One Weekend To Better Connection

“The best thing we ever did for our relationship.” – J. & J., New York City
“We understand each other now in a way I never thought possible. A game changer.” – N. & K., Philadephia, PA

The Gottman Art & Science of Love Weekend

“I wish we did this years ago—and it was fun!” – B. & E., Englewood, NJ
“We are now more confident than ever. Very practical.” – G. & K., Westport, CT

Coming To Manhattan December 2017

“Finally, we have the tools we need. A must for every couple!” – P. & N., Great Neck, NY
“We learned more in 2 days than we did in years of couples therapy.” – R. & A., Scarsdale, NY

The Art & Science of Love

Gottman Workshop
$ 795/Couple
  • We want to take a moment and advise you that The Art & Science of Love: A Weekend Workshop for Couples is psycho-educational. It is designed to serve as teaching and guidance for you and is not couples therapy. We want to take a moment and advise you that The Art & Science of Love: A Weekend Workshop for Couples is psycho-educational. It is designed to serve as teaching and guidance for you and is not couples therapy. Your privacy is maintained throughout the workshop, and all exercises are done privately, with a Certified Gottman Therapist available to assist. 
  • The Art & Science of Love: A Weekend Workshop for Couples is the Gottman Institute’s original, one-and-only, premier Couples Weekend Workshop (not to be confused with the introductory 7 Principles for Making Marriage Work seminar) as presented by Drs. John & Julie Gottman in Seattle. All attendees are contacted by phone prior to the conference to have questions answered and to participate in a basic screening process. Refund or workshop credit available if needed with 20% fee. There will be a break for lunch nearby (not provided). Please email or call (646) 760-4804 with any questions – we look forward to seeing you!
  • Percentage of Couples Who Experience Positive Results After Attending 86%

Why don’t they teach this stuff in school? The best way to ensure that you and your partner beat the odds and have a long, satisfying relationship is to take action to get the skills and training you need—together. This workshop educational, is not therapy, and no public disclosure and group work takes place. 

WORKSHOP TOPICS

1. The five basic questions:

  • How is your marriage/relationship doing?
  • What makes relationships change, for better or for worse?
  • If your relationship is in trouble, how can you turn it around?
  • If your relationship is doing well, how can you ensure that your relationship will continue to grow?
  • As your relationship improves, how can you make changes last?

2. Assessing your relationship

  • Learn to recognize the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse and what to do if they are attacking your relationship/marriage
  • Identify your relationship’s specific strengths and how to build on these
  • Learn about the effects of physiological flooding and how it may impede conflict resolution
  • Learn the small, easy steps that increase romance in your relationship

3. Building a “Sound Relationship House”

  • Learn how Love Maps provide a solid foundation for intimacy
  • Use the Fondness and Admiration System to renew respect and care for one another
  • Create an Emotional Bank Account that you can draw upon in times of stress
  • Develop your problem-solving skills, including the four techniques of effective conflict resolution: Softened Start-up, Accepting Influence, Repair Work, and De-escalation
  • Find out how you can make your dreams and aspirations come true for you, your partner, and your relationship
WORKSHOP TOPICS

1. The five basic questions:

  • How is your marriage/relationship doing?
  • What makes relationships change, for better or for worse?
  • If your relationship is in trouble, how can you turn it around?
  • If your relationship is doing well, how can you ensure that your relationship will continue to grow?
  • As your relationship improves, how can you make changes last?

2. Assessing your relationship

  • Learn to recognize the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse and what to do if they are attacking your relationship/marriage
  • Identify your relationship’s specific strengths and how to build on these
  • Learn about the effects of physiological flooding and how it may impede conflict resolution
  • Learn the small, easy steps that increase romance in your relationship

3. Building a “Sound Relationship House”

  • Learn how Love Maps provide a solid foundation for intimacy
  • Use the Fondness and Admiration System to renew respect and care for one another
  • Create an Emotional Bank Account that you can draw upon in times of stress
  • Develop your problem-solving skills, including the four techniques of effective conflict resolution: Softened Start-up, Accepting Influence, Repair Work, and De-escalation
  • Find out how you can make your dreams and aspirations come true for you, your partner, and your relationship

Purchase Workshop Passses

Workshops are kept small – space is limited.

New York City Limited Availability! December 2017