Work with Ambivalence in Couples Therapy

write a treatment plan for the ambivalent couple in the given case vignette.

Case study – Barbara and Ron

Barbara and Ron attended therapy following multiple disputes that became recurrent in their couple. Barbara stated that she was irritated by Ron’s inability to be respectful of their home environment. It seems that he did not care about keeping the house clean. While both partners were working, Barbara took charge of the household by performing main housekeeping tasks. She took as a great offense Ron’s inability to be respectful of her time and his inability to keep the rooms and bathrooms clean. Ron stated that he was surprised about Barbara’s reactions and found that she was exaggerating. He stated that he could no longer tolerate Barbara’s nagging about his behavior and was ready to move out if they don’t find some of resolution