A clinical training presented by Drs. John and Julie Gottman
Scotts Valley, CA
July 28-30, 2017
Receive up to 11 CE hours
Help couples in your practice manage conflict and deepen intimacy! 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.
When couples enter the therapy office, they sting with pain and despair. They look to the clinician to referee chronic conflicts, fix their partners, and rebuild burned bridges. Now, based on Dr. John Gottman’s 40 years of compelling research with over 3,000 couples, there’s a practical and highly effective approach to guiding couples across the chasm that divides them.
In this workshop, you will be provided with a research-based roadmap for helping couples compassionately manage their conflicts, deepen their friendship and intimacy, and share their life purpose and dreams.
Apply Gottman Method Couples Therapy to help couples strengthen:
- The Friendship System – the foundation for intimacy, passion, and good sex
- The Conflict System – the basis for helping couples identify and address solvable problems, and understand and manage irresolvable differences
- The Shared Meaning System – the existential foundation of the relationship that helps partners discover their shared purpose for building a life together
As a result of taking this training, you will learn:
- Research-based strategies and tools to help couples successfully manage conflict
- Skills to empower partners to dialogue about their worst gridlocked issues by uncovering their underlying dreams, history, and values
- Methods to help couples process fights and heal their hurts
- Techniques for partners to deepen their intimacy and minimize relapse
- New assessments and effective interventions to help understand couples’ struggles
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
As a result of this training, you will receive:
Upon completion of this training, attendees are awarded a Certificate of Completion. Included in the registration price is a clinical manual, which contains the core Gottman Method Couples Therapy assessments and interventions.
- 300+ page Level 1 Clinical Training Manual
- Gottman Method Couples Therapy Level 1 Training Certificate of Completion
- 11 CE Hours available
Here’s what people are saying:
"...best seminar I have ever attended!"
" ...extremely helpful, and I have done marital therapy for 25 years."
"...this seminar was one of the most informative and relevant to clinical work that I’ve taken."
"...I believe this is some of the most important and valid information on couples."
"...This information will definitely enhance my practice with couples."
This training and the accompanying clinical manual have provided some of the most powerful therapeutic insights and concepts I’ve received as a therapist working with couples.(J.M., MI)
The handouts are amazing! The best I’ve ever received at a conference. This info will definitely enhance my practice with couples.(H.M., CO)
You have convinced me that your methods and interventions are intelligent, responsible and compassionate. I believe they will endure over time as a true gift to children and families.(P.M., IL)
Very educational! Lots of good resource material. I believe this is some of the most important and valid information on couples.(D.S., DC)
I think that this seminar was one of the most informative and relevant to clinical work that I’ve taken!(P.H., MN)
We were thrilled with your wonderful workshop and have started applying what we learned right away.(F.P. & B.P., GA)
Extremely helpful – and I have done Marital Therapy for 25 years!(B.T., CA)
I appreciate the depth of knowledge presented as well as the practical application of presented materials. I also love having the manual so I can continue to learn and apply the techniques that were presented.(G.S., KS)
I want to express my appreciation and admiration for the 35+ years of research you have conducted in the area of marriages and children. I have relied upon your findings in marital research for the last several years in my private practice.(D.B., OR)
I appreciated the Gottman’s engagement in the material and their enthusiasm and eloquence in presenting it. I also appreciate the research-based approach.(V.G., IL)
This Level I seminar was clear, straightforward and packed with illuminating insights into marriages. It “blew away” many of my clinical practices, and it should enhance not only marital relationships, but also clients with interpersonal problems.(T.P., CO)
This was the single most useful conference I have attended in twenty-three years of clinical practice. Clear, concise, useful! Thank you so much for your presentation, your work and your humor.(E.B., PA)
The most well organized seminar I have ever attended! Thank you for the wonderful, clear presentation and comprehensive materials – which will be great to reference. It freed me up from taking notes during the workshop and allowed me to listen to the Gottmans without having to divide attention between listening and taking notes.(S.G., MD)
Speakers were great- material, style, use of audiovisual aids, etc. The manual greatly enhanced the workshop. Absolutely one of the best workshops I have attended.(J.W., PA)
Particularly enjoyed the excellent clinical films and found them especially useful in understanding the assessments and interventions that were taught. Appreciated seeing actual examples of sessions and examples of different ideas/thoughts of what to say and how to implement interventions.(T.G., MA)
Gottmans were great presenters and awesome to speak with one-on-one. A great experience!(E.R., OH)
Workshop was great, interpersonal, lively and highly informative; impressive research. Loved seeing both Drs. John AND Julie Gottman present together.(A.M., CA)
I especially appreciate the emphasis on providing a clear, coherent research-based theory with practical application techniques.(M.L., OR)
How wonderful that Dr. Gottman’s years of research have come to fruition and that he shares himself with us in such a wonderful way! Excellent. Exciting! Great use of time!(B.L., CA)
This was the best seminar I have ever attended. It not only provided me a wealth of valuable tools in my practice, but challenged some ideas I have held.(V.M., TX)
Dr. John Gottman is world renowned for his work on marital stability and divorce prediction, involving the study of emotions, physiology, and communication. He has conducted nearly 40 years of research with over 3,000 couples. He was recently voted as one of the Top 10 Most Influential Therapists of the past quarter-century by the PsychoTherapy Networker publication. His breakthrough research on marriage and relationships has earned him numerous major awards. Click here to learn more.
Dr. 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, trauma, gay and lesbian adoption, same-sex marriage, and parenting issues. She was also voted WA State Psychologist of the Year. Click here to learn more.
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Level 1 trainees are eligible to receive a $250 discount to attend our world-renowned couples workshop, The Art and Science of Love!