• Building Lasting Connections: A Gottman-Inspired Couples Workshop

    When: February 22, 5-7PM
    Facilitator: Alana Rosenfeld, Registered Clinical Counsellor, Gottman Trained Couples and Family Therapist
    Cost: $100, offered on a sliding scale, likely covered by extended benefits and FNHA
    Where: TBD

    Join us for an enriching two-hour couples workshop designed to enhance your relationship through the proven methods of the renowned Gottman Institute. This interactive session is crafted to empower couples with practical skills to strengthen communication, foster intimacy, and build a foundation for lasting connection.This workshop is suitable for couples at all stages of their relationship journey, from those looking to strengthen a strong foundation to those seeking to revitalize and reconnect.

    Workshop Highlights:

    1. The Art of Effective Communication:
      • Explore the Gottman Method’s principles for healthy communication.
      • Learn how to express your needs, desires, and concerns constructively.
      • Master the art of active listening to deepen understanding.
    2. Navigating Conflict with Confidence:
      • Gain insights into managing and resolving conflicts in a constructive manner.
      • Understand the underlying dynamics of disagreements and develop tools to navigate them successfully.
      • Acquire techniques for turning conflicts into opportunities for growth and connection.
    3. Building Trust and Intimacy:
      • Uncover the essential elements of trust and intimacy in a relationship.
      • Discover strategies to create and maintain emotional connection.
      • Foster a deeper understanding of each other’s needs and desires.
    4. The Science of Love:
      • Delve into the research-based principles that form the foundation of the Gottman Method.
      • Explore the “Sound Relationship House” and its significance in cultivating a strong and enduring bond.
    5. Practical Exercises and Role-Playing:
      • Engage in hands-on activities and exercises to apply Gottman-inspired techniques.
      • Receive personalized guidance from certified therapists during interactive role-playing sessions.
      • Practice newly acquired skills in a supportive and non-judgmental environment.
    6. Q&A Session:
      • Get answers to your specific questions and concerns from experienced Gottman-trained therapists.
      • Receive personalized advice tailored to your unique relationship dynamics.