The PACT Institute's Couple Therapy Training Sessions Come to Los Angeles May 5-7

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Therapists and counselors register for cutting-edge Psychobiological Approach to Couple Therapy (PACT) workshops with PACT founder, Dr. Stan Tatkin, and PACT core faculty members

Dr. Stan Tatkin

Dr. Stan Tatkin

We train PACT therapists to find the root of the problem quickly and efficiently so that couples can restore their relationship to a secure-functioning condition as attentive and supportive partners for one another.

The Psychobiological Approach to Couple Therapy® (PACT) Institute has announced Los Angeles PACT training sessions for May 5-7. The PACT Institute has trained more than 1,000 marriage and family therapists, social workers, counselors, psychologists and psychiatrists from all over the world in the PACT methodology. The training will take place at the Pepperdine University West LA Graduate Campus in Los Angeles.

A Psychobiological Approach to Couple Therapy® (PACT), developed by Dr. Stan Tatkin, PsyD, MFT, is a fusion of attachment theory, developmental neuroscience, and arousal regulation. PACT has a reputation for effectively treating the most challenging couples. The method aims to promote secure-functioning relationships based on the principles of sensitivity, fairness, justice, collaboration and true mutuality. PACT specifically focuses on evoking experience for couples through social cues, movement exercises, conflict enactments, and other psychodramatic techniques.

The full training comprises three levels, spanning three years. The Level I (beginner) course is taught by the PACT core faculty. The Level II (advanced) and Level III (practicum) courses are taught by Dr. Tatkin. These courses are offered at various locations in the United States. Some levels are also available internationally. In Los Angeles, Lon Rankin, MA, LPCC, will conduct the Level I training. A sought-after PACT trained couple therapist, Mr. Rankin has a background in transpersonal psychology. He maintains a private practice in Santa Fe, NM and enjoys keeping current with the vast amounts of emerging neurobiology research and exploring the use of nonordinary states of consciousness for healing.

“We train PACT therapists to find the root of the problem quickly and efficiently so that couples can restore their relationship to a secure-functioning condition as attentive and supportive partners for one another,” explained The PACT Institute’s founder, Dr. Stan Tatkin, PsyD, MFT, a best-selling author, therapist and researcher. The PACT Institute’s faculty members are all highly skilled therapists with successful private practices and have undergone extensive PACT training with Dr. Tatkin.

About Stan Tatkin, PsyD, MFT
Stan Tatkin, PsyD, MFT, has a clinical practice as a couple therapist in Calabasas, CA, and is assistant clinical professor at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine. He and his wife, Tracey Boldemann-Tatkin, PhD, founded the PACT Institute and lead therapist training programs in cities across the United States and around the world. Tatkin is the author of three well-received books about relationships—Wired for Dating, Wired for Love, and Your Brain on Love—and is coauthor of Love and War in Intimate Relationships. Learn more about Dr. Tatkin at http://www.stantatkin.com.

About the PACT Institute
The PACT Institute is a leading global organization that offers trainings for clinical professionals in a method designed to help secure-functioning relationships flourish. The Psychobiological Approach to Couple Therapy® (PACT) draws on more than three decades of research on developmental neuroscience, attachment theory, and arousal regulation. Since 2008, the PACT Institute has trained more than 1,000 practitioners across North America, Europe, and Australia and has expanded the training to three levels. PACT has gained a reputation for effectively treating even the most challenging couples. For more information visit: http://www.thepactinstitute.com.

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