Building Intimate Relationships: Bridging Treatment, Education, and Enrichment Through the PAIRS Program, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Building Intimate Relationships

Bridging Treatment, Education, and Enrichment Through the PAIRS Program, 1st Edition

Edited by Rita DeMaria, Mo Therese Hannah


304 pages

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First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Table of Contents

Foreword, Mo Therese Hannah

Preface, Diane Sollee

Introduction to PAIRS, Rita DeMaria

Part One: The PAIRS Program in Context1. An Overview of the PAIRS Program, Rita DeMaria

2. The Saga of the Development of PAIRS, Lori H. Gordon

3. The Voices of the PAIRS Leaders, Barbara Bogartz

Part Two: The PAIRS Program: Through the Voices of the Leaders4. The PAIRS Relationship Road Map, Robin Temple

5. Emotional Literacy and Healthy Relationships, Ann Ladd

6. Communication and Conflict Resolution, J. Thomas DeVoge and Joyce B. DeVoge

7. PAIRS and Family Systems, Bonnie Gordon-Rabinowitz and Marc D. Rabinowitz

8. Bonding and Emotional Literacy, Carlos Durana

9. Sensuality and Sexuality, Don Adam and Don Azevedo

10. Contracting: Clarifying Expectations, Ellen B. Purcell

11. Spirituality and the PAIRS Program, Teresa Adams

12. PAIRS Research, Carlos Durana

Part Three: Special Populations and Adaptations13. Stepfamilies, Bill and Linda Wing

14. PEERS: Programs for Youth, Seth Eisenberg

15. PAIRS Short Programs, Kelly Simpson

Part Four: Practical Realities16. Exploring Gender Issues in the PAIRS Program, Elaine Braff

17. PAIRS: Health and Wellness-Preliminary Considerations, Christine Hibbard and David

Hibbard 18. Ethics, J. Thomas DeVoge

Epilogue: Spiritual Partnership, Rabbi Morris Gordon

Closing, Rabbi Morris Gordon




About the Editors

Mo Therese Hannah, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Siena College in Loudonville, New York and an Advanced Clinician in Imago Relationship Therapy. Dr. Hannah is co-editor of Preventive Approaches in Couples Therapy (1999, Taylor/Francis) and of Healing in the Relational Paradigm (1998, Taylor/Francis). She is the co-author of The EQ (Social-Emotional Intelligence) Program (2000, Symenet Press). Since 1996, she has served as Editor/Managing Editor of The Journal of Imago Relationship Therapy. She practices couples therapy near Albany, New York.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychotherapy / Counseling