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Find a BBH Couples Workshop

Are you an expectant or new parent?  Our research-based Bringing Baby Home workshops prepare you for life with baby and teach you to be the best parenting team possible. In a relaxed and supportive environment with a trained facilitator, learn how to strengthen your relationship with your partner and foster your baby’s development during this new and challenging time in your life.

Create a caring and nurturing atmosphere in your home and learn to cope with conflict in a positive way. This workshop, developed by renowned relationship experts Drs. John and Julie Gottman, helps to prepare you for the most important and rewarding job you will ever have: raising a child.


Alabama

Instructor: Dr. Emily Fessler, PhD., LMFT, Gottman Bringing Baby Home Educator
Location: Dothan, Enterprise, Auburn/Opelika
Date(s): 
Classes offered Monthly. Limited weekend dates also available.

Information:      
Classes will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays for two consecutive weeks. Weekend classes will be from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Saturday and Noon until 4:00 p.m. on Sundays. Cost for workshop is $250 per couple, plus $30 materials. For more information call our partnering clinic, Ladies First OB/GYN: (334) 671-9445 / http://www.familytherapyofthewiregrass.com/bringing-home-baby/


California

Instructor: Azin Monghate, Psy.D., Gottman Bringing Baby Home Educator
Location: American Health & Wellness Institute, 3730 E. Broadway Blvd., Suite C, Long Beach, CA
Date(s): 
April 16th – May 21st, 2014

Information: There will be 6 classes, 2 hours each (classes held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.). Cost for workshop is $250 per couple, includes workbook and materials.
To Register visit https://www.ahwinstitute.com/calendar


Colorado

Denver

Instructor: Teena Evert, LMFT, LAC Gottman Bringing Baby Home Educator
Location: Couple Therapy Connection – Denver, CO
Date(s): 
Saturday, May 3rd and Sunday, May 4th, 2014
Cost for the workshop is $250 per couple until March 31st; $300 after March 31st
Plus $30 materials
Registration deadline is April 28th

Saturday, August 30th and Sunday, August 31st, 2014
Cost for the workshop is $250 per couple until July 28th; $300 after July 28th
Plus $30 materials
Registration deadline is August 18th

Information: Workshops are held on Saturday and Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
To Register visit http://www.CoupleTherapyConnection.com or email Support@CoupleTherapyConnection.com

Fort Collins

Instructor: Lia Closson, Gottman Bringing Baby Home Educator
Location: The Women’s Clinic of Northern Colorado, 1107 South Lemay Ave., Fort Collins, Colorado, 80524
Date(s): 
June 14th-28th, 2014

Information: Classes held from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturdays. Cost is $125 per couple, including workbook and materials. For more information/to register visit https://fcwc.com/classes-and-seminars.php/


Florida

Instructor: Dr. Meghan Walter, Ph.D., Gottman Bringing Baby Home Educator
Location: Stetson University’s Celebration Campus, Celebration, Florida 34747
Date(s): 
Saturday, June 7th & Sunday, June 8th, 2014

Information: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day. $199 per couple, including materials, all snacks, and lunch on Saturday. For more information/to register: Click Here


Maryland

Instructor: Helen Nolan, M.Ed., Gottman Bringing Baby Home Educator
Location: 8720 Georgia Avenue, Suite 1000 Silver Spring, MD 20910
Date(s): 
Saturday, April 26th, 2014

Information: Cost is $250 per couple, including materials and may be covered by employer’s EAP program. For more information/to register call (301)495-3039 or visit http://www.skillfulparenting.org/


Texas

Instructor: Anne Wright, Gottman Bringing Baby Home Educator
Location: Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, 6651 Main St., Houston, TX 77030
Date(s): 
Saturday, May 3rd and Sunday, May 4th, 2014

Information: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each day. $150 per couple. For more information/to register: Click Here


