Public Lecture | An Integrative Framework for Working with Couples: Congruence Couple Therapy



The Faculty of Social Sciences and Education is hosting a Public Lecture titled “An Integrative Framework for Working with Couples: Congruence Couple Therapy” with Prof. Bonnie Lee, on the 21st of May.


Couple relationship is complex, dynamic and multi-dimensional. A pivotal unit in the family, the couple is also the link between the past and future generation. This online lecture presents a four-dimensional framework for therapists to understand how couples function with case examples. Research supporting the effectiveness of Congruence Couple Therapy in working with problem gambling, alcohol use and mental health issues will be presented.


Dr. Bonnie Lee, PhD, Associate Professor, Health Sciences, University of Lethbridge

Dr. Bonnie Lee is an Associate Professor in Health Sciences (Addictions Counselling) at the University of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. A highly-rated speaker and trainer with the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Institutes for Advanced Clinical Education, Dr. Lee is the Principal Investigator in two decades of research that developed the theory and efficacy of Congruence Couple Therapy for addiction and co-occurring mental health concerns. She was awarded the University Board of Governors Research Chair Tier II (2016-19) and her academic career included appointments in Sapporo, Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Athens.


Date: Saturday 21st of May, 2022
Time: 9:30 – 11:00 AM (Macao time, GMT+8)
Registration required for access to Zoom meeting:

Organised by: Department of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences and Education
Moderated by: Prof. Vitor Teixeira, Head of Department

*This Public Lecture will be conducted in English
**USJ Public Lectures are free to attend and members of the public are very welcome