The Art and Science of Love

A Workshop for Couples

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The Art and Science of Love Workshop is:

Two days of engaging presentations and experiential activities designed to strengthen your relationship:

  • For couples of every age, ability and sexual orientation who are in committed relationships.
  • Shown to achieve results similar to those of 6 months of marital therapy.

Couples will learn how to manage conflict and keep romance & passion alive. This Workshop is based on the work of John Gottman, Ph.D.

Based on 40 years of research, 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.

94% of couples report positive results

Along with these benefits, you will take home a box set of cards, tools, and tips to support your relationship.

If you have a strong relationship, this workshop will provide you with insights and tools to foster further closeness, friendship, and trust. If your relationship is distressed, this workshop will provide you with a greater understanding of your relationship and a road map for repair.


“LeMel's naturally warm and intelligent manner helped my husband and me reconnect after over a decade of marriage. The course has given us a blueprint for dealing with issues in the future, and unexpectedly helped us enjoy each others company as friends with lots of laughs while discovering each other during the exercises.”
— K. Simpson
San Francisco, CA
“Such a transformative experience for us individually and as a couple. We turned the corner (we needed this!). The material was so easy to understand, was fair for both men/women's roles & educated us in an approachable way. LeMel was warm, knowledgeable, & added great levity with her personal experience.”
— Anonymous Workshop Participant
Napa, CA
“The exercises in this program provide a structure for dealing with conflicts within a marriage. I appreciate LeMel's clean and simple guidance with working with the program. I think both my wife and I will benefit from this program.”
— Jim B.
San Jose, CA
"LeMel is an excellent facilitator of Dr. Gottman's program. She has an experienced approach and is deeply knowledgeable about the concepts. Our relationship is better off today for it. Thank you!"
— Anonymous Workshop Participant
San Francisco, CA

This workshop is psycho-educational and not therapy. All information gathered during the registration process is confidential. No public discussion or disclosure is involved. All work is done as a couple, and a trained Gottman therapist is available to support one-on-one during exercises.

Choose the Option That Suits You Best

  • Live (Cupertino, CA)
  • Live in-person workshop
  • $849
  • Space is limited!
  • Bonus: An exclusive follow up email series to help you make the most of The Art and Science of Love.
  • Live workshop dates:
    • February 9&10, 2024
    • May 17-18, 2024
    • July 26-27, 2024
    • September 27-28, 2024
  • The workshop is 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. PT each day (with a break for lunch).
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  • Private Workshop
  • Live (online), flexible scheduling
  • $2,899
  • The ultimate Art and Science of Love Workshop experience!
  • You get full, undivided attention for the entire workshop!
  • Attend from the comfort of your home.
  • Schedule at your convenience, from the two-day workshop schedule down to four sessions of three and a half hours each.
  • We mail the box of materials for the workshop to your home.
  • Bonus: An exclusive follow up email series to help you make the most of The Art and Science of Love.
  • Pay Now

For the private workshop option, we will mail the materials to your home the week before the workshop.

After payment is received, we will set up follow up calls (for you and your partner) to complete your registration and answer any questions you may have about the workshop. For private workshops, we will discuss the scheduling of your sessions as well.

If you have questions before you register, schedule a free pre-registration call.

Cancellation & Rescheduling Policy

For the live workshops, you may cancel your paid registration no less than 21 days before the event for a refund minus a 15% fee. If you cancel between 9 to 21 days before the workshop, you will get a 50% refund. There will be no refund or credit for cancellations made eight days before the workshop or later.

For the private workshops, you may cancel your paid registration at any time before we ship the materials to you for a refund minus a 10% fee. If you cancel after we have shipped the materials to you, you will get a 50% refund. Once you have scheduled your private workshop, if you need to reschedule, you must do so at least 72 hours ahead of time. Otherwise, you will forfeit this time (in which case you will incur an additional hourly charge if you wish to complete the workshop).

Workshop Cancellation

If the workshop is canceled for any reason and the attendee is unable or unwilling to attend on a rescheduled date, the attendee will receive a full refund on the amount paid for the workshop. We are not responsible for, nor will we reimburse, any travel expenses the attendee may have incurred in the event of a canceled workshop.

By registering for a workshop, you agree to these terms.

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LeMel Firestone-Palerm, LMFT, LPCC, CGT
LeMel Firestone-Palerm, LMFT, LPCC, CGT About LeMel...
Helping Create Healthy Relationships Since 1997
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist MFC 42162
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor LPC 1534
Certified Gottman Therapist
Certified Gottman Therapist
The Art and Science of Love Workshop Leader
The Art and Science of Love 2 Workshop Leader
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