The Gottman Method Couples therapy is a research based couples intervention by Drs. John and Julie Gottman. It is developed based on studying several hundred couples in numerous research studies across the life course. The findings have demonstrated the importance of fostering a friendship between partners, managing conflict in a relationship and supporting each other’s hopes and dreams.
The Gottman Method is a structured and goal focused therapy. Drs. John and Julie Gottman have identified areas in a relationship, referred to as the Sound relationship house that contribute to a healthy relationship and make a relationship thrive such as:
The therapy process involves conducting a comprehensive assessment of the relationship. The Gottman Method provides couples with tools and strategies that address a wide range of issues in a relationship. Some of the areas covered in the therapy include (but are not limited to):
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