The following are a collection of upcoming Gottman Method: Level 1 Clinical Trainings that Smithey Counseling Services provides. To stay up-to-date on the latest changes and schedule of clinical trainings, subscribe to our mailing list.
Developed by Drs. John & Julie Gottman
Dr. Adam R Smithey, LMFT
- January 18-19, 2020
- August 22-23, 2020
$425 - General Registration
Early Bird Registration ($50 off) ends 30 days before workshop
$350 - Student/Intern/Military/Church Leaders
Call for Group Rates (3+) or Private Group Trainings
Training Locations (unless noted otherwise)
* Ask hotel for special room rate for attendees *
Country Inn & Suites Indianapolis Airport South
5630 Flight School Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46221
When couples enter the therapy office, they sting with pain and despair. They look to the clinician to referee chronic conflicts, fix their partners, and rebuild burned bridges. Now, based on Dr. John Gottman’s 40 years of compelling research with over 3,000 couples, there’s a practical and highly effective approach to guiding couples across the chasm that divides them.
In this workshop, you will be provided with a research-based roadmap for helping couples compassionately manage their conflicts, deepen their friendship and intimacy, and share their life purpose and dreams.
Who Should Attend?
- Mental health professionals
- Allied professionals and clergy
- Students and interns
- Family clinic staff
- Professors/teachers of couples therapy
- Researchers in the social sciences
- Employee assistance professionals
Apply Gottman Method Couples Therapy to help couples strengthen:
The Friendship System – the foundation for intimacy, passion, and good sex
- The Conflict System – the basis for helping couples identify and address solvable problems and understand and manage irresolvable differences
- The Shared Meaning System – the existential foundation of the relationship that helps partners discover their shared purpose for building a life together
What You'll Learn:
- Research-based strategies and tools to help couples successfully manage conflict
- Skills to empower partners to dialogue about their worst gridlocked issues by uncovering their underlying dreams, history, and values
- Methods to help couples process fights and heal their hurts
- Techniques for partners to deepen their intimacy and minimize relapse
- New assessments and effective interventions to help understand couples’ struggles
What You'll Take Home:
In addition to a greater understanding of how to help couples build friendship, manage conflict, and create shared meaning, you will receive:
- 300+ page Level 1 Clinical Training Manual which contains up-to-date relationship assessments and research based clinical interventions
- Gottman Method Couples Therapy Level 1 Training Certificate of Completion
- up to 12 CE Hours available (purchased separately)
9:00am - 5:00pm daily. Registration starts at 8:30am on the first day
Dr. Adam Smithey is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Indiana’s only Certified Gottman Therapist. Since 2005, he has dedicated his career to helping to build, maintain, and repair lasting relationships. He specializes in Couples Weekend Workshops and Retreats.
Meet Dr. Adam
Discounts & Savings
Please note, only ONE code can be used per attendee, per transaction.
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT:
Save $50 with code TRAIN-(month) (i.e., " TRAIN-JANUARY "). Ends 30 days prior to workshop.
Save $75 with code " LEARN75 " This code is for unlicensed students and interns. You may be asked to provide proof of your status before registration is final.
Save $75 with code " HONOR75 " This code is for any active or retired military members. You may be asked to provide proof of your status before registration is final.
CHUCH LEADERS/CLERGY/STAFF DISCOUNT:
Save $75 with code " FAITH75 " This code is for church leaders and staff. Email [email protected] for information on group discounts or private trainings for your team.
A great resource for church leaders:
The Biblical Reference Guide
for the Gottman Method
Take advantage of special savings If you are a part of a group practice, or have a group of people that would like to attend this training together. Simply email [email protected] for group rates to attend a training provided by SCS or to schedule a private training onsite of your group practice.
Already attended a Level 1 Training and want a refresher?
If you attended Level 1 in the past and would like a refresher course, you may attend our Level 1 for a minimal fee. Please email [email protected] for more information.
Therapists who complete this training have taken the first step toward certification as a Gottman Method Couples Therapist. Click here for more information about this certification and the Gottman Institute.
Click here for more information. Please note the differences in CEUs for 2018 and 2019.
If cancellation is made on or before the Early Bird Registration deadline, a full refund minus a $75 processing fee will be given. If your cancellation occurs after the Early Registration deadline, your registration will be converted to a credit, good for a full year, that can be applied to future workshops.
For attendees who registered for this training through National Marriage Seminars, you will have the option of accepting a full refund (less a 20% marketing fee), or transferring your registration to another SCS training within a 12 month period (*subject to change).
SCS Cancellation Policy:
If the event is cancelled by SCS for any reason other than inclement weather (see below), you will have the option of accepting a 100% refund or transferring your registration to rescheduled date or to another SCS Gottman Level 1 Clinical Training of your choosing in the next 12-month period. Any travel expenses that may have been incurred cannot be refunded.
For attendees who registered for this training through National Marriage Seminars, in the event of an SCS cancellation, you will have the option of accepting a full refund (less a 20% marketing fee), or transferring your registration to another SCS training within a 12 month period (*subject to change).
Inclement Weather Policy:
All couple’s workshops and clinical trainings (“events”) hosted by SCS adhere to the following policy: Events will be cancelled due to inclement weather ONLY if the Venue where the event is being hosted is closed, if there is a government ordered travel ban, or if the presenters are prohibited by weather from being there. If the event is cancelled due to inclement weather, your registration fee will be applied to a possible rescheduled date or to another SCS event of your choosing in the next 12-month period. Any travel expenses that may have been incurred cannot be refunded. If the event is held, but weather conditions or other factors prohibit your safe travel so you are unable to attend, your registration fee will be applied to another SCS event of your choosing in the next 12-month period.