An online assessment that automatically scores a couple’s strengths and challenges

Gottman Relationship Checkup is a therapy to improve your bond with your partner. It is an online test of 2 hours with 480 questions. You can start and stop the test anytime. This test provides your counsellor all information about your relationship. Neither partner will be able to access the other’s information at any point in the process. When you have both completed your individual questionnaires, your therapist will be notified and will be able to set an appointment with your therapist to review your scores and the analysis of your relationship. She will be able to discuss the results with you and suggest a treatment plan for improving and strengthening your relationship.

How the Gottman Relationship Checkup helps you?


  • An online assessment that automatically scores a couple’s strengths and challenges.
  • The Gottman Method is an approach to couples’ therapy that includes an assessment of the relationship and integrates research-based interventions based on the Sound Relationship House theory.
  • This clinical tool consists of 480 questions about friendship, intimacy, how well you know your partner, how you manage emotions and conflict, how you share your values and goals, and what gives meaning to your lives.
  • The Gottman Relationship Checkup is a breakthrough in couple’s therapy as it allows for a confidential, efficient way for your clinician to complete the evaluation process.
  • By using this new technology, your assessment can be done at any time and in the setting of your choice!
  • Upon completion, it automatically provides valuable clinical information by pinpointing specific strengths and challenges in your relationship, while also suggesting actionable, research-based recommendations for therapy.
  • Drs. John and Julie Gottman created this research-based assessment in collaboration with The Gottman Institute to help couples build a personalized treatment plan with their therapist. Dr. John Gottman is a clinical psychologist who has completed more than 40 years of research on couple relationships and is recognized as one of the top 10 most influential therapists of the last quarter century. Dr. Julie Gottman is a highly respected clinical psychologist who is sought internationally by the media and clinical organizations as an expert advisor on relationships. Together, they have dedicated their lives to helping couples.

How it Works?


  • 1. Accept your invitation
    Your therapist will send each of you a separate email inviting you to The Gottman Relationship Checkup.

  • 2. Create a private profile
    Once you have accepted the email invitation to join The Gottman Relationship Checkup, you and your partner will each create individual, separate profiles.

  • 3. Complete the questionnaire
    You and your partner will each complete your own questionnaire at your convenience. Stop and start at any time. Neither partner will be able to access the other’s information at any point in the process. In order to pre-serve the integrity and accuracy of the tool, you are encouraged not to share your responses with each other or log in to your partner’s account. The actual time it takes to complete each assessment varies, but it will take, on average, about two hours.

  • 4. Take an appointment of your therapist
    When you have both completed your individual questionnaires, your therapist will be notified and will be able to set an appointment with Kathleen to review your scores and the analysis of your relationship. She will be able to discuss the results with you and suggest a treatment plan for improving and strengthening your relationship.