Friday, March 15-Sat. March 16th, 2019 (8:30 AM-5:00 PM each day)
THIS IS THE FIRST STEP IN LEARNING GOTTMAN METHOD COUPLES THERAPY. A TRULY INSPIRING WORKSHOP, LEVEL 1 TRAINING IN EDMONDS, WASHINGTON WILL GIVE YOU NEW INSIGHTS INTO TREATMENT FOR COUPLES WHO STRUGGLE, USING RESEARCH-BASED ASSESSMENTS AND EFFECTIVE INTERVENTIONS.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
- Mental health professionals
- Allied professionals and clergy
- Students and interns
- Family clinic staff
- Professors/teachers of couples therapy
- Researchers in the social sciences
- Employee assistance professionals
Apply Gottman Method Couples Therapy to help couples strengthen:
- The Friendship System – the foundation for intimacy, passion, and good sex
- The Conflict System – the basis for helping couples identify and address solvable problems and understand and manage irresolvable differences
- The Shared Meaning System – the existential foundation of the relationship that helps partners discover their shared purpose for building a life together
WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?
- Research-based strategies and tools to help couples successfully manage conflict
- Skills to empower partners to dialogue about their worst gridlocked issues by uncovering their underlying dreams, history, and values
- Methods to help couples process fights and heal their hurts
- Techniques for partners to deepen their intimacy and minimize relapse
- New assessments and effective interventions to help understand couples’ struggles
ABOUT THE PRESENTERS:
PEG DAVIES, MS, LMFT is a Certified Gottman Therapist, Master Trainer of the Gottman Method, Certified Gottman Workshop Leader, and Clinical Fellow of the AAMFT. Personally trained by Drs John and Julie Gottman in Seattle, Peg has been a Certified Gottman Therapist for the past 15 years, and has been working with couples in private practice for over 25 years. She is truly passionate about helping couples to establish a secure and loving relationship that will last a lifetime. She regularly leads Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work classes as well as the Art and Science of Love workshops for couples. In addition to leading Level 1 and 2 Clinical trainings, she also trains clinicians and assists couples at the popular Art of Science and Love workshops hosted by John and Julie Gottman in Seattle. Her students describe her teaching style as warm, engaging, and direct. Peg lives and works in Bellingham, WA.
PATRICIA WORTHEY, PhD is a seasoned clinical psychologist with a passion for couples therapy who has practiced in Seattle, Washington, for the past 25 years. She was one of the first 10 Gottman couple therapists in the country to be certified by the The Gottman Institute. Dr.Worthey has worked with The Gottman Institute since 1998 and is a Master Rover, Consultant, and Trainer with the Institute. Her passion is working with couples and individuals to help them deepen connection, transcend conflict, and honor their dreams.
Dr. Worthey has appeared on Seattle's TV show, "New Day Northwest" helping couple's strengthen relationships, and also on Australia’s Sunset TV helping couples manage conflict. Dr. Worthey has taught graduate classes at Seattle Pacific University on couples therapy. She received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Virginia in 1992, and became licensed in Washington State as a Psychologist in 1994. She is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Washington State Psychological Association. Dr. Worthey practices in Edmonds, Washington, and resides in the Pacific Northwest with her husband and son.