The Gottman Weekend Couples
Workshops and Retreats:
Now offered in Northern California...
for San Francisco Bay Area, Marin County, CA couples...
in Mill Valley at the Acqua Hotel on the SF - Richardson Bay.
(Before 3 weeks of the workshop)
$699 per couple
How to Register for the Couples Workshop:
Click registration badge below next to the workshop date to register.
Please scroll down below for hotel reservations and workshop related information.
2017 - 2018 Workshop Dates:
December 2nd & 3rd, 2017
February 10th & 11th, 2018
May 5th & 6th, 2018
September 22nd & 23rd, 2018
Acqua Hotel Room Reservations - Discounts Available!
Acqua Hotel Preferred Reservations
Preferred discounted room rates and reservations are available for attendees to the Couples Workshop. Register early to insure room availability. You must use the hotel’s online reservation system for the special “Online Only” discounted reserved room block reservation. See below for phone reservations.
Note: Overnight stay at the Acqua Hotel is not required for Workshop Registration.
December 2017 - Online Room Reservations: Click Here
February 2018 - Online Room Reservations: Click Here
May 2018 - Online Room Reservations: Click Here
September 2018 - Online Room Reservations: Click Here
To reserve a room by phone, call toll free (888) 662-9555 or direct (415) 380-0400. When speaking with a hotel’s reservation representative, be sure to request the preferred rate by using the exact phrase: “The Art & SCIENCE of Love Workshop”.
Note: You will be offered a discounted room rate, not a room in a reserved block...
When reserving a room by phone, availability is on a first come, first served basis.
If a Cancelation is made more than three weeks prior to the workshop date, a full refund minus a $75 processing fee will be given. Within three weeks and with 48 hours notice prior to the start of the workshop, your registration tuition will be converted to a one-time credit for the amount paid. Your credit, plus a $75 processing fee, is valid for a full year toward registration for a future “The Art and SCIENCE of Love” Couples Workshop” listed on aCouplesWorkshop.com and produced by Lisa Lund. Registrants may only cancel and re-register once. Registration credit is considered forfeited after the second cancelation. Registration fees are subject to change without notice.
If for any reason a scheduled presenter is not able to appear they will only be replaced with a Certified Gottman Couples Workshop Leader.
If the workshop is cancelled for any reason and the Attendee is unable or unwilling to attend on a rescheduled date, the Attendee will receive a refund for 100% of workshop tuition. We are not responsible for nor will we reimburse any travel expenses the Attendee has incurred in the event of a cancelled training.
Special needs? Please let us know how we can serve you.
Make the Gottman Couples Workshop - A Couples Retreat!
Coming to Marin County, California from out of the region or even out-of-state? If your schedule permits, add a couple of days and transform the Couples Workshop into a Couples Retreat! Check out our “Retreats” page for a short listing of Places of Interest & Attractions in and around Mill Valley, Sausalito, and Tiburon, CA. Learn More.
Note to Clinicians and Clergy...
Join us with your significant other to learn the latest research on couples and to experience the Gottman Method first hand. Professional discount may apply. Call for details...
Thinking about Relationship Counseling, a Marriage Counselor or Couples Therapy? Register now for the Weekend Couples and Marriage Workshops and Retreat, designed by Drs. John and Julie Gottman, and offered in the Northern California - SF Bay Area.
In the NorCal - San Francisco Bay Area the workshop serves the counties of Marin County, Sonoma County, Napa County, Lake County, Mendocino County, Solano County, Contra Costa County, Alameda County, Santa Clara County, San Mateo County, Santa Cruz County, San Benito County, Monterey County, and San Francisco County; including the cities of Santa Rosa, Ukiah, Petaluma, Sebastopol, Rohnert Park, Windsor, San Rafael, Mill Valley, Tiburon, Sausalito, Corte Madera, San Anselmo, Oakland, Berkeley, Fremont, Hayward, Newark, Union City, Milpitas, Walnut Creek, Pittsburgh, Pleasant Hill, Benicia, Concord, Danville, Lafayette, Orinda, Moraga, Richmond, El Cerrito, El Sobrante, Pinole, San Leandro, Castro Valley, San Ramon, Dublin, Pleasanton, Vallejo, San Jose, Campbell, Los Gatos, Saratoga, Woodside, Los Altos, Santa Clara, Sunnyvale, Palo Alto, San Mateo, Foster City, Half Moon Bay, Daly City, Pacifica, Monterey, Sacramento, and Fairfield CA.
In the SoCal - Los Angeles County - Orange County Area “The Art & SCIENCE of Love” Gottman Weekend Couples Workshop and Retreat serves the communities of LA County, OC, San Diego County, Riverside County, San Bernardino County, Ventura County, Santa Barbara County, San Luis Obispo County, Kern County, Inland Empire, and Imperial County; including the cities of Newport Beach, Irvine, Huntington Beach, Santa Ana, Orange, Anaheim, Lake Forest, Mission Viejo, Corona, Long Beach, Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley, Oxnard, San Diego, Chula Vista, La Jolla, La Mesa, El Cajon, Escondido, Carlsbad, San Clemente, Temecula, Laguna Niguel, Fountain Valley, Costa Mesa, Westminster, Fullerton, Yorba Linda, La Habra, Norwalk, Lakewood, Palos Verdes, Azusa, Torrance, Chino, Hawthorne, Santa Monica, West LA, Rancho Cucamonga, Pomona, Ontario, West Covina, Pasadena, Glendale, Hollywood, Van Nuys, Burbank, Santa Clarita, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks, Ventura, Santa Barbara, Santa Maria, Palmdale, Lancaster, Victorville, Palm Springs, Palm Desert, and San Luis Obispo CA.
