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Couples Counseling
Essential Skills for Clinical Practie

One Day in PersonWorkshop
For Mental Health Professionals


Hopkins MN
Saturday August 6, 2022

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This workshop addresses the four most common challenges to effective couple’s work, and the essential skills needed to meet these challenges in couples therapy.  Integrating these skills into your practice will add a new dimension to your work with couples, and families.   You will find your work is more effective, fun, and provides greater long-term benefits for you, your clients, and  your practice.

You will benefit with insights and practical tools to use with your clients to:

  1. Keep couples sessions emotionally safe

  2. Guide couples to develop their natural capacity for empathy while eliminating judgment and blame

  3. Regulate the flow of energy and information between partners

  4. Lead couples toward resolving conflicts through expressions of Desire

  5. Earn 6 CE hours NBCC Approval No. SP-3849



William (Tony) Victor, D.Min., LCPC is the Co-founder and co-owner of the Midwest Relationship Center, LLC.  Dr. Tony is the past dean and a clinical faculty member of the Imago International Training Institute.  He has provided advanced clinical training globally, and has been in private practice for over 30 years specializing in couples therapy.  His articles have been published in First for Women Magazine and several of the Illinois Counseling Association journals.



Tony is a great contributor to theory and technology.  I recommend him and endorse him.”

Harville Hendrix, Ph.D. Co-founder Imago Relationships International

“Tony is a strong addition to our faculty he has our highest admiration.”    

Helen LaKelly Hunt, Ph.D. Co-founder Imago Relationships International

“Dr. Victor is a gifted teacher. . . .Every consultation with Tony has given me a fresh perspective on my clients, and enduring insights into myself.” Anne Desmond LCSW  

“When I met Dr. Victor—in my first course . . . .I was touched by his input.  I remember thinking “I can trust this man.”  I would relive those thoughts and feelings over the years . . . . As a human being, as a teacher, as a therapist he has touched my life profoundly.”  

Evonne Weinhaus, LCSW, LPC co-author of several books including Stop Struggling With Your Teen, Stop Struggling With Your Child and A New Fearless You.


Lagistical Details

Date:  Saturday, August 6, 2022

Time:  8:45 AM to 5:00 PM

Location:  Greenfield Club House

920 Feltl Court 

Hopkins, MN 55343

6 CE hours NBCC Approval NO. SP-3849

Couples therapy:  Essential Skills for clinical Practice has been approved by NBCC for NBCC credit.  The Midwest Relationship Center, LLC is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.  NBCC Aproval NO. SP-3849.