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Gottman-Certified Couples Workshop

COUPLES & MARRIAGE WORKSHOPS

2017 THE ART AND SCIENCE OF LOVE

  • February 17-18, Denver (SOLD OUT)

  • June 9-10, Denver

  • September 15-16, Colorado Springs

Two full days of real-world information and proven exercises to reinforce and restore your love, learn conflict-management skills, and discover and improve your intimacy.

“a priceless, wonderful success” -- workshop attendee

NEW! TRAINING WORKSHOP FOR THERAPISTS AND COUNSELORS

  • March 7-8, Portland

Learn new assessments and effective interventions to help couples successfully manage conflict, empower them with skills to overcome gridlocked issues, heal their hurts, deepend their intimacy, and minimize relapse.

QUIZ: ARE YOU A 'BEAUTY OR A BEAST'?

Assess your role in your relationship, and see how you can elevate your love to a happier, healthier place.

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Subscribe and receive: • $50-off promo code for couples weekend • "Elevate" e-newsletter • "Overcoming the Top 4 Marital Problems" (limited time offer)

Couples Therapy & Counseling

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Intimate Solutions

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Couples Sexual Recovery

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Why Principle Skills?

Whether you seek individual, couples or family counseling; or a couples weekend workshop, Principle Skills Relationship Center is able to meet your needs. Principle Skills' mission is to elevate relationships to a happier, healthier place by giving couples proven, data-supported tools and concepts. “I help people recognize and develop intimacy – emotional, relational and sexual,” says Caralee Frederic, owner of Principle Skills Relationship Center. “My clients learn to replace destructive behaviors and the avoidance of intimacies with healthy behaviors and meaningful interactions.” Using methods and concepts based on decades of research, Caralee built a private practice based Learn more...

Who is Gottman?

The therapy methods, tools, and services of husband-wife team of Dr. John Gottman and Dr. Julie Gottman are uniquely based on rigorous scientific methods and standards. Dr. John Gottman’s research work with couples began in 1972 and continues today. His most well-known study was in the 1980s, when he identified the predictors of divorce. Through subsequent studies, Dr. John Gottman added variables and examined new couple populations. His research is widely cited in academic and professional journals and consumer-focused books and articles. UNIQUE APPROACH Dr. John Gottman’s and his colleagues approach in the therapy field was unique because he studied real couples. Through deca Learn more...

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‘DEFENSIVENESS’ is Offensive

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January 26, 2017
QUIZ: Are you a Beauty or a Beast in Your Rel

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January 26, 2017
OUTCOMES Beauty vs. Beast

Here are the possible outcomes for our "Are you a Beauty or a Beast in Your Relationship? quiz: < read more...

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January 25, 2017
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February 11, 2014
7 Ways to Grow Love

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4 Steps to Solving your Solvable Problems

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March 06, 2014
Predicting Divorce with 94% Accuracy

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November 20, 2015
Don’t Get On That Horse!

“Stay grounded,” I said to the couple in my office. “Don’t get on that horse.” What hor read more...