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Are you sick and tired of arguments?

     Are you tiptoeing around others to avoid conflict?       


            Peaceful Encounters

A short engaging and exceptionally practical illustrated guide to bringing peace and reason to everyday interpersonal disagreements.

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John Goulet, MA, is a licensed marriage and family therapist, with over 35 years in private practice. In the course of his career, he has worked with individuals, couples, and families. He focuses on enhancing communication, healing early wounds and improving the quality of his client’s relationships. He has been a consultant with organizations such as the U.S. Postal Service and Chevron USA. He also specializes in working with the victims of trauma. He is a clinical member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists. He is an EMDR certified therapist and practices in Ventura, California



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What if you had a simple guide that offered you the tools you need to reduce unresolved conflict and lead to more happiness?

In Peaceful Encounters, you’ll learn:

Simple but highly effective tools for resolving differences.

What your own conflict–management style is, and why that’s important.

It’s okay to feel anger, and how to manage it to everyone’s benefit.

How to stop resenting and start enjoying your relationships.

Most importantly, you’ll learn that, disagreements, when handled effectively, can lead to stronger, deeper and more harmonious relationships.


“A concise, illustrated conflict–resolution handbook… It portrays everyday scenes… That readers will find instantly recognizable… A clear and readable introduction to building healthier relationship through better communication.”  

Kirkus Reviews

“Peaceful encounters is an informative and useful guide to enhancing the quality of communication with significant others, family and friends. The techniques are easy to follow, yet effective in creating understanding and reaching resolution to conflict.”

James P. Cole, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist and Imago Relationship Therapist

“Mr. Goulet has garnered his 35 years of experience as a psychotherapist, treating individuals and couples, to create a guide to reduce conflicts in relationships. He illustrates the paths to conflict as well as shows possibilities out of conflict towards mutually satisfying relationships.”

Glori R. Zeltzer, MA, LMFT



         I'd love to hear from you!

If you have questions/feedback about my book or if you just want to say hello, you can use any of the methods below to contact me.

Mailing address

John Goulet, MA

PO Box 23270

Ventura, CA 93002

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