Gottman Level 1-Bridging The Couple Chasm – Baltimore, MD Mar 11-12, 2019

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Gottman Level 1 – Bridging the Couple Chasm – Baltimore, Maryland

  • Registration: 8:30am | Training: 9am – 5pm
  • Presented by: Kathleen Horrigan, MS, LPC, Certified Gottman Therapist 
  • $425.00 per person
  • Location:  The SpringHill Suites, Located in  Arundel Mills,  7544 Teague Rd, Hanover, MD 21076  Phone: (410)7997100
  • This training is hosted by Kathleen Horrigan, MS, LPC
  • 12 CE Hours (available for $29.99 through National Marriage Seminars of America)

    *Registration Fee includes: Live Training | 300-page Clinical Manual | Certificate of Completion of Level 1 Training | 12 CE hours for purchase $29.99 through National Marriage Seminars of America | Qualified to continue to Level 2

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A Research-Based Approach 2-Day Seminar
Help couples in your practice manage conflict and deepen intimacy! This is the first step in learning Gottman Method Couples Therapy. A truly inspiring workshop, Level 1 Training will give you new insights into treatment for couples who struggle, using research-based assessments and effective interventions. Presented by a Senior Certified Gottman Method Trainer and Consultant.

This training provides continuing education hours (CEs) for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (LMFT), Psychotherapists, Psychologists, Social Workers and other mental health professionals.


Workshop Description:

When couples enter the therapy office, they sting with pain and despair. They look to the clinician to referee chronic conflicts, fix their partners, and rebuild burned bridges. Now, based on Dr. John Gottman’s 40 years of compelling research with over 3,000 couples, there’s a practical and highly effective approach to guiding couples across the chasm that divides them.

In this workshop, you will be provided with a research-based roadmap for helping couples compassionately manage their conflicts, deepen their friendship and intimacy, and share their life purpose and dreams.

Apply Gottman Method Couples Therapy to help couples strengthen:

  • The Friendship System – the foundation for intimacy, passion, and good sex
  • The Conflict System – the basis for helping couples identify and address solvable problems, and understand and manage irresolvable differences
  • The Shared Meaning System – the existential foundation of the relationship that helps partners discover their shared purpose for building a life together

As a result of taking this training, you will learn:

  • Utilize research-based strategies and tools to help couples successfully manage conflict
  • Demonstrate skills to empower partners to dialogue about their worst gridlocked issues by uncovering their underlying dreams, history, and values
  • Describe methods to help couples process fights and heal their hurts
  • Practice techniques for partners to deepen their intimacy and minimize relapse
  • Select new assessments and effective interventions to help understand couples’ struggles

Program Objectives:

  1. Summarize the research that allows us to predict future relationship stability.
  2. Describe the seven levels of the Sound Relationship House theory.
  3. Conduct a couple’s therapy assessment using elements of the couple’s narrative, the Oral History Interview, written questionnaires, observations of conflict and individual interviews.
  4. Describe two interventions to help strengthen a couple’s conflict management.
  5. Describe two interventions to enhance a couple’s friendship system.
  6. Describe two interventions to explore a couple’s system of shared meaning.
  7. Explain why physiological self-soothing is essential for a healthy relationship.
  8. Create a therapeutic contract with a couple, discuss and decide on goals and include a summary of the couple’s strengths and areas that need improvement.
  9. Describe the Philosophy of Therapy including assumptions, an overview of techniques, and goals of therapy
  10. Describe the Rapoport Intervention and when to use it.
  11. Describe the process of therapy, including the structure of a session.

Participants working in the following fields will benefit from this training:

  • Psychologists
  • Social Workers
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Professional Counselors
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Other Mental Health Professionals

Disclaimer, Refund, Policy Cancellation Policy Agreement*

Refund Policy: In the event, a seminar is canceled Kathleen M. Horrigan LCPC with Couples Training MD.com is only responsible for reimbursement of fees paid for the seminar with the exception of force majeure. All costs incurred for travel arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual or entity that made those arrangements.  The individual or entity that made the arrangements to attend a Kathleen M. Horrigan LCPC with Couple Training MD.com hosted event agrees to hold harmless National Marriage Seminars, Inc., its directors, and employees from any and all liability associated with those travel and event arrangements. By registering for any event through National Marriage Seminars, Inc. website the individual or entity agrees to these terms.

Disclaimer & Cancellation Policy: All registrations are final. If a Cancelation is made more than three weeks prior to the workshop date, a full refund minus a 20% processing fee will be given.  Within three weeks and with 48 hours notice prior to the start of the workshop, your registration tuition will be converted to a one-time credit for the amount paid. Your credit, plus a 20% processing fee, is valid for a full year toward registration for a future Level 1 Gottman Professional Training listed on www.Couplestrainingmd.com and produced by Kathleen M. Horrigan. Registrants may only cancel and re-register once. Registration credit is considered forfeited after the second cancelation. Registration fees are subject to change without notice. This is a non-hosted or sponsored National Marriage Seminars training. The individual or entity that made the arrangements to attend a Kathleen M. Horrigan hosted event agrees to hold harmless National Marriage Seminars, Inc., its directors, and employees from any and all liability associated with this training.

Grievance Policy: It is the mission of National Marriage Seminars of America to find presenters who serve as a gateway to enhance clinical skills and to produce and distribute their work with integrity. We also believe in creating a learning environment that respects the diversity our attendees bring to these events. If you are dissatisfied with your experience, please email us at admin@nationalmarriageseminars.com or contact us via phone at 813-960-0001 to further discuss your concerns.

 

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