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gottman method trainingGottman Method Training is coming to Phoenix! I am pleased to announce that I will be offering the Level 1 Clinical Training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy: Bridging the Couple Chasm in Phoenix, AZ, February 26-27, 2016, at Touchstone Behavioral Health. This is the first step in learning Gottman Method Therapy! A truly inspiring workshop, Level 1 training will give you new insight into couples’ struggles using research-based assessments and effective interventions.

As a result of taking this Gottman Method Training you will learn:

  • How couples really sustain their marriages-in contrast to common myths and conceptions
  • How the quality of relationships affects the immune system, physical health, and well-being
  • How marital problems change over time, but never go away–even in happy couples
  • Proven strategies and tools to help couples successfully manage conflict
  • Skills that empower partners to dialogue about their worst gridlocked issues
  • Methods to help couples process their fights and heal their hurts
  • Techniques for couples to deepen their intimacy and minimize relapse

You will receive: A 300-page Manual featuring new relationship assessment questionnaires and clinical interventions that you can use immediately with your clients.

Here’s what trainees have said:

“Best seminar I ever attended”
“…Extremely helpful – and I have done Marital Therapy for 25 years”
“…this seminar was one of the most informative and relevant to clinical work that I’ve taken”
“I believe this is some of the most important and valid information on couples.”
“This info will definitely enhance my practice with couples.”

Who is this training for?

Participants working in the following fields will benefit from this training:

  • Mental health providers
  • Allied professionals and clergy
  • Students and interns
  • Professors/teachers of couples therapy
  • Researchers in the social sciences
  • Employee assistance professionals

For an outline of the Level 1 Gottman Method Training, see my Level 1 page.

When? February 26 & 27, 2016, 9:00am to 5:00pm

Where? Touchstone Behavioral Health, 15648 North 35th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ, 85053-3861.

Registration Tuition: 

  • Standard: $399.00
  • Register by January 27 and receive an Early Bird Discount of $50
  • Touchstone Behavioral Health Staff receive a $125 discount off registration
  • Student/Intern Discount $50
  • AzAMFT/AAMFT Member Discount $50
  • Discounts can be combined for a maximum total of $100

Cancellation/Refund Policy:  If you cancel prior to three weeks before the workshop date, a full refund minus a $50 processing fee will be provided. Following the cut-off date, your fee can be applied to a future work-shop.

Continuing Education:

CE Credits are optional and are purchased for this Gottman Method Training at time of registration through our payment page. The following certificate fee applies:

Level 1 – 12 CE’s – $29.99

PESI, Inc. will provide CE Credits for the following Clinicians:


Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.

Social Workers: 

PESI, Inc., Provider #1062, is approved as a provider for continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: January 27, 2014-January 27, 2017. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers will receive 12 clinical continuing education clock hours in participating in this intermediate course. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation.


PESI, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for this program and its content. PESI, Inc. is offering this activity for 12 hours of continuing education credit. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.

Other Professions:

This seminar qualifies for 12 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your course outline and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.

Marriage and Family Therapists:

This activity consists of 720 minutes of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. You should save this course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.

Please Note: Licensing Boards change regulations often, and while we attempt to stay abreast of their most recent changes, if you have questions or concerns about this course meeting your specific board’s approval, we recommend you contact your board directly to obtain a ruling.

Satisfactory Completion:

Participants must attend the entire seminar and complete an evaluation to receive a certificate. Failure to sign in or out will result in forfeiture of credit for the entire course. No exceptions will be made. Partial credit is not available.

Disability Access:

Please let us know how we can serve you. If you require ADA accommodations please contact our office 30 days or more before the event.

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