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Are you and your spouse arguing about the same things over and over without resolution? Feeling distant, uncared for, disrespected, or not loved by your spouse? Has your conflict become overwhelming and unproductive? Are you part of a blended family? Is your marriage less satisfying since having children? Thinking of leaving? Has there been an affair, or are you having an affair? If you answered yes to any of these questions then you know that perhaps nothing in life affects us as much as the state of our marriage. When marriage is troubled, it colors everything else in our lives.
The great news is that Improving the quality of your relationship is attainable. But it’s vital to choose a counselor with training in methods that are proven and validated by research. Dave Tolbert is the only male therapist in the Gottman Referral Network between Atlanta and Orlando to have completed all three levels of training in The Gottman Couples Counseling Method - the product of over 30 years of empirical research by Drs. John and Julie Gottman into what makes relationships succeed or fail. Dave’s practice is devoted to using the Gottman’s research based interventions to help couples reconnect by rebuilding friendship and intimacy while managing conflict effectively and developing shared meaning for their life together.
Dave received his master’s degree in Counseling Psychology in 1994, and later was a George Sinclair Academic Scholar at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, PA where he received advanced training in Christian Counseling and Biblical Studies. He trained with the Israeli organization, Natal, in the treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Dave’s practice is conveniently located in Neptune Beach, FL, just over the intracoastal bridge from Jacksonville, FL and minutes from Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.