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Donald Cole

D. Min. LPC-S, LMFT-S

Donald Cole, D.Min. LPC-S, LMFT-S is a licensed Professional Counselor and a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and is an approved supervisor in both disciplines. He received the Doctor of Ministry degree in Pastoral Counseling and Psychotherapy from Garrett-Evangelical Seminary at Northwestern University in 1993. Dr. Cole, along with his wife, Carrie Cole co-founded The Center for Relationship Wellness, a private practice for therapy, consultation and training in the Houston, Texas area. His work with couples includes couple’s therapy, workshops, seminars and intensive marathon sessions. He is also committed to training therapists and other professionals and has provided supervision, graduate courses and continuing educational programs throughout his career.

Dr. Cole is a Master Trainer for the Gottman Institute. He offers all levels of training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy for therapists throughout the United States. He also serves as a consultant for therapists completing their final training in Gottman Method.

Dr. Cole has authored a number of workshops including: The Unique Challenges of Second Marriages, Ethics in Couples Therapy, Domestic Violence and Law Enforcement and Living as God’s Family: Relationship Enhancement for Congregations and has presented to a wide range of audiences such as The American Association of Pastoral Counselors and the American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology. As an ordained Lutheran Pastor and Native American, Dr. Cole has served on the Board of Directors of the Oaks Indian Center where he helped design programs for staff training and family restoration. As an approved presenter for the Gottman Relationship Institute, Dr. Cole, partners with his wife Carrie, to offer The Art and Science of Love Workshop to couples three times a year.

Dr. Cole is highly experienced as a speaker and is known for his humor and down to earth approach. People find his conversational, energetic style engaging and easy to follow. He has appeared as a guest on The Debra Duncan Show in Houston and on Living Smart on PBS and links to those television programs are available on his website. He has appeared in numerous publications on behalf of the Gottman Institute including: Cosmopolitan, Men’s Fitness, Men’s Heath and Reader’s Digest.

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Interviews and Radio Broadcasts:

September 2017
Mon25Sep
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Tue26Sep

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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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Registration Site

Location:

Holiday Inn – Webster Texas Houston, TX United States

Time:

8:00 am to 5:00 pm PDT

Wed27Sep
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Fri29Sep

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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:

Holiday Inn – Webster Texas Houston, TX United States

Time:

8:00 am to 5:00 pm PDT

Sat30Sep
to
Sun1Oct

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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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Registration Site

Location:

Holiday Inn – Webster Texas Houston, TX United States

Time:

8:00 am to 5:00 pm PDT

October 2017
Wed18Oct
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Fri20Oct

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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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Registration Site

Location:

TBD Tampa, FL United States

Time:

8:30 am to 4:30 pm PDT

Thu19Oct
to
Sat21Oct

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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.

Find out more »
Registration Site

Location:

Tampa 3036 W Bearss Ave
Tampa, FL 33618 United States

Time:

8:30 am to 5:00 pm PDT

November 2017
Thu9Nov
to
Sat11Nov

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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.

Find out more »
Registration Site

Location:

Holiday Inn- Raleigh Downtown 320 Hillsborough St.
Raleigh, NC 27603 United States

Time:

9:00 am to 5:00 pm PDT

January 2018
Fri19Jan
to
Sat20Jan

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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.

Find out more »
Registration Site

Location:

TBD Dallas, TX United States

Time:

8:30 am to 4:30 pm PDT

March 2018
Fri16Mar
to
Sat17Mar

,

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.

Find out more »
Registration Site

Location:

TBD Denver, CO United States

Time:

8:30 am to 4:30 pm PDT

April 2018
Fri6Apr
to
Sat7Apr

,

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.

Find out more »
Registration Site

Location:

TBD Philadelphia, PA United States

Time:

8:30 am to 4:30 pm PDT

May 2018
Thu10May
to
Sat12May

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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.

Find out more »
Registration Site

Location:

TBD Dallas, TX United States

Time:

8:30 am to 4:30 pm PDT

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