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John Flanagan

Accredited Mental Health Social Worker, Masters Gestalt Therapy, Certified Gottman Relationship Therapist, Master Trainer and Consultant

Specialties:

Since completing his Bachelor of Social Work in 1988 and later a Masters in Gestalt Therapy, John has had an extensive history in direct service delivery with couples and families. John has dedicated his career to attaining a high level of expertise in his field of practice and is committed to strengthening relationship therapy practices in Australasia.

John was the first Social Worker in Australia to become a Certified Gottman Therapist and Master Trainer and Consultant. This means that John has completed all levels of training and mentoring available through the Gottman Institute in Seattle, USA and can now provide training to other therapists in this modality as well as provide couples with world-class couple workshop experiences. He is one of only a small group of therapists in the world to hold this standing.

John is a certified presenter for all levels of Gottman therapist training and The Art and Science of Love Couples Workshop. He has completed his Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment and has delivered a broad range of training both accredited and non-accredited. He is an engaging and energic speaker committed to promoting an excellent learning environment and experience for participants

John is also completed training in several therapeutic modalities such, Emotionally Focussed Therapy for couples, Cognitive Processing Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Gestalt Therapy

Over the last 20 years, John has provided a range of psycho-educational group programs for the Department of Veteran’s Affairs and the Australian Defence Force to Australian veterans and their families in areas such as trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety and resilience. He has provided training to therapists and human service organisations in Australia, Hong Kong, Malaysia, USA and New Zealand.

Upcoming Events:

November 2021

Thu4Nov
to
Sat6Nov

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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:

Live Online Event – Australia Australia

Time:

8:30 am to 4:30 pm AEST

Presented By:

Trish Purnell-Webb Clinical Psychologist, Certified Gottman Relationship Therapist, Master Trainer and Consultant
John Flanagan Accredited Mental Health Social Worker, Masters Gestalt Therapy, Certified Gottman Relationship Therapist, Master Trainer and Consultant
Thu18Nov
to
Fri19Nov

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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:

Live Online Event – Australia Australia

Time:

8:30 am to 5:00 pm AEDT

Presented By:

Trish Purnell-Webb Clinical Psychologist, Certified Gottman Relationship Therapist, Master Trainer and Consultant
John Flanagan Accredited Mental Health Social Worker, Masters Gestalt Therapy, Certified Gottman Relationship Therapist, Master Trainer and Consultant

February 2022

Thu10Feb
to
Fri11Feb

,

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:

Live Online Event – Australia Australia

Time:

9:00 am to 4:40 pm AEST

Presented By:

Trish Purnell-Webb Clinical Psychologist, Certified Gottman Relationship Therapist, Master Trainer and Consultant
John Flanagan Accredited Mental Health Social Worker, Masters Gestalt Therapy, Certified Gottman Relationship Therapist, Master Trainer and Consultant
Thu10Feb
to
Fri11Feb

,

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:

Online Event – Live Online Event - Live

Time:

9:00 am to 4:30 pm AEST

Presented By:

Trish Purnell-Webb Clinical Psychologist, Certified Gottman Relationship Therapist, Master Trainer and Consultant
John Flanagan Accredited Mental Health Social Worker, Masters Gestalt Therapy, Certified Gottman Relationship Therapist, Master Trainer and Consultant

March 2022

Thu3Mar
to
Fri4Mar

,

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:

Royal on the Park Hotel 152 Alice St
Brisbane, QLD 4000 Australia

Time:

9:00 am to 4:30 pm AEST

Presented By:

Trish Purnell-Webb Clinical Psychologist, Certified Gottman Relationship Therapist, Master Trainer and Consultant
John Flanagan Accredited Mental Health Social Worker, Masters Gestalt Therapy, Certified Gottman Relationship Therapist, Master Trainer and Consultant
Thu24Mar
to
Sat26Mar

,

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:

Live Online Event – Australia Australia

Time:

8:30 am to 4:30 pm AEDT

Presented By:

Trish Purnell-Webb Clinical Psychologist, Certified Gottman Relationship Therapist, Master Trainer and Consultant
John Flanagan Accredited Mental Health Social Worker, Masters Gestalt Therapy, Certified Gottman Relationship Therapist, Master Trainer and Consultant

May 2022

Thu12May
to
Sat14May

,

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:

Live Online Event – Australia Australia

Time:

8:30 am to 4:30 pm AEST

Presented By:

Trish Purnell-Webb Clinical Psychologist, Certified Gottman Relationship Therapist, Master Trainer and Consultant
John Flanagan Accredited Mental Health Social Worker, Masters Gestalt Therapy, Certified Gottman Relationship Therapist, Master Trainer and Consultant

June 2022

Thu23Jun
to
Sat25Jun

,

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:

Royal on the Park Hotel 152 Alice St
Brisbane, QLD 4000 Australia

Time:

8:30 am to 4:30 pm AEST

Presented By:

Trish Purnell-Webb Clinical Psychologist, Certified Gottman Relationship Therapist, Master Trainer and Consultant
John Flanagan Accredited Mental Health Social Worker, Masters Gestalt Therapy, Certified Gottman Relationship Therapist, Master Trainer and Consultant

September 2022

Thu1Sep
to
Sat3Sep

,

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:

Live Online Event – Australia Australia

Time:

8:30 am to 4:30 pm AEST

Presented By:

Trish Purnell-Webb Clinical Psychologist, Certified Gottman Relationship Therapist, Master Trainer and Consultant
John Flanagan Accredited Mental Health Social Worker, Masters Gestalt Therapy, Certified Gottman Relationship Therapist, Master Trainer and Consultant
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