This might be just what you need. I’ve been inspired by John & Julie Gottman who developed a focused and rewarding way of giving your relationship a boost of energy. They’ve designed an exquisite couples intensive retreat that can be tailor-made to fit you.
You probably know that rates of divorce and separation are high. Usually because couples don’t know that there are proven methods, based on scientific principles, which can make couples happy.
Yes, it’s true. Over forty years of research has taken the mystery out of why some relationships really blossom while others are doomed, almost from the start.
I’m running these couples intensive retreats to help prevent unnecessary breakups or, if a break-up is imminent, as a last-ditch effort to retain your friendship. This page gives you even more information on my couples intensives.
A couples intensive retreat may be exactly the smart choice you need to make right now.
All it takes is:
- One week-end.
- Which gives you the equivalent of over 3 months of couples therapy.
If you’re not getting on with the person who was once the love of your life, you’re probably in deep emotional pain. Make sure you get the best help possible.
You don’t need to make a big mistake. You don’t need to let go of what could be a good relationship. You don’t need to struggle with old ideas about love. And you don’t need to hold on to outdated myths about relationships. Science has identified what really helps. You can get a two day relationship fix by doing a couples intensive retreat.
There is a truth you need to know. Counsellors and psychologists have just as many problems as the average person. If they aren’t trained intensely in couples work, and if they don’t practice these relationship tools in their own lives, they cannot help your relationship distress. In fact, their own relationships can flounder.
Even counsellors, psychologists and psychiatrists go to marriage counselling which doesn’t help. They too can be left feeling even angrier, more hopeless, and totally unhelped by the counsellor. Make sure your counsellor is well-trained in couples work and is not just giving you advice based on their own experience of relationships.
A couples intensive retreat includes the equivalent of 3 months of fortnightly therapy. It is 17 hours in one condensed, private intensive couples week-end or two week days. It can totally stop a couple’s out-of-control slide to greater misery or divorce.
- One week-end.
- Two days.
- …and a thorough analysis of you and your relationship.
A private couples intensive retreat is perfect for couples who can’t find a Gottman Couples Therapist closer to home. They are also great for those who don’t want to commute for more traditional weekly or fortnightly sessions.
Couples discover that they’re able to make more progress with intensive couples retreats. Being away from their normal context, in an undisturbed environment, they have the time to resolve deep, difficult relationship patterns. As they relax, and with expert guidance, it is easier to learn new ways of relating to each other. And I help you construct a clearly stated relationship contract & maintenance plan of action to take away.
Preeminent couples researcher John Gottman, Ph.D. advises couples to get away 3-4 times a year, by themselves, no kids, no friends.
When was the last time you focused only your relationship?
I’m here to give you information on the best couples intensives in Australia, so call me on +61 421 961 687 or contact me.
You can even book a Skype session with me if you can’t personally come to either of my practice locations. If you’re not ready to book an appointment, call me on (0421) 961 687 to book a FREE 10 minute phone consultation to discuss how I may be able to assist you.