The 7 Principles Couples Class

The Seven Principles Couples class, whether private

or in a group provides a great opportunity for

pre-marital couples, married couples or those in a long-term relationship

Dr. John Gottman has revolutionized the study of marriage.  After four decades of research on all facets of relationships, the Gottman Institute has developed an approach that not only supports and repairs troubled marriages but strengthens happy ones.

Benefits of Participation 

  • Improve friendship, fondness, and admiration.

  • Enhance romance and intimacy.

  • Manage conflict constructively.

  • Gain skills to address perpetual and solvable problems

  • Create shared meaning.

  • Maintain gains throughout your lifetime.

The Seven Principles Program is appropriate for:

  • Couples contemplating engagement

  • Pre-marital couples

  • Newlyweds

  • Couples married for decades

  • Couples in a long-term relationship

The Seven Principles Program is Inappropriate for:

  • Couples in severe relationship distress

  • Significant emotional or physical abuse

  • Mental health problems

  • Relationships where one or both partners are addicted to drugs, alcohol, or other compulsive behavior.

Should you be interested in this work, but are dealing with any of these issues, a trained mental health provider can be recommended who specializes in the Gottman method.



Monette Goodridge, LMSW, Mediator

 Office: 410.919.4904 EXT. 2


The Beacon Center

1298 Bay Dale Dr. Suite 211

Arnold, MD 21012

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Serving clients in Annapolis, Arnold, Severna Park and Anne Arundel County in Maryland. 


7310 Gulick Rd.

Naples, NY 14512

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