• Gottman Method Couples Therapy Level 2 (Three Consecutive Fridays)
    April 3, 2020 - April 17, 2020
    8:30 am - 5:00 pm

GOTTMAN METHOD COUPLES THERAPY

Level 2 CLINICAL TRAINING

ASSESSMENTS, INTERVENTION AND CO-MORBIDITIES

Continuing Education Hours Available
Include Working Lunches

DATES

PRESENTED BY: DR. CROSSEN

FRIDAYS | APRIL 3, APRIL 10, APRIL 17

8:30 AM – 5 PM

VENUE

205 Business Center | Northwest Catholic Counseling Center
8383 NE Sandy Blvd.
Portland, Oregon 97220

EARLY STUDENT REGISTRATION: $600 | Deadline March 21
EARLY REGISTRATION: $775 | Deadline March 21
STANDARD STUDENT REGISTRATION: $650 | Deadline April 1
STANDARD REGISTRATION: $800 | Deadline April 1

All deadlines at 12 midnight, PST.

Contact  drjack@couplesdoingbetter.com about customized payment plans.

Student rate is applicable to students and faculty. Show school ID at the door.
Multiple registrants, enrolling together, receive an additional $25 discount for each person. This rebate is sent after all registrants have paid in full.
Please keep in mind that customized payment plans are available Contact Dr. Crossen and learn how payments plans have helped other professionals.

Continuing education credit available through R. Cassidy Seminars.

Registration limited to 12 people.

Expand your understanding of Gottman Method Couples Therapy, refine your clinical skills, and expand your toolbox of strategies and interventions, and integrate Gottman concepts into your practice. This training includes viewing and analyzing films of Gottman clinicians demonstrating Gottman techniques.

Pre-requisites:

  • master’s degree  or doctoral degree OR current enrollment in a graduate program in a mental health-related field,
  • completion of Level 1 Training,
  • therapy experience highly recommended, but not required.
Free catered lunches! Based on enthusiastic feedback from previous attendees, Dr. Crossen has modified the schedule by providing working lunches during which he leads an interactive Q&A, shows and discusses the required videos, and addresses co-morbidities.
This modification allows for additional time for role-plays, individualized training, and in-depth discussions with Dr. Crossen.

MENU: salad, sandwich, fruit, chips, cookies and beverages with accommodation for specialized dietary needs. Participants will choose their menu options during registration on the first day.

YOUR PRESENTER

DR. JOHN “JACK” CROSSEN

Dr. Crossen is a Master Gottman Trainer since 2015 and has practiced psychology in Oregon since 1986. He has trained post-doctoral psychologists, taught graduate students, published research, and provided clinical services. He has been a Certified Gottman Therapist since 2008 and has assisted Drs. John and Julie Gottman at multiple couples’ workshops. Since 2012 he has been a Certified Leader of the Art and Science of Love Workshop, and since 2013 he has been a Certification Seven Principles Program Educator.

GOTTMAN LEVEL 2

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

ALLIED PROFESSIONALS AND CLERGY

STUDENTS AND INTERNS

FAMILY CLINIC STAFF

PROFESSORS/TEACHERS OF COUPLES THERAPY

RESEARCHERS IN THE SOCIAL SCIENCES

EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROFESSIONALS

GOTTMAN LEVEL 2

HOW THIS TRAINING HELPS YOU

  • You have found Level 1 training concepts helpful, and want to continue to integrate Gottman methods in your work.

  • Help couples counter the four primary behaviors that lead to divorce.

  • You want to capably identify the five common co-morbidities during the assessment process, and implement the appropriate interventions in your therapy plan.

  • Gain confidence as you develop the insight to know how and when to use Gottman, and identify situations in which use of Gottman is contraindicated.

  • Gain the opportunity to view and analyze videos of experienced clinicians’ demonstrating therapy methods at the Gottman Institute.

  • You want to teach and couples the self-soothing process so helpful dialogue can occur during times of conflict.

  • You want to help couples replace attacking and defensive positions as they work through gridlocked problems.

GOTTMAN LEVEL 2

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Gottman Couples Therapy, Level 2, provides advance instruction about assessment and intervention with multiple video demonstrations and role-plays that are confidence-building ways to broaden and deepen skills in the Gottman Method.

GOTTMAN LEVEL 2

WORKSHOP OBJECTIVES

Gottman Method Couples Therapy help couples learn and strengthen their:

  • Friendship System – the foundation for intimacy, passion, and good sex;
  • Conflict System – the basis for helping couples identify and address solvable problems, and understand and manage irresolvable differences; and
  • Shared Meaning System – the existential foundation of the relationship that helps partners discover their shared purpose for building a life together.

GOTTMAN LEVEL 2

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Internalize and integrate the powerful, research-based Gottman Method Assessment and Intervention techniques. Learn to:

  • Refine clinical skills and expand strategies and interventions in couples work with by observing and analyzing actual therapy videos;
  • Differentiate when to use Gottman therapy and when it is contraindicated;
  • Assess the couples profiles in areas of Friendship, Conflict and Shared Meaning;
  • Use role-play to practice antidotes to the “Four Horsemen,” to de-escalate Attack/Defend, to help couples to soothe physiological flooding, to guide couples develop dialogue about their grid-locked conflicts, and to help couples deepen their “Friendship System” with rituals of connection; and
  • Identify five different co-morbidities and select appropriate treatment strategies for each.

GOTTMAN LEVEL 2

WHAT YOU RECEIVE

  • Clinical Training Manual
  • Gottman Method Couples Therapy Level 2 Training Certificate of Completion
  • Up to 20 CE hours available

“The process to receive certification as a Gottman therapist is rigorous, as it should be, and you were encouraging as well honest. You were really preparing me to become a Master therapist someday and I can feel my confidence level growing as I am able to help more couples.”

–FAMILY & MARRIAGE THERAPIST

“Thank you, Dr. Crossen, for making my pathway to become a certified Gottman therapist a very do-able goal. I’m excited to apply the concepts and methods I learned.”

–FAITH-BASED COUPLES COUNSELOR

Register to secure your seats.

Space is limited.
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Still not sure? Contact Dr. Crossen.

I am happy to respond to specific questions and concerns about my workshops. I do my best to respond within 2 business days.
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Venue:  

Venue Phone: 503-220-1332

Address:
8383 NE Sandy Blvd, First Floor Conference Room, Portland, Oregon, 97220, United States

Description:

The venue is conveniently located off I-205 and I-84, and 10 minutes from Portland International Airport.