Gottman Method Couples Therapy Clinical Training:
Level 2: Assessment, Intervention & Co-Morbidities
Presented by Certified Gottman Therapists and Trainers:
Sinead Smyth, 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.
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
For CPD, The Gottman Institute will issue a Certificate of Completion for each level. The presenters will issue a certificate at the end of Level 2 for 20 hours confirming the number of hours attended.
Pre-requisites: You must have completed Gottman Level 1 (Live or Home Study) to register.