The Effectiveness of Empathy Skill Training to the Group on Increasing Intimacy Couples

Document Type : Original


1 Assistant Professorof Educational Sciences and Psychology, Islamic Azad University of Marvdasht, Marvdasht, Iran

2 MA in Counseling, Islamic Azad University of Marvdasht, Marvdasht, Iran


Purpose: Marriage as most sumptuous and Social tradition, humanrelationship, Complex, elegant and dynamic is special feature. The Aim of this study was to consider the Effectiveness of Empathy Skill Training to the group on increasing intimacy couples.
Methods: This research was an experimental study with design the pretest – posttest with control group. The statistical population of this study were All couples that referred  Because problems about intimacy and the need to improve intimate relationships to Roshd  Counseling Center in the city of  Shiraz in 1390. This study sample were 20 couples of the couples that Were selected the targeted after obtaining the lowest score intimacy test And were replaced the random assignment in two experimental groups (10 pairs) and the control group (10 couples). Then after the educational intervention on the experimental group, the questionnaire was administered again. The gathering data Was analyses with using software SPSS and Covariance.
Findings: The data obtained were analyzed for effects on empathy skillsTraining. Results finding showed differences in two experimental and control groups in terms Couples Intimacy has reached a significant level. The size of the
Conclusion: The results of this study can be noted  that  Empathy Skill Training effects to the group on increasing intimacy couples


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