Why Your Brain Craves Connection
Exploring the Science of Love and Connection
Did you know having a sense of wonder about the people you interact with is good for your neurochemistry? Harville Hendrix and Helen LaKelly Hunt, the creators of IMAGO relationship therapy, authors of Getting The Love You Want, and legends in the world of conscious communication join us to delve into:
- How romantic relationships lead to mutual healing.
- A step-by-step guide on IMAGO conversations.
- Staying connected, even when you’re busy!
- How to create quality relationships through dialogue.
- Why your social life is crucial for your brain health.
- Tricking your brain into listening better.
Harville and Helen share a powerful message with us today. It’s through interaction that we can heal and change the world. Listen now and join our conversation.
Harville Hendrix, Ph.D. and Helen LaKelly Hunt, Ph.D. are partners in life and work. They believe that how we interact with each other, in all contexts – family, workplace, schools etc. – is the key to our emotional, physical and economic well-being and to the well-being of our children and society. Together, they are committed to the transformation of relationships and to the evolution of a relational culture.
They are the co-creators of Imago Relationship Theory & Therapy, which has spread globally through Imago Relationships International, and now renamed Imago Relationships Worldwide, an organization that has trained over 2,500 therapists in over 53 countries. They are also co-creators, with other relational therapists, scientists, and business professionals, of Relationships First® a non-profit organization that contributes to the creation of a relational culture through the distribution of new insights from the relational sciences, and through Safe Conversations® – a city-wide experiment in Dallas, Texas.
Harville and Helen continue to work with Imago and make it available in workshops, training programs, lectures, seminars and books. They are the authors of three New York Times best sellers (Getting the Love You Want; Keeping the Love You Find; and Giving the Love That Heals), Making Marriage Simple, and six other books. The Space Between was released in 2017 and their latest release is the revised and updated edition of Getting the Love You Want, which hit newsstands January 22, 2019. They are working on a new professional text on Imago theory and therapy.
Harville was a couple’s therapist with more than 40 years’ experience as an educator, clinical trainer and lecturer whose work has appeared on Oprah 17 times.
In addition to Helen’s partnership in the co-creation of Imago, she is sole author of Faith and Feminism and And the Spirit Moved Them. She was installed in the Women’s Hall of Fame for her leadership in the global women’s movement and recently Helen spoke about the founding of Women Moving Millions at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, for their inaugural Meet A Philanthropist breakfast program.