Special Discount rate using Gottman Method!
WHAT IS GOTTMAN METHOD COUPLES THERAPY?
Gottman method couples therapy is based on over 40 years of research by Drs. John
and Julie Gottman of the Gottman Institute in Seattle, Washington. Dr. John Gottman is
a world-renowned relationship researcher whose comprehensive longitudinal research
into what makes committed relationships work is unparalleled by any other researcher
in the world. Based on their systematic groundbreaking observations of thousands of
couples, Drs. John and Julie Gottman developed a simple, practical, and highly effective
model for healthy relationships called the Sound Relationship House, which is both easy
to teach and implement in everyone’s lives.
Gottman’s Sound Relationship House
Gottman Method couples therapy takes these four plus decades of research, the model,
and converts it into a structured, transparent, effective method of couples therapy that
has been shown to improve relationships in multiple research studies. While there are
other couples therapy methods that are also based on relationship research and
outcome studies, we believe none of them have the scientific backing, the structured
and effective skill-building, and the practical tools and techniques that make Gottman
Method couples therapy easy to understand and integrate into any committed intimate
WHAT HAPPENS DURING GOTTMAN METHOD COUPLES THERAPY?
When you request Gottman Method couples therapy, we will first get to know both of
you and your relationship history using the Gottman scientific protocol for evaluating the
strengths and challenges in a relationship. This includes a clinical interview where we
trace the trajectory of your relationship history, a conflict sample where we understand
what your communication skills and challenges are, a thorough online questionnaire
that both partners complete from the Gottman Institute, and two individual meetings with
each partner. Your counselor will then meet with both of you to share the relationship
assessment based on the Sound Relationship House model and collaboratively arrive at
a treatment plan that outlines the specific goals and outcomes that you wish to achieve.
Following this treatment planning session, the counselor meets with the couple for
approximately 6-12 sessions where they teach the couple specific Gottman conflict
management, friendship, and shared meaning skills.
Partners seek counseling for a variety of reasons such as Communication issues,
Conflict management, Parenting or collaborating as a team, Intimacy problems,
Infidelity, Infertility, Recurring issues, Finances, Kids, Unsolvable conflict, Life
goals/dreams, Past trauma, Considering separation/divorce, spiritual or personal
identity crisis, transitions and losses.
Sabita Kondle LMFT, LPCC, has completed the level 1 and level 2 and level 3 practicum Training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy. This relationship counseling uses the
leading edge models of treatment based on solid research such as the Gottman method
of therapy developed by Drs. John and Julie Gottman and Emotion Focused couples
therapy developed by Dr. Sue Johnson. In addition each counselor draws from other
effective approaches to address specific topics such as trauma, violence, affair
recovery, or other wellness and balance considerations.
If you are looking for couples therapy informed by solid research, systematic analysis
and planning, and an organized approach to teaching skills or repairing dysfunctional
patterns in relationships, you might be interested in Gottman Method couples therapy call
916-780-1059 for our special rate of $85 per session (a $200 value)!