Ever wonder what the secret is to lasting love? At Calgary Couples Therapy and Coaching, we believe in fostering strong, healthy relationships – the kind that weather life's storms and emerge even stronger.  The Gottman Method is a research-based approach to couples therapy that's been helping couples in Canada and around the world for over 40 years.

Developed by renowned psychologists Dr. John and Dr. Julie Gottman, this method goes beyond simply patching up conflicts. It focuses on building a strong foundation for your relationship, fostering intimacy, and equipping you with the tools to navigate challenges effectively.

Here's what sets the Gottman Method apart:

Building Love Maps:  Imagine a detailed map of your partner's world – their dreams, fears, hopes, and stresses. The Gottman Method emphasizes creating these "Love Maps" to foster deeper understanding and empathy within the relationship.

Friendship and Fondness:  Friendship is the bedrock of any strong relationship. The Gottman Method encourages couples to cultivate fondness and admiration for each other, strengthening the emotional connection.

Turning Towards Bids for Connection:  Those little attempts to connect, a playful touch or a shared glance – these are "bids" for connection. The Gottman Method teaches couples to recognize and respond positively to these bids, keeping the emotional flame burning bright.

Managing Conflict Effectively:  Conflict is inevitable, but it doesn't have to be destructive. The Gottman Method equips couples with communication skills to express their needs assertively, listen actively, and find win-win solutions.

Making Life Dreams Come True:  We all have dreams and aspirations. The Gottman Method helps couples understand and support each other's dreams, creating a shared vision for the future.

Is the Gottman Method Right for You?

If you're looking to:

  • Strengthen your communication skills

  • Deepen intimacy and connection

  • Manage conflict more effectively

  • Rebuild trust after a rough patch

  • Create a stronger foundation for your relationship

Then the Gottman Method could be the perfect fit.

Our experienced therapists are trained in the Gottman Method and can guide you and your partner on your journey towards a happier, healthier relationship.  Contact us today for a free consultation and take the first step towards a brighter future together. 

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