Outside of these regions, through-out California and out of state, the Couples Workshop and Retreat serves the Central Valley of California including the cities of Redding, Sacramento, Stockton, Modesto, Fresno, and Bakersfield. Often couples arriving from out of state including Portland, Oregon; Las Vegas or Reno, Nevada; Phoenix or Tucson, Arizona; Salt Lake City, Utah; Boise, Idaho; Denver, Colorado; or Albuquerque, New Mexico add a couple extra days to their stay so that they can enjoy the Golden Gate National Recreational Area - GGNRA, Muir Woods, Mount Tamalpais, as well as Northern California's Wine Country.
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(Within 3 weeks of the workshop)
$749 per couple
$50 Discount for Psychotherapists, Clergy, and Active Armed Service Personnel.
Please advise us in your Pre-Workshop Interview - see below. Your discount will be credited back to your payment card.
A brief telephone interview of all attendees is required before confirming participation in the workshop. Once payment is received, you will be contacted to set up the interview.
The Acqua Hotel - Marin County
555 Redwood Highway
Mill Valley, CA 94941
8:30am to 5:00pm, Saturday - Sunday
Registration Check-in: 8:00 - 8:20am
February 2018 - Registration SOLD OUT
December 2017 - Registration SOLD OUT
R. Cassidy Seminars will provide CE Credits for the following Clinicians:
The workshop meets the qualifications for 13.5 hours of continuing education credit. The CE certificate fee is $40.00, billed separately through the R. Cassidy website - please see link button below. Contact Lisa for further information.
Satisfactory Completion required to apply for Continuing Education Credits - "CE's":
Participants must have paid tuition fee, signed in, attended the entire seminar, completed an evaluation, and signed out in order to receive a certificate. Failure to sign in or out will result in forfeiture of credit for the entire course. No exceptions will be made. Partial credit is not available.
Upon your satisfactory completion of the workshop,
please return back to this registration page and click
the following CE application button linking to the
R. Cassidy website:
R. Cassidy Seminars is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to offer continuing education for psychologists. R. Cassidy Seminars maintains responsibility for this program. 13.5 CE hours.
R. Cassidy Seminars, ACE provider #1082, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. R. Cassidy Seminars maintains responsibility for the program. Approval Period: April 15, 2015-April 15, 2018. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers participating in this course will receive 13.5 continuing education clock hours.
CA: The Board of Behavioral Sciences has deferred CE course approvals to APA and ASWB for its licensees. See those approvals under Psychologists and Social Workers
NY: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider (#0006) of continuing education for licensed social workers. This program is approved for 13.5 contact hours live
OH: Provider approved by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board for (13.5) clock hours, #RCST110701.
PESI, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for this program and its content. PESI, Inc. is offering this activity for 13.5 hours of continuing education credit. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.
Counselors / Marriage and Family Therapists:
CA: The Board of Behavioral Sciences has deferred CE course approvals to APA and ASWB for its licensees. See those approvals under Psychologists and Social Workers.
Other States: If your state is not specifically listed, nearly all state Counselor and MFT boards accept either APA or ASWB approval, or are reciprocal with other state licensing board approvals, such as those listed below. Check with your board to be sure. The Ohio Board includes Counselors and MFTs.
IL: Illinois Dept of Professional Regulation Approved Continuing Education Sponsor, #168-000141. (13.5) hours.
OH: Provider approved by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board for (13.5 ) clock hours, #RCST110701
TX: Approved CE Sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage & Family Therapists. 13.5 CE clock hours. Provider #151
Creative Arts Therapists:
NY: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed creative arts therapists #CAT-0005. (13.5) contact hours
Chemical Dependency Counselors:
CA: Provider approved by CCAPP Provider #4N-00-434-0218 for (13.5) CEHs. CCAPP is an IC&RC member which has reciprocity with most ICRC member states.
TX: Provider approved by the TCBAP Standards Committee, Provider No. 1749-06, (13.5) hours general, Expires 3/31/2018. Complaints about provider or workshop content may be directed to the TCBAP Standards Committee, 1005 Congress Avenue, Ste. 460, Austin, Texas 78701, Fax Number (512) 476-7297.
TX: R. Cassidy Seminars is an approved provider with the Texas Education Agency CPE# 501456. This course is (13.5) CE Hours.
CA: Provider approved by the CA Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CeP12224, for (13.5) contact hours. Some state nursing boards are reciprocal. Check with your licensing board to be sure.
This seminar qualifies for 13.5 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your course outline and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.
Please Note: Licensing Boards change regulations often, and while we attempt to stay abreast of their most recent changes, if you have questions or concerns about this course meeting your specific board’s approval, we recommend you contact your board directly to obtain a ruling.
For further information, please contact:
Lisa Lund, CRC, MFT: (415) 721-4310