Relationship Institute Australasia

Counselling and
Professional Training.

Level 1 Clinical Training - Gottman Method Couples Therapy provides a comprehensive, research-based, professional development pathway in relationship therapy excellence. There are four brilliant levels of training that include a deep dive into research, theory, assessment, formulation, interventions and skills development. Gottman training is world-renowned and highly valued.

If you are interested in:

  • Understanding what makes relationship works or fail,
  • comprehending a research-based relationship theory that guides your work with couples,
  • learning a thorough process of assessment and formulation of couple’s strengths and issues and treatment goals,
  • developing the skills to use a range of therapeutic interventions to manage conflict, build friendship and connection.

 With no prerequisites to attend, this course is suitable for:

  • All mental health and allied health providers
  • Family care physicians and practitioners
  • Community health workers
  • Pastoral counsellors

What can you expect?

To begin the journey that will transform your couples practice, ‘Gottman Level 1: Bridging the Couple Chasm’ is a two-day introduction to Gottman research, theory and practice. Watch case videos of Julie Gottman working with a couple from the initial assessment, to managing and de-escalating conflict, building friendship and emotional connection/attunement and creating shared meaning. Engage in group discussion, Q & A and teachings from Australia’s two most experience Gottman therapists.

 

Who are we?

There are only 26 Master Trainers and Consultants in Gottman Therapy in the world. And Australia has two of them - John Flanagan and Trish Purnell-Webb. As a group, they have honed their craft over many years and lead the Gottman training across all levels.

 

John and Trish will be conducting a Gottman Level 1 training in November live online via Zoom. During this training, Trish and John add a level of experience, depth and case examples that consolidate learning and create a highly enjoyable and informative professional development environment—so come and join us.

 

Testimonials from therapists who have taken the course

“I Cannot sing the praises loud enough for the Relationship Institute Australasia. My experience from learning through them either face to face or online has been thoroughly rewarding and have always learnt so much! They really do make it both comfortable and  beneficial.” 

- Catherine Letchford, Clarity Counselling.

 

For more information 

To see our up and coming courses via Zoom, click here, or register your interest via the form below to receive updates on new blogs and courses available in your area. 

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