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Gottman Couples Therapy Training


Workshop Outline and Objectives

Research-based instruction on the Gottman Method



Presented by Scott Wolfe, Ph.D.

Senior Certified Gottman Therapist

Couples Workshop Leader

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Live Presentations in the Greater Las Vegas, Nevada Area

Earn 20 CE’s - Three day workshop

completes your Gottman Level 2 Certification Training.


Level 2: Assessment, Intervention, and Co-Morbidities

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


Wednesday thru Friday ~ May 3rd-5th, 2017 ~ Henderson, Nevada

Also: Wednesday thru Friday ~ October 4th-6th, 2017 ~ Henderson, Nevada

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

 
 

DAY ONE

8:00 - 8:20 am:  Registration Check-In

8:30 am - 5:00 pm:  Gottman Level 2 Workshop

(Lunch on your own, 1.5hr)



BASICS OF OBSERVATION

  1. Introduction to Observation

  2. Emotions in the Face

  3. Tension in the Voice

  4. The Words Themselves


BIDS AND TURNING

  1. Overview

  2. Film - Anderson Cooper Show

  3. Film - Greg and Jennie


CASE INTRODUCTION

  1. Introducing Steve and Krista

  2. Film - Spain without Interest, Bread with Interest

  3. Film - Dinner at Steve and Krista’s

  4. Film - Open Ended Questions

  5. Film - Contempt in 30 Seconds


ASSESSMENT SESSION #1 - ASSESSMENT

  1. Couple’s Narrative

  2. Oral History Interview - content, questions, and coding

  3. Film - Oral History Interview samples


ASSESSMENT SESSION #1 - ASSESSMENT CONFLICT SAMPLE

  1. Evaluating conflict management Gridlocked conflict

  2. Repair

  3. Videotaping and physiological reading


ASSESSMENT SESSION #1 – PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER

  1. Film – Steve and Krista’s couple narrative, Oral History Interview and Conflict discussion


PRACTICE ROLE PLAY SESSION #1 – Narrative and Oral History Interview


ASSESSMENT SESSION #2 - INDIVIDUAL INTERVIEWS

  1. Review

  2. Film – Steve and Krista’s Individual Interviews


ASSESSMENT QUESTIONNAIRES

  1. Steve and Krista’s score sheets


ASSESSMENT SESSION #3 - FEEDBACK AND TREATMENT PLANNING

  1. How to give feedback

  2. Film – Masters and Disasters


INTERVENTION – THE GOTTMAN RAPOPORT INTERVENTION, COMBINED WITH DAN WILE

                          AND INTERNAL WORKING MODEL INTERVENTIONS

  1. Introduction to interventions

  2. Film – The Gottman-Rapoport Intervention, plus Dan Wile and Internal Working Model Interventions


PRACTICE ROLE PLAY


DAY ONE CONCLUSION - Q and A



DAY TWO

8:30 am - 5:00 pm:  Gottman Level 2 Workshop

(Lunch on your own 1.5hr.)



INTERVENTION – COMPROMISE

  1. Introduction

  2. Film – Compromise


INTERVENTION – FLOODING AND SELF-SOOTHING

  1. Introduction

  2. Film – Flooding and Self-Soothing


INTERVENTION – DREAMS WITHIN CONFLICT

  1. Introduction

  2. Film – Dreams Within Conflict


PRACTICE ROLE PLAY - DREAMS WITHIN CONFLICT


INTERVENTION – AFTERMATH OF A FIGHT OR REGRETTABLE INCIDENT

  1. Introduction

  2. Film – Aftermath of a Fight plus Dan Wile


PRACTICE ROLE PLAY - AFTERMATH OF A FIGHT OR REGRETTABLE INCIDENT


INTERVENTION – POSITIVE ADJECTIVE CHECKLIST AND EXPRESSING FONDNESS AND ADMIRATION

  1. Introduction

  2. Film – Positive Adjective Checklist


INTERVENTION – STRESS REDUCING CONVERSATION

  1. Introduction

  2. Film – Stress Reducing Conversation

  3. Comments and discussion


PRACTICE ROLE PLAY - STRESS REDUCING CONVERSATION

  1. Comments and discussion


INTERVENTION – RITUALS OF CONNECTION

  1. Introduction

  2. Film – Rituals of Connection

  3. Comments and discussion


DAY TWO CONCLUSION - Q and A



DAY THREE

8:30 am - 5:00 pm:  Gottman Level 2 Workshop

(Lunch on your own 1.5hr.)



PTSD


DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

  1. Film – Pitbulls

  2. Film – Cobras


ADDICTIONS


DAY THREE CONCLUSION - Q and A




Gottman Level 2 Workshop Objectives:


  1. Assess a couple’s “Friendship Profile”, “Conflict Profile”, and “Shared Meanings Profile”.

  2. Develop interventions that couples can use as antidotes to the “Four Horsemen".

  3. Help couples to soothe physiological flooding.

  4. Apply six modes of changing the “Attack/Defend System” in a couple’s interactions.

  5. Assist couples in establishing dialogue about their grid-locked conflicts.

  6. Select and implement interventions to help couples deepen their “Friendship System” with rituals of connection.

  7. Select and implement interventions to help couples create a shared system of values and meaning.

  8. Identify and implement five different co-morbidities common to couples using Gottman Couples Therapy Assessment and Intervention.


  1. *Note:  For More Info on Continuing Education Credits - CE Credits - CE’s - See Level 2 Registration Page



*** Discounts are available for registering for both Level 1 and Level 2 trainings, all 3 trainings, and for groups of 3 or more. See registration page for more info or call Scott at (702) 757-7393.




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Scott Wolfe, Ph.D.

Senior Certified Gottman Therapist

Couples Workshop Leader

(702) 757-7393

Scott@swolfephd.com

www.swolfephd.com

 

Gottman Method Level 2: Assessment, Intervention, and Co-Morbidities

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Gottman Method...





Internalize and integrate

Gottman Method Assessment

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new relationship assessment questionnaires and clinical interventions.





See on film

Drs. John & Julie Gottman

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View original videos

of couples from

Gottman's famous "Love Lab"





Receive a certificate of completion from the

Gottman Institute.





For those interested in

pursuing Gottman certification,

this 3-day workshop fulfills

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