John M. Gottman, Julie Schwartz Gottman – Level 1: Bridging the Couple Chasm–Gottman Couples Therapy: A New Research-Based Approach
Courses Content :
- John M. Gottman and Julie Schwartz Gottman are on the faculty.
9 hours and 54 minutes.
Audio and video formats are available.
Copyright: January 1st, 2008
The purpose of this video is to give the student clinical familiarity, information, and tools to help them incorporate Gottman Method Couples Therapy examinations and treatments into their practices. You will learn how to implement the research-based Gottman Assessment and Intervention Methods into your therapeutic practice during this exciting encounter with Drs. John and Julie Gottman. You will learn the following things in these videos:
Examine the “Friendship Profile,” “Conflict Profile,” and “Shared Meanings Profile” of a pair.
Create therapies that couples may employ to counteract the “Four Horsemen.”
Assist couples in relieving physiological floods
Change the “Attack/Defend System” in a couple’s interactions using one of six options.
Assist couples in starting a conversation about their stalled disputes.
Choose and execute treatments to assist couples in deepening their “Friendship System” through connection rituals.
Choose and execute treatments to assist couples in developing a common system of values and purpose.
Using Gottman Core Assessments, identify five distinct co-morbidities that are frequent in couples and apply therapies.
Manual Level 1: Bridging the Couple Chasm – Printable (12.8 MB)
After purchase, 352 pages are available.
Additional Resources (0.37 MB)
Faculty John M. Gottman, Ph.D. is available after purchase. Seminars and items that are related: 13
The Gottman Foundation
John Gottman, Ph.D., is Emeritus Professor of Psychology at the University of Washington, where he founded “The Love Lab” and performed most of his award-winning research on couple interaction and treatment. Dr. Gottman has spent over four decades studying marriage, couples, and parent-child interactions. He has written or co-written 119 published articles and 44 books, including 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.
Dr. Gottman’s research on marital stability and divorce prediction 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; and the National Institute of Mental Health Research Scientist Award.
Dr. Gottman co-founded The Gottman Institute with his wife, Dr. Julie Schwartz Gottman, to provide clinical training, workshops, services, and educational resources to mental health professionals, couples, and families. He is also the co-founder and Executive Director of the Relationship Research Institute, which has developed therapies for couples who are transitioning to motherhood and for couples who have experienced mild domestic abuse.
Dr. Gottman has delivered hundreds of invited keynote talks, seminars, and scientific presentations to enthusiastic audiences in Switzerland, Italy, France, England, Israel, Turkey, South Korea, Australia, Canada, Sweden, and Norway. Dr. Gottman has appeared on numerous TV shows, including Good Morning America, Today, CBS Morning News, and Oprah, as well as 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.
The Gottmans presently reside on Orcas Island, near Seattle, Washington. They provide weekly and intense couples therapy sessions, small group retreats, seminars and clinical trainings, and international presentations and training courses.
Dr. Julie Schwartz Gottman Seminars and items that are related: The Gottman Institute has 14 co-owners.
Julie Schwartz Gottman, Ph.D., is the co-founder and President of The Gottman Institute, as well as the Clinical Supervisor for the Couples Together Against Violence research. She is a well-known clinical psychologist who is frequently sought out by media and organizations throughout the world as an expert counsel on marriage, sexual harassment and rape, domestic violence, gay and lesbian adoption, same-sex marriage, and parenting concerns. She established and runs the national certification program in Gottman Method Couples Therapy for therapists, as well as the wildly popular The Art and Science of Love weekend courses for couples. Her other accomplishments include: being named Washington State Psychologist of the Year; being the author/co-author of five books, including Ten Lessons to Transform Your Marriage, And Baby Makes Three, The Marriage Clinical Casebook, 10 Principles for Doing Effective Couples Therapy, and The Man’s Guide to Women; and being the recipient of a number of awards. Her therapeutic psychotherapy treatment has received widespread acclaim, with a focus on disturbed couples, abuse and trauma survivors, substance abusers and their partners, and cancer patients and their families.
Julie’s leadership of The Gottman Institute has been inspiring, empowering, respectful, and kind, allowing her staff, therapists, and the larger research and therapeutic community to identify and integrate their expertise. Her dedication to excellence and integrity ensures that The Gottman Institute maintains the highest ethical and scientific standards as it expands.
She works in private practice in the Seattle area, offering couples intensive marathon therapy sessions. She specializes in working with distressed couples, survivors of abuse and trauma, people with substance abuse issues and their partners, and cancer patients and their families.
The Gottmans presently reside on Orcas Island, near Seattle, Washington. They offer weekly and intensive couples therapy sessions, small group retreats, workshops and clinical trainings, and keynote speeches all over the world.
Disclosures for Speakers:
Julie Gottman is a co-owner of The Gottman Institute. She is a published author and receives royalties.
Julie Gottman does not have any relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.