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John Crossen


In 2008 I became certified in Gottman Method Therapy, and soon after certified to offer Art and Science of Love workshops and Seven Principles workshops. Since 2015 I have been a Master Trainer in all levels of Gottman therapy. My clinical and teaching experience with Gottman Method Therapy has been as a faculty member at Oregon Health & Science University, at Portland State University and in private practice. In all of these settings, I have become familiar with the problems faced by couples, especially those working in health care, biomedical research and teaching professions, as well as their own clients.

Key essential components of Gottman Method Therapy are to facilitate mutual acceptance, support emotional regulation, set meaningful goals and work together confidently in relationships. My clinical philosophy is to develop understanding of the context of problems and to approach every challenge nonjudgmentally.

Working with other professionals using Gottman Method Therapy nurtures strong collegial relationships through training and consulting. I have consistently encountered sensitivity, support and acceptance in my experience with the Gottman Institute. My commitment is to share the same warm empathy with colleagues expanding their own clinical proficiencies in Gottman Method Therapy.

July 2018


The Art and Science of Love

Based on over 40 years of research with thousands of couples, this workshop in Alameda, California 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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Phoenix Event Space 2315 Lincoln Avenue
Alameda, CA 94501 United States


8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Presented By:

Sinead Smyth LMFT
John Crossen Ph.D.
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