Collaborative Couple Therapy is rooted in Bernard Apfelbaum’s Ego Analysis—as I think will become clear when reading this piece. Bernie, who was my mentor, died on July 5, 2016. Some of us who have been deeply influenced by him are thinking of putting together a Wikipedia piece on ego analysis. In this effort, I wrote […]
August 3, 1938 – March 18, 2020
A memorial service celebrating Dan Wile’s life will be held in the late fall or early spring, when it is safe to gather together.
I went to Dan Wile’s “collaborative couple therapy” training here in Atlanta this week (February, 2019) and it was beyond helpful (and so fun). I highly recommend it, if you have the chance. There is something very special about seeing the creator of a technique we use so regularly in the Gottman Method (“the Dan Wile?”) practiced right in front of you. It had that once-in-a-lifetime kind of feeling, and I feel a lot more comfortable with how I can use some of his techniques even better now.
Stephanie Cook, LCSW