Nip Anxiety in the Bud
7:00pm 7:00pm

Nip Anxiety in the Bud

Only 5% of the population does not struggle with anxiety and worry.  It doesn't take a rocket scientist to know that 95% of us do who couldn't use some coping skills? In this workshop, you will be able to: 

  • Identify the anxiety / worry spiral versus the panic spiral
  • Learn why coping skills sometimes do not work
  • Learn how to use post-it notes to combat anxiety and worry
  • Learn three other effective strategies for nipping anxiety in the bud
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3 Mistakes Couples Make When Arguing (And How To Fix Them)
7:00pm 7:00pm

3 Mistakes Couples Make When Arguing (And How To Fix Them)

Every couple argues.  Some couples get through it without much damage to their relationship...but some don't.   Let's talk about how to argue well.  Join me and learn about the three patterns that damage your relationship.  In this workshop,  you will be able to:

  • Identify the three patterns of disconnection
  • Identify protesting and withdrawing behaviors
  • Identify your own pattern of disconnection
  • Identify more connecting responses and a new pattern for arguments
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My Top 5 Favorite Parenting Strategies
6:00pm 6:00pm

My Top 5 Favorite Parenting Strategies

In this one hour workshop, you will learn about my top five favorite parenting strategies. Participants will be able to:

  • Identify why traditional parenting techniques (yelling, spanking, time-outs) do not work.

  • Identify strategies to implement before consequences are needed.

  • Identify when to use a consequence and when not to use a consequence. 

  • Identify appropriate strategies to get desired behaviors from your child.


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Hold Me Tight® Relationship Enhancement Workshop
2:00pm 2:00pm

Hold Me Tight® Relationship Enhancement Workshop

Based on the book by Dr. Sue Johnson

The ideas presented in this workshop are based on the work of Dr. Sue Johnson and her model, Emotionally Focused Therapy.  Emotionally Focused Therapy has been shown in research studies to reduce distress in 70-75% of couples and 90% of those couples have reported significant improvement.  

Goals for the workshop

Better understanding of the science of romantic love and an understanding of the moves and moments that create a meaningful relationship

Better understanding of your own and your partner's emotional needs and wants

Be able to identify and change negative interactions that create distance and emotional pain between you and your partner

Be able to change the negative interactions into positive interactions that create connection, security and safety in your relationship

Workshop Format

You will learn though presentation, group discussion, video presentation of couples and private conversation with your partner with optional assistance from your facilitator. 

The following conversations will be presented:

  • Recognizing Demon Dialogues
  • Finding Raw Spots
  • Hold Me Tight
  • Forgiving Injuries
  • Bonding Through Sex and Touch
  • Keeping Your Love Alive


$299 per couple

The following are included in the workshop registration fee:

  • Class instruction
  • Class handouts including conversation exericises
  • Assistance during private conversation time
  • Lunch and snacks

Couples and singles of all backgrounds, stages of life, faiths and sexual orientation are welcome to join the workshop.

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