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“High Conflict Couples Masterclass”

Get your most challenging couples committed and engaged in therapy, connect directly with industry experts LIVE, and navigate the new telehealth economy in this virtual Masterclass…

Original Cost: $1997
Just $249


Hey all!

This is Sam Garanzini from the Couples Therapy Training Academy…

Let’s face it.

Our industry changed overnight.

Covid-19, the economy, social unrest, home schooling for all…

But the relationship problems that people are facing didn’t change.

Marriages are still struggling with affairs, attachment issues, PTSD/trauma, and high conflict.

They now want you to fix their problems through telehealth. Sounds impossible?

Many therapists are worried about how best to help couples during this time.

They’re also worried about income, sliding scale, how to sell their online courses, and whether their workshops will return in the same manner prior to Covid-19.

When it comes to worry and fear, I was right where you’re at.

In 2008, during the worst financial crisis since the depression, my overpriced and newly-bought condo was worth $200k less than I paid for it. I was offering session-by-session therapy, and I was scared.

For real.

My husband and I figured it out the short-term and the long-term plan. We set an intention each day to pull ourselves out of that mess. And our clients.

Most importantly, we reached out for help and developed connections with therapists we could trust.

Given all that has happened recently, I had an idea…

Let me tell you what we were thinking…

I recently ran a survey to the therapists in my circle all about the struggles they’re experiencing with couples, especially as the world is changing around us.

The survey results: The major challenge that you seem to be experiencing is how to work with high conflict couples, relationships struggling with affairs, attachment wounds, or trauma/PTSD.

To respond to the needs of your community, you want to learn how to do these things via telehealth. Some couples are happy to move online with you. A few are not. Now what?

Based on the OVERWHELMING interest I’ve created an opportunity for a SMALL number of clinicians to work with myself, and several guest speakers, all trained in sub-specialities to help you become successful.

In this changing world we decided to create a virtual environment where you get the same support we received in 2008 (without paying the $10,000 in certifications it took to receive it).

I want to give you a heads up so you can grab one of these spots before they fill up….

Here’s how it works…

We’ll be meeting once per month live over Zoom for two months on the third Saturday of the month. This is a two-month virtual High-Conflict Couples Masterclass focused on affairs, attachment, trauma, and high-conflict couples where you get to improve your clinical skills, develop a plan for your clients, and get feedback from industry experts you trust, while getting CEU’s.

Here’s what we’ll cover…

We have special guest presentations on trauma couples, attachment repair, affair recovery, and high conflict couples. We’ll also show you how to market yourself online, while keeping your practice small but very profitable in the new telehealth economy.

We’re going to talk about…

  • How to respond to low-commitment couples, and identify couples committed to the work before they start working with you…

  • How to deal with telehealth, couples who no show, arrive late for appointments, or unilaterally terminate with you…

  • How to use Emotionally Focused Therapy, the Gottman Method, and EMDR to address and repair relationship trauma and PTSD…

  • How to work with couples with attachment wounds where they get flooded quickly…

  • How to work with couples where there’s been an affair and one partner struggles with forgiveness and moving forward together…

  • How to attract more couples to your practice using an online presence that makes them excited to do the work with you, and screen out those not committed to making changes,

  • And much, much more…

What is the cost of this opportunity?


Normally our two-month Masterclasses, with all the direct LIVE assistance, charge $1997. To help you through the changing economic times, today you’ll save $1748 and this offer is one simple payment of just…

TODAY: $249

Here’s what’s going to happen next…

Scroll down and take a look at everything we have planned for this two month Masterclass.

Then reserve your spot because we are only taking 20 therapists into the Masterclass at this time. As soon as we opened it I reached out to several, and we already have four spots reserved.


Registrations will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis.

My suggestion is to DO this now, while you’ve got this in front of you and you’re thinking about it because we are only taking 20 therapists into the Masterclass at this time.

As soon as we opened it I reached out to several therapists on the previous waiting list, and we already have four spots reserved.


