John and Julie Gottman

John Gottman, PhD, was voted one of the Top 10 Most Influential Therapists of the past quarter century by the Psychotherapy Networker. He is a Professor Emeritus in Psychology at the University of Washington and known for his work on marital stability and relationship analysis. He has authored or co-authored of over 200 published academic articles and more than 45 books, including the bestselling The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work; What Makes Love Last; The Relationship Cure; Why Marriages Succeed or Fail; The Science of Trust; Raising An Emotionally Intelligent Child; The Mathematics of Marriage; The Science of Couples and Family Therapy; and Principia Amoris. He is the co-founder of The Gottman Institute and Affective Software, Inc. which has created the Gottman Love Lab Relationship Assessment combined with Gottman Relationship Builder technology to assist couples therapy and offer relationship building services directly to couples.

Julie Gottman, PhD, is the Co-Founder of The Gottman Institute and Affective Software, Inc. A highly respected clinical psychologist, she has authored or co-authored 8 books and over two dozen peer-reviewed papers. She has appeared in media worldwide as an expert adviser on issues involving marriage, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, sexual harassment and rape, domestic violence, parenting, and cancer treatment. She is the co-creator of Gottman Method Couples Therapy (GMCT), the immensely popular Art and Science of Love workshop for couples, and the GMCT international clinical training program.

The Gottmans received the 2021 Psychotherapy Networker Lifetime Achievement Award for their decades of work revolutionizing couples therapy.