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Gottman Method Couples Therapy – Level 2

Internalize the powerful, research-based Gottman Method Couples Therapy assessment and intervention techniques as you integrate them in your clinical work. Gain insight as to when to use these methods and when couples therapy is contraindicated.

$375.00

We highly recommend ordering the physical copy of the training manual to supplement your online learning experience. It is not required.

Level 2 Training Manual
Level 2 Training Manual

+$175.00

  • Faculty: Julie Gottman, Ph.D.
    John Gottman, Ph.D.
  • Duration: 19 hours
  • Format: On-Demand
  • CE Credits: 19

Description

Immerse yourself in the Gottman Method and gain confidence using the techniques in your clinical work. Level 2 Training provides an in-depth exploration of assessment and intervention with advanced practical guidance for clinical observation and identifying co-morbidities, including PTSD, affairs, and addiction.

This advanced, self-paced online course includes engaging lecture content from a recent four-day Level 2 workshop conducted by Drs. John and Julie Gottman. During the workshop, the Gottmans share in-session clinical videos that demonstrate practical application of assessment and intervention techniques. Special guest lecturer, Dr. Robert Navarra, presents relevant data and clinical findings incorporating Gottman Methods in treatment of couples in addiction recovery.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this training, you will be able to:

  1. Explain the basics of observation including why it’s important to recognize Emotions on the Human Face, Tension in the Voice, the Importance of Words and the use of the SPAFF coding system
  2. Describe the seven levels of the Sound Relationship House theory
  3. Describe how to recognize Bids and Turning Towards
  4. Explain the components of the first three Assessment sessions
  5. Explain and demonstrate how to conduct an Oral History Interview
  6. Explain and demonstrate how to conduct a Feedback Session, including how to formulate a Treatment Plan and how to present it to the couple using the Sound Relationship House model
  7. Describe the use of the core assessments with couples, including the Locke-Wallace, Weiss-Cerretto, Gottman Sounds Relationship House Questionnaires, Gottman 19 Areas Checklist, EAQ, SCL-90, Detour Scales, CAGE, and b-MAST
  8. Explain and demonstrate the rules for Gentle Start Up
  9. Develop interventions that couples can use as antidotes to the “Four Horsemen”
  10. Prepare couples to physiologically soothe when flooded
  11. Select and implement interventions to help deal with conflict
  12. Apply different modes of changing the “Attack/Defend System” in a couples interaction
  13. Assist couples to establish dialogue about their gridlocked conflicts
  14. Instruct couples on how to work towards compromise on perpetual problems using the Two Oval method
  15. Describe the five steps of processing a fight or a regrettable incident using the Aftermath of A Fight intervention
  16. Use and describe the Stress-Reducing Conversation to minimize relapse
  17. Select and implement interventions to help couples deepen their “Friendship System” by working on Fondness and Admiration
  18. Select and implement interventions to help couples Build Shared Meaning with Rituals of Connection Identify and formulate a plan for different co-morbidities common to couples using Gottman Method Couples Therapy
  19. Assessment and Intervention
  20. Describe how to apply Gottman Method Couples Therapy to a couple who has experienced an affair
  21. Describe when it is appropriate and inappropriate to use Gottman Method Couples Therapy with a couple dealing with substance abuse
  22. Describe how to apply Gottman Method Couples Therapy to a couple experiencing Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  23. Describe the differences between situational and characterological domestic violence and when it is appropriate and inappropriate to use Gottman Method Couples Therapy with a couple dealing with domestic violence

Details

Included Content
  • 19 hours of video from a recent live workshop conducted by Drs. John and Julie Gottman
  • 734-page PDF manual with the content, assessments, interventions, and references discussed in training videos
  • 262-page PDF of lecture slides
  • Online quiz and downloadable certificate for 19 CE hours awarded by PESI
  • Certificate of Completion from The Gottman Institute
Audience

Prerequisites: Successful completion of Gottman Method Couples Therapy – Level 1.

Participants working in the following fields will benefit from this training:

  • Mental health providers
  • Allied professionals and clergy
  • Students and interns
  • Family clinic staff
  • Professors/teachers of couples therapy
  • Researchers in the social sciences
  • Employee assistance professionals
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Faculty

John Gottman, Ph.D.John Gottman, Ph.D.

