Emotional Responsiveness & Intelligence
Become an Emotionally Responsive Spouse
About This Course
Spouses often struggle with identifying and understanding how their partner feels. They may also have a difficult time understanding and identifying their own feelings. As a result, they struggle to meet the emotional and practical needs of their spouse. This deficit in responsiveness often leads to emotional dissatisfaction and the feeling of unfulfillment within an intimate relationship.
In this course, you will learn:
- What it means to be emotionally responsive to your spouse and demonstrate emotional intelligence.
- Definitions and applications of Emotional Responsiveness and Emotional Intelligence within a marital relationship.
- The role that timely responses play in positively impacting their relationship.
- What emotional reactivity is and its impact on the responsive process.
- How to create emotionally safe places.
- The science behind how our brain works in an emotional exchange.
- How to identify emotions and communicate them appropriately.
Terrell Pugh, PhDc, CPC, NCC, MS, is currently the pastor and counseling director for Arise and Live Christian Counseling. He is a current affiliate pastor with the House of David Ministries, in Orlando, FL and previously served as pastor of Nehemiah Teaching Ministries. As an ordained pastor since 2006, he has taught in the areas of Christian Studies (systematic theology), Spiritual Enrichment, and Ministry Training. He has also co-authored the book God’s Design for Marriage and The Absolute Best Marriage Ever: Biblical Truths, Principles, & Prayers.
As a counselor, Terrell believes in the Sufficiency of Scripture for all of man's problems and concerns. Terrell is also a Certified Pastoral Counselor, working with those in the areas of anger management, substance abuse counseling, and various forms of depression and anxiety.
Terrell also holds a Master's degree in Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling and is currently completing a Doctorate in Developmental Psychology.
As a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC), Terrell holds a master’s degree in counseling, and has met requirements for coursework, supervision, and clinical practice hours.