LIVING SMART

Program Details
Air Time: 
09/07/2013 - 4:30pm - 4:59pm
Program Title: 
EMOTIONALLY INTELLIGENT MARRIAGES
Program Service: 
MX
Program URL: 
http://www.houstonpbs.org/livingsmart
PSIP Description: 
Dr. Donald Cole, Licensed Professional Counselor in marriage and family counseling, appears.
Long Description: 
Guest: Dr. Donald Cole, Licensed Professional Counselor in marriage and family counseling. In this episode, Dr. Donald Cole explains how he uses his knowledge of pastoral counseling and psychotherapy to help couples learn to communicate through problem areas of marriages. Using techniques from the Gottman Method voiced in the book "The Seven Principles of Making Marriages Work," Dr. Cole explains how to create emotionally intelligent marriages by eliminating the four horsemen: contempt, criticism, defensiveness and stone walling. On Living Smart Dr. Cole will discuss practical strategies and tools couples can use to improve and strengthen their marriage.