Why Gottman Method Couples Therapy? 

Over 100,000 mental health professionals around the world have trained in Gottman Method Couples Therapy. Throughout each level, participants learn proven assessment techniques and effective intervention strategies that will help them serve couples in their communities, all based on the popular research-backed Gottman Method.


“When a classmate mentioned the University Outreach Program (UOP) through The Gottman Institute, I jumped at the opportunity. The UOP allowed our MFT program to host our own Gottman Method Couples Therapy Level 1 Training at our university over the course of a weekend… Our advisors coordinated the training, picked a weekend that worked for us, and we dove into the research-based Gottman Method!”

Student Discounts

Students can gain access to training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy at just a fraction of the cost! Take advantage of a special student discount of 50% off the regular cost for student groups. Join the University Outreach Program today.

Get 50% off Level 1 Clinical Training and/or Level 2 Clinical Training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy.

Level 1 – $140 per person (normally $279)
Level 2 – $200 per person (normally $399)

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Students who don’t have a group of at least 5 can take advantage of our individual student discount of 20% off. Are you an instructor or faculty member who works with students? Learn more about the University Outreach Program.


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Level 1 Gottman Clinical Training Professionals and clinicians all over the world have been trained in Level 1 Clinical Training. This training is the first step in learning Gottman Method Couples Therapy and provides valuable insights into treatment for couples who struggle. Students taking Level 1 will learn research-based strategies and tools to help couples compassionately manage their conflicts, deepen their friendship and intimacy, and share their life purpose and dreams.

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Level 2 Gottman Clinical Training Level 2 Training builds upon Level 1, expanding knowledge of assessment strategies and intervention techniques in working with couples. In this training, students will learn about relationship theory, observation, couple dynamics, relationship assessment, treatment planning, when and how to use interventions, and how to work with co-morbidities. 

Get 50% off Level 1 and 2 Gottman Clinical Training for student groups through the University Outreach Program!

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More Clinical Training Opportunities for Students

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Treating Affairs and Trauma Dive deep into the proven, research-based Gottman Method approach for treating couples impacted by affairs and trauma. Learn clinical skills that will empower couples to not only rebuild their relationship, but also create immunity from future betrayals. This training requires completion of Level 1 Clinical Training.

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Couples and Addiction Recovery Learn how to treat couples struggling with addiction and those in recovery from alcohol, drugs, and/or behavioral addictions. Help couples develop a recovery plan through increasing communication and understanding, establishing boundaries, and healing from the impact of addiction. This training requires completion of Level 1 Clinical Training.

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Therapy Sessions: Live Observe how a master clinician uses the Gottman Method in practice with a real couple. Filmed live in Dr. Julie Gottman’s private practice office, these uncut sessions will teach you how to integrate key Gottman Method assessments and interventions into your own clinical work. Includes 10 full-hour clinical sessions demonstrating how to apply the Sound Relationship House to transform a destructive cycle into hope and healing. This training requires completion of Level 1 Clinical Training.

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Emotion Coaching Students looking to work with children and parents would benefit from this training. Emotion Coaching helps you support parents and their children through life’s ups and downs in a way that builds confidence and promotes growth, both emotionally and intellectually. Learn the best ways to respond to different emotions, discover how to use them as opportunities for connection and teaching, and learn how to set clear, consistent limits while helping children problem-solve.

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Certification in Gottman Method Couples Therapy

Work towards Certification in Gottman Method Couples Therapy to become a Certified Gottman Therapist. Learn More


Therapy Tools for Students

Gottman Connect

Sign up for Gottman Connect to access a powerful digital platform, providing unparalleled clinical tools for application of the Gottman Method inside and outside of therapy. Learn More

The Gottman Relationship Checkup

The Gottman Relationship Checkup is a scientifically proven digital assessment tool that improves therapy by providing professionals and couples with comprehensive relationship insights, personalized results, and specific treatment recommendations. Used by the Gottmans and over 10,000 clinical professionals globally, the Gottman Relationship Checkup utilizes research-based algorithms to generate unique summary reports for both the clinician and the couple. Learn More

The Gottman Relationship Builder

The Gottman Relationship Builder is an impactful, easy-to-use digital intervention tool designed to improve therapy adherence by increasing communication between clinicians and couples, leading to stronger relationships and preventing relapse. Professionals can leverage an extensive library of research-based videos and role-playing exercises to create an effective treatment plan for clients to help them build healthier, more resilient relationships. Learn More

Gottman Store for Professionals

Whether you’re looking to learn the basics or want to train to become a Certified Gottman Therapist, take advantage of effective clinical tools designed by Drs. John and Julie Gottman to enhance your understanding and practice of the Gottman Method. Visit the Professionals Store.