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Art & Science of Love Online

Art & Science of Love
Virtual Couples Workshop

Experience the Gottman Couple's Workshop From the Comfort of Your Own Home!

Register Anytime  |  Self-Study Workshop  |  Private Guidance

 

What is the Virtual Art and Science of Love Workshop?

The Art and Science of Love Couple’s Workshop is a weekend-long retreat for diverse couples, created by Drs. John and Julie Gottman, where partners can learn healthy tools backed by relationship science to enhance their intimate relationship and strengthen their bond.

Based on over 40 years of research with thousands of couples, The Art and Science of Love retreat will give you new insights and research-based skills that can dramatically improve the intimacy and friendship and help you manage conflict in a healthy, positive way. Discover the Art and Science of building lasting love using the Gottman method and see for yourself why millions of couples worldwide have benefited from this psycho-educational experiential retreat.

In order to provide timely and affordable relationship support during this pandemic, this virtual retreat is heavily discounted and provides more value and flexibility for the cost. This package is ideal for couples who would like to get the most out of the Gottman Institute's Art and Science of Love curriculum in a self-study format with expert guidance from a Certified Gottman Therapist. If you were interested in attending an ASL retreat that was cancelled or postponed, these packages can keep your relationship goals on track. Or if you simply want to invest in fostering growth and managing conflict with your partner while you are sheltering in place, now is the best time to start!

How Does The Virtual Package Work?

When you register for this virtual retreat, you will be granted access to the online Art and Science of Love course offered by the Gottman Institute. This online course is completed by the two of you in a self-study format, at your own pace. 

The virtual retreat also includes two private hours of virtual guidance and support by Certified Gottman Therapist and relationship expert, Dr. Adam R Smithey. You can decide whether you would like this online support to be two 1-hour consultations before and after you complete the videos, or four 30-minute sessions scheduled at your convenience. In the first meeting, Dr. Adam will evaluate your needs and suggest a structure that would be best suited for your relationship goals, as well as give some tips on how to make the most out of the ASL virtual workshop.

In the follow-up consultations, Dr. Adam will debrief, answer any questions you may have, provide help and support in successfully completing the experiential exercises, and suggest ways to continue enhancing your relationship after the retreat. Consultation sessions will be a time to address any of your ongoing needs, and to inquire about registering for an Enhancement Package to receive additional couples coaching sessions at a discounted rate.

See below for a complete list of available packages and more details:

Basic Packages (Most Common):

Guided Virtual Workshop  =  $650 $400
Watch On-Demand videos all in one weekend, kept accountable by scheduled group Q&A sessions. 
Watch Day 1 Videos on your own prior to Saturday October 17 Group Zoom Q&A session from 6-7pm Eastern*
Watch Day 2 Videos on your own prior to Sunday October 18 Group Zoom Q&A session from 6-7pm Eastern*

* Due to the public nature of these Q&A sessions, please come prepared with generic questions regarding the research and/or process of exercises. Please refrain from seeking specific personal/private feedback. *
 

Self-Paced Virtual Workshop  =  $800 $600
Self-paced -- Watch On-Demand videos at your leisure 
Two hours of Private Consultation (Two 1-hour sessions, before and after -or- Four 30-min sessions, one before and three at your pace)*
*It is suggested that you complete the videos and consultations within 45 days of registration
 

Best Value: The Full Art & Science of Love Experience! $1,350 $1,100
Includes:
Guided Virtual Workshop October 17-18, 2020 (complete videos on your own or on 10/17 & 10/18)
Art & Science of Love 2: Live Online Workshop on Oct 24-25, 2020

 

 

ADD-ON: Optional ASL Box Set = $100 $90
With your registration you will receive a free electronic manual.
This physical box set includes everything you need to have a full workshop experience: 

  • 2 tangible couples workbooks (one for each partner)
  • 7 card decks
  • Laminated mini-posters and booklets of key concepts
  • Aftermath of a Fight Relationship Guide Booklet

 

Interested in something more?

Coaching Packages:

Additional Couples Coaching Sessions - 3 Hours (two 90-min sessions) = $600 $560
In addition to your Virtual Workshop Registration, you can schedule up to 4 additional 90-min private 1:1 couples coaching sessions:
We will create a schedule for you to complete the videos on your own and intermittently meet privately for coaching sessions for 1:1 assistance with the exercises. 
This is not couples therapy. 

One 90-min Session (1.5 hours) = $300 $280
Two 90-min Sessions (3 hours) = $600 $560
Four 90-min Sessions (6 hours) = $1,200 $1,120

 

Want to take a deeper dive into your relationship? Consider one of the following packages:

Advanced Packages:

Private Live Weekend Workshop  =  $4,000 $3,000 (limited quantities available)
Meet live to complete a custom-tailored workshop experience in the privacy of your own home. 
During this Weekend you will have 1:1 access to Dr. Adam as he guides you through the learning the research and applying the exercises to your relationship. 
 

Virtual Workshop and 2-Day Private Weekend Experience = $4,500 $4,000 (limited quantities available)
Meet with Dr. Adam for 1-hour online to discuss logistics, answer questions, and receive guidance and tips for watching the videos. 
Watch the On-Demand videos on your own before our scheduled Private Weekend
Experience 2 Days (11 hours total) of in-depth assessment and deep therapeutic work as you utilize the skills you learned in the workshop and apply them deeply and meaningfully in your relationship. 

*Some couples report gains similar to 18-24 months of therapy after completing the workshop and Private Weekend. 


Virtual Workshop and 3-Day Private Weeknight Experience $5,000 $4,000 (limited quantities available)
Meet with Dr. Adam for 1-hour online to discuss logistics, answer questions, and receive guidance and tips for watching the videos. 
Watch the On-Demand videos on your own before our scheduled Private Weekend
Experience 3 Days (11 hours total) of in-depth assessment and deep therapeutic work as you utilize the skills you learned in the workshop and apply them deeply and meaningfully in your relationship. 

*Some couples report gains similar to 18-24 months of therapy after completing the workshop and Private Weeknight Marathon. 

Virtual Workshop and 5-Day Private Weeknight Experience $7,000 $6,000 (limited quantities available)
Meet with Dr. Adam for 1-hour online to discuss logistics, answer questions, and receive guidance and tips for watching the videos. 
Watch the On-Demand videos on your own before our scheduled Private Weekend
Experience 5 Days (15 hours total) of in-depth assessment and deep therapeutic work as you utilize the skills you learned in the workshop and apply them deeply and meaningfully in your relationship. 

*Some couples report gains similar to 2-3 years of therapy after completing the workshop and 5-Day Marathon. 

 

Email adam@smitheycounseling.com to Register

Discounts & Savings

Specials discounts and/or payment plans may be available for First Responders, Military, K-12 Teachers, Clergy, and Mental Health Therapists. Please email adam@smitheycounseling.com for more info. 

Additional Info

We would like to advise that our couples workshop is presented as an online seminar. It is meant to be psycho-educational and is not meant to be couples therapy. We do offer virtual couples therapy and additional resources through the packages above and other options at Smithey Counseling Service.

While we believe that the content of this workshop is based on sound research and principles, there is no warranty, expressed or implied about the benefit of this workshop for your specific concerns.

Refunds and Cancellations Policy:
All registrations are subject to a $75 non refundable processing fee. You have 24-48 hours from the time of registration to request a refund (minus the processing fee). Absolutely no refunds once you have been registered for the online ASL course. Once registered you have One Year from that date to complete the virtual ASL retreat. No transfers possible to the live couples retreats.

For the Private Weekend/Weeknight packages, these can be conducted online or in-your-home. Additional charges may apply for travel.