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$ 895.00

Gottman Method Couples Therapy – Level 2

Format: 3-Days Live in-person (Live remote webcast also available)
Date: April 20-22, 2023 (Thu-Sat)

With this immersive Gottman Level 2 training you will deepen your understanding of Gottman Method Couples Therapy. You’ll learn skills that can expand your strategies & interventions in your couples counseling work. Internalize the powerful, research-based Gottman Method Couples Therapy assessment and intervention techniques as you integrate them in your clinical work. See them in practice and gain insight as to when to use these methods and when couples therapy is contraindicated.

Includes: Gottman Level 2 Completion Certificate, Live CE Attendance Certificate, and Printed Clinical Training Manual (500+ Pages $175 value)

Training Prequisites: Gottman Level 1 Training 

Description

Gottman Method Couples Therapy – Level 2 [Live 3-day In-Person]

Immerse yourself in the Gottman Method and gain confidence using the techniques in your clinical work. Level 2 Training provides an in-depth exploration of assessment and intervention with advanced practical guidance for clinical observation and identifying co-morbidities, including PTSD, affairs, and addiction.

Advance in becoming Gottman Certified with this elevated live in-person training with Master Gottman Trainer Dr. William Bumberry. He will take you deeper into the assessment and interventions and provide guidance for clinical observations. This live in-person format also includes an account at The Gottman Institute online, where you can access the entire Gottman Level 2 module, PDF manual, assessment sheets, and other videos with engaging lecture conducted by Drs. John and Julie Gottman. During the available online videos, the Gottmans host a special guest lecturer, Dr. Robert Navarra, who presents relevant data and clinical findings incorporating Gottman Methods in treating couples in addiction recovery.

Notice: Gottman Level 1 is a prerequisite for this training. A foundation is key to learning these advanced techniques. Completion of Gottman Level 1 training is requisite before taking this course. You could have completed Level 1 training through a Suncrest Counseling sponsored event, or completed with a different trainer or sponsor, or through the Gottman Institute self study program online. The Gottman Institute will verify with Suncrest Counseling that you have completed Level 1 Training.

Level 2 Learning Objectives

After this training, you will be able to:

  1. Explain the basics of observation, including why it’s important to recognize Emotions on the Human Face, Tension in the Voice, the Importance of Words, and the use of the SPAFF coding system
  2. Describe the seven levels of the Sound Relationship House theory.
  3. Describe how to recognize Bids and Turning Towards.
  4. Explain the components of the first three Assessment sessions.
  5. Explain and demonstrate how to conduct an Oral History Interview.
  6. Explain and demonstrate how to conduct a Feedback Session, including formulating a Treatment Plan and presenting it to the couple using the Sound Relationship House model.
  7. Describe the use of the core assessments with couples, including the Locke-Wallace, Weiss-Cerretto, Gottman Sounds Relationship House Questionnaires, Gottman 19 Areas Checklist, EAQ, SCL-90, Detour Scales, CAGE, and b-MAST.
  8. Explain and demonstrate the rules for Gentle Start-Up.
  9. Develop interventions couples can use as antidotes to the “Four Horsemen.”
  10. Prepare couples to physiologically soothe when flooded.
  11. Select and implement interventions to help deal with conflict.
  12. Apply different modes of changing the “Attack/Defend System” in a couple’s interaction.
  13. Assist couples in establishing dialogue about their gridlocked conflicts.
  14. Instruct couples on how to work towards a compromise on perpetual problems using the Two Oval method.
  15. Describe the five steps of processing a fight or a regrettable incident using the Aftermath of A Fight intervention.
  16. Use and describe the Stress-Reducing Conversation to minimize relapse.
  17. Select and implement interventions to help couples deepen their “Friendship System” by working on Fondness and Admiration.
  18. Select and implement interventions to help couples Build Shared Meaning with Rituals of Connection Identify and formulate a plan for different co-morbidities common in couples using Gottman Method Couples Therapy.
  19. Assessment and Intervention.
  20. Describe how to apply Gottman Method Couples Therapy to a couple who has experienced an affair.
  21. Describe when it is appropriate and inappropriate to use Gottman Method Couples Therapy with a couple dealing with substance abuse.
  22. Describe how to apply Gottman Method Couples Therapy to a couple experiencing Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
  23. Describe the differences between situational and characterological domestic violence and when it is appropriate and inappropriate to use Gottman Method Couples Therapy with a couple dealing with domestic violence.

INCLUDED IN THIS TRAINING:

  • The Gottman Institute highly recommended printed manual, Level 2 Training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy, to supplement your learning experience and reference going forward. Suncrest Counseling includes this 500-page printed manual at no extra charge ($175 value)
  • CE Certificate for 20 CE hours for LIVE attendance from approved associations — no additional charge.
  • Life-time access to Gottman Institute Level 2 online materials.
  • 734-page PDF manual with the content, assessments, interventions, and references discussed in training videos
  • 262-page PDF of lecture slides
  • Certificate of Completion from The Gottman Institute
  • Recording of this training. Following the event we will upload the recording of this training for access up to 60 days.

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Additional information

CE Approvals for LIVE FORMAT

The following associations have approved this program for 20 CE Hours in LIVE format
ACEP – NBCC
Suncrest Counseling P.C. has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7258. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Suncrest Counseling P.C. is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. ACEP No. 7258
20 CE Hours

Social Workers – NASW
This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers for 20 con hours in the live category by the National Association of Social Workers – Utah Chapter# 886691963-6075
20 CE Hours

Social Workers – NASW-UT
“Gottman Level 2 Training” approved for 20 credit hours in the live category by the National Association of Social Workers – Utah Chapter# 2020298
20 CE Hours

Psychologists – UPA
“Gottman Level 2 Training” has been approved for 20 credit hours in the live category by the Utah Psychological Association Approved 12/18/22 20 CE Hours

Marriage and Family Therapists – UAMFT
“Gottman Level 2 Training” has been approved for 20 credit hours in the live category by the Utah Association of Marriage and Family Therapists Approved 12/21/22 20 CE Hours