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Live Presentations in Henderson, Nevada

Earn 20 CE’s - Three day workshop

completes your Gottman Level 3 Certification Training.


Level 3: Practicum Workshop in Gottman Couples Therapy

Gottman Couples Therapy Training - A New Research-Based Approach!


New 2017 Date Coming Soon ~ Henderson, Nevada

3 Day Training - 20 CE Hours* for Psychologists, LCSW’s, and MFT’s

Gottman Couples Therapy Training


Gottman Level 3 Professional Workshop

Research-based instruction on the Gottman Method


Presented by Scott Wolfe, Ph.D.

Senior Certified Gottman Therapist

Couples Workshop Leader

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Couples Therapy Training Center now offers the Gottman Method professional workshop “Level 3: Practicum Workshop in Gottman Couples Therapy” training created by Drs. John and Julie Gottman. You’ll fine-tune and master your skills using the Gottman Method in your counseling work with couples in your practice. Completion of the Level 1 and 2 workshops are required before attending the Level 2 training. See below for a complete listing of Pre-Requisites before registering. Sign-up for all three workshops and save $150!  See registration for details.


Earn 20 CEU’s!  We are offering in Fairfax, Virginia, the Gottman Level 3: Practicum Workshop in Gottman Couples Therapy professional training for couples therapy. These Level 3 workshops are presented live in the new Three-Day Format. Each day’s presentation runs approximately eight and a half hours - see registration page for times and details.


*** Discounts are available for registering for All Three Gottman professional trainings; and for groups of 3 or more. See registration page for more info or call Scott at (702) 757-7393.



About the Level 3 Gottman Couples Therapy Workshop:


During the Practicum workshop, participants will examine videotaped cases of couples brought in by workshop colleagues. These cases are used as learning and teaching tools to deepen your understanding of when and how to use various Gottman Method approaches and interventions, and how to break destructive patterns and replace them with meaningful interactions.


We will then demonstrate an assessment or intervention session appropriate for each that couple’s struggle as role-played by audience volunteers. These demonstrations represent the true resistances and co-morbidities we face as therapists and how to we can transform them into effective healing methods for the couple. Following each demonstration, participants have the chance to practice and refine their use of Gottman Method Couples Therapy through participation in role-plays, demonstrations and discussions in a small group setting. We observe each group and offer practical tips and technical refinements for the therapist. No criticism or negative judgement is allowed. Rather, efforts are made to create safety and security for all therapists present in an environment free of criticism and negative judgment.


After each role-play session, we’ll lead discussions that include case consultations and nuanced details of the techniques previously demonstrated and provides guidance in developing a roadmap for clinical decisions.


There is no better way to learn how to apply the Gottman Method than this workshop.



Level 3 Pre-Requisites:


  1. Master’s or doctoral degree OR current enrollment in a graduate program within a mental health-related field

  2. Completed Level 1 Training

  3. Completed Level 2 Training

  4. Therapy experience highly recommended, but not required...



Video Participation: Case Discussion in Certification Practicum


Participants are asked to bring a short (ten minute or so) video segment (on DVD or USB thumb drive) of difficult and challenging couples to the Level 3 workshop. The therapist’s work with the couple will not be critiqued; in fact the video does not even need to show the therapist; just seeing the couple is all that is needed. The purpose will be to use these couples to illustrate how the Gottman Method can be applied to these tough cases. We’ll describe how they would treat these couples and then participants from the audience will volunteer to role play these couples with us demonstrating using a variety of interventions with these couples. Participants will then have the opportunity to practice using these interventions in a supportive small group setting with other participants’ role playing the couples from the videos.


Bringing a video isn’t required, but it will help make the training more meaningful for everyone. If you cannot bring a clip, it would help to bring a brief written description of a challenging couple for the same purpose. This is for Case Discussion within the context of Certification Practicum ONLY and is not related to the videotaped interventions submitted for final Certification Review.  Note: We only support digital media on the DVD-format or on an USB external device (USB thumb-drive or external). DVD disk is preferred.


* Note:  For More Info on Continuing Education Credits - CE Credits - CE’s - See Level 3 Registration Page



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Fine-tune and master your skills using Gottman Method Couples Therapy.

       Practicum training features video participation and case discussions.



  1. Effectively use the Oral History Interview during a couple’s assessment and understand its implications.

  2. Clearly explain to a couple their strengths and challenges in terms of the “Sound Relationship House”.

  3. Help Partners identify their own “Four Horsemen” and understand the antidotes.

  4. Select and utilize appropriate tools to help a couple deepen their “Friendship System”.

  5. Clarify a couple’s conflicts in terms of solvable, perpetual, and grid-locked problems.

  6. Use the “Dream Within Conflict” technique to help a couple feel hopeful and to achieve break-through with their perpetual conflict.

                                                           Click Here for the full list of workshop objectives and

                                                           the Road Map to Gottman Therapist Certification!

“I gained new knowledge that will improve my skills

as a therapist.”






“Excellent Workshop...

Well presented and managed.”






“Received specific assessment

tools that I can use immediately in my work with couples!”






“The training met my expectations - Excellent materials and presentation - Loved it!”






The instructor was well organized, pleasant, and knowledgeable!”






“I gained a greater understanding of the research and theory behind the Gottman Method...”

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Scott Wolfe, Ph.D.

Senior Certified Gottman Therapist

Couples Workshop Leader

(702) 757-7393

Scott@NevadaRelationshipCenter.com

NevadaRelationshipCenter.com