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The 10 Principles of Effective Couples Therapy: What Science Tells Us and Beyond with Julie Schwartz Gottman, Ph.D. and John Gottman, Ph.D.



Includes Bonus Talk by Esther Perel - The New Rules of Love & Commitment

John Gottman and Julie Schwartz Gottman, world-renowned for their work on marital stability and divorce prediction, present a comprehensive review of the science of successful relationships. They will also present research-based interventions to transform disasters into healthy relationships.

As they will demonstrate, their discoveries highlight how happy marriages come in many different styles - but not necessarily in accord with popular, or even clinical, preconceptions of what they should be. The Gottmans will separate myth from reality in our ideas about what works in developing their craft of couples therapists. They will also go beyond interventions to explore the inner world of the couples therapist, including the fears and frustrations every couples therapist faces. Finally, they will focus on how to stay calm in the midst of couples’ stormy conflicts, how to have hope when couples are hopeless, and adjust when couples’ beliefs or values are at odds with our own.

Esther Perel, one of the world's most original and insightful thinkers about couples, sexuality, and the peculiar paradoxes besetting modern marriage in the Western world, will bring her rare gift for speaking the unspoken. She will articulate the hidden psychological states most people can't yet put into words. Esther Perel will present the complicated and contradictory needs that are shaping marriage and commitment today.


Details

Product Details
Average Rating:
   4.8
Faculty:
John M. Gottman |  Julie Schwartz Gottman
Duration:
6 Hours 16 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
28 Mar, 2015
Product Code:
POS048565
Media Type:
Digital Seminar
Access:
Never expires.

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Faculty

John M. Gottman's Profile

John M. Gottman Related seminars and products: 12

Ph.D.

The Gottman Institute


John Gottman, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the University of Washington, where he established what the media called, "The Love Lab," and conducted much of his award-winning research on couple interaction and treatment. Dr. Gottman has studied marriage, couples and parent relationships for nearly four decades. He has authored or co-authored 119 published articles as well as 44 books, including: The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work, The Relationship Cure, Why Marriages Succeed or Fail, and How You Can Make Yours Last, Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child: The Heart of Parenting, And Baby Makes Three and The Marriage Clinic.

World renown for his work on marital stability and divorce prediction, Dr. Gottman's research has earned him numerous national awards, including: Four five-year-long National Institute of Mental Health Research Scientist Awards; The American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Distinguished Research Scientist Award; The American Psychological Association Division of Family Psychology Presidential Citation for Outstanding Lifetime Research Contribution; The National Council of Family Relations 1994 Burgess Award for Outstanding Career in Theory and Research.

Dr. Gottman, together with his wife, Dr. Julie Schwartz Gottman, is the co-founder of The Gottman Institute, which provides clinical training, workshops, services, and educational materials for mental health professionals, couples, and families. He is also the co-founder and Executive Director of the Relationship Research Institute which has created treatments for couples transitioning to parenthood and couples suffering from minor domestic violence.

Dr. Gottman has presented hundreds of invited keynote addresses, workshops, and scientific presentations, to avid audiences around the world including Switzerland, Italy, France, England, Israel, Turkey, South Korea, Australia, Canada, Sweden and Norway. A wonderful story-teller and expert, Dr. Gottman has also appeared on many TV shows, including Good Morning America, Today, CBS Morning News, and Oprah, and he has been written up in numerous print articles, including Newsweek, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Ladies Home Journal, Redbook, Glamour, Woman's Day, Men's Health, People, Self, Reader's Digest, and Psychology Today.

Drs. John and Julie Gottman currently live on Orcas Island, near Seattle, Washington. They conduct weekly and intensive couples therapy sessions, provide small group retreats, teach workshops and clinical trainings and give presentations and training workshops around the world.


