At Mind and Body Counseling Associates we are huge fans of doctors John and Julie Gottman. If you're unfamiliar with these two, here is a quick rundown of their accolades: Dr. John Gottman has been studying relationships with thousands of couples for over 40 years. According to their website, Dr. John Gottman has been named one of the Top 10 Most Influential Therapists of the last quarter century. And Dr. Julie Gottman, co-founder of The Gottman Institute and John's wife, has an impressive resume as well. She was voted Washington state's Psychologist of the Year and has her own private practice where she helps couples overcome any struggles or pressure points in their relationships.
That being said, the Gottmans have developed the Gottman Method Couples Therapy, which in our opinion, is one of the best methodologies out there! The core tenant of the Gottman Method being "Building a Sound Relationship House." Click on the blog image above and scroll down the page to learn more from these relationship gurus on the steps to building a sound foundation for your relationship.