Imago Therapy: How It Works, Cost, & What to Expect
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Primary Changes: Updated for readability and clarity. Reviewed and added relevant resources. Added “What Is the Imago?”, “Is Imago Therapy Only for Couples?”, “What Is an Imago Dialogue?”, and “Benefits of Imago Therapy”. New material written by Eric Patterson, LPC and reviewed by Kristen Fuller, MD.
Author: Hailey Shafir, LCMHCS, LPCS, LCAS, CCS
Reviewer: Heidi Moawad, MD