Couples Therapy Consultation Group — Now forming!

Mastering the Art of Couples Therapy Consultation Group

Rachel Stein, MSW, LICSW , Director of Clinical Services

Rachel Stein, MSW, LICSW, Director of Clinical Services

This is a rare opportunity to join NCCT’s Director of Clinical Services, Rachel Stein, LICSW in a couples therapy consultation group for folks interested in deepening their skills in couples therapy practice.

We will focus on best practices in the couples realm to help you feel more clear about what to focus on in session including:

  • How to assess and manage high levels of conflict

  • How to jump start low-conflict couples

  • How to work with differentiation and gridlocked couples

  • Sex (desire discrepancies, sexual styles, consentual non-monogamy)

  • And many other subspecialties, including blending, separation and divorce, trauma, infidelity and other betrayals, conflicting attachment styles and more!

Common themes from the evidence-based models will be leaned on such as state-dependent work, how to identify choice moments to intervene and what to do when you move in, and working with self-regulation and co-regulation (the physiology of stress/threat)

Group will be a combination of didactic information and case presentation sharing/consultation. Group will be 90 minutes and cost will be $50. We will meet monthly on Wednesday mornings — 8:30a to start (may move to 9a), at our offices in Florence. First meeting will be December 18th.

Rachel Stein, MSW, LICSW, Director of Clinical Services


MSW in Clinical Social Work – University of Southern California

Gottman Method Therapy – Level I and II

Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy – Completed Externship and Core Skills, in process to be Certified

Certified Reflective Parenting Program Leader

Pragmatic Experiential Couples Therapy – trained by Brent Atkinson

Out of Control Sexual Behavior – trained by Douglas Braun-Harvey

Additional Training in: Discernment Counseling, Sex Therapy for Couples, Gestalt Therapy

“Rachel combines a fierce intelligence with a calm equanimity. Her focus is deep, while her manner is preternaturally good humored, relaxed and hard to ruffle. Rachel is able to maintain her poise in high conflict situations and can help a couple balance and find their way back to their better selves and to the important conversations. She balances her compassionate stance with a rigorous commitment to lifelong learning in evidence-based treatments.”


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