The names John and Julie Gottman have become synonymous with scientifically sound couples practice. They’ve spent decades developing an evidence base for the field through their work, and have honed their techniques for stabilizing marriage through research with nearly 3,000 couples.
In their latest book, The Science of Couples and Family Therapy, the Gottmans note that, while it’s a mainstay of couples and family training, general systems theory hasn’t established an impressive track record as a therapeutic method. They believe it’s time to integrate recent research findings into clinical approaches grounded in a second wave of science-based systems theory. In this address, you’ll explore:
- How to better help couples develop the trust, enduring commitment, and physiological calm that are the key to yielding more robust and measurable clinical outcomes