John M. Gottman, PhD, is William Mifflin Professor of Psychology at the University of Washington in Seattle. He is the author of over two dozen books, including Seven Principles to Making Marriage Work, The Heart of Parenting (with J. DeClaire), When Men Batter Women (with Neil Jacobson), Why Marriages Succeed or Fail, The Marriage Clinic, and The Science of Trust.
Julie Schwartz Gottman, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist and co-founder and clinical director of The Gottman Institute. She is also clinical and training director of the Relationship Research Institute, assistant professor of clinical psychology at the University of Washington, and has a private practice in Seattle.
John M. Gottman, Ph.D.,and Julie Schwartz Gottman, Ph.D., are the founders and directors of the Gottman Institute and the Relationship Research Institute in Seattle. The bestselling author ofThe Seven Principles for Making Marriage WorkandThe Relationship Cure, among other books, John Gottman is a professor of psychology, an elected fellow of the American Psychological Association, and the recipient of numerous awards and commendations. His research and findings have been featured in theWall Street Journal,Time, the bestselling bookBlink, and in the broadcast media. Julie Schwartz Gottman established the Gottman Institute’s Marriage Clinic and serves as its clinical director. A clinical psychologist, she is in private practice in Seattle, where the couple lives. Joan DeClaire is a writer specializing in psychology, health, and family issues. From the Hardcover edition.