you for considering Masterful Couples of Northern Virginia for
relationship support. As a Certified Gottman Couples
Therapist, my commitment is to help couples build stronger friendships,
manage differences respectfully, and support your hopes and
dreams. I understand, above all, that every individual is
capable of and deserves compassion and empathy and, therefore, greater
love and health in your relationships.
are 4 basic ideas that I believe are important to doing counseling
- Working with couples requires
different skills and training from working with individuals. I am
trained and certified by the Gottman Relationship Institute, the
premier training program in the nation for couples' counseling.
- Counseling should be based on and led
by developments in scientific research. Techniques based on research
are proven to be more effective helping couples make changes.
- A good collaborative relationship
between counselor and couple provides the necessary foundation for
managing life changes.
- Couples need to be willing and able
to learn and apply a new and effective method of managing their