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Dave Penner

Ph.D.

Specialties:

  • Conflict
  • Sex and Intimacy
  • Spirituality

Dave Penner is a licensed clinical psychologist and was the Clinical Director of The Gottman Institute from 2005 to 2017. He is the author of the Leader’s Guide for Teaching the Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work, based on teaching John Gottman’s Seven Principles book to couples for over a decade. From these experiences, he co-developed the Seven Principles for Couples Leader Training Program and has led workshops training clinicians and lay leaders in the Gottman Method in North America, Australia, Europe, and Asia.

In his role as the Clinical Director, Dr. Penner managed clinical aspects of the Institute, including providing consultation to Certified Gottman Therapists and clinicians in training; selecting and training consultants for clinicians pursuing certification; training and supervising video reviewers who certify therapists in the Gottman Method; training and supervising roving therapists at couples workshops; overseeing quality control of new programs and products; and answering clinical questions from clinicians, researchers, the media, and the public.

Dave has practiced for over 35 years as an individual and couples therapist working in private practice, university, mental health and hospital settings.

Upcoming Events:

November 2021

Mon1Nov
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Wed3Nov

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Level 3 Training

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

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Location:

Live Online Event – Singapore Online Event - Live Singapore

Time:

8:30 am to 5:30 pm +08

Presented By:

Dave Penner Ph.D.
Fri5Nov
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Mon8Nov

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Level 1 Training

This is the first step in learning Gottman Method Couples Therapy. A truly inspiring workshop, Level 1 Training will give you new insights into treatment for couples who struggle, using research-based assessments and effective interventions.

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Location:

Live Online Event – Singapore Online Event - Live Singapore

Time:

8:30 am to 1:00 pm +08

Presented By:

Dave Penner Ph.D.
Tue9Nov
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Thu11Nov

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Level 2 Training

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.

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Registration Site

Location:

Live Online Event – Singapore Online Event - Live Singapore

Time:

8:30 am to 5:30 pm +08

Presented By:

Dave Penner Ph.D.
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