Experience the Gottman Method: A Proven Approach to Relationship Healing

Experience the Gottman Method: A Proven Approach to Relationship Healing

The Gottman Method: a scientifically backed approach to couples therapy that emphasizes a deep understanding, empathy, and effective communication between partners. At Onyx, we’re proud to offer the Gottman Method as part of our comprehensive relationship counselling services. Rooted in over four decades of research, the Gottman Method seeks to foster respect, affection, and closeness between couples.


What Is the Gottman Method?

The Gottman Method is a structured, goal-oriented therapy approach based on empirical data. Developed by Dr. John Gottman and Dr. Julie Schwartz Gottman, it involves various assessments and therapeutic interventions to increase understanding, connection, and intimacy in relationships.


The Principles of the Gottman Method

The Gottman Method is built around seven key principles:

How Does the Gottman Method Work?

The Gottman Method unfolds in three phases:

  1. Assessment Phase: Understanding the relationship’s dynamics.
  2. Therapeutic Framework: Developing tailored strategies.
  3. Phasing Out: Transitioning the couple into self-sufficiency.


Benefits of the Gottman Method

Opting for the Gottman Method offers numerous advantages:

Who Can Benefit from the Gottman Method?

The Gottman Method is suitable for couples facing various challenges, including:

The Gottman Method Experience at Onyx

Embarking on the Gottman Method journey at Onyx means:

FAQs About the Gottman Method

The Gottman Method is not just a therapy; it’s a pathway to rediscovering love, respect, and joy in a relationship. At Onyx, we are committed to offering the Gottman Method to couples seeking lasting change. Whether facing small conflicts or significant challenges, our therapists are here to guide you through a transformative journey using the proven strategies of the Gottman Method. Let us help you build a stronger, happier relationship.


Are you ready to book your assessment with our Registered Psychologist?

Assessments at Onyx consists of several sessions over several weeks. The time to complete and assessment will vary per client and their needs. We bill per hour rather than a lump sum. If you are ready to find a solution to your current struggles, we are here to help. Just follow these steps:

  1. Fill out a contact form and receive a call from Onyx within 24 business hours.
  2. During your call, we will discuss what’s going on and you can ask us any questions you may have.
  3. We will connect you with the our Psychometrist. 
  4. Start your assessment.


Other Services Offered at Onyx in Sherwood Park, AB

 At Onyx all of our services are available through online therapy to anyone in Alberta. We provide mental health services for the whole family. With therapy for adults, teen counselling, and family therapy. Along with depression treatment, trauma therapy, and therapy for relationship issues. For individuals and couples, we provide intimacy and sex therapy. If you are looking for a support group we also provide group counselling. Our Sherwood park therapists are here to support you in whatever way that you need. Contact us to get started.

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