Gottman Couples Workshop

Take Your Relationship On a Weekend Getaway

Concepts Based On Research & Data From the 'Love Lab'
A Weekend Workshop for Couples

Created By The Gottman Institute

Shown to achieve results similar to those of 6 months of marital therapy.

Has produced positive results for 94% of those who attend.

Join the thousands of couples worldwide who have benefited from The Gottman Institute’s world-renowned weekend workshop.

Friends With Benefits

Couples Retreat Chicago
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Fight Fair

This workshop is designed for all couples in a committed relationship.

Foster Respect & Affection

Gain the insights and tools to foster further closeness, friendship, and trust.

No Baseless Advice

Our curriculum is developed from 40+ years of research with more than 3,000 couples.

It’s grounded on what actually works in relationships that are happy and stable, not idealistic notions or anecdotal evidence of what a relationship should be.

Couples Retreat Topics

Learn how to build friendship in your relationship and express
Learn how to manage conflict and communicate effectively.

Sneak Peak To Topics

Learn to recognize the Four Horsemen of Apocalypse. What they to do if they are attacking your marriage.

Learn about the effect of physiological flooding an how it may effect the conflict resolution.

Create an emotional bank account that you can draw upon in times of stress.

Identify your relationship's specific strengths and how to build on them together.

Use the Fondness and Admiration System to renew, respect, and care for one another
Develop your problem-solving skills, including the six skills for effective conflict resolutions.


Mental health professionals may receive 14 continuing education credits.