For the next four therapists who apply for the Masterclass, and who are accepted, I’ll be doing a special one on one call with you prior to the Masterclass to help you through your toughest couples therapy cases. I’ll also tell you how to get the most out of our work together. (Timestamp registration verified)

Register by 7/13/20 11:59pm

Just $249

Normally $1997, you save: $1748.00


Your Hosts…

May 1, 2020, 9:00 – 10:30am (PT) – High Conflict Couples – Screening And Overcoming Resistance

Recording Available

Sam Garanzini, MFT and Alapaki Yee, MFT are Certified Gottman Method Couples Therapists, and the co-founders of the Gay Couples Institute, which now delivers couples therapy to over 250 couples per year across the United States. Last year, Sam, Alapaki, and Drs. John and Julie Gottman published the first and only outcome study of the Gottman Method, which happened to show the success of the Method with gay and lesbian couples.

During Sam and Alapaki’s presentation and Q&A throughout the Masterclass you’ll discover…

  • How to identify low-commitment couples before they start therapy, and empower them to take advantage of tools that can help…
  • How to stop feeling like a referee, and get them engaged in their own treatment…
  • How to respond when couples wonder why they aren’t improving, yet are actually not doing the homework you assign…
  • How to respond in a telehealth world when they slam their laptop shut, and then blame you for their lack of immediate results…
  • And much, much more…

Your Special Guest Experts…

May 15, 2020, 9:00 – 10:30am (PT) – High Conflict Couples Dealing w/ Affairs

Recording Available

We’re excited to welcome the one and only Erika Miley! She’s a mental health and sex therapist, podcaster, teacher, and proud mother. Erika will add a new and renewed viewpoint on affairs, betrayal, and sex that will help shape how you address this issue with your high conflict couples.

During Erika’s guest presentation and Q&A you’ll discover…

  • How to work with couples where there’s been an affair and the partner struggles with forgiveness and moving forward together…
  • How to work with a couple where one partner ended the affair without wanting to do so
  • What Interventions to use for emotional versus physical infidelity
  • How to get couples to accept responsibility when their has been an affair and they feel unwilling to atone
  • And much, much more…

June 5, 2020, 9:00 – 10:30am (PT) – High Conflict Trauma/PTSD Couples

Recording Available

We’re proud to introduce Jackie Pack, LCSW, CSAT to our guest superstar speaker series! Jackie is EMDR, EFT, Gottman Method, and Neurofeedback trained. She has worked in the addiction field since 1995, and extensively with partners of addicts, infidelity issues, and healing from narcissistic abuse. Jackie is the host of a weekly podcast, “Thanks for Sharing,” exploring recovery, healing, and relationships.

During Jackie’s guest presentation and Q&A you’ll discover…

  • How couples can manage emotions, heal trauma, reclaim worth, and create a life of balance, connection, and meaning…
  • How to use Emotionally Focused Therapy, the Gottman Method and EMDR to address and repair relationship trauma and PTSD…
  • How to work with military/veteran couples and their families on trauma resolution…
  • How to deal with an escalated aggressive partner who has been exposed to complex trauma…
  • And much, much more…

June 19, 2020, 9:00 – 10:30am (PT) – High Conflict Couples with Attachment Injuries

Recording Available

Welcome to the stage Dr. Marni Feuerman, LCSW, PsyD, LMFT! Dr. Marni is in private practice in Boca Raton, FL., and certified in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT). She completed levels 1 & 2 of the Gottman Method and was one of the early therapists to be certified in Discernment Counseling. Dr. Marni has published both academically and as a freelance writer with Huffington Post, The Gottman Institute,, and Dr. Oz’s In 2019, she released her new book for single women, Ghosted and Breadcrumbed: Stop Falling for Unavailable Men and Get Smart about Healthy Relationships.

During Dr. Marini’s LIVE presentation and Q&A you’ll discover…

  • How to work with high conflict couples with attachment injuries – from different methodologies and perspectives…
  • How to use Emotionally Focused Therapy and the Gottman Method to address attachment wounds…
  • How to work with attachment wounded couples that get flooded quickly
  • How to quickly identify attachment style and what to do with it in session… ‘
  • And much, much more…

Frequently Asked Questions

How does the virtual High Conflict Couples Masterclass work?

