Couples work can be intense, challenging and deeply rewarding. There are many different ways to approach couples work because essentially every relationship is completely unique. In this workshop, you will be exposed to the thinking behind and interventions used by many different approaches to couples work including experiential, object relations, attachment and energetic theories.


  • Define what it means to be a couple and certain aspects of intimate relationship
  • Identify and review different key theoretical approaches to Couples Work
  • Describe and demonstrate application of a nurturing energetic and experiential approach to couples work

*This class is suitable for all levels of practitioners and providers of mental health including Psych, LMSW, LCSW, LMFT, LCAT, LMHC, LP and related fields. 

Led by Veronica Vaiti, LCSW-R, CCATP

Co-Founder and Executive Director, Bhava Therapy Group

Veronica Vaiti, LCSW-R, CCATP

Veronica Vaiti is a NY State Licensed Clinical Social Worker who is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of NYC Therapy Group. Veronica has been working as a Psychotherapist, Yoga Therapist and Meditation Teacher for almost 2 decades. She is a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT). Veronica holds a Bachelors Degree in Business and Communications from Villanova University, and a Masters Degree in Clinical Social Work from New York University (NYU). Her Post Masters Training includes Advanced Clinical Training at NYU, the Clinical Fellowship Program at the Gestalt Associates for Psychotherapy, Developmental Somatic Therapy with Ruella Frank as well as her ongoing work with her clients. Veronica’s professional experience includes working with diverse client populations and organizations with people ranging in age from early childhood through the elderly. She has worked in direct service settings such as: inpatient and outpatient mental health facilities, chemical dependency and HIV mental health clinics, non-profit service organizations and private practice. Her approach to her work is informed by her professional training and experience, her 20+ year study and practice of yoga and meditation and life experiences including volunteering abroad and at home. In her work with her clients, Veronica wishes to create the conditions which empower and support the process of personal growth and movement towards self-fulfillment. Veronica utilizes a non-judgmental, accepting, playful and empathic stance with her clients. She is continually guided by her belief that within every individual lives an expert on their own source of joy and contentment and path towards self-actualization and she strives to cultivate her client’s ability to connect with their inner-expert. Veronica deeply values the clients she works with and holds them to be her greatest teachers via the many ways that they display courage, vulnerability, perseverance and honesty.

Course curriculum

  1. 1
    • Information - Introduction To Couples Work – Important Considerations and Effective Interventions

    • Instructor Information - Requirements - Rules - Refunds - Policies

  2. 2
    • References For Couples Work – Important Considerations and Effective Interventions

    • Powerpoint & Handout For Couples Work – Important Considerations and Effective Interventions

  3. 3
    • Information to Keep

  4. 4
    • Couples Work – Important Considerations and Effective Interventions

  5. 5
    • Posttest For Couples Work – Important Considerations and Effective Interventions

  6. 6
    • Survey Scale

    • Course Evaluation For Couples Work – Important Considerations and Effective Interventions