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2022 Training Dates Coming Soon!

Developed by Drs. John and Julie Gottman and 

Prince Conference Center, Calvin College
8:30 - 5pm daily

presented by Certified Gottman Therapist,

Kristin Kuiper LMSW


$420 General Registration

$370 Student/Intern Registration

Training Overview

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

Training Objectives

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 Will You 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

You will also receive a 300 page Clinical Manual featuring up to date relationship assessment questionnaires and research based clinical interventions—a $150 value.




Additional 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.

Continuing Eduction Credits 

12 CEUs provided by R. Cassidy Seminars for $30 may be purchased separately (not included in Registration fee) following the event. Sign-in, sign-out, and completion of Evaluation Form at the event are required to qualify. Click here for more information.

Refund Policy 

You will receive a full refund (less a $50 processing fee) if you cancel at least 6 weeks prior to the training. Within 3 weeks and with 48 hours notice prior to the training, your registration fee (less a $50 processing fee) will be converted to a one-time credit valid for a full year toward registration for a future training offered by Kristin Kuiper Therapy. If the training is cancelled for any reason, you will receive a 100% refund of the registration cost.

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