Julie Schwartz Gottman
Julie Schwartz Gottman, PhD, is the cofounder and president of The Gottman Institute, and clinical supervisor for the Couples Together Against Violence study. A highly respected clinical psychologist, she is sought internationally by media and organizations as an expert advisor on marriage, post-traumatic stress disorder, sexual abuse and rape, domestic violence, gay and lesbian adoption, same-sex marriage, and parenting issues.
Voted Washington State Psychologist of the Year, Gottman is the cocreator of the Art and Science of Love weekend workshops for couples, and she codesigned the clinical training program in Gottman Couples Therapy, as well as a treatment program for couples in poverty. She is also the author/coauthor of three books: Ten Lessons to Transform Your Marriage, And Baby Makes Three, and The Marriage Clinic Casebook.
Julie Schwartz Gottman is in private practice on Orcas Island near Seattle, providing intensive marathon therapy sessions for couples. She specializes in working with distressed couples, abuse and trauma survivors, those with substance abuse problems and their partners, as well as cancer patients and their families.