The Art and Science of Love virtual events are designed to strengthen relationships through engaging presentations and experiential activities. If you have a strong relationship, this workshop will provide you with the insights and tools to foster further closeness, friendship, and trust. If your relationship is distressed, this workshop will provide you with greater understanding of your relationship and a roadmap for repair.
Please note the price listed is per couple. You will receive a confirmation email immediately after submitting payment. Closer to the workshop date, a member of our staff will contact you to finalize your registration and answer any questions you may have about the workshop.
Virtual Art & Science of Love Event Details
Virtual ASL events run from 8:30am-3:30pm PST over two days. You’ll attend remotely. The first day includes an overview of Dr. Gottman’s research and learning foundational skills that are necessary for all successful relationships, and the second day focuses on conflict and how to manage it in a productive way. There will be time throughout the day for Q&A time with the presenters. During the experiential exercise times therapists will be available to work with you in private breakout rooms.
Zoom Installer: Before the event, please download the latest version of the Zoom software
Recommendations: We strongly encourage using a PC or Laptop to view the workshop. Some features may not work correctly when using Mobile or Tablet devices
Note: The webinar room will open 15 mins before start time
Zoom Support: If you have any questions or concerns, please use the following
- Phone Number: +1.888.799.9666
- Chat: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/requests/new
About the Presenters
Presenters for our Art and Science of Love virtual events include:
Faith Drew, Ph.D. and George Bitar, Ph.D. are a husband and wife team of Certified Gottman Therapists who present the Art and Science of Love both in person and in virtual events. Faith and George each have a Ph.D. in Marriage Therapy, and together they run Connect Couples Therapy in Charlotte, NC.
Donald Cole, D.Min. and Carrie Cole, PhD. serve as the Clinical Director and Research Director of The Gottman Institute, respectively. They are both Certified Gottman Therapists and Master Trainers in Gottman Method Couples Therapy, and together run the Gottman Love Lab in Seattle.
Zach Brittle and Laura Heck are both Licensed Mental Health Counselors (LMHC) and Certified Gottman Therapists (CGT) specializing in couples therapy with extensive experience presenting the Gottman Method.
If you are joining the workshop from outside the United States, please allow up to two weeks before the event for your Art & Science of Love box set (included) to ship.
What will I learn?
You and your partner will learn how to foster respect, affection, and closeness in your relationship. You will build and share a deeper connection with each other. You’ll learn how to keep conflict discussions calm, how to break through conflicted gridlock, and how to strengthen and maintain the gains in your relationship. In addition, you will learn:
- How to build friendship in your relationship and express feelings of respect and affection.
- How to manage conflict and communicate effectively.
- Recognize the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse and what to do if they are attacking your marriage
- Identify your relationship’s specific strengths and how to build on them together
- About the effects of physiological flooding and how it may affect conflict resolution
- How to use the Fondness and Admiration System to renew, respect, and care for one another
- Create an Emotional Bank Account that you can draw upon in times of stress
- Develop your problem-solving skills, including the six skills for effective conflict resolutions
Cancellations must be requested at least two weeks prior to the workshop date and are subject to a $50 processing fee. There are no refunds.
You are eligible to attend these virtual workshops with no out-of-pocket expense. Your registration fee is paid for by your EAP plan through Spring Health. If you are a Microsoft employee, submit your registration request here.
Frontline Healthcare Workers and First responders
During these times of increased stress we would like to support couples by providing a $100 off discount to couples who are healthcare workers or first responders. Please email [email protected] for more information.
It is an honor to support the military and their families. All active-duty military and veterans are eligible to receive a discount to attend The Art and Science of Love workshop. Please email [email protected] for the discount code.