Thanks for your interest in hiring a Gottman speaker for your event!

Training through The Gottman Institute gives you an opportunity to offer your audience an exclusive learning experience led by a Gottman-trained speaker. We bring our most popular training programs to your location. Hiring a speaker is a popular option for organizations that wish to train large groups or offer events to customers or the public. Your participants receive the same high-quality learning materials provided at our public events, including a certificate of completion from The Gottman Institute (for eligible programs).

For more information on booking The Gottman Institute for your event, find a speaker in the directory below or contact us here.


Alysha Roll, LCSW

Specialties: Affairs, Couples, Parenting

Alysha is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified Gottman Therapist, and Master Trainer.

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Beth Goss

Specialties: Early Childhood Education, Healthcare Education, Parenting

Beth is a Certified Gottman Educator and trainer for the Bringing Baby Home program.

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Caralee Frederic, LCSW, CGT, SRT

Specialties: ADHD, Sex and Intimacy, Trauma

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Carolyn Rich Curtis, Ph.D.

Specialties: Couples, Parenting, Trauma

Carolyn is the founder of the Relationship Skills Center.

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Carrie Cole, M.Ed., LPC

Specialties: Affairs, Remarriage, Trauma

Carrie is the Director of Research for The Gottman Institute.

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Christina (Sung Aie) Choi

Specialties: Domestic Violence, Premarital, Trauma

Christina became the first Certified Gottman Therapist in Asia.

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Darren Wilk, MA

Specialties: Affairs, Conflict, Trauma

Darren has presented hundreds of talks as a youth worker and addiction counselor.

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Dave Penner, Ph.D.

Specialties: Conflict, Sex and Intimacy, Spirituality

Dave has practiced for over 35 years as an individual and couples therapist.

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Don Cole, D. Min. LPC-S, LMFT-S

Specialties: Affairs, Conflict, Remarriage

Donald is the Clinical Director of The Gottman Institute.

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Jeffrey White, Ph.D., LMFT-S

Specialties: Affairs, Premarital, Spirituality

Jeff is a marriage and family therapist with more than 15 years’ experience.

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John Crossen, Ph.D.

Specialties: Affairs, Couples, Healthcare Education

John is a faculty member at OHSU and Portland State University.

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John Flanagan, AMHSWs, MGT

Specialties: Military and Veterans, Trauma

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John Gottman, Ph.D.

Specialties: Conflict, Couples, Research

John Gottman is world renowned for his work on marital stability and divorce prediction.

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Jonathan Shippey, LMFT

Specialties: Affairs, Military and Veterans, Premarital

Jonathan has been in private practice as a clinician since 1999.

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Joni Parthemer, M.Ed.

Specialties: Doula and Midwifery, Healthcare Education, Life Transitions

Joni is the Education Director for the Bringing Baby Home Program.

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Julie Schwartz Gottman, Ph.D.

Specialties: Couples, Domestic Violence, Trauma

Julie Gottman is a highly respected licensed clinical psychologist.

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Julie Sharon-Wagschal, MA

Specialties: Affairs, Conflict, Life Transitions

Julie is a teacher of Gottman Method Couples Therapy in Europe.

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Kimberly Panganiban, LMFT

Specialties: Conflict, Couples, Life Transitions, Premarital

Kimberly manages her own private practice in San Diego.

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Laura Heck, LMFT, MA

Specialties: Conflict, Couples, Sex and Intimacy

Laura is a Master Trainer for The Seven Principles Leader Training program.

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Laurie Bateman

Specialties: Doula and Midwifery, Healthcare Education, Parenting

Laurie is a registered nurse and certified childbirth educator.

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Lawrence Stoyanowski, M.Sc., MFT

Specialties: Conflict, Couples, Sex and Intimacy

Lawrence has been practicing therapy since 1991.

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Lynda Voorhees Davis, LMFT

Specialties: Addiction and Recovery

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Marcia J. Gomez, LCSW

Specialties: Affairs, LGBTQ, Trauma

Marcia has pioneered Gottman Method Couples Therapy in Latin America.

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Mary Beth George, MEd, LPC

Specialties: Affairs, Health Issues, Parenting

Mary Beth is a Registered Dietitian and Licensed Professional Counselor.

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Michael Basta, LCSW

Specialties: Health Issues, Life Transitions, Premarital

Michael is a clinical social worker with 30 years of experience.

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Michael Brown, MSC, LMFT

Specialties: Addiction and Recovery, Domestic Violence, Parenting

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Mike Fidler, MSW, CSW

Specialties: Domestic Violence, Premarital, Trauma

Mike has a full-time clinical practice with three office locations.

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Mike McNulty, Ph.D.

Specialties: ADHD, Affairs, Trauma

Mike is a psychotherapist and teacher with nearly 30 years of experience.

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Nancy D. Young, Ph.D.

Specialties: Affairs, Premarital, Sex and Intimacy

Nancy has 30+ years of experience with individual, couples, and group therapy.

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Patricia Worthey, Ph.D.

Specialties: Affairs, Conflict Management, Parenting

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Robert Navarra, PsyD, MFT, MAC

Specialties: Addiction and Recovery, Affairs, Trauma

Robert developed the Couple Recovery Development Approach.

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Scott Wolfe, Ph.D.

Specialties: Affairs, Infertility, Premarital

Scott has specialized in individual and couples counseling for 25+ years.

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Sinead Smyth, LMFT

Specialties: Addiction and Recovery, Affairs, Couples

Sinead is a Certified Gottman Therapist with a background in family law.

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Stacy Hubbard, LMFT

Specialties: Affairs, Couples, Trauma

Stacy does therapy with couples and individuals who have experienced trauma.

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Trish Purnell-Webb, Clin Psychol

Specialties: Affairs, Mood Disorders, Trauma

Trish is the Clinical Director of the Burleigh Heads Psychology Clinic.

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Vagdevi Meunier, PsyD

Specialties: Multicultural Couples, Sex and Intimacy, Spirituality

Vagdevi is a professor at The University of Texas.

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William Bumberry, Ph.D.

Specialties: Affairs, Conflict, Sex and Intimacy

William has worked with couples for 25+ years.

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