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EP13 Workshop 27 - Toward the Couples’ Treatment of Infidelity: A Gottman Method Therapy - John Gottman, PhD and Julie Gottman, PhD

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Topic Areas:
Infidelity |  Workshops |  Couples Therapy |  Gottman Method |  Psychotherapy
Evolution of Psychotherapy |  Evolution of Psychotherapy 2013
John Gottman, PhD |  Julie Gottman, PhD
Course Levels:
Master Degree or Higher in Health-Related Field
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Dec 12, 2013
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Workshop begins by presenting the theory of how couples build trust and loyalty or how they erode trust and build a culture of secrecy and betrayal. The three-stage Atone-Attune-Attach Therapy is then presented, and demonstrated with a case.

Educational Objectives:

  1. Explain how trust is built or eroded by couples.
  2. Explain how loyalty or betrayal are built by couples.
  3. Describe the primary treatment tools in the Atone-Attune-Attach therapy for infidelity.

*Sessions may be edited for content and to preserve confidentiality*



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John Gottman, PhD, was one of the Top 10 Most Influential Therapists of the past quarter-century by the Psychotherapy Networker. Dr. Gottman is a professor emeritus in psychology known for his work on marital stability and relationship analysis through scientific direct observations, many of which were published in peer-reviewed literature. He is the author or co-author of over 200 published academic articles and more than 40 books, including the bestselling The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work; What Makes Love Last; The Relationship Cure; Why Marriages Succeed or Fail; and Raising An Emotionally Intelligent Child, among many others.

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Julie Gottman, PhD, is the co-founder and President of The Gottman Institute, and Clinical Supervisor for the Couples Together Against Violence study. A highly respected clinical psychologist, she is sought internationally by media and organizations as an expert adviser on marriage, sexual harassment and rape, domestic violence, gay and lesbian adoption, same-sex marriage, and parenting issues. She is the co-creator of the immensely popular The Art and Science of Love weekend workshops for couples, and she also co-designed the national clinical training program in Gottman Couples Therapy.