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Level 3 Training
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Event Overview

Through videotaped cases of real couples, hands-on role plays, demonstrations of assessments and interventions, and nuanced discussion of technique, the Level 3 Practicum in Vancouver, BC significantly expands your understanding of when and how to use Gottman Method approaches.

For more information or to register, contact Shanan Rice at (604) 539-5277 or shanan@bestmarriages.ca or visit the registration site. Click here to view the event brochure.

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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
2019-05-29T09:00:00-07:00 2019-05-31T17:00:00-07:00


May 29, 2019 to May 31, 2019


9:00 am to 5:00 pm


Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront Vancouver 1133 W. Hastings St
Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 3T3 Canada


Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront Vancouver


Presented By:

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Lawrence Stoyanowski
M.Sc., MFT
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Darren Wilk