We’ll be meeting virtually for two months live over two Fridays in May, and two Fridays in June. This is a two-month virtual Masterclass where you get to improve your clinical skills, work on your cases, get feedback from a group of colleagues you trust while getting CEU’s. We have lined up special guest speakers on trauma/PTSD couples, attachment repair, affair recovery, and high conflict couples. We’ll also talk about marketing and business, and how to keep your practice small but very profitable.

What is covered?

(Brief answer… High Conflict PTSD/Trauma Couples, Volatile Affair Couples, Difficult Couples Struggling with Attachment, The Latest Techniques for Responding to Low-Commitment, Unilateral Termination, and Direct Challenges To The Therapist, And Much, Much more…)

Who are the guest speakers?

We’re excited to welcome Jackie Pack, LCSW, Marni Feuerman, MSW, PsyD, and Erika Miley, MFT. Scroll up to see their specialties and when they’ll be teaching during the Masterclass.

How much does this cost?

This kind of clinical Masterclass experience normally would cost upwards of $2000 with the marketing knowledge and guest speaker access you receive. Because of all the changes in the world, we’re making this available for just $249. Register by 11:59pm 7/13/20. Masterclass officially starts 5/1/20. All of the recordings will be available to you.

Since it’s held virtually, will I need any special technology to attend online?

Nope! Our course learning management platform, Teachable, is viewable in any web browser. They also have an online app if you want to watch or listen on the go.

Can I watch the recordings if I can’t attend live? How long will I have access?

You can watch the replay at any time. You can also comment below the videos if you need clarification on a concept even after the replay is over. You’ll have lifetime access to this course, even after the price goes up for new attendees. As we add material, you continue your access to the new items.

Will it have a private group so I can talk about my cases?

Yes! Your Masterclass has a dedicated Facebook group for you to get real-time feedback on challenging cases or sessions. The Facebook group is maintained for the duration of the two month Masterclass. You’ll be able to post and comment freely during that time. The group is archived once the Masterclass is over because of the challenges of responding to posts indefinitely. You’ll always have access to the archived group and all the posted materials there.

Are refunds available if I’m not happy with the course?

Of course. If you attend the first session and decide it’s not right for you, then a full refund is issued. After that session we cannot give a refund, but you’ll retain access to the materials.

When does it start and end?

The Masterclass opens at Live Session #1, Friday, May 2, 2020, 9am-10:30am (PT)

Live Session #2 is Friday, May 15, 2020, 9am-10:30am (PT)

Live Session #3 is Friday, June 5, 2020, 9am-10:30am (PT)

Live Session #4 is Friday, June 19, 2020, 9am-10:30am (PT) The Masterclass and private Facebook group will be maintained through June 30, 2020. Then materials will be archived but you still have access to previously posted materials.

Who is this for (and not for)?

This is for relationship therapists, counselors, psychologists, clergy, and experienced, certified coaches. Interns and graduate students may attend and participate only if they are seeing couples in therapy.

This is not for those who work closely with couples in a supportive way but are not therapists (teachers, nurses, adoption counselors).

This Masterclass is not appropriate for those who have not completed graduate coursework in couples therapy and psychopathology. Contact us at if you have questions prior to joining. We want you to be successful and can point you in the right direction even if this isn’t a good fit.

Are there CEU’s?

This course is covered by R. Cassidy Seminars for 6 hours of CEU’s for most MFT, LCSW, Psychologist, MD, CAADAC, and Nursing licenses across the country. Contact us at if you’d like a full list.

Is there a pre-licensed discount?

If you are eligible for the Masterclass (see: “Who is this for (and not for)?” answer…) then students in their graduate program as well as interns will receive $50 off. Contact us after you register so that we can verify your eligibility for the discount. It will then be credited back to your card.

Are there any bonuses you’ve added?

Bonus #1…

Want to immediately get started on your clinical skills with difficult cases?
We love working with action-takers, so we’ve included eight of our previous trainings on difficult situations with emotionally disengaged couples, volatile relationships, preferred conflict styles, and much, much more. ($197 value – FREE)

Bonus #2…

Office hours – join experts and colleagues once a week for a live private session to get feedback on your most difficult cases and situations happening in the couples therapy room. ($400 value – Free)

Register by Sunday 7/13/20 11:59pm

Just $249



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