World-renowned for his work on marital stability and divorce prediction, Dr. John Gottman has conducted 40 years of breakthrough research with thousands of couples. He is the author of over 200 published academic articles and author or co-author of more than 40 books, including The New York Times bestseller The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work. Dr. Gottman’s media appearances include Good Morning America, Today, CBS Morning News, and Oprah, as well articles in The New York Times, Redbook, Glamour, Woman’s Day, People, Self, and Psychology Today.

 

 

 

 

Julie Gottman, Ph.D.Julie Gottman, Ph.D.

Dr. Julie Gottman is the co-founder and President of The Gottman Institute, and Clinical Supervisor for the Couples Together Against Violence study. A highly respected clinical psychologist, she is sought internationally by media and organizations as an expert advisor on marriage, sexual harassment and rape, domestic violence, gay and lesbian adoption, same-sex marriage, and parenting issues. She is the co-creator of the immensely popular The Art and Science of Love weekend workshops for couples, and she also co-designed the national clinical training program in Gottman Method Couples Therapy.

 

 

Faculty Disclosures

Financial: Dr. John Gottman is a co-owner of The Gottman Institute and receives dividends from profits earned.
Non-financial:  Dr. John Gottman has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
Financial: Dr. Julie Gottman is a co-owner of The Gottman Institute and receives dividends from profits earned.
Non-financial: Dr. Julie Gottman has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.

CE Credits

NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation).

Continuing Education Information: This activity is designed to qualify for continuing education for the following professionals in every state: Addiction Counselors, Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, Nurses, Psychologists, Social Workers, Other Mental Health Professionals

Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this self-study package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.

Addiction Counselors – Connecticut (Self-Study)

Provider #120924. This course has been approved as a CCB approved training and has been awarded 19.0 hours by the Connecticut Certification Board.

Addiction Counselors (Self-Study)

This self-study activity consists of 19.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.

Counselors (Self-Study)

This self-study activity consists of 19.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.

Counselors – New York (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Mental Health Counselors. #MHC-0033. This self-study activity will qualify for 22.75 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.

Counselors – Texas (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. has been approved as a continuing education sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors. Provider #: 2477. This self-study course qualifies for 19.0 continuing education credits.

Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists – South Carolina (Self-Study)

This program has been approved for 19.0 continuing education hours by the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists. Approval #4540.

Marriage & Family Therapists (Self-Study)

This self-study activity consists of 19.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save this course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.

Marriage & Family Therapists – Illinois (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. has been approved as a provider of continuing education by the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. Provider #:168-000156. Full attendance at this self-study activity qualifies for 19.0 credits.

Marriage & Family Therapists – New York (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists. #MFT-0024. This self-study activity will qualify for 22.75 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.

Marriage & Family Therapists – Texas (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. has been approved as a continuing education sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists. Provider # 503. This self-study package qualifies for 19.0 continuing education credits.

Nurses – California (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of  Registered Nursing, Provider #: 13305 for 19.0 self-study contact hours.

** You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid for the webcast.

Nurses – Florida (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of  Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 19.0 self-study contact hours.

** Florida Participants Only: To automatically be reported to CE Broker, after completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact cepesi@pesi.com. You will need to provide the full title of the webcast, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.

Nurses – Iowa (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 22.8 self-study contact hours. Please email cepesi@pesi.com with your license number, include the title, speaker name and date. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid for the webcast.

Nurses/Nurse Practitioners/Clinical Nurse Specialists – APA (Self-Study)

This activity meets the criteria for an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Activity. PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the American Psychological Association, which is recognized by the ANCC for behavioral health related activities.

This self-study material qualifies for 19.0 contact hours.

Psychologists (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for this program and its content. PESI, Inc. is offering these self-study materials for 19.0 hours of continuing education credit.

Psychologists – Canadian (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. is approved by the Canadian Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. This program is approved for 19.0 self-study continuing education hours.

Psychologists – Florida (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc., is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Psychology. Provider Number BAP #77. This product qualifies for 19.0 self-study continuing education credits.

** Florida Participants Only: To automatically be reported to CE Broker, after completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact cepesi@pesi.com to have your Florida credits reported to CE Broker. You will need to provide the full title of the webcast, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.

Social Workers (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: January 27, 2017-January 27, 2020. Licensed Social Workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social Workers will receive 19.0 (Clinical) continuing education clock hours for completing this self-study package. Course Level: All Levels.

Social Workers – Canadian (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: January 27, 2017-January 27, 2020. Licensed Social Workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social Workers will receive 19.0 (Clinical) continuing education clock hours for completing this self-study package. Course Level: Intermediate. Canadian provinces may accept activities approved by the ASWB for ongoing professional development.

