Level 2 Clinical Training

Thursday, 4 May 2017 8:30 AM - Saturday, 6 May 2017 4:30 PM PST

In the Transpacific Center, 1000 Broadway, Ste 109, Oakland, CA, 94607, United States

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Thursday, 4 May 2017 8:30 AM - Saturday, 6 May 2017 4:30 PM PST

The Oakland Center, In the Transpacific Center, Oakland, CA, 94607, United States.

Gottman Method Couples Therapy Clinical Training: 

Level 2: Assessment, Intervention & Co-Morbidities


Presented by Certified Gottman Therapists and Trainers: 


Sinead Smyth, LMFT & Dr. Robert Navarra, LMFT



In this workshop, you will:

Refine your clinical skills

•Learn to internalize and integrate the powerful, research-based Gottman Method Assessment and Intervention techniques.

•Gain insight as to when to use these methods and when couples therapy is contraindicated.

•Become skilled in using our Level II Clinical Manual which now includes revised Gottman Core Assessments, Gottman Supplemental Assessments and more than 50 Gottman Interventions

•Take part in presentations: practice using Assessments and Interventions in group role-plays, view demonstration films, and participate in extensive discussions with Senior Certified Gottman Therapists and clinicians from around the world.

•Receive supportive coaching from Gottman Consultants, and Senior Certified Gottman Therapists as you participate in experiential exercises.

•Engage in vital dialogue regarding Gottman Method Couples Therapy.  


Workshop objectives:
Participants will be able to:

Assess a couple’s “Friendship Profile,” “Conflict Profile,” and “Shared Meanings Profile.”

•Develop interventions that couples can use as antidotes to the “Four Horsemen.”

•Help couples to soothe physiological flooding.

•Apply six modes of changing the “Attack/Defend System” in a couple’s interactions.

•Assist couples in establishing dialogue about their grid-locked conflicts.

•Select and implement interventions to help couples deepen their “Friendship System” with rituals of connection.

•Select and implement interventions to help couples create a shared system of values and meaning

•Identify and implement five different co-morbidities common to couples using Gottman Couples Therapy Assessment and Intervention


Who Should Attend: 

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 

Continuing Education: 21 CE Hours

Pre-requisites: You must have completed Gottman Level 1 (Live or Home Study) to register.


The course is approved through the PESI for 21 CE hours for an additional fee of $29.99 payable to PESI. For more information visit http://www.pesi.com/CEInformation.

Cancellation policy

If a cancellation is made more than three weeks prior to the workshop date a full refund minus a $50 processing fee will be given. If your cancellation occurs within three weeks of the workshop, your refistration fee will be converted to a credit for the amount paid and is valid for a period of two years towards registration in another Gottman professional training offered by Alameda Couples Counseling. 

If the workshop is cancelled for any reason by the presenter, you will receive a full refund of your registration fee. No additional expenses you may have incurred as a result of your registration, such as travel fees, will be eligible for reimbursement. 

Purchase of registration constitutes acceptance of these terms. 

East Bay Relationship Center


Presented by Certified Gottman Therapists and Trainers: Sinead Smyth, LMFT & Dr. Robert Navarra, LMFT, PhD

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