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Level 2 Training
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Event Overview

Deepen your understanding of Gottman Method Couples Therapy and expand your strategies and interventions in your work with couples. Practice using Gottman Method interventions in group role-plays while receiving personal, supportive coaching from trainers.

For more information or to register contact Sinead Smyth at (510) 748-0640 or sinead@eastbayrelationshipcenter.com or visit the registration site.

***Level 2 will take place over 3 consecutive Fridays in a smaller group setting.

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Who Should Attend?

  • Mental health professionals
  • Allied professionals and clergy
  • Students and interns
  • Family clinic staff
  • Professors/teachers of couples therapy
  • Researchers in the social sciences
  • Employee assistance professionals


Training Objectives


  • View new demonstration films from John and Julie Gottman’s clinical office
  • Refine your clinical skills and expand your strategies and interventions in your work with couples
  • Learn to internalize and integrate the powerful, research-based Gottman Method assessment and intervention techniques
  • Gain insight as to when to use these methods and when couples therapy is contraindicated
  • Gain confidence in using the techniques


What Will You Learn?


  • Assess a couple’s Friendship Profile, Conflict Profile, and Shared Meaning Profile
  • Develop interventions that couples can use as antidotes to the Four Horsemen
  • Help couples to soothe physiological flooding
  • Apply six modes of changing the Attack/Defend System in a couple’s interactions
  • Assist couples in establishing dialogue about their gridlocked conflicts
  • Select and implement interventions to help couples deepen their Friendship System with rituals of connection
  • Select and implement interventions to help couples create a shared system of values and meaning
  • Identify and implement five different co-morbidities common to couples using Gottman Method assessments and interventions


2019-03-08T09:00:00-07:00 2019-03-22T17:00:00-07:00


Mar 8, 2019 to Mar 22, 2019


9:00 am to 5:00 pm


East Bay Relationship Center 4133 Mohr Ave
Pleasanton, CA 94566 United States


East Bay Relationship Center


Presented By:

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Sinead Smyth