Continuing Education

Presented by Dr. Christopher Bloom
Certified Gottman Therapist and Certified Workshop Leader

Created by Dr. John Gottman and Dr. Julie Gottman
Based upon Dr. John Gottman’s four decades of research with thousands of couples


Discover The Art and Science of Love at the world-renowned weekend workshop for couples presented by Dr. Christopher Bloom.

  • 2 days filled with engaging presentations and experiential activities designed to confirm, strengthen, or restore your love

  • For all couples in a committed relationship

  • Shown to achieve results similar to those of 6 months of marital therapy

  • Has produced positive results for 94% of those who attend

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Based on over 40 years of research with thousands of couples, The Art and Science of Love workshop will give you new insights and research-based skills that can dramatically improve the intimacy and friendship in your relationship and help you manage conflict in a healthy, positive way. Along with the memory of re-connecting and the knowledge that “we can do this,” you will take home a box set of cards, tools, and tips to support your relationship in your everyday lives.

Presenter

Christopher Bloom, Psy.D. is a licensed psychologist with over 19 years of clinical experience. He is in full-time private practice in Huntsville, Alabama and conducts 2 day weekend workshops for couples. He is a Certified Gottman Therapist and Certified Gottman Workshop Leader.  

Target Audience

Psychologists, Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, Chemical Dependency Counselors, Nurses, Social Workers

CE Course Objectives

  • Explain how couples can build and share a deeper connection with each other’s inner world

  • Create ways for clients to foster respect, affection, and closeness

  • Demonstrate how to keep conflict discussions calm

  • Describe ways to break through and resolve conflict gridlock

  • Specify how to strengthen and maintain the success of couple’s relationship

  • Detect the Four Horseman of the Apocalypse and what to do if they are attacking your marriage

  • Identify the relationship’s specific strengths and how to build on them

  • Describe the effects of physiological flooding and how it affects conflict resolution

  • List small, easy steps to increase romance in your relationship

  • Utilize the Fondness and Admiration System to renew respect and care for one another

  • Practice problem-solving skills, including the 6 skills for effective conflict resolution

CE Hours

13.5 CE Hours available to qualified professionals at a cost of $40 through R. Cassidy Seminars.

Location/Date/Times

See Workshops page at chrisbloomhsv.com

Costs/registration information

$750 per couple (lodging not included) for The Art and Science of Love Workshop
Register at chrisbloomhsv.com for the workshop

Mental health professionals can register for CE hours at a cost of $40 at: https://www.academeca.com/CEUReg/SeminarInfo.aspx?seminarId=2334

TRANSFER/CANCELLATION POLICY

If cancellation is made at least 30 days prior to the workshop date, a refund less a $75 processing fee will be issued. After the cut-off-date, you have the option to transfer to any other workshop date offered by me within one year.

CE Certificates

After registering for the workshop and registering for CE hours through our link to R. Cassidy Seminars, you will receive a paid receipt from them with instructions on how to go online and do the evaluation and then print your certificate.

Additional information

For questions or concerns, phone 256-533-1799 or email chrisbloom1@outlook.com


Continuing Education Credits

Continuing Education

Cosponsored by R. Cassidy Seminars, P.O. Box 14473, Santa Rosa, CA 95402

Satisfactory Completion

Participants must have paid tuition fee, signed in, attended the entire seminar, completed an evaluation, and signed out in order to receive a certificate. Failure to sign in or out will result in forfeiture of credit for the entire course. No exceptions will be made. Partial credit Is Not available.
Continuing education credit hours: 13.5

Psychologists

R. Cassidy Seminars is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to offer continuing education for psychologists.  R. Cassidy Seminars maintains responsibility for this program. 13.5 CE hours

Psychoanalysts

NY: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychoanalysts. #P-0005. (13.5) clock hours.

Social Workers

R. Cassidy Seminars, ACE provider #1082, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. R. Cassidy Seminars maintains responsibility for the program. Approval Period: April 15, 2018-April 15, 2021. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers participating in this course will receive 13.5 continuing education clock hours.

CA: The Board of Behavioral Sciences has deferred CE course approvals to APA and ASWB for its licensees. See those approvals under Psychologists and Social Workers

NY: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider (#0006) of continuing education for licensed social workers. This program is approved for 13.5 contact hours live

OH: Provider approved by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board for (13.5 ) clock hours, #RCST110701

Counselors/Marriage and Family Therapists

CA: The Board of Behavioral Sciences has deferred CE course approvals to APA and ASWB for its licensees. See those approvals under Psychologists and Social Workers.

Other States: If your state is not specifically listed, nearly all state Counselor and MFT boards accept either APA or ASWB approval, or are reciprocal with other state licensing board approvals, such as those listed below. Check with your board to be sure. The Ohio Board includes Counselors.

IL: Illinois Dept of Professional Regulation, Approved Continuing Education Sponsor, #168-000141.  (13.5) hours.|

NY-LMHCs: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0015. (13.5) contact hours.

NY-LMFTs: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists. #MFT-0011. (13.5) contact hours.

OH: Provider approved by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board for (13.5) clock hours, #RCST110701

TX: Approved CE Sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage & Family Therapists. Provider #151 13.5 CE hours.

Creative Arts Therapists

NY: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board of Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed creative arts therapists, #CAT-0005. (13.5) contact hours.

Chemical Dependency Counselors

CA: Provider approved by CCAPP, Provider #4N-00-434-0220 for (13.5) CEHs. CCAPP is an ICRC member which has reciprocity with most ICRC member states

TX: Provider approved by the TCBAP Standards Committee, Provider No. 1749-06, (13.5) hours general. Expires 3/31/2019.  Complaints about provider or workshop content may be directed to the TCBAP Standards Committee, 1005 Congress Avenue, Ste. 460, Austin, Texas 78701, Fax Number (512) 476-7297.

Educators

TX: R. Cassidy Seminars is an approved provider with the Texas Education Agency CPE# 501456. This course is (13.5) CE Hours.

Nurses

CA: Provider approved by the CA Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CeP12224, for (13.5) contact hours

Disability Access - If you require ADA accommodations please contact our office 30 days Or more before the event. We cannot ensure accommodations without adequate prior notification.

Please Note: Licensing Boards change regulations often And while we attempt to stay abreast of their most recent changes, if you have questions Or concerns about this course meeting your specific board’s approval, we recommend you contact your board directly to obtain a ruling.