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The Art & Science Of Love Workshop at the Marina

A Transformative Weekend for Couples

Saturday and Sunday, May 25 & 26, 2024

Welcome to our first Three Presenter workshop at the beautiful Marina Village in Mission Bay Park in sunny San Diego.

Presented by: Trish Stanley, Psy.D., LMFT, Iliana Berezovsky, LMFT, Mako Csapo, LCSW (Each of us is a Certified Gottman Therapist and Art & Science of Love Workshop Leader)


"An engaging and inspiring weekend that will transform your relationship!"

A very special Art & Science of Love Couples Workshop, the world-renowned weekend workshop developed by Drs. John and Julie Gottman in Seattle, is coming to Southern California in May, 2024. Our workshop will be held in a peaceful setting in the beautiful and relaxing waterfront environment of the Marina Village Conference Center in Mission Bay, in sunny San Diego, California, and is limited to the first thirty-five couples to register.

Each of the presenters will offer a unique window into the tools and skills that have made the Gottman Method the most widely recognized approach to solving couples' challenges here and around the globe. We'll use a variety of approaches including mini-lectures, up to the minute science-based experiences, entertaining and informative videos and role-plays by the presenters of the essential skills. 

What You'll Learn:

At the workshop, couples learn and practice how to:

  • Foster respect, affection, and closeness
  • Build and share a deeper connection with each other's inner world
  • Keep conflict discussions calm
  • Break through and resolve conflict gridlock
  • Strengthen and maintain the successes in your relationship

What You'll Discover:

  • Learn to recognize the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse and what to do if they are attacking your marriage.
  • Learn how Love Maps provide a solid foundation for your marital intimacy.
  • Use the Fondness and Admiration System to renew respect and care for one another.
  • Learn small, easy steps that increase romance in your relationship.
  • Create an Emotional Bank Account that you can draw upon in times of stress.
  • Learn about the effects of physiological flooding and how it may affect conflict resolution.
  • Develop your problem-solving skills, including the 6 skills for conflict resolution.
  • Discover how you can make your and your partner's life dreams come true.

**Gottman research shows that the Art & Science of Love Weekend Workshop provides the equivalent benefit of six months of effective couples therapy. 94% of those attending report positive results.

Workshop Cost:

Early bird registration is $945 per couple (until April 25, 2024). Regular registration fee is $995 per couple. Scroll down the page to sign up.

Workshop Schedule:

Saturday - 8:30am - 5:00pm

Sunday - 8:30am - 5:00pm

Cancellation Policy:

If cancellation is made three weeks, or 21 days, before workshop date, a full refund minus a $50 processing fee will be given. After the cut-off date, your registration will be converted to a credit, good for a full year, that you can use to attend future workshops.

Note: Once registration is complete, our Workshop Assistant, Alejandra Valdez, will be in contact to share a little more about the workshop and answer any questions you may have prior to the Workshop. The call will take 5-10 minutes.

For more workshop Information and to find out how to register:

Call (858) 775-9388 or email [email protected].


"This weekend was a much needed and great opportunity to reconnect with my wife!"

"I've learned things about my husband during this workshop that in 7 years of being together, I had not learned- that fact in and of itself is priceless."

"The gentle approach helped me empathize with my partner better."

"We made a breakthrough in a very difficult area of over-riding importance!"

"The tools are helpful in finding common ground and are good reminders to respect and honor your partner."

Listen to Dr. Trish Stanley describe the Art & Science of Love Workshop on a recent 'The Couples Toolbox' podcast with Dr. Anne Goshen, LCSW:

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