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Online Therapy during COVID-19 Crisis

If you, or someone you care about, are feeling overwhelmed with emotions like sadness, depression, or anxiety, please know that OPC Referral Directory is here to help.

The OPC Referral Directory Team and the therapists are ready to serve during this time of crisis. Taking care of your emotional health during this crisis can help you think clearly and react to the urgent needs to protect yourself and your family. Self-care during an emergency will help your long-term well-being and health.

The OPC Directory team of therapist’s is ready to provide support and remote or e-therapy to those who are struggling with the emotional and psychological impact of this crisis. We are also here to continue the care that we have been providing all along.

During the COVID-19 outbreak, many therapists have switched to providing therapy online through video conferencing. Gottman-trained therapists who practice online therapy can be found on the Gottman Referral Network.

How do I get started?

Find a Gottman-trained therapist in your area now:


What is the Gottman Referral Network?

The Gottman Referral Network (GRN) is the primary resource for couples worldwide who are seeking professional help from Gottman-trained therapists. GRN members have received training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy, an approach based on 40 years of research with thousands of couples. Free to access, this database puts you directly in touch with experienced clinicians who use Gottman relationship-building techniques.

Therapists listed on the GRN have been trained by either Drs. John and Julie Gottman or Certified Gottman Therapists to work with individuals, children, and/or families on many issues. Many of our therapists specialize in treating anxiety, depression, addictions, trauma, abuse, and domestic violence, multi-cultural issues, and blended families, among others.

Gottman Referral Network therapists are located throughout the world. Gottman clinicians work from their own private practice or agency offices located.

Whether you are in crisis or whether you need a fresh look at an ongoing problem, a Gottman-trained therapist will contribute many years of training and experience toward helping you and your partner create a healthier and happier future.

What are the different levels of Gottman-trained therapists?

While on the Gottman Referral Network you’ll notice each therapist listed has a level of training listed below their name. The gold color denotes a therapist that has attained the level of Certified Gottman Therapist. All therapists listed on the Gottman Referral Network have completed at least Level 2 Training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy.

  • Certified Gottman Therapist: Prior to their intensive training with Drs. John and Julie Gottman, Certified Gottman Therapists completed a graduate degree in Psychology or a related field and were trained to provide therapy to individuals, families, children and/or adolescents as well as to couples. Many have had their own private therapy practices for many years or even decades prior to entering training in Gottman Method Therapy. Certified Gottman therapist have completed all levels of Gottman Method training including the certification track.
  • Level 3 Trained: The Certification Practicum, a four day program led by Drs. Julie & John Gottman. Level 3 trained therapists must complete Levels 1 and 2 before entering Level 3 Training.
  • Level 2 Trained: Assessment, Intervention & Co-Morbidities, a four day training led by Drs. John and Julie Gottman, either in person or on DVD/videotape. A Level 2 trained therapist must complete Level 1 before entering Level 2 Training.

Therapists listed on the Gottman Referral Network (GRN) are all licensed or certified therapists who practice independently in their state, province, or country and are not supervised or monitored by Drs. John and Julie Gottman or The Gottman Institute. However, each has been specifically trained to provide Gottman Method Couples Therapy.

Are there any fees for using the Gottman Referral Network?

Using the Gottman Referral Network to find a Gottman-trained therapist is free of charge.

Fees for therapy provided by Gottman-trained therapists are arranged directly with the independent therapist. Many therapists accept insurance when applicable.

More Information

If you would like further information about the Gottman Referral Network, contact us here.

This directory is for those seeking a licensed psychotherapist or psychologist who received their degree from the California Institute of Integral Studies.

CIIS Alumni who are fully licensed psychotherapists or psychologists can request to be added to our referral index by emailing [email protected]. This service is a free benefit for our alums. Please include in your request your name, license number, practice address,phone number, email address, and website address.


California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) provides this resource web directory of psychotherapists for informational purposes only.

CIIS does not have knowledge of the clinical skills of these psychotherapists and psychologists, and therefore, offers no recommendation or endorsement. CIIS is not responsible for the accuracy of the information in this directory about the psychotherapists or psychologists. CIIS is not responsible for any statements or actions of psychotherapists or psychologists listed in this directory.

Students are not required to work with any psychotherapist or psychologist listed on this site. Individuals assume the risk of using any psychotherapists or psychologists in this directory and should exercise independent judgment when contacting and working with any of these psychotherapists or psychologists. Individuals are encouraged to verify the license of any psychotherapist or psychologist.

For School of Professional Psychology students: it is the student’s responsibility to verify that the psychotherapist meets their specific program’s requirements.

By using this resource, you acknowledge that you have read and understood the above disclaimer. If you have any questions about this disclaimer, please contact the Office of Alumni at (415) 575-6278, or e-mail us at [email protected] or [email protected]. Any questions pertaining to the practice of any psychotherapist or psychologist listed in this directory should be directed to the psychotherapist or psychologist in question.

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