Laura Heck is a licensed marriage and family therapist with a private practice in Salt Lake City. She received her M.A. in Clinical Psychology and is a Certified Gottman Therapist. Her work includes couples therapy, online counseling, workshops, speaking engagements, teaching for The Gottman Institute (TGI) and co-founder of forBetter. Laura’s passion to teach has lead her to co-found forBetter, an instruction based web platform allowing couples to access powerful research based tips and tools for creating intimate relationships that are forBetter. Laura served in a leadership role at TGI as the Director of Professional Development until 2015 when she relocated to Salt Lake City. Together with TGI Clinical Director, Dr. David Penner, Laura co-developed The Gottman Seven Principles Program and is also the author of the Seven Principles Companion Workbook, a tool for couples to use in conjunction with The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work book by Dr. John Gottman.
“People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.”
- MARCUS AURELIUS