North Carolina Based Specialists

The Gottman Method for Couples

The Gottman Method for couples aims to improve communication, increase intimacy, and resolve conflicts in a constructive manner.

Couples Therapy Overview

At Southlake Counseling, we understand that relationships are the cornerstone of a fulfilling life. Our specialized couples therapy, grounded in the renowned Gottman Method, is designed to help you and your partner build a stronger, healthier, and more satisfying relationship. The Gottman Method, developed by Drs. John and Julie Gottman, is a scientifically-based approach to couples therapy that focuses on strengthening the foundation of relationships through research-backed principles.

Key Principles of The Gottman Method
  • Building Love Maps: Enhancing your understanding of each other’s worlds to foster deeper connections.
  • Turning Towards Instead of Away: Encouraging positive interactions and bids for connection.
  • The Positive Perspective: Maintaining a positive outlook and valuing your partner’s intentions.
  • Managing Conflict: Developing effective strategies for conflict resolution without causing harm.
  • Making Life Dreams Come True: Supporting each other’s goals and aspirations.
  • Creating Shared Meaning: Building a shared sense of purpose and values.
Our Approach to The Gottman Method

Our experienced therapists are trained in the Gottman Method and are dedicated to helping you apply these principles to your relationship.

Our approach includes:

    • Assessment: Comprehensive evaluations to understand the strengths and challenges in your relationship.
    • Personalized Treatment Plans: Tailored strategies to address your unique needs and relationship goals.
    • Skill Building: Teaching practical skills for effective communication, conflict resolution, and emotional connection.
    • Ongoing Support: Providing continuous guidance and support as you work towards a healthier relationship.

We also offer the “7 Principles for Making Marriage Work” virtual program designed for couples to learn, practice, and implement relationship enhancement strategies.


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Transform Your Relationship with Proven Strategies

Relationships require effort, understanding, and the right tools to thrive. The Gottman Method offers a structured approach to help couples navigate challenges and reinforce the positive aspects of their relationship. By focusing on enhancing emotional intimacy, managing conflict constructively, and building a strong partnership, our therapy sessions provide you and your partner with actionable strategies that have been proven to work. Whether you’re dealing with communication breakdowns, trust issues, or simply want to deepen your connection, the Gottman Method offers a pathway to a healthier, more satisfying relationship.

At Southlake Counseling, we believe that every relationship has the potential for growth and improvement. Our commitment to using the Gottman Method means you benefit from a therapy process that is both empathetic and effective. 


    Why choose Gottman Couples Counseling with Southlake?


    Experienced Therapists

    Our therapists are certified in the Gottman Method and have extensive experience in couples therapy.


    Evidence-based Practices

    We utilize proven techniques that are backed by decades of research.


    Customized Care

    We offer personalized therapy plans that cater to your specific relationship dynamics.


    Safe and Supportive Environment

    We create a non-judgmental space where you can openly discuss your concerns and aspirations.

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    Find The Perfect Therapist

    During a 15-Minute consultation, our team will help you choose the perfect therapist for your unique situation.


    Get the Life-Changing Help You Need

    Begin sessions and start working toward the life you have always wanted to live with the right support by your side.

    Our Dedication to Diversity & Inclusion

    We understand that every couple’s journey is unique, and we strive to create a tailored therapy experience that respects your individual needs and goals. Through guided sessions, practical exercises, and ongoing support, we help you transform your relationship into a source of joy and strength. Embrace the opportunity for lasting change and discover the true potential of your partnership with the help of our dedicated therapists

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