A Gottman workshop grounded on what actually works in relationships that are happy and stable!

Facilitated by Southern Idaho’s only Certified Gottman Therapist:Shirlene Elledge LCSW
94% of couples who attend report positive results.


Workshop Topics:

  • Identify relationship strengths and how to build on them.
  • Learn small, easy steps that increase romance in your relationship.
  • Learn how Love Maps provide a solid foundation for your marital intimacy.
  • Create an emotional bank account you can draw on in times of stress.
  • Develop your problem-solving skills.
  • Use the fondness and admiration system to renew respect and care for one another.
  • Learn to recognize the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse and what to do if they are attacking your marriage.
  • Learn about the effects of physiological flooding and how it may affect conflict resolution.

Dr. John Gottman has learned what really makes marriages work by studying and following over 3,000 couples in four decades of research. This experiential workshop will teach you exactly what successful couples do to foster romance and harmony in their marriages.

Couples Learn How to:

  • Foster respect, affection, and closeness
  • Build and share a deeper connection with each other’s inner world
  • Keep conflict discussions calm
  • Break through and resolve conflict gridlock
  • Strengthen and maintain the successes in your relationship

Who Should Attend:

  • Those with a strong relationship will leave with insights and tools to foster further friendship, closeness, and trust.
  • Those with a distressed relationship will leave with a greater understanding of their relationship and a road map for repair.
  • There is no public disclosure in this workshop. All experiential exercises are contained within the couple relationship.

Workshop Details:

  • Friday, December 6, 8:30 am – 5 pm
  • Saturday, December 7, 8:30 am – 5 pm
  • 7669 W. Riverside Dr. Suite 101. Boise, ID 83714. Adlerian Life Suite
  • $650 per couple – discounts apply (one discount per couple)
    • Armed Forces: It is an honor to support the military and their families. All active-duty military and veterans are eligible to receive a $100 discount (use code: MILCWS) to attend The Art and Science of Love workshop. You must show active military identification on the first day of the workshop.
    • Active Mental Health Professional: 14 CE’s available. Learn the skills to use with your couples clients. $100 discount. You must show active mental health license on the first day of the workshop and include license number on registration.
    • Save $100 for Early Bird Registration ~Register before November 22, 2019

Register today to strengthen your relationship!

Please note: There are no refunds for this workshop within 30 days of the workshop.

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December 6 & 7, 2019

The Gottman workshop training includes the Art and Science of Love Box Set, which includes: 7 Card Decks (Love Map, Opportunity, Open Ended Questions, Rituals of Connection, and Salsa), 2 workbooks, a Repair Checklist, and Aftermath of a Fight booklet.