Publications

Articles for the General Public
Articles for Therapists and Marriage Educators
Books and Manuals
Videos

Articles for the General Public

 

"The Secret to Enduring Love: Love Alone is Not Enough," in First Years and Forever: A monthly online newsletter for marriages in the early years, Part I, March 1, 2009; Part II, April 1, 2009. Published by Family Ministries of the Archdiocese of Chicago. Click here for Text of the Article.

“How Misunderstanding Anger Can Harm Your Marriage,” in RE/Filial News, June, 2008, published by the Association for Filial and Relationship Enhancement Methods. Click here for Text of Article.

“Marriage That Lasts a Lifetime,” in First Years and Forever: A Monthly online newsletter for marriages in the early years. Published by Cana Conference, Family Ministries Office, Archdiocese of Chicago. April, 2007, Vol, 6 Issue 8. Click here for Text of Article.

“Recovering from Infidelity.” First posted on September 21, 2006.
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“Premarital Counseling: Transcript of On-Line Chat” hosted by the Washington Post On-Line Chat, February 28, 2006.
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"The Values of Authentic Relationship: What the Relationship Enhancement Model Teaches Us about the Meaning of Marriage," in First Years and Forever: A Monthly online newsletter for marriages in the early years. Published by Cana Conference, Family Ministries Office, Archdiocese of Chicago. November 2005, Vol. 5, Issue 3. Click here for Text of Article.


Articles for Therapists and Marriage Educators


Powerful Testimony from the Research about the Long-term Effectiveness of the Relationship Enhancement Model, in RE/Filial News, January, 2009, published by the Association for Filial and Relationship Enhancement Methods. Click here for Text of Article.

A Simple Way to Help Overcome Empathic Resistance and Move RE Couples’ Dialogues Forward" in RE/Filial News, August, 2008, published by the Association for Filial and Relationship Enhancement Methods. Click here for Text of Article.

“The Limits of Empathy in Relationship Enhancement Therapy,” in RE/Filial News, March, 2008, published by the Association for Filial and Relationship Enhancement Methods. Click here for Text of Article.

“Comparison of Relationship Enhancement Therapy and Emotionally Focused Therapy,” RE/Filial News, November, 2007, published by the Association for Filial and Relationship Enhancement Methods. Click here for Text of Article.

“Checklist for Differentiating Two Different Forms of Interpersonal Violence.” First posted on September 15, 2006. Click here for Text of Article.

Books and Manuals

 

Relationship Enhancement Therapy: Healing Through Deep Empathy and Intimate Dialogue (Routledge, 2005). Click here for Table of Contents

Couples' Relationship Enhancement Program: Leader's Manual (Co-author with Bernard Guerney, Jr. and William Nordling). Bethesda, MD: IDEALS, 2004 (3rd edition).

Contributing author to Relationship Enhancement® Program: Participant’s Manual, by Bernard Guerney, Jr. Bethesda, MD: IDEALS, 2004 (3rd edition).

Contributing author to Relationship Enhancement® Client Manual, by Bernard Guerney, Jr. Bethesda, MD: IDEALS, 2005 (4th edition).

Videos

 

Video: Using Relationship Enhancement® Therapy To Help Couples Recover from Infidelity (3 DVD set, 5+ hours). Silver Spring, MD: IDEALS, 2005.

Video: Demonstration of the Identification Mode of Empathy within the Relationship Enhancement Model (40 minute DVD or VHS tape). Silver Spring, MD: IDEALS, 2003.

Video: Demonstration of Relationship Enhancement Skills by Two Leaders (with Mary Scuka, 2 hour DVD or VHS tape). Bethesda, MD: IDEALS, 1998.

How to Order Materials

 

Information on Dr. Rob’s books, manuals and videos can be found at www.nire.org and may be ordered from the National Institute of Relationship Enhancement® by calling 301-986-1479.