Couples Counseling, Financial Therapy: Julie Gottman on world peace at home

Here is a wonderful TEDx talk (20 minutes) where Julie Gottman gives an overview of Gottman Method Couples therapy and how it applies to dealing with perpetual and resolvable conflicts in the home. My clients will recognize the Gottman-Rapoport exercise based on principles of diplomacy and the Art of Compromise circles (or bagels, as Julie calls them) for successful negotiation and resolution. Julie reminds us how to state our feelings (without cheating) and that there is no such thing as too needy –

Couples Counseling: integrating Gottman Method with Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT)

Some clients and colleagues wonder if there is a focus on emotions in Gottman Method Couples Therapy. The answer is: absolutely! Here is a great article that describes how one therapist integrates Gottman Method with Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) in client sessions (this approach closely aligns with mine) –

Couples Counseling: myths and conventional marriage wisdom

Couples Counseling: As a therapist trained in Gottman Method Couples therapy, I love the goal-oriented structure of this approach and its in-depth 3-session assessment process. It really clarifies the road forward for the couple and for the therapist.…/why-conventional-marriage-wisdom…/