Sally and Manuel Are in Couples Therapy Working on Their
Sally and Manuel are in couples therapy working on their conflict regarding Sally returning to work after maternity leave. Sally is upset about returning to work, and Manuel is angry with her for being so upset. To intervene successfully, an emotion-focused therapist would work on ________.
A) increasing positive behaviors and decreasing negative behaviors
B) communication skills training
C) expressing primary emotions
D) empathic joining around the problem