

    Yes, if circumstances change, you have the option to reschedule and join a future training programme within the year, subject to availability

  • What if I can't attend the course? Can someone else take my place?

    Absolutely! If you're unable to attend, you can nominate a suitable replacement to attend in your stead at no additional cost. However, they will need to meet all the course prerequisites.

  • Who can I contact if I have questions about the cancellation or rescheduling process?

    Our team is here to assist with any queries or assistance you may need regarding the cancellation or rescheduling process.

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Ready to embark on a transformative journey to become a Couples Therapist and create profound relationship healing for your clients?

If you're thinking "this sounds perfect for me, but I'm still not 100% sure" keep reading ...

You should consider the Imago Relationship Therapy: Full Clinical Training Course with a 30-day risk-free trial if any of the following resonates with you.


You've been dedicated to supporting individuals, understanding their personal narratives and challenges. However, you've recognised that many of these challenges are intertwined with their relationships. To truly offer holistic support, you're considering a deeper dive into the realm of couples therapy.


Whether you're in private practice or an institutional setting, you've encountered individuals reflecting on their relationships - past, present, and anticipated future ones. They're navigating the complexities of these bonds, and you're eager to guide them more effectively, not just as individuals but as part of a couple.


The world of couples therapy is vast and intricate. It's not just about resolving disputes but understanding the deep-seated dynamics that play out between partners. The Imago Relationship Therapy: Full Clinical Training is designed to be your comprehensive guide into this world. This course offers a full training regime, transforming you into a proficient couples therapist, ready to facilitate profound relationship healing.


Embark on this transformative journey with assurance. The course comes with a 30-day exploration period. Immerse yourself in the rich content, master the Imago dialogue, and begin integrating these techniques into your sessions. If, within this period, you decide that couples therapy isn't your calling, rest easy with our full refund guarantee. Your dedication to enhancing relationships and your professional development is admirable. This course aims to be your steadfast companion on this journey.

Can we mark you down as a resounding "YES" to advancing your therapeutic expertise, integrating Imago techniques, and embarking on a fulfilling journey as a couples therapist?

When you enrol in the Imago Relationship Therapy: Full Clinical Training, focusing on becoming a proficient couples therapist, you'll relish the profound transformation in your therapeutic approach, enabling you to deeply influence and enhance the relationships of the couples you work with.

Beginning your Imago Practitioner Journey

In our path as therapists, we constantly strive to deepen our expertise and amplify the guidance we provide to our clients. At the core of human experience lies the intricate dance of relationships, and understanding this dance is pivotal for any therapist, especially those aiming to specialise in couples therapy.


I hold a profound belief in the Imago Relationship Therapy: Full Clinical Training Course and its potential to revolutionise couples therapy. In an era where relationships often face multifaceted challenges, the imperative for adept couples therapy has never been more pressing. By immersing yourself in the Imago methodology, you can usher in transformative shifts in your clients' lives, guiding them to foster relationships filled with understanding, compassion, and harmony.


I urge you not to look back in the future, contemplating the deeper impact you could have made in the lives of couples or individuals. Instead, I want you to possess the comprehensive tools and knowledge that can genuinely enrich your clients' relational experiences.


I invite you to join me on this enlightening journey through the Imago Relationship Therapy: Full Clinical Training Course. Together, let's equip ourselves to uplift our clients, aiding them in navigating, healing, and fortifying their relationships. Let's set forth on this transformative venture, ensuring that every therapeutic session you lead is imbued with insight, empathy, and lasting positive transformation.


Best wishess,


Dr. Kalanit Ben-Ari

Dr Kalanit Ben-Ari

With a passion for my work, I am dedicated to helping couples strengthen their romances and re-fire the love in their relationships. I have extensive experience working with couples and families helping them establish and maintain the relationship they desire as well as facilitating relationship workshops. I have worked as a couples therapist and parental advisor for the past 20 years and have a private clinic in Hampstead, London. Following my passion for writing I published two books, one for parents Small Steps to Great Parenting which is an Amazon Best seller, and one for children The Lost Book


In my own personal life, I am married to Adi and we have two wonderful daughters.


Professionally, I gained a BA and an MA in Social Work, specialising in Clinical Child Development, at the University of Haifa, Israel. I gained a Doctorate in Psychology at the Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck, University of London. My main research area was the influence of psychological processes and childhood experiences on adult romantic relationships. I am an Advanced Certified Imago Therapist and was the Chair of Imago UK from 2013-2023. I also served on the IRI (Imago Relationship International) Board of Directors during 2016-2017. I was trained by Harville Hendrix, founder of Imago Relationship Therapy an internationally recognised relationship therapy approach. I am an Associate of the Imago International Training Institute which entails training and supervising therapists to become certified Imago relationship therapists.


In addition, I am a public speaker and feel privileged and fortunate to be invited to speak and train on various topics all over the world.


I frequently teach and lecture on a variety of parental and couples topics, and I am a certified workshop presenter for some of the best known parenting programmes (e.g., “How to Talk So Kids Will Listen”, and “Connected Parents-Thriving Kids”) and couples ("Getting The Love You Want"). I have also developed my own unique programme for parents, based on two decades of clinical work with families. I teach in parenting groups at my clinic, community and educational centres.


As it is my belief that we are ever evolving and growing, I continually update my professional education by undertaking numerous courses and training sessions. This enables me to provide the most cutting edge and evidence based therapeutic interventions to my clinical and trainee clients. Recent examples include achieving Brainspotting (Level 2) and attending Neurofeedback training as well as holding an Advanced Diploma in Transpersonal Psychotherapy.


I look forward to working with you,


Kalanit.

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