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EP17 Workshop 06 - Couples Therapy for Treating PTSD - John Gottman, PhD, and Julie Gottman, PhD

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Topic Areas:
Workshops |  Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) |  Couples Therapy |  Gottman Method |  Psychotherapy |  Trauma
EP17 Full Con Audio Download Bundle 2020
Evolution of Psychotherapy |  Evolution of Psychotherapy 2017
John Gottman, PhD |  Julie Gottman, PhD
Course Levels:
Master Degree or Higher in Health-Related Field
Audio Only
Original Program Date:
Dec 13, 2017
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Couples therapy is made much more complex when one or both partners suffers from PTSD. This workshop will demonstrate with films and lecture how to apply Gottman Method Couple Therapy to the treatment of PTSD. Films include cases of both childhood and military trauma.

Educational Objectives:

  1. List how PTSD affects each level of the Sound Relationship House.
  2. Describe three Gottman Method interventions that are effective when PTSD surfaces in a session.
  3. Describe two ways the partner of someone with PTSD can help support them at home when PTSD symptoms arise.

*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.