Nathan Schwartz-Salant

Couples Work and “The Third”

Rosarium Philosophorum Plate 2 – “The Third”

Couples Therapy as More than Conflict Resolution At Therapy Duo, in Couples therapy, we often take a psycho-educational role and offer very practical tips for resolving couple conflicts. But we are also always aware of another level operating in the couple relationships we see. This level can be hard to pin down and define, and […] Read more

Reflections on the Couple Bubble

Creating a safe relationship that can grow and flourish.  Understand unconscious and conscious agreements and other tips.

Couple Bubble The term couple bubble is gaining currency in couples work. Stan Tatkin, in his book Wired for Love (which we recommend to couples) defines it as: …the mutually constructed membrane, cocoon, or womb that holds a couple together and protects each partner from outside elements. The couple bubble is built on a set […] Read more

Revelation and Intimations of a Dark Couple

What can be revealed when a couple opens their eyes to the unconscious dynamics that rule their relationship.

Gary Shead’s Etching Revelation We recently moved Revelation (image above) to our therapy rooms and it was interesting to do so – we began to notice it more than we’d done in quite a while (having lived with it at home for at least 10 years). Shead’s work presents powerful icons of Australia and the […] Read more