Julie Schwartz Gottman's Profile

Julie Schwartz Gottman Related seminars and products: 11

Ph.D., Co-Owner

The Gottman Institute


Dr. Julie Schwartz Gottman, Ph.D., is the co-founder and Clinical Director of The Gottman Relationship 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. Creator of the immensely popular Art and Science of Love weekend workshops for couples, she also designed and leads the national certification program in Gottman Method Relationship Therapy for clinicians. Her other achievements include: Washington State Psychologist of the Year; Author/co-author of three books: Ten Lessons to Transform Your Marriage, And Baby Makes Three, and The Marriage Clinical Casebook; Wide recognition for her clinical psychotherapy treatment, with specialization in distressed couples, abuse and trauma survivors, substance abusers and their partners, and cancer patients and their families.

Inspiring, empowering, respectful, and kind, Julie's leadership of The Gottman Relationship Institute has made it possible to identify and integrate the expertise of her staff, therapists, and the wider research and therapeutic community. Her commitment to excellence and integrity assures that as The Gottman Relationship Institute grows, it continues to maintain the highest ethical and scientific standards.

She is in private practice in the Seattle area, providing intensive marathon therapy sessions for couples. She specializes in working with distressed couples, abuse and trauma survivors, those with substance abuse problems and their partners, as well as cancer patients and their families.


Additional Info

Program Information

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Objectives

  1. Relate Gottmans’ 40 years of research on the dynamics of couples relationships to their principles of effective couples therapeutic assessment and clinical interventions
  2. Breakdown Gottmans’ Sound Relationship House Theory as it relates to achieving desired treatment outcomes
  3. Articulate the principles of effective couples therapy that help to inform the clinician’s choice of treatment interventions
  4. Summarize the components of a comprehensive couples assessment as it relates to clinical case conceptualization
  5. Apply clinical interventions that increase couples’ ability to manage conflict, create intimacy, foster fondness and admiration, and create a positive perspective of their relationship
  6. Teach clients the 5 steps of relationship repair for processing past fights, regrettable incidents or past emotional injuries.

Outline

  • What is True About Couples?
  • Findings Regarding Friendship
  • Findings Regarding Conflict Management
  • The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
    • Criticism
    • Contempt
    • Defensiveness
    • Stonewalling
  • Characteristics of Creating Shared Meaning
  • Sound Relationship House Therapy
  • Principles of Doing Good Couples Therapy
  • How to Assess
    • Oral History
    • Questionnaires
    • Individual Assessments
    • Conflict Management
      • Skills
      • Interventions
  • Exercises
    • Love Map
    • Open-Ended Questions
    • Stress-Reducing Conversation
    • Rituals of Connection
    • Strengthening Sexual Intimacy
    • Creating Shared Meaning

Target Audience

Addiction Counselors, Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, Nurses, Psychologists, Social Worker

Reviews

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Overall:      4.8

Total Reviews: 1859

Comments

Susan B - Worthington, Ohio

"I learned so much, especially how to engage couples in the process."

KEN T - KENSINGTON, Maryland

"Excellent course. Presentation was very well organized. Enjoyed the question answer period. Thought your answers were on point."

Robyn R - Arroyo Grande, California

"This course was my first foray into the art of couples therapy after a 25-year career as a high school counselor. I use the Gottman materials and methods consistently with couples I see in my return to mental health therapy. My confidence grows steadily as I see real progress with my clients. Thank you, Drs. John and Julie! "

Michael G - PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kansas

"I have been practicing since 1980 and have taken so many workshops. This was the best workshop by far. as the material just flowed and made immediate sense...I was able to integrate it so easily. I love everything about the seminar. Keep up the great work. And Thank You"

Julie S - Nashville, Illinois

"Great informational seminar!"

Tangia E - DUBLIN, California

"Really enjoyed this training and I have increased my desire to become trained as a couple's therapist"

renee j - Tucson, Arizona

"great presenters"

Fay H - Chicago, Illinois

"Excellent seminar! Bring us more of the Gottmans!"

Carl J - Kailua, Hawaii

"Excellent presentation"

Charlotte M - Milwaukee, Wisconsin

"Love being able to sit at home and complete the course."

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