This one day live and online educational workshop for couples is based on lots of research around what works in happy and satisfied relationships. Choose today to take a step that many other couples have taken to increase emotional connection and strengthen communication.
Cost: $297 per couple Time: The workshop lasts from 8:00 am - 4:30 pm (Eastern Time) with a one hour "on your own" lunch break. What You Will Learn:
In this workshop you will have periods of learning, private exercises with your partner, and group discussion that will help you both:
feel more emotionally connected
change the common negative communication cycle
manage differences more effectively
talk more productively about emotional and physical intimacy
discuss your hopes, dreams, and goals in a more open way
Who Will Benefit from This Workshop:
This workshop is designed to help couples in all stages of relationship, married or not. Your relationship can be strong and with additional tools and learnings you can grow even closer. If you relationship is stressed you will learn and complete practical exercises to help change your relationship dynamic.
What Do You Get with the Cost:
2 Participant Guides includes:
Lots of Couples Exercises
Couple Communication Tool - (Two Sided Laminated 8.5 x 11)
Side 1 Communuicating for Closeness
Side 2 From Conflict to Connection
Education and Practice Time for one full day with these tools and exercises
Short Learning Presentations and Discussions led by a facilitator
Brief Exercises that allow couples to practice the learnings.
Periods of Regrouping to Process the practice experiences with all couples.
Couples will Take Short Assessments to understand relationship satisfaction and how emotionally accessible, responsive, and engaged each partner is.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):
The workshop takes place in one day from 8:00 am - 4:30 pm (Eastern Time) with one hour lunch break (on your own).
WHO IS FACILITATING?
Brian Mayer is your workshop facilitator. He is the owner and coach at Full Circle Coaching private practice located in Richmond, Virginia. He has worked with couples for 10 years. He also volunteers with his wife as the lead marriage mentor couple at their local church to help couples in all stages of relationship. Brian is trained in Gottman Method Couples Therapy, Emotionally Focused Therapy, and as a facilitator of Prepare Enrich program and this Lasting Connection Workshop.
Can I Attend Alone WITHOUT MY PARTNER?
The workshop is not designed for just one person. The main reason is that there are many couples exercises that will be completed with your partner during the workshop.
Is The Cost Per PErson or Per Couple?
Do I have To TAlK in FROnT of OThers?
You are not required nor will you be called on to do so, but are certainly encouraged to do so. Each section is divided into a time of learning, private exercise completion with your partner, and couples group discussion.
What RelationSHIp SITUATIONs ArE NoT REcommended?
An obvious lack of commitment to the growth of the relationship by one or both partners
Evidence of severe and/or longstanding issues that would be better served by a couples therapist.
Evidence of significant physical violence or emotional abuse especially where one person expresses fear of the other.
A history of significant mental health problems in either partner that would prevent productive interactions in the group experience.
WHO CAN I CONTACT FOR MoRE INFORMATION OR QUESTIONS?
Use the Contact Form below and Brian Mayer will respond back to your questions. If you would like to receive a phone you can mention that in the comments.
IS THERE A LIMIT TO THE NUMBER OF COUPLES AT EACH WoRKSHOP?
Yes, most of the workshops are capped at 5-10 couples. This gives more opportunities to share and connect with other couples.
You may cancel at any time, but there is no refund. You can transfer to another workshop that is held within 12 months of the workshop you purchased (assuming there is space available) at an additional $50 transfer fee.
HAVE QUESTIONS? BRIAN WILL RESPOND BACK
Location: 9601 Gayton Road Richmond, VA 23238 Suite 120 Phone: 804-821-3240 Building Information:Look for 9601 Sign - Building has Cream Colored Siding/White Trim/Black Outside Door. Enter and look immediately to your right - Full Circle Coaching. Since there is no waiting room, wait in the lobby or outside the building until your scheduled appointment time. If my door is open, please come on in!
Counseling: The main objective of counseling is help people address and resolve emotional and mental issues that are making them feel bad or impairing their ability to function. Brian provides counseling and coaching services as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) at Full Circle Coaching, LLC.
Couples Workshops: Couples workshops are held virtually in groups or privately either virtually or in Brian's office. The workshops involve relationship education and lots of opportunities to practice connection building skills through exercises with your partner.