The ideal that marriage aims at is that of a spiritual union through the physical. The human love that it incarnates is intended to serve as a stepping stone to divine or universal love.
Mohandas K. Gandhi
As a therapist, using the Gottman Method has proven to be highly effective in creating and maintaining healthy love relationships. The pillar of the Gottman Method is the Sound Relationship House. The Sound Relationship House has seven floors:
- Build Love Maps
- Share Fondness and Admiration
- Turn Towards Instead of Away
- The Positive Prospective
- Manage Conflict
- Make Life Dreams Come True
- Create Shared Meaning
These seven floors are held together with trust and commitment.
Where does your relationship stand? Use the Gottman Relationship CheckUp to find out. The Gottman Relationship CheckUp is an online assessment tool that automatically scores a couples strength and challenges. The questionnaire is completely confidential, fully HIPAA compliant, and your therapist will be the only person to see your responses.
Contact Dr. Deloris Nelson to begin the process of establishing your Sound Relationship House.