Advanced RE Therapy

Advanced Relationship Enhancement® Couples/Family Therapy Workshop
shutterstock_8207239This two-day workshop provides advanced training and group supervision in the use of the Relationship Enhancement® Model in Couple and Family Therapy. The workshop emphasizes the building of participants’ therapeutic skills through a process that combines lecture, video, role-play demonstrations and intensively supervised skill practice. Participants are encouraged to bring questions, ideas and case examples of actual or hypothetical situations for role-played demonstration and analysis. Enrollment in this workshop is limited in order to promote an intimate atmosphere for sharing as well as to insure ample opportunity for individual and group feedback during supervised skill training.
Participants attending this workshop may also be interested in applying to NIRE’s:

Certification Program in Relationship Enhancement® Couple Therapy
Certification Program in Relationship Enhancement® Family Therapy

Certification also available as a:

Couples Relationship Enhancement® Program Educator/Leader

Workshop Objectives:
Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:
  • More effrectively ustilize the experiential and crisis intervention formats for conducting RE therapy, as well as special RE applications
  • Conduct RE Couple and Family Therapy with greater confidence and skill
  • More effectively incorporate Identification Empathy-Training for clients into RE therapy
  • More effectively utilize the specialized RE therapist techniques of “Becoming,” “Laundering” and “Troubleshooting” into the RE Therapy process
  • Avoid the “Dozen Deadly Sins” which lead to early termination or retard progress in therapy
  • More effectively turn emotional flare-ups and breakdowns into positive experiences
  • Generate catharsis of repressed feelings from early-life or traumatic experiences when appropriate
  • Effectively combine RE therapy with your other preferred approaches
  • The Newer RE Formats:
    • Crisis Intervention
  • New, Recent, or Special RE Applications, including:
    • Intrapsychic RE
    • Unilateral RE
    • Individual RE
    • Group RE
  • Specialized RE Therapist Techniques, including:
    • Laundering
    • Polling
    • Becoming
    • Double-Coaching
    • Trouble-shooting for Self
    • Trouble-shooting for Client
    • Identification Empathy-Training
  • Skill Training
    • Laundering
    • Becoming
    • Trouble-shooting
    • Identification Empathy-Training
CE Information:
13 hours of CE credits are provided to psychologists, social workers and counselors. For further information, see Continuing Education Information
Attendance at this workshop also counts for 3.5 hours of towards the supervision requirements for certification as an RE Couple Therapist or RE Family Therapist.
William Nordling, Ph.D.
Robert F. Scuka, Ph.D., M.S.W., L.C.S.W.-C.
Schedule, Cost and Registration Information:
Current Professional Training Schedule
Cost of the RE training workshop is $265.
A discount of $25 is available for each person attending from the same site and registering together.
The workshop meets from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Lunch is on your own.
To Register:
Via the website:



3914 Kincaid Terrace
Kensington, MD 20895-1519

If you register by fax or mail, please include your name, address, home and work phone numbers, and the dates for which you are registering.
Payment may be made either by check or credit card. Registrations by fax must be accompanied by a credit card number.
If payment is made with a credit card number, please write your name exactly as it appears on the card, the expiration date and your signature. Please include the zip code associated with the credit card.
Additional Training Opportunities:
Participants completing this workshop may also wish to attend NIRE’s:

Couples Relationship Enhancement® Program Educator/Leader Training Workshop

You might also wish to consult:
Home Study Version of the Couple RE Program Educator/Leader Training Workshop
Couples Relationship Enhancement® Weekend
On-Site Training Opportunities:
This and all other NIRE professional training workshops can be offered on-site and tailored to meet your organization’s or group’s distinctive needs. For more information on this potentially cost-saving alternative, please see

On-Site Training Opportunities