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The Art & SCIENCE of Love

A Couples Retreat in the San Francisco Bay Area


Mill Valley, Marin County, California

Next SF Bay Area Workshop: December 2nd & 3rd, 2017

New 2018 Dates!

Feb. 10th & 11th, May 5th & 6th, and Sept. 22nd & 23rd, 2018

Created by Drs. John and Julie Gottman

Presented by Master Certified Gottman Therapists

Lisa Lund, CRC, MFT & Bob Navarra, Psy.D, MFT


13.5 CE Credits available, please see registration page for details.

Northern California - SF Bay Area Workshop Registration

Acqua Couples Workshop

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.

Workshop Tuition

Early Registration:

(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!

SF Bay Area Couples Workshop

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.


Click Here for Additional Southern Marin Hotel Suggestions within 5-15 min. of the Acqua Hotel.

Cancellation Policy:

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.


Presenter Substitution:

If for any reason a scheduled presenter is not able to appear they will only be replaced with a Certified Gottman Couples Workshop Leader.


Workshop Cancellation:

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.


ADA Accommodations:

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...



PESI, Inc. 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 $29.99, billed separately via PayPal. Please contact Lisa for further information.


Counselors:

Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.


Social Workers:

PESI, Inc., Provider #1062, is approved as a provider for continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: January 27, 2014-January 27, 2017. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers will receive 13.5 clinical continuing education clock hours in participating in this intermediate course. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation.


Psychologists:

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.


Marriage and Family Therapists:

This activity consists of 810 minutes of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. You should save this course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.


Nurses | Nurse Practitioners | Clinical Nurse Specialists:

This activity meets the criteria for a formally approved American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Activity. CMI Education Institute, Inc, is an approved provider by the American Psychological Association, which is recognized by the ANCC for behavioral health related activities. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance.  This activity qualifies for 13.5 contact hours.


Other Professions:

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

                                       Lisa@aCouplesWorkshop.com


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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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Marriage Counseling

“The whole experience

was rewarding,

especially recognizing

the things we were

doing right already,

and focusing on

ways to make them

lasting relationship tools.”

Payment Plans

Available thru PayPal

“We really enjoyed the

Love Map and

the Opportunity cards –

we felt the exercise

highlighted the strengths

in our relationship.”




“Presenters were fun, upbeat and

knowledgeable.

Video clips were great.”




“ The entire presentation

was positive.”




“I felt we covered

so much territory in a

very clear concise way...

the exercises

were truly impactful!”




“Overall, this was a

fantastic workshop from

the perspective of both a

clinician and participant.

We left feeling renewed

and closer.”

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“Walking thru

the steps of the

'Aftermath of a Fight' exercise was

very positive for us!”




“Opening up

to my partner

has always been

difficult for me,

but now

I see it as a healthy

formof communication”




“Learning how to

process conflict

was a positive highlight

on the second day”


Standard Registration:

(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.


Pre-Workshop Interview:

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.


Workshop Location:

The Acqua Hotel - Marin County

555 Redwood Highway

Mill Valley, CA 94941

(415) 380-0400

Time:

8:30am to 5:00pm, Saturday - Sunday

Registration Check-in: 8:00 - 8:20am

Special Valentine's Weekend Workshop!