Social Workers – Colorado (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Colorado Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. Provider #1413. This self-study course has been approved for 19.0 continuing education hours.

COLORADO PARTICIPANTS ONLY: To be reported to the Colorado Chapter of the NASW, after completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact cepesi@pesi.com and provide the full title of the webcast, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.

Social Workers – Illinois (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. License #: 159-000154. Successful completion of this self-study activity qualifies for 19.0 contact hours.

Social Workers – Kansas (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board. Provider #14-006. This self-study course has been approved for 19.0 continuing education hours.

Social Workers – Minnesota (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Minnesota, Board of Social Work. Provider #: CEP-140. This self-study package has been approved for 19.0 continuing education hours. This certificate has been issued upon successful completion of a post-test.

Social Workers – New York (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0008. This self-study activity will qualify for 22.75 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.

Social Workers/Counselors/Marriage & Family Therapists – Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors will recognize and accept continuing education programs that are sponsored by providers approved by the American Psychological Association and the ASWB. This self-study course will qualify for 19.0 credits. Full attendance is required. Variable credits may not be awarded per the Pennsylvania State Board.

Social Workers/Counselors/Marriage & Family Therapists/Licensed Educational Psychologists – California (Self-Study)

The State of California, Board of Behavioral Sciences will recognize and accept continuing education programs that are sponsored by providers approved by the American Psychological Association and the ASWB. Full attendance at this course will qualify for 19.0 hours of continuing education credit.

Social Workers/Marriage & Family Therapists/Mental Health Counselors – Florida (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number BAP #77. This self-study course qualifies for 19.0 continuing education credits.

** Florida Participants Only: To automatically be reported to CE Broker, after completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact cepesi@pesi.com. You will need to provide the full title of the webcast, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.

Θ Other Professions (Self-Study)

This self-study activity qualifies for 19.0 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.

FAQ

What is an On-Demand course?

On-Demand courses are self-paced online courses you can access any time from any computer or mobile device with a current browser and a reliable internet connection. Courses include streaming video lectures and downloadable PDFs of manuals and supplemental content. There are no required assignments or scheduled events, and there is no interaction with faculty or other students.

On-Demand courses that are eligible for self-study CE credits include online quizzes, as well as certificates you can download once you have viewed all the content and passed the quiz. These courses do not expire. You can take as long as you need to pass, and you still have access once you have completed the course.

What kind of computer skills do I need?

In order to be successful with online learning, you must have basic computer or mobile device and internet skills. You should be able to use a browser, such as Chrome or Firefox, and keep it updated to the most recent version. You will need to be able to create an account at gottman.com, complete the purchase process, and visit your account again to launch your courses. You will need to understand how to click buttons, use video controls, such as pause and play, and download and open PDF files.

How do I access the course content once I have purchased a course?

Log in at gottman.com and visit your My Account page to see a list of your online courses. Each course will include a button to launch the course viewer. The viewer button takes you to a page that contains all the course content, including links to take your CE quizzes and download certificates.

What is required in order to earn CE credit?

In order to receive CE credit, you must view all the course videos and complete the quiz with an 80% score or higher. Once you have successfully completed the course and passed the quiz, you can download your CE certificate. CEs are provided by PESI, an approved continuing education provider for many national and state agencies.

Do online courses come with the printed manuals?

No. Online courses that include manuals come with a downloadable PDF manual. When you purchase an online course that has a printed manual available for purchase, you can add the manual to your order for an additional fee. If you would like a printed manual but did not select it during purchase, you can order it later from our online store.

Do I need the printed manual?

We highly recommend you purchase the printed manual for online courses. Every printed manual includes a binder with tabs for each chapter, so it’s easy to flip through the materials as you watch the videos. Manuals are an important reference during and after the courses as you learn to apply the methods.

Can I share my login with colleagues so we can learn as a group?

No. Logins may only be used by the individual who purchased the course. If you would like to learn as a group, please ask the other members to purchase the course.

Can I share the manual and handout PDFs with colleagues?

No. All files included with the course may only be used by the individual who purchased the course.

Can I purchase Online Learning products for someone else?

No. Purchases are associated with user accounts and linked to CE credits and certificates. You can allow someone to use your credit card to purchase, but they need to be logged into their own account so it can be associated with their credits for the course.