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How to Use a "Timeout"

What You Will Learn

This method for resolving couple conflict is based on research findings + more than 20 years experience working with couples & training counselors.

  • Common couple communication errors & what to do about them

  • How to recognize & understand your personal communication pattern

  • How to define your negative couple cycle

  • How to break your negative cycle

  • How to create connection

Workbook + Companion Course

Download the Fillable Workbook to learn offline, or follow along in the Companion Course!

I've been where you are & I'm here to help!

Dr. Debi Smith

Christian. Psychologist. Writer. Educator.

Dr. Debi is passionate about helping Christian couples & single adults learn more effective ways to apply Biblical principles & the findings of psychological research to everyday life. She is an author & former professor, as well as a California Licensed Psychologist (21711) & a Texas Licensed Psychologist with Provisional Status (38600). She earned her Doctor of Psychology degree (PsyD) at Rosemead School of Psychology-Biola University, and has taught psychology courses at MidAmerica Nazarene University, Azusa Pacific University, & Biola University.