Gottman Method Couple Therapy combines the knowledge and wisdom of more than three decades of Gottman research and clinical practice. Through research based interventions and exercises, it helps couples break through barriers to achieve greater understanding, connection and intimacy in their relationships. Gottman Method Couples Therapy is a structured, goal oriented, scientifically based therapy. Intervention strategies are based upon empirical data from Dr. Gottman’s three decades of research with more than 3,000 couples. This research shows us what actually works to help couples achieve a long term healthy relationship.
Gottman Method Couples Therapy was developed out of this research to help couples:
Research shows that to make a relationship last, couples must become better friends, learn to manage conflict, and create ways to support each other’s hopes for the future. Drs. John and Julie Gottman have shown how couples can accomplish this, by paying attention to what they call the Sound Relationship House, or the seven components of healthy coupleships.
According to John Gottman, the founder, Certain negative communication styles are so lethal to a relationship he calls them the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. They predict relationship failure with over 90% accuracy if the behavior isn’t changed. Below you will find a video that goes over the trouble areas:
The seven principals to make marriage work according to Gottman Method Couple Therapy: