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Partners2Parents: Strengthening Couples Emotional Connection During the Transition to Parenthood: Program Design and Plan for Evaluation
The transition to parenthood brings excitement and joy to most couples as they plan for a life changing experience and witness their child’s development. However, this milestone is associated with challenges and changes ...
A Comparison of Imago Relationship Therapy and Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy
Two attachment-based theories of couples counselling, Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy and Imago Relationship Therapy, were chosen to identify similarities, differences and whether there is evidence that one model is ...
Closeness in Crisis: A Proposal for Identifying Resilience in Couples Who Face the Crisis of Cancer in Their Child
The research proposal presented in the following thesis paper outlines an approach to couples who parent a child diagnosed and treated for childhood cancer. It is an approach that challenges deficit models and supports ...
Couples and Their Response to Cancer: A Literature Review
In this project I analyze the results of a literature review on how a couple responds during the time of a cancer diagnosis. Several themes emerged from the research and are presented in the chapters that follow. They are: ...
Passages of Touch: A Literature Review of the Positive Responses to Touch
This thesis reviews the literature on responses to touch by animals, non-human primates and humans. The physical, social, emotional and cognitive development of these life forms is explored in response to touch deprivation ...