Gottman Level 2 Trainings – *Costa Mesa, CA-Aug 3-5-2018





Event Location

Pathways to Wellness
3505 Cadillac Ave
Costa Mesa, CA  92626


Gottman Level 2 Training – *Costa Mesa, CA 

  • Training: 9:30am – 6:00pm
  • Presented by Nancy D, Young, PhD., Master Gottman Trainer
  • $850.00 per person
  • 20.25 CE Hours (available for $29.99 through National Marriage Seminars of America)

We do offer 20% off for Students and Military.  Students must register using your .edu email address – Use Coupon Code: STU201  Military – Use Coupon Code: Mil20 – must show i.d. 1st day of training.  (These codes cannot be combined with any other discounts)

Details & Registration



Presented by Dr. Nancy D. Young
Certified Gottman Therapist, Trainer and Couple’s Workshop Leader

Learn to integrate very accessible, applied, research based methods to maximize your competence and inspire transformation in your couples. In this three-day workshop, you’ll learn:

  • How to help understand couples’ struggles using new research-based assessments and effective interventions
  • Research-based strategies and tools to help couples successfully manage conflict
  • Skills that empower couples to dialogue about their worst gridlocked issues by uncovering their underlying dreams, history, and values
  • Methods to help couples process their fights and heal their hurts
  • Techniques for couples to deepen their intimacy and minimize relapse


  1. Become skilled in using the 550-page Level 2 Gottman Clinical Manual which now includes revised Core Assessments, Supplemental Assessments and more than 50 Gottman Interventions to use with clients immediately.

  2. Know when to use the different interventions and when couples therapy is contra-indicated.

  3. Gain confidence with the interventions through viewing new demonstration films from the Gottmans’ clinical office, in-class discussions, and practice.

Interventions will include:

  • Basics of Observation & Assessment – Sessions 1, 2, 3 Core
  • Assessment Questionnaire Intervention
  • Managing Conflict
  • Strengthening Friendship and Romance
  • Minimizing Relapse
  • Co-Morbidities & contra-indications for couples therapy will include: Case studies in PTSD, Affairs, DV, Depression, Addictions and demonstration films.


  • Assess a couple’s “Friendship Profile,” “Conflict Profile,” and “Shared Meanings Profile.”
  • Develop interventions that couples can use as antidotes to the “Four Horsemen.”
  • Help couples to soothe physiological flooding.
  • Apply six modes of changing the “Attack/Defend System” in their interactions.
  • Assist couples in establishing dialogue about their grid-locked conflicts.
  • Select and implement interventions to help couples deepen their “Friendship System” with rituals of connection.
  • Select and implement interventions to help couples create a shared system of values and meaning
  • Identify and implement appropriate interventions for five different co-morbidities commonly found in couples, using Gottman Couples Therapy Assessment and Intervention


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

  • Mental health providers
  • Allied professionals and clergy
  • Students and interns
  • Family clinic staff
  • Professors/teachers of couples’ therapy
  • Researchers in the social sciences
  • Employee assistance professionals

Disclaimer, Refund, Policy Cancellation Policy Agreement*

Refund Policy: In the event a seminar is canceled Nancy D. Young, PhD., Pathways to Wellness 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 Nancy D. Young, PhD., Pathways to Wellness 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:  If you cancel prior to three weeks before the workshop date, a full refund minus a 20% processing fee will be returned. Following the cut-off date, your fee can be applied to a future workshop.  In order to obtain this transfer voucher Nancy D. Young, Phd., Pathways to Wellness must be notified at least 21 days prior to the date of the event at– This is a non-hosted or sponsored National Marriage Seminars training. The individual or entity that made the arrangements to attend a Nancy D. Young, PhD., Pathways to Wellness hosted event agrees to hold harmless National Marriage Seminars, Inc., its directors, and employees from any and all liability associated with this training.

CE’s: CE’s are NOT included in the price of these workshops, however they will be available for purchase at the event.

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 or contact us via phone at 813-960-0001 to further discuss your concerns.

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