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Private Couples Retreats

Restore your relationship while having a world-class romantic holiday.

Drs. John and Julie Gottman welcome couples to their home to learn research-based foundational tools for building and maintaining intimacy.

Have you ever planned a wonderful romantic vacation, complete with a lovely room, candle-lit dinners and white sand beaches, only to have your dream become a nightmare when tense quarrels and silence spoil the sunset? We have been listening to painful stories like these for over 40 years.

Now you can restore your relationship while on holiday. In a small-group two-day couples retreat on beautiful Orcas Island, you’ll learn new skills for deepening intimacy, managing conflicts, and enhancing your sense of shared meaning in a private, comfortable setting.

In the comfort of the Gottmans’ seaside home, they will guide you through the foundations of healthy relationships, they will role-play real-life examples, and make themselves available to support you as needed while you put the tools to practice in your relationship during the private exercises. The intimate setting enables you to receive personalized, special attention from the Gottmans while enhancing and restoring your relationship.

During the Retreat, you will learn skills to:

The Retreats are limited to seven couples, so they do fill quickly.

To read more information about these retreats and to inquire about availability, please click here or contact Heidi with questions at [email protected]