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Enhancing Assessment in Couples Therapy: New Approaches to Improving Outcomes



When couples come to us in pain, we’re often tempted to jump into treatment before really getting the systemic information we need to work most effectively. We may also worry that couples find the assessment process frustrating, failing to recognize how its impact can heighten their strengths and make them feel understood. In this workshop, we’ll examine the crucial nature of assessment, and introduce a groundbreaking technology solution that will improve outcomes. You’ll discover how to:

  • Conduct a thorough assessment of a couple’s relationship using the Gottman Relationship Checkup
  • Give effective feedback about your clients’ relationship’s strengths and how to best address their areas of concern
  • Develop a personalized treatment plan based on each partner’s responses to the assessment questionnaire


Details

Product Details
Average Rating:
   4.4
Speakers:
John M. Gottman, Ph.D. |  Julie Schwartz Gottman, Ph.D |  William Bumberry, Ph.D. |  Vagdevi Meunier, Psy.D.
Duration:
1 Hour 59 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Mar 23, 2018
Product Code:
NOS095940
Media Type:
Digital Recordings

CPD


CPD

This online program is worth 2.0 hours CPD.



Handouts

Speakers

John M. Gottman, Ph.D.'s Profile

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John Gottman, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the University of Washington, where he established “The Love Lab” and conducted much of his award-winning research on couple interaction and treatment. Dr. Gottman has studied marriage, couples, and parent relationships for nearly four decades. He has authored or co-authored over 200 published articles and more than 40 books, including: The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work, The Relationship Cure, Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child: The Heart of Parenting, and The Man’s Guide to Women.

World renowned for his work on marital stability and divorce prediction, Dr. Gottman’s research has earned him numerous national awards, including: Four five-year-long National Institute of Mental Health Research Scientist Awards; The American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Distinguished Research Scientist Award; The American Psychological Association Division of Family Psychology Presidential Citation for Outstanding Lifetime Research Contribution; The National Council of Family Relations 1994 Burgess Award for Outstanding Career in Theory and Research.

Dr. Gottman, together with his wife Dr. Julie Schwartz Gottman, is the co-founder of The Gottman Institute, which provides clinical training, workshops, services, and educational materials for mental health professionals, couples, and families. He is also the co-founder and Executive Director of the Relationship Research Institute which has created treatments for couples transitioning to parenthood and couples suffering from minor domestic violence.

Dr. Gottman has presented hundreds of invited keynote addresses, workshops, and scientific presentations to avid audiences around the world including Switzerland, Italy, France, England, Israel, Turkey, South Korea, Australia, Canada, Sweden, and Norway. A wonderful storyteller and expert, Dr. Gottman has also appeared on many TV shows, including Good Morning America, Today, CBS Morning News, and Oprah, and he has been featured in numerous print articles, including Newsweek, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Ladies Home Journal, Redbook, Glamour, Woman’s Day, Men’s Health, People, Self, Reader’s Digest, and Psychology Today.


Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Dr. John Gottman is the co-owner of The Gottman Institute. He is an author and receives royalties.
Non-financial: Dr. John Gottman has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.


Julie Schwartz Gottman, Ph.D's Profile

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Julie Schwartz Gottman, Ph.D., is the co-founder and President of The Gottman Institute, and Clinical Supervisor for the Couples Together Against Violence study. A highly respected clinical psychologist, she is sought internationally by media and organizations as an expert advisor on marriage, sexual harassment and rape, domestic violence, gay and lesbian adoption, same-sex marriage, and parenting issues. Creator of the immensely popular The Art and Science of Love weekend workshops for couples, she also designed and leads the national certification program in Gottman Method Couples Therapy for clinicians. Her other achievements include: Washington State Psychologist of the Year; Author/co-author of five books, including, Ten Lessons to Transform Your Marriage, And Baby Makes Three, The Marriage Clinical Casebook, 10 Principles for Doing Effective Couples Therapy, and The Man’s Guide to Women; Wide recognition for her clinical psychotherapy treatment, with specialization in distressed couples, abuse and trauma survivors, substance abusers and their partners, and cancer patients and their families.

Inspiring, empowering, respectful, and kind, Julie’s leadership of The Gottman Institute has made it possible to identify and integrate the expertise of her staff, therapists, and the wider research and therapeutic community. Her commitment to excellence and integrity assures that as The Gottman Institute grows, it continues to maintain the highest ethical and scientific standards.

She is in private practice in the Seattle area, providing intensive marathon therapy sessions for couples. She specializes in working with distressed couples, abuse and trauma survivors, those with substance abuse problems and their partners, as well as cancer patients and their families.

Drs. John and Julie Gottman currently live on Orcas Island, near Seattle, Washington. They conduct weekly and intensive couples therapy sessions, provide small group retreats, teach workshops and clinical trainings, and give keynote presentations around the world.


Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Julie Gottman is the co-owner of The Gottman Institute. She is an author and receives royalties.
Non-financial: Julie Gottman has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.

 


William Bumberry, Ph.D.'s Profile

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William Bumberry, PhD, is a psychologist, a Gottman Therapist and Master Trainer, and an adjunct professor in the psychology department at St. Louis University.

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: William Bumberry is in private practice. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: William Bumberry has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.


Vagdevi Meunier, Psy.D.'s Profile

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Vagdevi Meunier, PsyD, is a psychologist, a Gottman Therapist and Master Trainer, and the founder and executive director for The Center for Relationships in Austin, TX.

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Vagdevi Meunier is in private practice. She is a clinical assistant professor at The University of Texas at Austin.
Non-financial: Vagdevi Meunier has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.


Additional Info

Program Information

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Outline

  • Gottman Relationship Checkup Questionnaire
    • What Therapist Receives
    • Strengths and Challenges for Clients
    • Client Checkup Summary
  • History of Previous Profile Attempts
    • Past Issues
  • The Sound Relationship House Theory
    • What Makes Relationships Work
    • Scales
  • Reliability and Validity of Gottman Relationship Checkup
    • Significant Correlations
  • Gottman Relationship Checkup Website Demonstration
  • Case Study #1
  • Case Study #2
  • Who Comes to Couples Therapy?
    • When We See Them
    • Results of Couples Research
  • Conclusions Drawn
  • Questions and Comments

Objectives

  1. Conduct a thorough assessment of a couple’s relationship using the Gottman Relationship Checkup
  2. Respond with effective feedback about your clients’ relationship’s strengths and how to best address their areas of concern
  3. Develop a develop a personalized treatment plan based on each partner’s responses to the assessment questionnaire

Target Audience

Psychologists, Physicians, Addiction Counselors, Counselors, Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists, Nurses, and other Behavioral Health Professionals

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