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Bringing Baby Home (BBH) in San Francisco

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St James Episcopal Church Multi-purpose Room

4620 California Street

San Francisco, CA 94118

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Bringing Baby Home, a TWO Day Workshop
Developed by the Gottman Institute, is a two-day, research-based workshop to prepare couples for the transition to parenthood and strengthen their relationship. Parents will learn research-based skills that enhance and strengthen their couple relationship, as well as, support a newborn baby's development during this wonderfully challenging time. Watch this brief video with Dr. Gottman discussing the BBH program here: https://youtu.be/e_hNCHEmB-o


Saturday, February 8th + Saturday, February 22nd (Registration CLOSED)

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Saturday, March 21st + Saturday, March 28th (Registration OPEN)

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Saturday, April 25th + Saturday, May 2nd (Registration OPEN)

The Bringing Baby Home workshop takes place in a comfortable space over two Saturdays. The ticket prices covers TWO indivduals (a couple) for the TWO days.

This workshop is dyadic! As a couple you will both experience over 12 hours of learning and engage with each other (not the group) in exercises and activities to:

  • strengthen your couple and parenting relationship
  • improve couple communication
  • gain research based skills + practice them, to navigate conflict
  • learn about how to connect as a couple and a family
  • recognize emotions in baby and what baby is communicating
  • how to keep your intimacy and passion going post-baby's birth
  • how to cope with baby blues and identify post partum depression
  • the importance of the role of fathers and mothers

Nicole Lako, LMFT and Maryellen P. Mullin, LMFT are certified Gottman Educators for the "Bringing Baby Home" program. This adult workshop is for couples who are expectant and/or new parents.


Event Details

  • Registration starts at 8:30am, workshop begins promptly at 9:00am.

  • Space is limited to 12 couples (24 people) to provide an optimal workshop experience.

  • Lunch catered and refreshments will be provided.

  • Attendance for both days is required.


Cost

The two-day workshop cost of $950 covers:

  • A couple's (two people) registration.
    (Please note: If you want to avoid an Eventbrite fee, please contact us to arrange for an alternate payment option 415-335-6381).

  • Bringing Baby Home materials from the Gottman Institute.

  • Refreshments and lunch, for both days.

  • No Refunds, after purchase.

  • Please be sure you can make both days.


Bringing Baby Home Educators

Nicole Lako is licensed as a Marriage and Family Therapist in California (LMFT 46403) with a private practice in San Francisco, where she works with adults and children. In her private practice, Nicole focuses on helping the individual (adult or child) build a strong, positive and healthy sense of self and relationships, in all aspects of one's life roles. She is a Prepare Enrich Facilitator for couples and coaches on early parenting support. Throughout the Bay Area, Nicole is an infant, toddler and PreK mental health consultant, working with teachers and parents at day care centers and preschools addressing the social, emotional and learning needs of children. She is a Bringing Baby Home Educator, through the Gottman Institute. Nicole has brought two children home with her husband! Together they navigate the joys and challenges of parenthood with all the kindness, patience and humor they can gather.

Maryellen P Mullin is the founder of San Francisco Family Therapy and is licensed as a Marriage and Family Therapist in California, (LMFT 45966). She is a Gottman Certified Therapist for couples. Her clinical experience includes work in pre-school through 12th grade educational settings, non-profit mental health agencies, as a school social worker and in private practice. Maryellen is Bringing Baby Home Educator, through the Gottman Institute, a Prepare/Enrich facilitator and has specialized training in EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique), couples relationships, family systems, child trauma and attention/behavioral issues with children. Maryellen writes, speaks and provides trainings regularly to school and parent groups and community-based non-profits on parenting and child development topics. She provides parenting coaching and workshops: Messy Parenting: Progress Not Perfection ®.



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St James Episcopal Church Multi-purpose Room

4620 California Street

San Francisco, CA 94118

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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