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The Couples Communication Essentials class is a research-based approach to teaching couples (premarital, committed, or married) how to communicate effectively, manage conflicts without damaging closeness, and how to preserve and enhance commitment, friendship and intimacy. The premise is that it's not how much you love each other that makes a relationship or marriage work; it's how you resolve differences and preserve fun and sensuality that keeps a relationship strong. This one-day course uses teaching, videos, role-plays, group discussions and private coaching to educate couples in an atmosphere of informality and comfort. Participants will learn how to:

  • communicate effectively;
  • manage conflicts;
  • preserve & enhance commitment, friendship & intimacy.
Couples Communication Essentials - One Day Seminar
Cost: $365 per couple (includes program and materials) 
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Instructor: Kerstin Miller, MDiv, LMFT at 610-889-0419, ext. 6
Kerstin Miller, LMFT, is a licensed marriage and family therapist and clinical member of AAMFT and EMDRIA. She has been working as a therapist for 20 years helping individuals and couples regulate their emotions and reactivity. Kerstin is an educator for Prepare/Enrich and PAIRS Relationship Skills. She teaches Couples Communication and Anger Management classes in Paoli.

Hold Me Tight Couple's Workshop
If you and your partner feel stuck in repetitive conflict, or distant and disconnected, learn how to break old patterns and develop more understanding and closeness.

This workshop, based on Dr. Sue Johnson's ground-breaking book, Hold me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love, introduces a well researched and effective approach that helps couples move from frustration and loneliness toward a secure, loving bond. In this one-day seminar, you will learn how to use information from the new science of love to deepen and strengthen your emotional connection, heal past hurts, and change ineffective patterns of interactions. The class uses videos, group discussions, role-plays, and exercises (practiced privately) in a safe and supportive atmosphere.

Cost: $250 per couple or $200 per couple EARLY BIRD RATE

  • New class dates to be announced.
    Saturday 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM in the Spring House, PA office
    Bring a brown bag lunch, snacks and beverages provided
    Course Leaders: Lucy S. Raizman, MSW, LCSW, LMFT & Kate Pickett, M.Ed., Licensed Psychologist

To register, please contact:
Lucy Raizman at 215-345-8454 Ext 2 or email lraizman@councilforrelationships.org


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