The Addictions Academy Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Bob Navarra, PSY.D., MFT, MAC

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Dr. Bob Navarra, PSY.D., MFT, MAC

 

Dr. Bob Navarra is a Master Certified Gottman Therapist, Trainer, Consultant and Speaker and has worked in addiction recovery for over 25 years. He holds an Advanced Drug and Alcohol Certification and a national certification as a Master Addiction Counselor through the Assoc. of Addiction Professionals (NAADAC.) In addition, Dr. Navarra is a Research Scientist at John Gottman’s famed Relationship Research Institute in Seattle, Washington, and a Research Associate at Mental Research Institute in Palo Alto, California where he developed the Couple Recovery Development Approach. He has presented his research at national conferences. He has co-authored several book chapters with Dr. John Gottman on Gottman Couples Therapy, and is currently collaborating on additional writing projects and research with Drs. John and Julie Gottman. Integrating Dr. Navarra’s relational model of addiction treatment with the Sound Relationship Model and theory, Dr. Navarra designed “Roadmap for the Journey: A Gottman Workshop for Couples in Addiction Recovery.” He maintains a private practice in San Carlos, CA.