In this class, licensed therapist Marla Field will teach new parents (or parents-to-be!) practical and research-driven strategies for transitioning into parenthood while nurturing a strong, healthy partnership. The class will consist of a lecture, group discussion, and workshop time for couples. Infants up to 1 year of age are welcome to come along.Using Dr. John Gottman's book, "And Baby Makes Three," this introductory class will focus on the basics of the Gottman method, a set of strategies for building strong families. After a brief overview of the research supporting this method, couples will learn and then practice these strategies for addressing both baby’s and parents’ needs. Tuition includes a copy of Dr. John Gottman's book, "And Baby Makes Three." Ticket includes tuition for one couple and course materials. Instructor Marla Field, MA, LLP is a licensed therapist with Thriving Minds Family Services in Chelsea, and counsels both adult individuals and couples She has additional clinical trainingin couples therapy and has completed Level 3 of the Gottman Couples Method as well as Gottman Leadership training which further equipped her to lead workshops on marriage.
Cost is $60