The workshop presenters
Mirabai Wahbe, M.A.
Mirabai Wahbe, M.A. has been an associate with the Gottman Institute since 1997, Mirabai is a Master Certified Gotten Therapist, and a Certified Gottman Workshop Leader and Speaker. After staffing many The Art and Science of Love workshops with Drs. John and Julie Gottman, as well as presenting the workshop in California on many occasions, she and colleague Andy Greendorfer responded to requests to present a second level of The Art and Science of Love workshop. Mirabai and Andy then created the original “refresher” workshop, writing and preparing the workshop outline and manual with the Gottmans’ oversight and encouragement. Formerly called Deepening The Gottman Method, this workshop has been presented since 2004.
In addition, Mirabai co-authored a book chapter in The Handbook of Conflict Resolution, and is the author of a chapter in The Marriage Clinic. A Certified Mental Health Counselor since 1979, she is in private practice in Bellingham, WA. She works with individuals, couples and families to bring understanding, awareness, and skills and to foster their resilience to life’s stressors.
Michael Rediger, LICSW
Michael Rediger, LICSW is a Certified Gottman Therapist and a Certified Gottman Workshop Leader. Since 2003, he has been a roving therapist at The Art and Science of Love workshops with Drs. John and Julie Gottman. He assisted for many years as a roving therapist at The Art and Science of Love 2 workshops and has been co-leading the workshop since 2014. A presenter of numerous lectures in the community about the research of Drs. John and Julie Gottman, Michael has been a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker since 1997. He has a private practice in downtown Seattle where he works with individuals and couples.
“Excellent program. Thank you for the role modeling and discussions and for giving us templates for future work.”