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The Marriage Clinic: A Scientifically Based Marital Therapy

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Here one will find not only a wide range of succinct and useful assessment procedures, but also a highly specific, research-based, and modularized treatment program. In addition, there are dozens of questionnaires and interview protocols to be used in both assessment and intervention.

In prospective, long-term research with over 700 couples, Gottman has discovered certain f
Hardcover, 452 pages
Published August 17th 1999 by W. W. Norton & Company (first published March 1st 1999)
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I really thought I was getting a lot out of this book until I got farther into it. There are many things to be disputed, such as his lack of citations for ideas and theories. Therefore, for the reader, much of what Gottman says in his book is empirically unsupported. Having cited properly, it would be easier to take his ideas as being credible. Additionally, when referring to couples in his book, you can be assured that they will be white middle- to uppper-class heterosexual pairings. That said, ...more
THE book to use if doing Gottman therapy with couples. Fantastic theory based solidly in science. Definitly geared to the clinician. If interested in reading a book written for self-help, this isn't it. But please read his other books!
Changes the way I look at marital therapy, my understanding of science improves, and i now believe this to be the book i will be using extensively with my students. too bad it took me this long to get to this research.
Erik Kohl
This is a great book to have on your shelf if you do marriage counseling.
Reading it for Couple therapy class with Dr. Luskin
7 principles on the road to happily ever after by John Gottman.
Summary of Gottman Method Couples Therapy
1.Enhance your love map
2. Nurture fondness and admiration
3. Turn toward each other 4. Let your partner influence you
5. Solve your solvable problems
6. Overcome gridlock
7. Create shared meaning
Nathan Schneider
Mull through the statistical research and this is a great resource for marriage counseling. Gottman's approach to marriage therapy is a compilation/ critique of popular research and his own extensive research. His model is specifically explained and the process is easy to follow with plenty of case studies. Study the principles in this book for an easy to adapt model of marriage therapy.
Read this after participating in the gottman marriage seminar. Wow, I can see me and my husband in so many of these case studies. I really wish that we had a gottman clinician in our area.
Stacy Marian
Gottman is amazing but this is one of his most challenging books as far as density and ease of reading.
Lots and lots of clinical questionnaires
Great research on marriage. So useful.
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Dr. Gottman is the co-founder of the Gottman Institute with his wife, Dr. Julie Schwartz Gottman, where he currently teaches weekend workshops for couples and training workshops for clinicians. He is the Executive Director of the Relationship Research Institute, where they are developing programs for parents transitioning to parenthood and are beginning a new research project on treatment for Dome ...more
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