Washington

Kirkland

Instructor: Wendy Dean, Gottman Bringing Baby Home Educator
Location: Eastside Natural Medicine 13128 Totem Lake Blvd NE Suite 104 Kirkland, WA 98034
Date(s)
Saturday, May 3rd & Sunday, May 4th, 2014

Information: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. Cost is $210, includes all materials. For more information/to register visit embracingthenewnormal.com or email wendy@embracingthenewnormal.com

 

Instructors: Deborah Sleeman and Tina Delisle, Gottman Bringing Baby Home Educators
Location: 12040 NE 128th Street Kirkland, WA 98034
Date(s)
Saturday, April 26th & Saturday, May 3rd, 2014
Saturday, October 25th & Saturday, November 1st, 2014

Information: Cost is $150 including materials and may be covered by employer’s EAP program. For more information/to register call (425) 899-3000 or Click Here

Seattle

Instructor: Thresholds
Location:  2366 Eastlake Ave E. Suite 428, Seattle, WA
Date(s)
April 12th & 13th, 2014
August 4th, 11th, 18th, & 25th, 2014 (evenings 6:30-9:30pm)
September 13th & 14th, 2014
November 8th & 9th, 2014

Information: 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. each day unless otherwise specified, $200 per couple (includes materials) Scholarships available. Cost covered in full for Microsoft Employees.  Register at www.thresholds.info
Amity Kramer, CD(DONA), PCD(DONA) amity@thresholds.info

 

Instructors: Evonne Noble & Brien Wood, Gottman Bringing Baby Home Educators
Location:  3123 Fairview Ave East Suite C Seattle, WA 98102
Date(s)
April 12th & 13th, 2014
June 28th & June 29th, 2014
September 13th & 14th, 2014
Please note we can customize a schedule to meet your needs, please contact us for details.

Information: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. The cost is $250 per couple for course fees, additional optional fee of $40 for take home materials. Microsoft employees: your course fees can be covered through your EAP; please contact us for details! For more information/to register: click here or email bbhseattle@gmail.com 

Seattle / Edmonds / Issaquah

Instructors: Various
Location: Swedish Medical Center campuses (First Hill, Ballard, Edmonds, & Issaquah)
Date(s):
Ongoing (see Swedish Medical Center website for dates at specific locations)

Information: Please go to this link for more information and to register


British Columbia

Langley

Instructor: Sarah Joseph, Gottman Bringing Baby Home Educator
Location: Destination Maternity, 6070 200 St, Langley, BC V3A1N4
Date(s):
6 week series April 4th – May 16th:
Apr 4th, 2014 – The transition to parenthood,
Apr 11th, 2014 – Why your relationship matters,
Apr 25th, 2014 – Making the magic last,
May 2nd, 2014 – Emotional communication,
May 9th, 2014 – Creating a shared family legacy,
May 16th, 2014 – Managing stress and conflict

Information:      
Classes will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Fridays (no class Good Friday). Cost for workshop is $225 per couple for 6 week series or $50 per couple per class. Click here for more information http://www.prenataltoparenting.com/bbh-schedule-locations/

Mission

Instructor: Katy Brookes, Gottman Bringing Baby Home Educator
Location: Mission Midwifery, 7514 Welton St. Mission, BC.
Date(s):
April 1st, 2014
April 8th, 2014
April 22nd, 2014
April 29th, 2014
May 5th, 2014

Information:      
Classes will be held from 6.00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesdays. Cost for workshop is $225 per couple. Click here for more information http://bringingbabyhomefv.com/

Squamish

Instructor: Julia Wayatt, Gottman Bringing Baby Home Educator
Location: Please contact Julia for details at 604-949-2050 or squamishbbh@gmail.com
Dates: April 5 & 6, 2014   and whistler April 12th and 13th.

Whistler

Instructor: Julia Wayatt, Gottman Bringing Baby Home Educator
Location: Please contact Julia for details at 604-949-2050 or squamishbbh@gmail.com
Dates: April 12 & 13, 2014