Author Archives: Thomas A. Habib

8/31 – A Couples Line of Development

Integral European Conference #IEC2016 / August-November 2016

Thomas A. Habib

Abstract

A couples line of development is proposed from an integral perspective. The couples line specifies developmental stages, tasks for each stage and describes cultural messages that impede development. It reveals the nature and effects of an integral concept called a pre/trans fallacy unique to early intimate relationships and how this often results in widely arrested development at the second and third stages.  It locates the efforts of therapists who provide conjoint therapy, …