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Avatar Meets Marriage Counseling; Take Imago Therapy for a Test Drive
Date:3/17/2010

Imago Relationships launch an online interactive experience to help couples create stronger relationships. You can talk with an animated character - called an Avatar - who can help you make sense of your relationship problems. Or practice your skills at calming an avatar who is playing the role of an irate partner.

New York, NY (PRWEB) March 17, 2010 -- Imago's new "marriage counseling" Avatar doesn't have a blue face and run around jungles. She lives in your computer screen, and provides penetrating insights into your marriage or relationship.

This is the new face of online relationship help, dreamed up at Imago Relationships International, one of the oldest and most established names in the business. Imago's Executive Director, Tim Atkinson, explains "When my first marriage broke up I avoided marriage counseling like the plague. I thought it would just be ineffective and unpleasant. Now I know better, I wanted to create something which gives people a taste of how much great stuff there is to learn about creating a strong relationship."

Avatars are animated people, or creatures, who can interact with you online. People create avatars to represent themselves when they enter games like "Second Life". Imago's Avatars are animated people that you can talk to about your relationship.

Imago's first interactive application was called "Home Late...again". As the game opens you are faced with an angry partner, demanding why you returned late from home without calling first. Apologies seem to add oil on troubled water. The game demonstrates the value of using elements from the "Imago dialogue", a conflict resolution process which lies at the heart of Imago's approach to marriage counseling.

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