Books by Phyllis Koch-Sheras, Ph.D. & Peter L. Sheras, Ph.D.

Couple Power

In Couple Power Therapy: Building Commitment, Cooperation, Communication, and Community in Relationships, Drs. Sheras and Koch-Sheras introduce the Couple Power Therapy model, an exciting new approach in which partners cocreate a unified vision for their relationship.

Couple Power Therapy Reviews

“This book brings together a wealth of research and practice information and integrates it into a new paradigm for treating couples…All therapists who work with couples will want to add this book to their library and learn from Sheras and Koch-Sheras’ wisdom…”

-- James H. Bray, PhD, Past-president, American Psychological Association

"This novel approach to helping couples build their own relationship reflects years of experience and thought by two highly skilled and talented professionals.”

-- Steven L. Nock, PhD, Co-founder, University of Virginia Center for Children, Families, and the Law

"There is no book on the market that contains so much material of value for couples counselors, therapists, coaches, and for couples themselves.”

-- Stanley Krippner, PhD, Professor of Psychology, Saybrook Graduate School and Research Center

“On the basis of their extensive clinical experience, the authors have identified four tasks essential for developing a stable and gratified couple relationship. This book…will serve as an invaluable resource both for therapists and for couples seeking to build a more committed, fulfilling relationship.”

-- Mavis Hetherington, PhD, Professor Emeritus, University of Virginia

Lifelong Love: 4 Steps to Creating and Maintaining an Extraordinary Relationship

Filled with examples based on the authors' experience as clinical psychologists, as well as their 35-year marriage, Lifelong Love provides the tools you and your partner need to create the profoundly satisfying and lasting relationship of your dreams.

Lifelong Love Reviews

"Just when you thought you knew everything you needed to know about loving relationships, along comes Phyllis and Peter's marvelous book, Lifelong Love. These two clinical psychologists provide innovative and practical recipes for enhancing a couple's communication, commitment, cooperation, and even bring in the role a community can play. Even the most jaded readers will find ways to boost their libido, and spiritual seekers may discover their kundalini rising. Try it. You'll like it!"

--Stanley Krippner, Ph.D.

"I recommend for couples struggling with loving but not being "in love," couples who are stagnant, or couples struggling with commitment. An invaluable resource for therapists!"

--Sherri Williams MSEd LPC NCC BCC