Individual and Couples Therapy Workshops and Professional Trainings


The Art & Science of Love: A Weekend Workshop for Couples - Co-presented, live and in-person by Gottman Institute Advanced Clinical Trainers, June 8 & 9, 2024  For more info, click here.

Level 3 Clinical Training - Gottman Method Couples Therapy - Live (In-Person)
Dates - Nov 18-20, 2024
Presented by Gottman Master Trainers Mike McNulty, PhD & Sinead Smyth LMFT
For more information and to register, click here.



Overview of The Chicago Relationship Center

We all struggle with personal challenges as individuals and in our primary relationships at some time in our lives.  During those times, an experienced and compassionate therapist can make your journey less stressful and more insightful and productive. Congratulations on making the first step toward building a better and more intentional life, with more connected and satisfying relationships.  Welcome to The Chicago Relationship Center.

Chicago Relationship Center

With over 25 years of clinical experience serving individuals and couples in transition or crisis, Michael McNulty helps his clients to address and resolve obstacles, so they can achieve their goals and realize their potential.  Michael’s approach to therapy centers on you and your goals.  He is kind and respectful, while creating a friendly and safe environment for individuals and couples of all kinds to learn about themselves and their relationships, and find collaborative solutions.

In addition, Michael co-presents weekend couple workshops and offers professional trainings based on Gottman Method Couples Therapy. Please see below...

Individual Therapy
Dr. McNulty has aided hundreds of individuals like yourself in achieving positive change and growth. Exploring past and present difficulties, identifying self-defeating patterns, together we establish your goals for a happier, healthier and more meaningful life.  Michael’s work also specializes in Anxiety, Depression, Trauma/PTSD, ADD and related disabilities.  Learn More...

Couples Therapy
Your primary relationship is the most important one in your life, and even the happiest of couples will face challenges and obstacles along the way.  Dr. McNulty specializes in Infidelity, Divorce, and Comorbidities (when a relationship is impacted by mental health problems or addiction). Trained by Drs. John & Julie Gottman, Michael’s a Senior Certified Gottman Couples Therapist, Workshop Leader, Consultant and Speaker for the Gottman Institute (Gottman.com) Learn More...

Therapy Offices in Evanston and Highland Park, Illinois - For directions, please Click Here for Directions

Gottman Couples Workshops
Come join the thousands of couples who have learned “The Art & SCIENCE of Love”  by attending our weekend couples workshop. Enjoy re-connecting with your partner while learning techniques based on Gottman’s over 40 years of research from real couples that are happy and stable. For couples of every type, the workshop is co-presented by Michael McNulty and Joy Allen who together have over 50 years of therapy experience. Learn More...

Gottman Professional Trainings
These workshops will provide you with research-based instruction and resources that you can use immediately with your clients in couples counseling. You may train in one, two, or all three levels of Gottman Training. Upon completing each level you will receive a certificate of completion from the Gottman Institute. Completion of all 3 levels of this program concludes with the fourth and final level - the Certification Track, leading to your designation as a Certified Gottman Therapist. Learn More...

Dr. McNulty Media Links - Click Here

For further information on the Couples Workshop, please contact:
Michael McNulty, PhD    -    MikeMcNultyPhD@gmail.com

Phone:  (847) 328-0106
Fax:  (847) 328-5497

The Chicago Relationship Center - 2 offices to serve you...
708 Church Street, Suite 258
Evanston, IL 60201

735 St. Johns Avenue, Suite 100
Highland Park, IL 60035 

Gottman Couples Therapy

Serving the Chicago Metropolitan area with offices located in Evanston, IL. and Highland Park, IL., The Chicago Relationship Center provides individual counseling services and psychotherapy. Locally for counseling and therapy, both offices serve the counties of Cook County, Lake County, and DuPage County and the Chicago neighborhoods and surrounding communities including Waukegan, North Chicago, Grayslake, Wauconda, Mundelein, Libertyville, Lake Bluff, Lake Forest, Vernon Hills, Highwood, Lincolnshire, Lake Zurich, Barrington, Buffalo Grove, Wheeling, Highland Park, Northbrook, Winnetka, Arlington Heights, Hoffman Estates, Schaumburg, Elk Grove Village, Des Plains, Glenview, Evanston, Park Ridge, West Ridge, Norwood Park, Bartlett, Roselle, Itasca, Bloomingdale, Addison, Franklin Park, North Side, Uptown, Lake View, Logan Square, Northlake, Elmhurst, Lombard, the Lower West Side, Cicero, Brookfield, La Grange, Downers Grove, Wheaton, West Chicago, and Carol Stream, Illinois.