7 Principles of Making Marriage Work™

Workshop Details:

This program is based upon the New York Times best seller The Seven Principls for Making Marriage Work by John Gottman, PhD. of the Gottman Institute. Dr. Gottman researched couple relationships for over 40 years and discovered the unique differences between masters of marriage and disasters of marriage. He further developed a method of correcting the behaviors that ultimately puts over 50% of all marriages on the rocks.

This 12-hour workshop is designed to strengthen your marriage or relationship. If you already have a strong relationship this workshop will provide you with insights and tools to make it even better. For couples who are planning to get married or are entering into a committed relationship this workshop will provide you with skills to get off to a great start and avoid common pitfalls many couples fall into.

Is This Workshop for Us?

  • Pre-engaged Couples
  • Premarital Couples
  • Newlyweds
  • Senior Couples
  • Those desiring to enhance a good marriage
  • Those desiring tools to handle conflicts

** IF A COUPLE IS DEALING WITH EMOTIONAL ABUSE, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OR SUBSTANCE ABUSE , THIS CLASS IS NOT BE APPROPRIATE. WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO SEEK PERSONAL THERAPY IF YOU ARE IN HIGH RELATIONAL DISTRESS.

You Will Learn:

  • To foster respect, affection and closeness
  • To build love maps and share a deeper connection with each other’s inner world
  • To keep conflict discussions calm
  • How to break through and resolve conflict gridlock
  • How to maintain and continue to strenghten the gains in your relationship

The price of this workshop includes:

  • The newly released editon of The Seven Principles of Making Marriage Work book.
  • Two of The Seven Principles of Making Marriage Workbooks. This allows each partner to privately record answers and to journal thoughtfull about the concepts in the book, as they apply to their relationship.
  • Love Map/Open Ended Questions Card Deck. This is a fun and effective way for couples to get to know one another’s inner lives, increasing closeness and friendship.
  • Engaging Presentations and the opportunity to privately practice using the tools provided throughout the workshop. Ilana will be available to give you personal support and guidance as needed.
  • Personal support and guidance as needed
  • Coffee, tea, soda and light snacks will be provided. Lunch is on your own. Please feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks.

REGISTER NOW TO GUARANTEE YOUR SPACE!
SPACE IN EACH WORKSHOP IS LIMITED:

PRESENTER: J. Ilana Bradford is a Marriage & Family Therapist and a Nationally Certified Counselor. She is an authorized Gottman Seven Principles Program Educator.

J.ilana Bradford, MA, LMFT intern, NCC

Oregon Board of Licensed Professional
Counselors & Therapists R3341

Westlake Counseling
14523 Westlake Drive Suite 12
Lake Oswego, OR 97035

ilana@westlakecounselinglakeoswego.com
503-427-1875

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