Relationship Videos

Esther Perel explains why couples fight

Belgian psychotherapist and relationship expert Esther Perel talks about why and how couples fight in this episode of Scandinavian talk show Skavlan.

The Brain in Love

Why do we crave love so much, even to the point that we would die for it? To learn more about our very real, very physical need for romantic love, Helen Fisher and her research team took MRIs of people in love and people who had just been dumped.

Parental Stress Can Have An Impact On Kids

Physician Dr. Gabor Maté discusses parental stress and the negative impact it has on children. He sat down with host Cheryl Jackson at the KMT Child Development and Community conference in Toronto.

 Safe Conversations

Harville and Helen talk about how their new non-profit to help those who can’t afford therapy have “safe conversations.”

What is “Relationships First” and How Can it Transform Our Lives and Our Culture?

Watch the fascinating and compelling story of what inspired the development of “Safe Conversations” and what’s the transformation force, changing the quality of lives, families and communities.

4 Minute Gratitude Ritual

From the introduction of the Encounter-centered Couples Therapy video program, Hedy teaches about a powerful relational skill which is gratitude. Strengthen your GRATITUDE MUSCLE daily. Make a practice of saying a deep inner “thank you” every hour of the day. And carve out a sacred moment of gratitude with your partner.

What makes a good life?
Lessons from the longest study on happiness

What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life?

If you think it’s fame and money, you’re not alone – but, according to psychiatrist Robert Waldinger, you’re mistaken. As the director of a 75-year-old study on adult development, Waldinger has unprecedented access to data on true happiness and satisfaction.

In this talk, he shares three important lessons learned from the study as well as some practical, old-as-the-hills wisdom on how to build a fulfilling, long life

Relationships Are Hard, But Why?

What if it’s not you or them or sex, money or even who picks up the socks. What if there is a far more primitive reason? Stan Tatkin talks about the neurobiology of threat in love relationships in this 10 minute TEDx talk.

Love Sense: From Infant to Adult

Two experts in bonding – Sue Johnson and Ed Tronick look at key responses in love and relationships.

What In The World is A Secure Functioning Relationship

As much as we want to believe in the perfect marriage, all of them can be rocky. But knowing that it’s built on a bedrock of trust and compassion makes it known that it’s a safe place. Stan Tatkin explains how you can have a secure functioning relationship.

Rick Hanson – Feeling Loved

Empathy and Compassion in Society gives professionals a new perspective on the human capacity to cultivate empathy and compassion.


The phenomenon of losing interest or “falling out of love” with a partner is one of the most common complaints in couple therapy. In this video, Stan Tatkin, Psy.D., MFT, renowned researcher, author and founder of The PACT Institute, explains how the brain’s automation system causes the “fading” of our relationship over time, and how couples can counteract it by being mindful and present.

Imago Dialogue 101

“It’s your fault!” “You are driving too fast!” “Stop being a jerk!” In our weaker moments, this is how we can talk to our loved ones in the heat of an argument. But there’s a better way. It’s called Couple’s Dialogue and it’s outlined in Harville Hendrix’s Getting the Love You Want.

Why Do Our Partners Seem To Bring Out The Worst In Us?

With few exceptions, we hurt the people we love the most. They see us at our worst. And we have the greatest chance to hurt each other. What is Imago Relational Therapy? How can it help you and your partner bring out THE BEST in one another? Harville Hendrix and a panel of Experts discuss.

Harville Hendrix: Imago Therapy for Couples Counselling (Part 1)

Harville Hendrix founder of Imago Therapy, and one of the leading experts in couples therapy sits down with Heather Lee Kilty in a discussion about Imago Therapy in the way we think about psychotherapy and relationships.

Harville Hendrix – Imago Therapy for Couples Counselling (Part 2)

Harville Hendrix founder of Imago Therapy, and one of the leading experts in couples therapy sits down with Heather Lee Kilty in discussion about imago therapy in the way we think about psychotherapy and relationships.

Garet Bedrosian – Imago Marriage Counseling

Imago Relationship theory explains why the differences which lead to frustrations are actually a natural part of what originally attracted you to each other. Using insights from brain studies and major psychological research, we can help you look at the story of your relationship in a fresh way.

How To Get What You Want Without Appearing Needy

We all have needs, right? But how can you get your needs met without seeming too needy? Is being needy necessarily a bad thing? Harville Hendrix and a Expert panel discuss getting your needs met and meeting your partner’s needs.

Crossing The Bridge

Hedy Schleifer is an Imago therapist who teaches on “crossing the bridge” to the other’s world and bringing presence to our partner.

Daring Greatly: Why Vulnerability Is Your Greatest Strength

Dr. Brené Brown says she was raised, like many others, to believe vulnerability is a weakness. In fact, she says, you can’t have true courage unless you open yourself up to vulnerability. Watch to find out why sharing your feelings—and having hard conversations—is the only way to dare greatly in life.

How Your Childhood Affects Your Adult Relationships

For Oprah, Harville Hendrix was the best teacher of validation. Harville developed the Imago Theory, which is that you end up imaging in your adult relationship what you most need to heal from, whether physical or emotional wounds, received in childhood at the hands of your parents or caregivers. In 2006, Harville facilitated an Imago therapy session for Louie, who was abused as a child and was verbally, emotionally and physically abusing his wife.

Harville Hendrix: The Marriage Whisperer

The bestselling author talks about why you fall in love with the person you do and how to improve your relationship if it turns negative.

Dr. Gabor Maté: Attachment and Brain Development

Dr. Gabor Maté discusses the importance of attachment and brain development. The topics he covers include ADD, implicit memory and counter-will. He delivered his presentation at the KMT Child Development and Community Conference in Toronto.

How Will We Love

A film about love, relationships, and the challenges and rewards of long term commitment. 

What is Imago? by Harville Hendrix and Helen LaKelly Hunt

Harville Hendrix and Helen LaKelly Hunt talk about Imago Relationship Therapy

“Imago” The Image of Those We Love by Harville Hendrix

Harville Hendrix talks about relationships.

Relationships Are Hard, But Why?

In this talk, relationship expert Stan Tatkin explores why we fight from the perspective of neuroscience – and how to give your relationship a fighting chance.

Why Surrendering To Love Makes Relationships Work

I this interview Maya Kollman, Imago Master Trainer is interviewed by Stu McNish, host of Conversations that Matter. Maya speaks about the fundamental tenets of Imago Relationship therapy, how we are wired for connection and relationships offer growth challenges.