Dr. Robert Burns
Phone: (914) 633-2514
Level 1: The training covers Dr. Gottman's three decades of research on what makes marriages succeed or fail, and teaches a therapy that helps relationships thrive. The workshop provides training in couple dynamics, marital assessment, couples exercises and therapeutic interventions. All materials provided may be used in private practice settings.
* Note: This workshop is a prerequisite to the level 2 training.
Successful completion of Level 1 training will allow participants to continue to pursue further training in the Gottman Method Couples Therapy and to pursue certification with the Gottman Institute.
Presented By: Jeffrey W. White, PhD (cand) a licensed marriage and family therapist in Texas and New York. He currently serves as an assistant professor of Marriage and Family Therapy at Iona College in New Rochelle, NY. He is also a candidate to become an AAMFT approved supervisor, and as well as a PhD candidate in Couple and Family Therapy at Drexel University. He is a Certified Gottman Method Couples Therapist, Certified Gottman Educator, and a Couples Workhop Leader with the Gottman Institute in Seattle, WA. He has worked with couples for 13 years. He is married to Susan and they have three daughters.
Describe the seven levels of the Sound Relationship House theory.
Conduct a couple's therapy assessment using elements of the couple's narrative, the Oral History Interview, written questionnaires, observations of conflict, and individual interviews.
Describe two interventions for each: to help strengthen a couple's management of conflict; to enhance a couple's friendship system; and to explore a couple's system of shared meaning.
includes a copy of the 300-page Gottman Institute clinical manual, as well as snacks and beverages for both days of training. Everyone is on their own for lunch. Maps for nearby restaurants will be provided.
Mental Health Professional - $375
Full-time graduate students - $275
Full-time Iona College graduate students - $225
* Register early-- All registrations submitted online or postmarked on or before April 10, 2011 will receive $50 off the appropriate registration fee.
Marriage and Family Therapy Department
715 North Avenue
New Rochelle, NY 10801
Call: (914) 633-2092
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