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Weekend Workshops in the Mid-Atlantic Area

The Art & SCIENCE of Love

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Columbia, MD

Presented in Columbia, Maryland and Fairfax, Virginia

by Scott Wolfe, Ph.D. and Patricia Gibberman, LCSW

Certified Gottman Therapists & Workshop Leaders

13.5 CE’s available, please see registration page for details.

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For further information on the Weekend Couples Workshop, please contact:

Scott Wolfe, Ph.D.:                       (702) 757-7393



Thinking about Relationship Counseling, a Marriage Counselor or Couples Therapy? These “Art & SCIENCE of Love” Weekend Couples and Marriage Workshops in Columbia, Maryland are presented by Scott Wolfe, Ph.D. and Patricia Gibberman, LCSW. They are designed by Drs. John and Julie Gottman and are offered in the Mid-Atlantic Area, serving the counties of Howard County, Anne Arundel County, Baltimore County, Montgomrey County, Prince Georges County, Frederick County, and Carroll County. All couples will find the ASL beneficial, including those living in the surrounding communities of Ellicott City, Elkridge, Eldersberg, Frederick, Laurel, Scaggsville, Burtonsville, Olney, Dayton, Catonsville, Halethorpe, Fulton, Highland, Savage, Russett, Crofton, Fort Meade, Jessup, West Friendship, Silver Spring, Arbutus, Linthicum, Pasadena, Glen Burnie, Baltimore, Owings Mills, Timonium, Towson, Beltsville, College Park, Severna Park, Calverton, Washington D.C., Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax, Falls Church, Chantilly, Leesburg, McLean, Mount Vernon, Tysons Corner, and Annapolis.

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Your Presenters for the Columbia, Maryland

The Art & SCIENCE of Love

Gottman Weekend Couples Workshop

Scott Wolfe, Ph.D.

Patricia Gibberman, LCSW, BSD

    Dr. Scott Wolfe is a Clinical Psychologist and Certified Gottman Method Couples Therapist and Workshop Leader who practices in Columbia, Maryland. To find out why certification is important please visit

  Dr. Wolfe has specialized in individual and couples counseling for over twenty-five years and has helped hundreds of couples and individuals struggle through their darkest times to find their full potential.

   In addition to being personally trained in couple therapy by Drs. John and Julie Gottman, Dr. Wolfe has trained with leading family therapists at his predoctoral internship with The University of California, San Francisco and at the California School of Professional Psychology-Fresno (APA Fully Approved) where he completed his doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology. Later he was on the Adjunct Faculty there and taught Marital and Family Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy on the graduate level.

  Dr. Wolfe has also completed Advanced Training and an Advanced Externship in Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy (EFT) with Dr. Susan Johnson and senior EFT trainers at the International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy Dr. Wolfe integrates EFT and Attachment Theory into his work with both individuals and couples. Finally, he also has been a clinical supervisor for Loyola College in Baltimore and has been a consultant for The Johns Hopkins University research program "Keeping Families Strong."

    In addition to his expertise in individual therapy with adults and adolescents, Dr. Wolfe's specialized areas of expertise in couple therapy include marital enrichment, premarital assess-ment and counseling, parenting, couple com-munication and intimacy, affair recovery, infertility distress, sexual issues including frequency and desire, same sex couples, and step-family parenting. Dr. Wolfe also provides marathon couples coaching sessions (intensive sessions of two or more hours) for couples in crisis, couples on the brink, or for couples coming from out of town where there is no Certified Gottman Couples Therapist available.     

   For more information about Gottman Method Couples Therapy visit

For further information on the

Columbia, MD Workshop, please contact:

Scott Wolfe, Ph.D.:             (702) 757-7393

  PATRICIA GIBBERMAN, LCSW, BCD is a Board Certified Diplomate in Clinical Social Work with a Master of Social Work and Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh.  She is a certified Gottman Method Couples Therapist, Art and Science of Love Couples Workshop Leader, and Level One Trainer, who has helped hundreds of couples to deepen their connection, enhance their communication, and create shared meaning in their lives together, even helping couples who are on the brink of divorce to turn their relationship around.

  In addition to being personally trained in the Gottman Method by Drs. John and Julie Gottman, Ms. Gibberman has also completed advanced training in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT) with Dr. Susan Johnson and senior EFT trainers at the International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy and the Washington Baltimore Center for EFT, as well as having trained in a Psychobiological Approach to Couples Therapy (PACT) with Dr. Stan Tatkin of UCLA. She integrates these research-based methods into her work with couples.

  While Ms. Gibberman has worked with all age groups from children to the elderly, focusing on a wide range of mental health issues, relationship issues, and life challenges during her thirty years as a clinical social worker, she now specializes almost exclusively in couples therapy.  Her areas of special interest and expertise include premarital couples, attachment issues, parenting issues, recovery from infidelity, sexual intimacy, emotional regulation issues, blended family couples, gay and lesbian couples, cross cultural couples, and the special challenges of couples within the military, the foreign service, and the intelligence community. 

In addition, Ms. Gibberman has taught continuing education classes at Northern Virginia Community College and Greater Washington Society of Clinical Social Workers and speaks to community groups on various topics relating to marriage and relationships.  She is in private practice in Fairfax, Virginia. 

For further information on the Fairfax, VA Workshop, please contact:

Patricia Gibberman, LCSW:         (703) 208-9988                                            

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