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Certified Gottman Therapist

I am so happy to share that I am now a Certified Gottman Therapist! I started my training journey in February of 2017 where I took my level 1 training with John Gottman in Nashville. John is such a captivating speaker I scheduled my level 2 training with Don Cole in November of 2017 in Raleigh before I went home. After that I took level 3 with Don and Carrie Cole in Houston in 2018 and completed the Art and Science of Love with John and Julie Gottman in 2019 in Seattle. I entered the certification track November of 18 and began my journey of consultation with a very knowledgeable and encouraging consultant, Don Cole. My growth as a clinician the last few years has been tremendous and I enjoy my work as a couples specialist. At times it feels I have gained another graduate degree and I am excited to continue to keep learning.

Why should you work with a Certified Gottman Therapist?

-A Certified Gottman Therapist is an individual who has completed the certification program offered by The Gottman Institute. This program includes completion of the following five steps of training:


1) Level 1—Bridging the Couple Chasm: A Research-Based Approach

A two-day professional workshop

2) Level 2—Assessment, Intervention and Co-Morbidities

A four -day training

3) Level 3a—The Certification Practicum Workshop

A four-day workshop

4) Level 3b—Consultation

Consultation with a Senior Certified Gottman Therapist Consultant

5) Level 3c—Tape Review

Submission and passing of required DVD/videotapes for review by a Senior Certified Gottman Therapist Tape Reviewer.

-Working with a Certified Gottman Couples Therapist assures you that you are working with someone who provides the highest quality couples therapy using evidence based scientific research focused on what makes relationships work.

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