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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.

Signup includes the $175 Physical (500 page) Training Manual.

Level 1 Training is required. 
A foundation is key to learning these advanced techniques. You will need to have completed the Gottman Level 1 training before taking this course. It is not requisite to complete Level 1 training through a Suncrest Counseling sponsored event. Your Level 1 training could have been 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.

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 training and other videos with an engaging lecture from a recent four-day Level 2 workshop conducted by Drs. John and Julie Gottman, and a digital copy of the 500+ page manual and assessment sheets. 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. Before attending this course, you must complete the Gottman Level 1 online self-study course through The Gottman Institute.

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 recommends the printed manual, Level 2 Training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy, to supplement your learning experience. We include this 500-page printed manual at no extra charge ($175 value)
  • CE Certificate is also no extra charge for this training.
  • Access to Gottman Institute Level 2 with 19 hours of video from a recent live workshop conducted by Drs. John and Julie Gottman
  • 734-page PDF manual with the content, assessments, interventions, and references discussed in training videos
  • 262-page PDF of lecture slides
  • Online quiz and downloadable certificate for 19 CE hours awarded by PESI
  • Certificate of Completion from The Gottman Institute

Customer Service

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ADA Needs
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Additional information

CE Approval Through Suncrest Counseling

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.

CE Approvals through The Gottman Institute Online Quizes

NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate. If you believe your state license is not covered where Suncrest Counseling is the provider you may opt to complete the quiz in your Gottman Institute Level 2 Module online. (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the online post-test evaluation).

Continuing Education Information:
Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this self-study package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260.

Addiction Counselors:
This self-study activity consists of 19.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. 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.

California Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors (CCAPP):
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the CCAPP-EI, Provider #: OS-03-036-1021. This self-study activity meets the qualifications for 19.0 CEH’s (continuing education hours).

California Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors (CADTP):
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the CADTP, Provider #: 201. This Category H activity meets the qualifications for 19.0 CEU’s (continuing education hours).

Oklahoma Alcohol & Drug Counselors:
PESI, Inc. is an Oklahoma Board of Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors approved provider #20190032. This self-study activity consists of 19.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction.

Counselors:
This intermediate self-study activity consists of 19.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. 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.

Florida Social Mental Health Counselors:
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number 50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 19.0 continuing education credits.

Montana Counselors:
The Montana Board of Behavioral Health no longer pre-approves any courses or sponsors. Each licensee is responsible for taking courses which contribute to their competence and directly relate to their scope of practice as defined in board statute (MAR 24-219-32). Licensees must keep CE documentation for three years in case of an audit. This intermediate level self-study activity consists of 19.0 clock hours of instruction.

Nevada Counselors:
PESI, Inc. is an approved CEU provider with the State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapists and Clinical Professional Counselors. This self-study activity qualifies for 19.0 contact hours. Approved Provider # NVCEP2006.

New York Counselors:
PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Mental Health Counselors. #MHC-0033. This self-study activity will qualify for 22.75 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.

Pennsylvania Counselors:
The Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors accepts many national association CE approvals, several of which PESI offers. For a full list, please see your State Board regulations at https://www.dos.pa.gov/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardsCommissions/. This intermediate self-study activity consists of 19.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction.

South Carolina Counselors:
This self-study program has been approved for 19.0 continuing education hours by the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists. Provider #4540.

Texas Counselors:
This self-study activity consists of 19.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors no longer approves programs or providers. PESI activities meet the continuing education requirements as listed in Title 22 Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 681, Subchapter J, Section 681.142 Acceptable Continuing Education. Please retain the certificate of completion that you receive and use as proof of completion when required.

Marriage & Family Therapists:
This self-study activity consists of 19.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.

Florida Marriage & Family Therapists:
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number 50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 19.0 continuing education credits.

Illinois Marriage & Family Therapists:
PESI, Inc. has been approved as a provider of continuing education by the State of Illinois, Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. Provider #: 168-000156. Full attendance at this self-study activity qualifies for 19.0 credits.

Montana Marriage & Family Therapists:
The Montana Board of Behavioral Health no longer pre-approves any courses or sponsors. Each licensee is responsible for taking courses which contribute to their competence and directly relate to their scope of practice as defined in board statute (MAR 24-219-32). Licensees must keep CE documentation for three years in case of an audit. This intermediate level self-study activity consists of 19.0 clock hours of instruction.

