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Created by: Drs. John & Julie Gottman
Presented by: Maria P. Mercado, LPC, NCC
Certified Gottman Therapist, EMDR Certified

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The workshop is grounded on what actually works in relationships that are happy and stable.

  Workshop Topics

  • Learn to recognize the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse and what to do if they are attacking your marriage

  • Identify your relationship’s specific strengths and how to build on them

  • Learn about the effects of physiological flooding and how it may affect conflict resolution

  • Learn small, easy steps that increase romance in your relationship

  • Learn how Love Maps provide a solid foundation for your marital intimacy

  • Use the Fondness and Admiration System to renew respect and care for one another

  • Create an Emotional Bank Account that you can draw upon in times of stress

  • Develop your problem-solving skills, including the 6 skills for effective conflict resolution

What You’ll Learn

At the workshop, couples learn how to:


• Foster respect, affection, and closeness

• Build and share a deeper connection with each

other’s inner world

• Keep conflict discussions calm

• Break through and resolve conflict gridlock

• Strengthen and maintain the successes in your relationship

Who Should Attend?

The Art and Science of Love workshop is designed to strengthen relationships through engaging presentations and experiential activities. If you have a strong relationship, this workshop will provide you with the insights and tools to foster further closeness, friendship, and trust. If your relationship is distressed, this two-day workshop will provide you with a greater understanding of your relationship and a road map for repair. We welcome couples of every culture, religion, ethnicity, race, ability, and sexual orientation to attend.

National Marriage Seminars of America

Participants must have paid registration fees, signed in, attended the entire seminar,  and signed out in order to receive a certificate. Failure to sign in or out will result in forfeiture of credit for the entire course. No exceptions will be made. Partial credit is not available.

National Marriage Seminars of America is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. National Marriage Seminars of America maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Counselors/Marriage and Family Therapists/Mental Health Counselors Nearly all Professional Counselors, MFT & Mental Health Counselor boards accept APA. Check with your board to be sure.

Please Note: Licensing Boards change regulations occasionally. We attempt to stay on top of the most recent changes. If you have questions about a course meeting your specific board’s approval we recommend you contact your board directly for a definitive answer.

Upon purchasing your CEs, confirming attendance, and completing your training, you will receive your Continuing Education Certificate via email within five business days.

*No discount coupons are valid for CE purchases.

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