Dr. Robert Navarra

About Dr. Robert Navarra

Dr. Bob Navarra is a Master Certified Gottman Therapist, Trainer, Consultant and Speaker and has worked in addiction recovery for over 25 years.  He holds an Advanced Drug and Alcohol Certification and a national certification as a Master Addiction Counselor through the Assoc. of Addiction Professionals (NAADAC.)  

In addition, Dr. Navarra is a Research Scientist at John Gottman’s famed Relationship Research Institute in Seattle, Washington, and a Research Associate at Mental Research Institute in Palo Alto, California where he developed the Couple Recovery Development Approach. He has presented his research at national conferences. He has co-authored several book chapters with Dr. John Gottman on Gottman Couples Therapy, and is currently collaborating on additional writing projects and research with Drs. John and Julie Gottman. Integrating Dr. Navarra’s relational model of addiction treatment with the Sound Relationship Model and theory, Dr. Navarra designed “Roadmap for the Journey: A Gottman Workshop for Couples in Addiction Recovery.”  He maintains a private practice in San Carlos, CA.

Additional Info

Certified by the Gottman Institute as a Trainer and Speaker to offer all 3 Levels in the Gottman Training and Certification curriculum

Published:  Co-authored book chapter with Dr. John Gottman, “Gottman Method Couples Therapy: From Theory to Practice”. Routledge Press selected this chapter as a free download of a sample chapter for  the book. Case Studies in Couples Therapy: Theory-Based Approaches, Routledge Press CLICK HERE FOR FREE CHAPTER DOWNLOAD

Interviewed by Redbook Magazine, Breaking Your Bad Relationship Habits”, addressing dealing with grudges – found under Friday’s hint. Picked up by Yahoo.com and syndicated. Click here for article

Interviewed by US News & World Report, “How to Claim or Re-Claim the Love of Your Life” Click here for article

Interviewed by Woman’s Day Magazine, “The 10 Biggest Reasons Men Resent Their Wives” Click here for article

Interviewed by US News & World Report, “The Upside of Long-Distance Relationships”  Click here for article

Interviewed by Dr. Herby Bell on his Podcast, Sober Conversations, “Couples in Addiction Recovery” Click here for podcast

Blog: Relationships: Notes From A Gottman Therapist 

Blog: Couples & Addiction Recovery


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