Heal Unconscious Wounds and Patterns with Imago Therapy

Imago Therapy for Couples in Texas

Imago Therapy

Imago therapy is based on the idea that individuals are drawn to partners who embody both the positive and negative traits of their primary caregivers or early caretakers. The term “imago” refers to the unconscious image of familiar love that individuals carry from childhood into adulthood. Renee Lederman, LPC helps couples understand and heal the unconscious wounds and patterns of behavior that stem from childhood experiences

Learn New Ways with Imago Therapy

Renee’s Approach

Imago Therapy offers couples a structured framework for understanding and transforming their relationship dynamics, promoting healing, growth, and lasting connection. It can be particularly beneficial for couples experiencing communication difficulties, recurring conflicts, or unresolved issues from their past. Renee’s approach helps couples learn to create conscious, intentional relationships based on mutual respect, empathy, and love. They develop skills for resolving conflicts constructively, expressing needs and desires openly, and nurturing emotional intimacy and connection.

Heal Childhood Wounds

By addressing these underlying wounds with empathy and compassion, partners can develop greater understanding and acceptance of each other.

Learn Practical Tools

Imago Therapy provides couples with practical tools and techniques to strengthen their relationship outside of therapy sessions.

Consciously Communicate

Each partner takes turns speaking and mirroring each other’s thoughts and feelings without judgment or interruption.

Q&A: About Imago Therapy

What is Imago Therapy?

Imago Therapy is a form of couples therapy developed by Harville Hendrix and Helen LaKelly Hunt. It is based on the premise that individuals are unconsciously drawn to partners who resemble the positive and negative traits of their primary caregivers. The therapy aims to help couples understand and heal childhood wounds, improve communication, and create deeper connections.

How does Imago Therapy work?

Imago Therapy involves several key components, including exploring childhood experiences, identifying unconscious patterns, learning effective communication techniques, and practicing empathy and understanding. Couples engage in structured dialogues to improve communication and address underlying issues.

What issues can Imago Therapy address?

Imago Therapy can help couples address a variety of issues including communication difficulties, unresolved conflicts, emotional distance, trust issues, intimacy issues, and patterns of behavior that lead to conflict or disconnection.

What can I expect from an Imago Therapy session?

During an Imago Therapy session, you can expect the therapist to create a safe and supportive environment for both partners to express their thoughts, feelings, and concerns. The therapist will guide you through structured exercises and dialogues designed to enhance communication, understanding, and connection within your relationship.




Sessions provided virtually throughout Texas. 

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9575 Katy Fwy, #291

Houston, Texas 77024