This is the first step in learning Gottman Method Couples Therapy. A truly inspiring workshop, Level 1 training in Appleton, Wisconsin will give you new insights into treatment for couples who struggle, using research-based assessments and effective interventions.
Help couples in your practice manage conflicts and deepen intimacy! This is the first step in learning Gottman Method Couples Therapy. A truly inspiring workshop, Level 1 Training will give you new insights into treatment for couples who struggle, using research-based assessments and effective interventions. Presented by Gloria Bannasch.
What You’ll Learn
Increase friendship in your relationship
- Improve communication
- Protect your relationship from outside stress
- Deal more effectively with conflict
- Learn to solve “solvable” problems
- Overcome gridlock and effectively discuss perpetual problems
- The art of compromise
- How to repair your relationship when it becomes derailed by conflict or regrettable incidents
- How to support one another successfully
- Create shared meaning
- What the Masters of Relationships know about sustaining and maintaining healthy relationships
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, address solvable problems, 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
- Research-based strategies and tools to help couples successfully manage conflicts
- Skills to empower partners to dialogue about their 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
- Summarize the research that allows us to predict future relationship stability.
- Describe the seven levels of the Sound Relationship House theory.
- Conduct a couple’s therapy assessment using elements of the couples narrative, the Oral History Interview, written questionnaires, observations of conflict and individual interviews.
- Describe two interventions to help strengthen a couple’s conflict management.
- Describe two interventions to enhance a couple’s friendship system.
- Describe two interventions to explore a couple’s system of shared meaning.
- Explain why physiological self-soothing is essential for a healthy relationship.
- Create a therapeutic contract with a couple, discuss and decide on goals and include a summary of the couple’s strengths and areas that need improvement.
- Describe the Philosophy of Therapy including assumptions, an overview of techniques, and the goals of therapy.
- Describe the Rapoport Intervention and when to use it.
- Describe the process of therapy, including the structure of a session.
Select Event to Register
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Sep 14 to Sep 15
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Professional Training Level 1
GJB Health Services, Appleton WI