Gottman Method Couples Therapy Level 2 | Colorado Springs | Nov 6, 7, 13, 2020

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  • MODERATED: Gottman Method Couples Therapy Level 2
    November 6, 2020
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • MODERATED: Gottman Method Couples Therapy Level 2
    November 7, 2020
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • MODERATED: Gottman Method Couples Therapy Level 2
    November 13, 2020
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

6 am – 2 pm HST
8 am – 4 pm PST
9 am – 5 pm MST
10 am – 6 pm CST
11 am – 7 pm EST

Early-bird Rates: Sept 29, 2020
Student and Standard Rates: Oct 28, 2020

All deadline times are 12 midnight MST.

Colorado Springs.
Exact location TBA.

Live and In-person

This event was previously listed as a live online training. It will now be offered as a live in-person training.

What is the format?

1. Live trainings with Caralee Frederic, LCSW,  who trained under Drs. John and Julie Gottman and has assisted them at their workshops as well.

  • Discussion. You will have the benefit of a Certified Gottman Therapist to guide you through the materials.
  • Q&A.  Ask her questions about how Gottman Method assessments and treatments actually work in real world, and about her experiences as a couples therapist.
  • Role playing. This segments allows to you commit the tools to memory and learn the skills to handle any problematic issues that may arise in sessions. Build your confidence!

2. Lifetime access to all of the Level 2 online learning videos featuring the Gottmans. The videos are yours to keep forever. These are invaluable resources for your therapy practice.




Expand your counseling and therapy skills with Gottman methods and concepts. Become more effective in counseling your clients, particularly those who are affected by multiple negative conditions. View videos of real couples in therapy, plus role plays and demonstrations to learn how and when to use Gottman methods. The workshop format is a safe, non-judgmental environment for you to practice and refine your clinical skills with Certified Gottman Therapist.

Be the therapist who can treat couples we see most often in our practices: those struggling with trauma, such as affairs, addictions and domestic violence.
The field of couples therapy has desperately needed a theory — one with strong empirical basis. Here it is.
The development of the Gottman Method began more than 40 years ago and it has withstood the test of time. See why 100,000 clinicians worldwide use Gottman Couples Therapy.
Register today. Seats are limited.
Included in the registration price:
  • 734-page Level 2 Clinical Training Manual PDF (core assessments and interventions)
  • 262-page PDF of lecture slides
  • Downloads of all 19 hours of video instruction and clinical demonstration
  • Gottman Method Couples Therapy Level 2 Training Certificate of Completion from The Gottman Institute
  • Up to 19 CE Hours available
  • Eligibility to continue to Level 3 Training
Receive a Certificate of Completion from The Gottman Institute.
At the end of the training, you will be able to:
  • Explain the basics of observation including why it’s important to recognize Emotions on the Human Face, Tension in the Voice, the Importance of Words and the use of the SPAFF coding system
  • Describe the seven levels of the Sound Relationship House theory
  • Describe how to recognize Bids and Turning Towards
  • Explain the components of the first three Assessment sessions
  • Explain and demonstrate how to conduct an Oral History Interview
  • Explain and demonstrate how to conduct a Feedback Session, including how to formulate a Treatment Plan and how to present it to the couple using the Sound Relationship House model
  • Describe the use of the core assessments with couples, including the Locke-Wallace, Weiss-Cerretto, Gottman Sounds Relationship House Questionnaires, Gottman 19 Areas Checklist, EAQ, SCL-90, Detour Scales, CAGE, and b-MAST
  • Explain and demonstrate the rules for Gentle Start Up
  • Develop interventions that couples can use as antidotes to the “Four Horsemen”
  • Prepare couples to physiologically soothe when flooded
  • Select and implement interventions to help deal with conflict
  • Apply different modes of changing the “Attack/Defend System” in a couples interaction
  • Assist couples to establish dialogue about their gridlocked conflicts
  • Instruct couples on how to work towards compromise on perpetual problems using the Two Oval method
  • Describe the five steps of processing a fight or a regrettable incident using the Aftermath of A Fight intervention
  • Use and describe the Stress-Reducing Conversation to minimize relapse
  • Select and implement interventions to help couples deepen their “Friendship System” by working on Fondness and Admiration
Training is for:
  • Mental health providers
  • Allied professionals and clergy
  • Students and interns
  • Family clinic staff
  • Professors/teachers of couples therapy
  • Researchers in the social sciences and
  • Employee assistance professionals.

Bonus Offer


Attend a LEVEL 1 or LEVEL 2 TRAINING and get $200 credit to attend Caralee’s ART AND SCIENCE OF LOVE couples workshop.

To be eligible for the credit, you must attend a Level training either from Caralee or another Gottman therapist. Credit good for up to one year of the date of the Level training.

When you attend the workshop, you must show confirmation of attendance to a Gottman Level training. Credit will be given after the workshop.


Caralee Frederic, LCSW

Trained by Drs. Julie and John Gottman, Caralee Frederic, LCSW, is a private couples and individual therapist in Colorado, specializing in marriage and family counseling for almost 20 years. She has also worked alongside the Gottmans at workshops in Seattle. Caralee was the first to bring the Gottman’s workshop, The Art and Science of Love, to couples in Colorado and Hawaii.

  • Founder of Principle Skills Relationship Center,
  • Certified Gottman Therapist,
  • Certified Gottman Level 1 and 2 Training,
  • Certified Sexual Addiction Recovery Therapist,
  • Certified Clinical Trauma Professional,
  • Master’s degree in Social Work
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker
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Student eligibility: students, interns, social sciences professors

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