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Couples and Addiction Recovery
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Event Overview

This one-day training teaches interventions and tools for a relational approach to healing that includes the addict’s recovery, the partner’s recovery, and their relationship’s recovery.

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Event Details


Who Should Attend?

  • Mental health therapists
  • Counselors
  • Social workers
  • Clergy
  • Military family life chaplains
  • Life coaches
  • Recovery coaches
  • Professors
  • Students
  • Professionals who work with couples affected by alcohol, drugs and/or behavioral addictions


Training Prerequisites

No prior experience or training in the Gottman Method is required; however, therapists who work with couples will greatly benefit from having at least completed Level 1 Training.


What Will You Learn?

Participants learn a research-based approach to help couples:

  • Identify addiction
  • Break through denial
  • Navigate the challenging road from active addiction to recovery
  • Improve conflict management skills
  • Learn the difference between “codependency” and “interdependency” and how to identify and set appropriate boundaries
  • Develop a relationship recovery, while supporting their partner’s recovery and strengthening their own individual recovery
  • Heal from the aftermath of addiction and move toward wellness as individuals and as a couple


2017-06-11T08:30:00+00:00 2017-06-11T17:00:00+00:00


Jun 11, 2017 to Jun 11, 2017


8:30 am to 5:00 pm


UC Berkeley’s Pauley Ballroom 2495 Bancroft Way, MLK Jr. Building
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States


UC Berkeley’s Pauley Ballroom


Presented By:

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Robert Navarra