Humans are social creatures. We crave connection with others, but many of us are not naturally equipped with the best tools to forge healthy relationships. Some of us may not know what we truly want or even what to look for in another person, while others may get swept away by romance and fail to see if the signs of trustworthiness are present. The desire to cultivate healthier interpersonal connections and learning how to make relationships work is what leads many single individuals to therapy.

In this two-hour continuing education web conference, certified Gottman therapist and master trainer, Stacy Hubbard, LMFT, will share proven clinical skills to help single individuals in therapy learn the secrets to creating relationship success. This event is based on the new Gottman Method workshop Stacy created to help singles grow into better communicators and more effective relationship partners. She has adapted her workshop for by adding clinical material and Gottman Method skills to use with individuals who are single and/or struggling to achieve fulfilling relationships.

Stacy utilized over forty years of relationship research by Drs. John and Julie Gottman to specifically design her original program. Drawing heavily from the 2015 revised edition of The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work by Dr. John Gottman and Nan Silver, she will teach clinicians many of the necessary elements that contribute to healthy and robust partnerships. Stacy will share practical techniques and clinical strategies therapists can use immediately in their own practices to provide meaningful counseling that develops, maintains, and fortifies the seven Gottman Method principles in an individual’s relationship.

This intermediate instructional level web conference is designed to help clinicians:

  1. Discuss Gottman Method principles that help individuals in therapy cultivate healthier relationships.

  2. Explain the Gottman Method phases of a relationship.

  3. Apply Gottman Method skills to assist individuals in therapy overcome gridlock in their relationships.

  4. Summarize the Gottman Method five-step model for resolving conflict in relationships.

  5. Apply Gottman Method strategies to help individuals in therapy recognize their life dreams and find shared meaning with others. 

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How the Web Conference Works

Before the scheduled event, all registered attendees will be sent a reminder email from with specific instructions on how to log in to the web conference center, as well as links to optional handout materials if applicable. 

To attend the event, registered attendees will log in to the web conference center using a computer or device (smartphone or tablet with internet access) and calling in to the teleconference line on a phone. Attendees will be able to ask live audio questions via phone and/or submit text chat questions via their computer or device. Attendees who are logged in to the event center will be able to see live streaming video and/or document sharing. Alternatively, attendees may dial in to the teleconference line only, though attendees dialing in by phone only will be unable to ask questions. 

At the conclusion of this event, participants will receive an email with information about how to request a CE certificate in the Member's Area. To confirm attendance, participants must enter the start and end codes announced at the beginning and end of the live presentation. Participants will also be prompted to complete an online survey evaluating the event. Participants will need to complete this online survey within six days after the event. Once completed, participants will be able to download a copy of their CE certificate instantly. 

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Continuing Education (CE) Information

Two CE contact hours will be provided by for attending this web conference in its entirety. is an Approved Education Provider by NAADAC, The Association for Addiction Professionals (provider #135463). Of the eight counselor skill groups ascribed to by NAADAC, this course is classified within Counseling Services. is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEPTM) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements.

This organization,, provider #1352, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: March 30, 2016 through March 30, 2019. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits. Social workers participating in this course will receive two clinical continuing education clock hours. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. maintains responsibility for this program and its content., SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0395., LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0022 and for licensed mental health counselors #MHC-0031.

Registration Information

This web conference is available at no cost to members.

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Meet the Presenter

Stacy Hubbard, LMFT

Stacy Hubbard is a licensed marriage and family therapist and certified Gottman therapist and master trainer. She earned her Master’s degree in counseling with a focus in marriage and family therapy from Portland State University. She is also certified in EMDR by the EMDR International Association.

Stacy is in private practice in Ashland, Oregon, where she specializes in therapy with couples. She also offers intensive therapy in marathon sessions, conducted over several consecutive days, using the Gottman Method. Stacy particularly loves to help couples heal from affairs using the affair recovery model created by Drs. John and Julie Gottman.

Stacy trains therapists in all levels of the Gottman Method and serves as a consultant for The Gottman Institute helping therapists pursuing certification. 

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