Dr. Ellyn Bader
For 25 years, Ellyn Bader, Ph.D. has been specializing in helping couples transform their relationships. She and her husband, Dr. Peter Pearson are founders and directors of The Couples Institute and creators of The Developmental Model of Couples Therapy. Their model teaches therapists how to diagnose, intervene and significantly change troubled relationships
Dr. Bader is considered by many to be the preeminent expert in couples therapy training. Her powerful presentations always combine theory with practical insights. She has trained therapists throughout the United States as well as in Europe, Russia, Asia, South America, and Australia.
Her first book, "In Quest of the Mythical Mate: A Developmental Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment in Couples Therapy" was awarded the Clark Vincent Award by the California Association of Marriage & Family Therapists for an outstanding contribution to the field of marital therapy. Her most recent book “Tell Me No Lies: How to Face the Truth and Build a Loving Marriage” helps therapists get therapy off to a powerful start
Since 2006, Ellyn has led innovative couples therapy training programs online. Professionals from around the world connect with her through internet, conference calls and blogs to study “The Developmental Model of Couples Therapy: Integrating Attachment, Differentiation, and Neuroscience.” For more information on this program click here.