Hedy Schleifer brings the crystallized wisdom she has gathered from her 40 years as a psychotherapist, her 25 years of work dedicated to couples, and her 52 years of personal work in the "living laboratory" of her own marriage to her husband, Yumi. She describes how to put the magic into your relationship by embracing three invisible connectors: the Space, the Bridge and the Encounter. It is a model that she names "Encounter-centered Couples Therapy."
Hedy's work with couples is a synergetic integration of the philosophy of Martin Buber, the core values of the Judaic tradition, Imago Relationship Theory, Appreciative Inquiry, and the latest findings of Relational Neuro-Biology. She describes how couples "sculpt" each other's brain, and assist each other on the path to Relational Maturity. Hedy’s passion for teaching people how to create harmonious relationships and results-oriented connections inspires and empowers people to embrace the adventure of their life with renewed vigor and enthusiasm.
Hedy lives with her husband Yumi in Washington D.C. USA. They have two sons and 13 grandchildren.
Hedy’s TEDtalk at http://www.hedyyumi.com/about-us/ted-talk
ABOUT THE PRESENTER:
Hedy Schleifer, MA, LMHC: is a Clinical Psychologist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor and an internationally known relationship specialist, clinical trainer, workshop presenter and motivational speaker. Teaching in four languages, Hedy travels extensively throughout the world bringing her passion and expertise in the “art of relationships” and “conflict dissolution”, to many settings, spanning the mental health, healthcare, religious, educational and corporate communities. She and her husband Yumi teach people how to create harmonious relationships and results-oriented connections through their transformational workshops for couples and trainings for therapists.
In 2010, Hedy presented at the prestigious TEDxTelAviv Conference, and later that year founded the Tikkun Learning Center to train relationship therapists in Encounter-centered Couples Therapy, the crystallization of her life’s work into the concept of the “three invisible connectors”: The Space, the Bridge, and the Encounter. Hedy believes that world peace begins with the human family, and can best be achieved by creating strong, committed, growing and mature partnerships.
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