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Waybridge Counseling
Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky


Process Interventions for

Couples Therapy

Friday, January 21, 2022 (1:00 pm-4:15 pm) 

Saturday, January 22, 2022 (8:45 am-4:15 pm)

Dr. Butch Losey, Ed.D, LPCC-S

Location: Waybridge Counseling Center

Dr. Butch Losey

*This workshop has an in-person and virtual option


January 21, 2022,  1:00-4:15  Professional and Ethical Issues in Couples Therapy


1:00-2:30  Professional efficacy  and effectiveness

Conditions for creating effectiveness of treatment


2:45-4:15  Specific Ethical Issues

Role changes

No Secrets Policy-legal and ethical issues

Process for guest attendance, policy

Intimate partner violence

Ethical business practice

January 22, 2022, 8:45am-4:15pm, Process Interventions for Couples Therapy


8:45-10:15  Counselor Use of Self in Therapy

Definitions and types

Principles of counselor use of self

Standards of care and ethical guidelines for counselor use of self

Satir Iceberg Metaphor and survival stances

10:30-12:00  Experiential Process

What is experiential process?

Use of enactments for experiential process

Practice enactment session

1:00-2:30  Focusing, the Felt Sense, and Family of Origin

Focusing techniques of Eugene Gendlin

Resonating the handle technique

Unconscious Hidden Agenda Family of Origin Interview

2:45-4:15  Guided Imagery

Experience two guided imageries that you can use with couples

About the presenter...

Dr. Butch Losey is the author of Managing the Aftermath of Infidelity: A Sequential Guide for Therapists and Couples. He teaches at Xavier University in the Department of Counseling and is CEO and Owner of Waybridge Counseling.


Continuing Education:

Waybridge Counseling will be providing 9 CEU credits for this workshop (Friday's CEUS will count as ethics). Waybridge is a Continuing Education Provider for the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker & Marriage and Family Therapy Board. Continuing Education offered for counselors, social workers and marriage and family therapists: (Provider RCST031802).


$249.00 Registration for both days (includes lunch Saturday) |  Virtual: $239.00

$89.00   Friday only |  $89.00 Virtual

$210.00 Saturday only (includes lunch Saturday) | Saturday Only Virtual: $200.00

Lunch Options:

[   ] Bacon Turkey Bravo (Oven-roasted turkey breast raised without antibiotics, applewood-smoked bacon, smoked Gouda, lettuce, vine ripened tomatoes, signature sauce, salt and pepper on Tomato Basil)

[   ] Napa Almond Chicken Salad (Chicken tossed with diced celery, seedless grapes, toasted almonds and special dressing, served with lettuce, vine ripened tomatoes, salt and pepper on Sesame Semolina)

[   ] Mediterranean Veggie (Zesty sweet Peppadew piquant peppers, feta, cucumbers, lettuce, vine ripened tomatoes, red onions, cilantro jalapeño hummus, salt and pepper on Tomato Basil)


This workshop will begin on Friday with exploring conditions that increase effectiveness in couples treatment. Specific ethical concerns will be identified and policy and procedural items will be reviewed, with necessary clinical forms provided to participants of the workshop.


Saturday will focus on the process part of couples therapy, particularly the interaction between intra-psychic, interpersonal and family or origin systems. Clinicians can help couples gain increased intimacy, insight and transformational change by guiding couples through experiential process through use of self, focusing techniques, structuring enactments, and guided imageries.


​9 CEUS total for Ohio counselors, social workers and marriage and family therapists.

3 hours on Friday count towards ethics CEUS.

Lunch Provided on Saturday

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