To become certified you must complete the following:

  •  Levels 1, 2 and 3 Trainings in Gottman Method Couples Therapy
  • Consultation
  • 100 hours (documented) of Gottman Method Couples Therapy
  • Final Video Review


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Certification Track

Online Zoom Consultation Tap Review

This is it – the culmination of your training, mastery of the Gottman Method, and recognition as an expert in your field.

Becoming a Certified Gottman Therapist is the final step in your journey toward becoming a career couple’s therapist. You will master how to help couples create greater meaning and connection in their relationships, and you will expand and reinforce your understanding of Gottman Method Couples Therapy, building off of everything you’ve learned through your training and clinical work to date.

When you start the Certification Track, you will be matched with a Senior Certified Gottman Therapist (see: Mike Fidler’s Training Pledge or Check Me Out) who will coach you through the certification process and help you implement Gottman Method Couple’s Therapy successfully in your practice.

After completing the certification process, you will:

  • Earn the distinct title of Certified Gottman Therapist
  • Be eligible to work as a roving therapist at The Art and Science of Love workshop, enabling you to help couples as they work through conflict management exercises
  • Receive a discounted listing on the Gottman Referral Network, which provides credibility to your practice, helps to channel new clients your way, and allows you to promote and market yourself as certified by The Gottman Institute
  • Be eligible to attend sponsored events and local gatherings to participate in the larger Certified Gottman Therapist community
  • Gain access to a private Facebook group where you can connect with your colleagues
  • Be eligible to lead your own events with additional training, including:
    • Level 1 Trainings in Gottman Method Couples Therapy
    • Level 2 Trainings in Gottman Method Couples Therapy
    • Level 3 Trainings in Gottman Method Couples Therapy
    • The Art and Science of Love workshops for couples