Accredited Gottman Marital Therapy

Training is coming to Wellington 

This gold standard evidence-based approach to couples’ therapy is a must for any therapist with an interest in excellence towards relationship therapy and outcomes.

Level 1  Marital Therapy - Bridging the Couple Chasm

A research Based Approach

12 hours CPD  -  26th & 27th August, 2019     -     West Plaza Hotel

This is the first step in learning Gottman Method Couples Therapy. A truly inspiring workshop, Level 1 Training will give you new insights into treatment for couples who struggle, using research-based assessments and effective interventions.

For more information and registration – click here 

Level 2 Marital Therapy  -  Assessment,

Interventions & Co-mobidities

20 hours CPD  -  28th, 29th & 30th August, 2019       -     West Plaza Hotel 

Deepen your understanding of Gottman Method Therapy… Expand your strategies & interventions with couples!

For more information and registration – click here

There is a discount for registering for BOTH the Level 1 and 2 Trainings.  Please email Kylie-Jo for more details.

And for all general information – please go to 

These trainings and workshops will be facilitated by Trish Purnell-Webb and John Flanagan who are both Certified Gottman Marital Therapists, Master Trainers, and Consultants. 

Trish is a clinical psychologist with over 20 years’ experience of working with couples in a range of clinical and non-clinical settings, Trish brings a wealth of experience working with complex couples struggling with trauma, mood disorders, personality vulnerabilities, anger management issues, affair recovery and alcohol use. She is also an experienced clinical supervisor and assessor for the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Authority. 

John is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker. John was the first and only Social Worker in Australia to become a Certified Gottman Therapist, Master Trainer and Consultant. John is trained to provide therapy to individuals, couples and groups in a range of therapeutic approaches and has a Masters in Gestalt Therapy. John is highly experienced in working with couples and individuals in a range of therapeutic settings particularly in the areas of trauma, trauma, stress, depression, and anxiety. 

We look forward to meeting and working with you.

For all enquiries, please contact our EA Kylie-Jo Elliott on 07 5576 2633 or 

Relationship Institute Australasia

2 / 18 Park Ave,  Burleigh Heads,  QLD,  4220