If you and your partner are interested in participating in the Affair Recovery Research study, please double-check that you qualify, then complete the information below. Once you have submitted your application, a staff member will get in touch with you to see if the study is a good fit for you and your partner.

Questions may be directed to Research@gottman.com.

Do you qualify for the study?

  • Couples must be married or in a committed relationship

Do you live in a qualifying location?

  • Couples must be willing to travel to see a therapist located in one of the cities listed below or be willing to engage in telehealth counseling. Check here for a list of specific geographic locations

How it works:

  • If you and your partner are accepted into the study, you will be randomly assigned to a Certified Gottman Therapist in your area
  • You must agree to attend at least 8 sessions of couples therapy
  • During the first session, the therapists will video record you and your partner having a ten-minute conflict conversation
  • These videos will be confidential and will only be observed by a member of The Gottman Institute research team
  • Couples will be asked to fill out multiple confidential questionnaires throughout the course of treatment
  • For additional information on the study, click here

Please submit the form below.

Gottman Institute Affair Recovery Research Study Application

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