Nevada Marriage & Family Therapists:
PESI, Inc. is an approved CEU provider with the State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapists and Clinical Professional Counselors. This self-study activity qualifies for 19.0 contact hours. Approved Provider # NVCEP2006.

New York Marriage & Family Therapists:
PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists. #MFT-0024. This self-study activity will qualify for 22.75 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.

Pennsylvania Marriage & Family Therapists:
The Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors accepts many national association CE approvals, several of which PESI offers. For a full list, please see your State Board regulations at https://www.dos.pa.gov/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardsCommissions/. This Intermediate self-study activity consists of 19.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction.

South Carolina Marriage & Family Therapists:
This self-study program has been approved for 19.0 continuing education hours by the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists. Provider #4540.

Texas Marriage & Family Therapists:
This self-study activity consists of 19.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists no longer approves programs or providers. PESI activities meet the continuing education requirements as listed in Title 22 of the Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 801, Subchapter K, Section 801.264 Types of Acceptable Continuing Education. Please retain the certificate of completion that you receive and use as proof of completion when required.

Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists:
This self-study activity consists of 19.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.

California Nurses:
PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #:17118 for 19.0 self-study contact hours. You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.

Florida Nurses:
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 19.0 self-study contact hours.

Iowa Nurses:
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 19.0 self-study contact hours. Copies of the evaluation may be sent to the IBON. You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.

Psychologists:
This self-study activity consists of 19.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline and the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity. Contact us for more information on your state board or organization specific filing requirements. American Psychological Association credits are not available.

Florida Psychologists:
PESI, Inc., is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Psychology. Provider Number 50-399. This product qualifies for 19.0 self-study continuing education credits. Please make sure to bring your license number to the seminar so that we can report your attendance to CE Brokers.

Ohio Psychologists:
PESI, Inc. is approved by the Ohio Psychological Association, Provider #263896894, to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for this program and its content. PESI is offering this self-study activity for 19.0 Standard hours of continuing education credit.

Illinois Psychologists:
PESI, Inc is an approved provider with the State of Illinois, Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 268.000102. Full attendance at this course qualifies for 19.0 self-study contact hours.

Indiana Psychologists:
PESI, Inc is an approved provider with the Indiana Board of Psychology. Certificate #: 98000998A – Category I. PESI maintains full responsibility for this program and its contents. Full attendance at this self-study course qualifies for 19.0 contact hours.

Kentucky Psychologists:
PESI, Inc. is approved by the Kentucky Board of Examiners of Psychology to offer continuing education for psychologists. PESI maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This self-study activity will qualify for 19.0 contact hours.

Social Workers:
This intermediate self-study activity consists of 19.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. 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.

Colorado Social Workers:
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Colorado Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. Provider #1413. This course has been approved for 19.0 continuing education hours.

Florida Social Workers:
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number 50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 19.0 continuing education credits.

Illinois Social Workers:
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Illinois, Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 159-000154. Successful completion of this self-study activity qualifies for 19.0 contact hours.

Kansas Social Workers:
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board. Provider #14-006. This self-study course has been approved for 19.0 continuing education hours.

Minnesota Social Workers:
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Minnesota, Board of Social Work. Provider #: CEP-140. This self-study course has been approved for 19.0 continuing education hours. A certificate will be issued upon successful completion of a post-test.

Montana Social Workers:
The Montana Board of Behavioral Health no longer pre-approves any courses or sponsors. Each licensee is responsible for taking courses which contribute to their competence and directly relate to their scope of practice as defined in board statute (MAR 24-219-32). Licensees must keep CE documentation for three years in case of an audit. This intermediate level self-study activity consists of 19.0 clock hours of instruction.

New York Social Workers:
PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0008. This self-study activity will qualify for 22.75 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.

Pennsylvania Social Workers:
The Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors accepts many national association CE approvals, several of which PESI offers. For a full list, please see your State Board regulations at https://www.dos.pa.gov/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardsCommissions/. This intermediate self-study activity consists of 19.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction.

Other Professions:
This self-study activity qualifies for 19.0 clock hours of instructional content as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Retain your certificate of completion and contact your board or organization for specific filing requirements.

Disclaimer: **Information obtained in this course should be used within your scope of practice. **It is your ethical responsibility to report accurate hours to your licensing board. **All self-study participants must complete and pass (80% or better) a post-test/evaluation prior to receiving a certificate of completion. If you require a copy of the test/evaluation for CE purposes, please print at the time you take the test.