The Gottman Institute

The Gottman Institute provides practical, research-based skills to strengthen relationships.

The Gottman Institute does not endorse any of the products, services or information posted on The Gottman Institute Facebook page by outside sources. We reserve the right to remove postings on our timeline by users that are inappropriate.

In 2017, Pursue Meaning Instead of Happiness

Instead of picking projects, hobbies, and relationships based on how happy they will make us, let’s focus on those things that make our lives more significant and worthwhile. Contribute to something beyond yourself.

The way we talk to our children becomes their inner voice

Remind your kids that you love them, no matter what they’ve done. You ask them to put their milk cup further back on the table, but they didn't listen. A minute later you hear "Oh no!" and you look over to see that the milk had spilled all over the table and chair. Now YOU have a choice. You can either...

In Modern Relationships, We Cheat Every Single Day

Appreciate your partner, and show them how much they mean to you. But, most importantly, put your phone down, and dial into what’s in front of you. This type of cheating causes much more damage than that of any sexual affair.

Remember, you're growing a person, not fixing a problem.

5 Steps To Nurture Emotional Intelligence in Your Child

Even more than IQ, your child’s emotional awareness and ability to handle feelings will determine their success and happiness in all walks of life. So you want to raise an emotionally intelligent child and and you're wondering where to begin? Start with these five steps.

Raising Emotionally Intelligent Kids: 'Anger & How to be the Boss of Your Brain

It's never feelings that cause trouble, but what we do with them. Here's how to explain anger to kids so they can respond effectively. The more children are able recognize what they’re feeling, the more they can experiment with an effective response and the less control those feelings will have over them.

A Focus on Empathy, Not Punishment, Improves Discipline

Teachers who commit to empathetic approaches to student discipline appear to improve students' behavior, shows a new study. All kids need supportive, trusting relationships to help them grow and improve.

Why And How To Date Your Spouse: 6 Tips For Successful Date Nights

Just because you're married doesn't mean you should stop dating each other. Most couples know they are supposed to have a regular “Date Night”.

Videos (show all)




1401 E Jefferson St
Seattle, WA
Other Seattle schools (show all)
Seattle School Seattle School

Puget Sound Community School Puget Sound Community School
660 S Dearborn St
Seattle, 98134

Turning Passion into Achievement.

Pacific Northwest Ballet Pacific Northwest Ballet
301 Mercer St
Seattle, 98109

Pacific Northwest Ballet's official facebook page.

8 Limbs Yoga Centers 8 Limbs Yoga Centers
500 E Pike St
Seattle, 98122

With four Seattle neighborhood studios, 8 Limbs offers over 100 classes a day with exceptional teachers, Teacher Training, Retreats, Series & more.

Language Institute at UPC Language Institute at UPC
4540 15th Ave NE
Seattle, 98105

The LI at UPC serves refugees, immigrants, and foreign students through ESL classes and home tutoring.

Pottery Northwest Pottery Northwest
226 1st Ave N
Seattle, 98109

The mission of Pottery Northwest is to develop and promote excellence in the ceramic arts. Pottery Northwest’s goal is to provide a professional facility in an educational atmosphere for the enhancement of skills in the medium of clay.

Northwest Academy for the Healing Arts Northwest Academy for the Healing Arts
4507 44th Ave SW
Seattle, 98116

The Northwest's finest independent massage school. Campuses in Seattle, Tacoma, and Bellingham, WA

Pratt Fine Arts Center Pratt Fine Arts Center
1902 S Main St
Seattle, 98144

The Place to Make Art

Institute for Corporate Productivity Institute for Corporate Productivity
411 1st Ave S, Ste 403
Seattle, 98104

i4cp discovers the people practices that drive high performance. Learn more at

Seattle Country Day School Seattle Country Day School
2619 4th Avenue N
Seattle, 98109

YMCA Powerful Schools YMCA Powerful Schools
3401 Rainier Ave S, Ste C
Seattle, 98144

The Ballet Studio The Ballet Studio
4556 University Way NE
Seattle, 98105

Ballet Exclusively, Adults Exclusively