Couples retreats offer an opportunity to escape from day to day distractions, to rejuvenate, inspire transformation and give your relationship the attention it deserves. Your dedicated couples therapist will spend three days working intensively with you to make meaningful change in your relationship. Couples retreats are tailored to each individual couples needs and may include a range of activities designed to enhance the connection in your relationship.
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Katie is a registered clinical psychologist and certified gottman couples therapist. Katie’s approach to treatment is collaborative, and tailored to each couple’s needs. Her open, compassionate, and caring approach allows her clients to feel relaxed and comfortable within the therapeutic environment. Katie is committed to her ongoing professional development and staying up to date with the latest reseach and treatment aproaches. She draws on a variety of evidence-based methods in tailoring treatment to each individual couple.
Prior to launching Stirling Psychology on the Mornington Peninsula Katie spent most of her career in the not-for profit sector developing, implementing and managing community wellbeing programs and family services. Katie believes that relationships are an integral part of an individual's happiness and overall wellbeing. She is committed to a preventative approach and has recently launched a wellness store with her partner Andrew.
Our highly qualified online psychologists use the Gottman approach when providing online relationship therapy to couples. Gottman Method Couples Therapy draws on the knowledge of 40 years of research and clinical practice to help couples break through barriers, and improve the level of connection, intimacy and understanding within their relationships. Online Gottman Method Couples Therapy is structured, evidence-based, and goal-oriented. The interventions used in online relationship counselling were developed as a result of research data, from a study conducted by Dr Gottman on more than 3000 couples.