The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work

Venue:

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work

San Antonio,  

Time:

From  2019-06-09 14:00:00  to  2019-06-09 22:00:00
Event Description
Could your marriage use a tune up?† Are you struggling to connect and communicate?† Are you getting ready to commit and want to get it right?† Are you looking to invest in an already healthy relationship? † If you answered yes for any of the above, then the Gottman Seven Principles Workshop is for you!† This is a one day workshop where couples can expect to: Enhance friendship, fondness, and admiration Learn how to connect in meaningful, productive ways Overcome gridlock and make conflict productive Create a sense of shared meaning This workshop teaches skills developed from John Gottmanís 40 years of relationship research and his internationally acclaimed bestselling book The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work.† This is an educational workshop and not therapy.† There will be no group sharing. Love is a verb and also a skill.† Please come join us and invest in your relationship and refine your skills! Who should attend: Pre-engaged, dating couples Pre-marital couples Newlyweds Long term married couples Those wishing to enhance a healthy relationship† (This workshop will not benefit those where: †there is high conflict, heavy substance abuse, domestic violence, ongoing or recent infidelity and untreated mental illness). †Please see a Marriage & Family Therapist to address these issues.† Referrals can be made upon request. Cost Includes/What to Expect: Two tickets, Boxed Seven Principles set includimg two workbooks, book, two card decks One copy of The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work(reading it front to back is not necessary, itís just a tool for maintenance) Drinks, snacks, free parking In-class exercises, follow up exercises and extra resources† Concrete, specific teaching of practical and simple skills† Video examples Couple exercises (experienced privately and not shared with the group) Take-home worksheets and resources Lunch on your own with a variety of options provided Lighthearted, fun, supportive atmosphere with care to keep everyone well within their comfort zones A more connected, peaceful, loving relationship A sense of empowerment to enhance and possibly even reframe your love story Could this be given as a gift? Yes!† This workshop is the perfect pre-martial or anniversary gift. About the Presenter: Krista Miller utilizes the most recent relationship science to guide couples to connect in healthy, meaningful and productive ways.† The goal is to recreate intimacy and strengthen not only the couple, but the whole family system.† Krista has been a Marriage & Family Therapist for 18 years.† She has a background in treating individuals, couples and families in mental health and substance abuse settings.† She has been married for 21 years and is in private practice in San Antonio, TX.† She is a Clinical Member of the American Association of Marriage & Family Therapy and a Board Member for the Texas Association of Marriage & Family Therapists.† She is a trained Gottman Leader of the Seven Principles program, and a Certified Gottman Therapist, a title given to therapists who complete an extensive years long training and consultation program through the Gottman Institute in Seattle. She is one of only around 340 therapists in the world with this designation. When should I arrive and what should I bring? Please arrive at 8:45 to sign in and get comfortable before the workshop begins at 9:00am.† No need to bring anything, all materials and supplies will be provided. †Please be aware that childcare is not provided and the space is not conducive to bringing children. Must both of us come? Yes, two people are needed for this workshop. How is this different than just reading the book? Usually only one person will read the book, so this workshop provides the opportunity for both sides to understand and experience the material. † Structure, accountability and motivation to work through the material Real time explanation, teaching and visual examples(especially for how NOT to do exercises) Time away from daily life to focus Encouragement to work on oneís relationship in the context of other couples that are doing the same thing. Less threatening and less costly than couples therapy, but can also be a bridge to couples therapy without the stigma Extra material and resources to strengthen your relationship Relationship boost by showing your partner that they are a priority in your life. What if I need to cancel? For cancellations 30 days prior to class date, a full refund minus a $30 processing fee will be given.† For cancellations thereafter, you will receive credit good for one full year that you can use to attend a later class.† Classes will be given roughly every two-three months. Space is limited, Sign up today to prioritize your most important investment!