Aftermath: How Successful Couples Navigate Conflict

Aftermath: How Successful Couples Navigate Conflict

John Gottman, in his research with couples, divided them into the “Masters and Disasters” of Marriage. One of the findings was that “Masters” of relationship (or any kind successful couples) excelled, not in avoiding conflict, but in navigating...
Two Arms

Two Arms

In this video Connie Feutz, one of the original six Master Clinicians at the John Gottman Institute talks about two necessary parts of a successful relationship: good will, and the skills to navigate difficult conversations. More relationship aids are...
Touchstone

Touchstone

In this video Connie Feutz, one of the original six Master Clinicians at the John Gottman Institute talks about the Touchstone Meeting—a communication strategy for busy couples striving for more balance and harmony in their relationships. Touchstone Meeting...
Two Equally Valid Subjective Realities

Two Equally Valid Subjective Realities

In this video Connie Feutz, one of the original six clinicians at the John Gottman Institute talks about one trait of successful couples: the idea that honoring one another’s points of view is more important than being right. More relationship aids are available...
Two Arms

Two Arms

When engaged in couples or marriage counseling, I envision a resilient, viable, loving relationship has having two strong, flexible arms: with one arm, we build Good Will while with the other, we skillfully navigate our differences or perpetual issues. With both...