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Bob Navarra


Dr. Navarra is a consultant, speaker, trainer and author in Gottman Method. He is a Research Associate at Mental Research Institute and Co-founder of the Center for Couples in Recovery at Mental Research Institute where he developed the Couple Recovery Development Approach, a relational model of addiction treatment. He has presented his original research at conferences and workshops.Dr. Navarra has co-authored a chapter with John Gottman titled, Gottman Method Therapy: From Theory to Practice, in Case Studies in Couple Therapy: Theory-Based Approaches (2011). Additional publications include: Alcoholism and Drug Addiction Co-Morbidity, published in Gottman Level 2 Training Manual (2009); and Family Response to Adults and Alcohol, in Family Response to Alcohol Problems, (2007).
He and Dr. Gottman are currently working together writing a chapter on Sound Relationship House theory. Additionally they are collaborating on writing and research blending Dr. Navarra’s relational model of addiction treatment with the Sound Relationship House Model developed by Drs. Julie and John Gottman.

Dr. Navarra designed, in collaboration with Drs. Julie and John Gottman, a two-day workshop called Couple Addiction Recovery Empowerment: A Gottman Workshop for Couples Recovering from Chemical Dependency. He maintains a private practice in San Carlos, CA. Hear interviews and audio blogs by Dr. Navarra on SoundCloud

December 2017


The Art and Science of Love

Based on over 40 years of research with thousands of couples, this workshop will give you new insights and research-based skills that can dramatically improve the intimacy and friendship in your relationship and help you manage conflict in a healthy, positive way.

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The Acqua Hotel 555 Redwood Hwy
Mill Valley, CA 94941 United States


8:30 am to 5:00 pm PDT

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