Pre-Marriage, Marriage & Family Counseling
Are the relationships that you were counting on to provide you with love and support turned into a source of conflict, stress and discouragement? Has everything you tried seem to only make it worse? Are you finding yourself farther from those you love?
When this happens we often lose hope that there can be any solutiion.
We at Total Wellness Resource Center know what you are going through and have seen scores of clients, just like you, find true intimacy and satisfaction in their relationships.
Yes, there is hope!
Total Wellness Resource Center has counselors trained in the Gottman Method for marriage therapy. The Gottman Method helps couples break through barriers to achieve greater understanding, connection and intimacy in their relationships. This research-based method uses interventions and exercises to teach relationship skills. It is a structured, goal-oriented, and scientifically-based therapy that has helped thousands of couples achieve satisfying relationships. These strategies are based upon empirical data from Dr. Gottman’s study of more than 3,000 couples over 40 years. This research shows what actually works to help couples achieve a long-term healthy relationships.
The Pre-Marriage Assessment and Relationship Plan
Are you considering a long-term relationship commitment? Are you wondering if you are truly compatible with your partner? Don’t just hope that you are compatible and that everything will work out take action and invest in a thorough assessment to find the strengths and potential weaknesses of your relationship. Here are some of the insights the Pre-Marriage Assessment will give you.
- Assess satisfaction levels in 12 important relationship categories
- Gain personalized insights into relationship dynamics
- Determine commitment levels
- Uncover compatible and dissonant personality traits
- Match spiritual beliefs
- Recognize hidden family systems
- Develop strategies for decreasing conflict and increasing intimacy
The Pre-Marriage Assessment is comprised of four relaxed and fun 60-minute sessions and includes a comprehensive computerized questionnaire that you each take on your own.
In the first session, we develop a biographical and relationship profile. Between the first and second sessions, you take the assessment which will be explained and discussed during the remaining sessions.
The goal is to help you develop strategies and skills to avoid future conflicts and create greater understanding, love, and intimacy in your relationships. Don’t worry we will always create time to address any immediate concerns and cover what is most important to you.
The Gottman Method Marriage Assessment
The Gottman Marriage Assessment is the first step toward finding real healing and progress in your marriage. It consists of four sessions with an extensive on-line assessment completed between these sessions.
Session 1: 90 minute conjoint session with you and a qualified counselor
Session 2 & 3: 50 minute sessions where the counselor meets individually with each partner.
Session 4: 50 minute session where the results of the assessment are given and a clear strategy is presented for improving the relationship.
Watch this short video to hear how the Gottman Marriage Therapy works.
We also provide Family Counseling for families that are struggling with a variety of issues including:
- Conflict Resolution
- Work/Life/Family Balance
- Child Discipline
- Spiritual Direction