It’s essential to learn some of key terminology and skills before starting Couple’s Therapy.
The Gottman Method uses a practical approach to help couples break through barriers to achieve greater understanding, connection, and intimacy in their relationships.
Please watch the following short videos together before your first couple’s session. These brief videos will significantly help both of you to more accurately describe what is not working in your relationship and to help identify what saves a relationship versus destroys it.
- Part 1: What Does Research Say About Relationship Satisfaction?
- Part 2: What Guarantees a Failed Relationship?
- Part 3: What Helps to Improve a Relationship the Most?
- Part 4: Gottman Method Q&A
Additionally, both of you should read what I consider to be one of the best descriptions of Gottman Method Couples Therapy. This will help you more accurately grasp what helps a relationship function versus what guarantees that it will implode into disaster.
Hint: If you suspect that you have a difficult partner that won’t “grow up”, you should probably also take the Peter Pan Syndrome questionnaire.