Julie Gottman is a highly respected licensed clinical psychologist and the President and co-founder of The Gottman Institute. She is sought internationally by media and organizations as an expert advisor on marriage, sexual abuse and rape, domestic violence, gay and lesbian adoption, same-sex marriage, and parenting issues. She was also voted WA State Psychologist of the Year.
Dr. Julie Gottman is the author/co-author of five books:
She specializes in working with distressed couples, abuse and trauma survivors, those with substance abuse problems and their partners, as well as cancer patients and their families.Together, Drs. John and Julie Gottman co-founded The Gottman Institute in 1996. They are the co-creators of the immensely popular The Art and Science of Love weekend workshop for couples, which they teach in Seattle, and they are the co-designers of the national clinical training program in Gottman Method Couples Therapy, which they teach worldwide.
In addition, they are involved in ongoing relationship research studies. Both Drs. John and Julie Gottman have private practices on Orcas Island, near Seattle, where they see individuals and couples for weekly and intensive marathon therapy sessions and conduct small group couples retreats. The Gottmans are inspiring, empowering, respectful, and kind. Their commitment to excellence and integrity assures that as The Gottman Institute grows, it continues to maintain the highest ethical and scientific standards. Their style of presentation is clear, informative and filled with humor and wisdom, and they are beloved by their audiences everywhere.