What is Gottman Method?

An effective approach, Gottman method is based on the idea that every couple has a fight cycle. The outcome of the fights and the time it takes for a couple to resolve their concerns is related to how well they communicate. This method focuses on how couples communicate, how they deal with conflict, and how they handle themselves during disagreements.
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Counsellors can help couples identify and understand their emotions and reactions, as well as those of their partner. Once they are able to do this, they can learn how to respond in a way that preserves the relationship. It also teaches them about the importance of emotional connection in a relationship and how to maintain that connection throughout their interactions with each other.

Dimensions of a Healthy Relationship

Gottman method is based on the idea that there are four major dimensions to a healthy relationship. The research shows that a couple who scores high on these four dimensions is likely to have a long-lasting and stable relationship.
Communication Couples Therapy

Trust

Trust is the foundation of a healthy relationship. Trust is built on honesty and openness. As well as your willingness to be vulnerable with your feelings and emotions without fear of rejection or criticism.
Boundaries Couples Therapy

Respect

Respect is something that has to be given by both partners. You have to respect your partner’s wants and needs. But, they must also respect yours otherwise resentment grows overtime.
Intimacy Couples Therapy

Affection

Physical and emotional affection plays an important role in any relationship. The more affectionate and compassionate you are with each other, the happier you tend to be in your relationship.
Codependency Couples Therapy

Commitment

Commitment means that both partners are willing to work together toward a shared vision for their relationship. They share common values and goals and make decisions together as a team.

Couples Counselling

Couples counselling is a great way to work through relationship problems. It's also a great way to learn how to communicate with your partner in a healthy way. This can help you resolve many of the issues that come up in your relationship. During sessions, you work to find common ground and avoid conflict by identifying underlying issues and resolving them before they become too big. It focuses on helping couples improve communication, resolve conflicts, repair their relationship, build intimacy, fortify trust and find greater satisfaction in their partnership.
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