Congrats!!! You have found the one… Now it is time to protect the most precious person in your world. Finding the one is only half the battle. Insure your relationship by learning tools and skills to keep your love alive. Discover how your differences may get in the way and learn how to use these differences to your advantage. Every relationship has its challenges. Why not have the tools at the ready, so that things don’t go sour. I use tools such as the research based Prepare/Enrich Program (www.couplecheckup.com – hyperlink) to educate you about everything you need to know about each other. Other tools I use include Imago therapy, Attachment Somatic Experience Therapy and Gottman theory combined with structural family therapy.
- Relationship Skill building
- Joint Relationship expectations
- Build trust
- Work on your connection
- Conflict Resolution
- Leisure Time
- Family Dynamics
- Build your joint Vision
I came to see Micki because I just started dating a woman that I thought was the most beautiful woman in the world. I was freaked out because I didn’t want to “screw it up.” I had a history of suffering from depression and anxiety. Micki really helped me to hold myself together and see this woman, in a more realistic way so that I wouldn’t put her on a pedestal which would have completely destroyed the relationship. We have now been married for a year and have a baby together. We did some pre-marriage couples work with her so we could learn some tools and skills for how to work together. So grateful we did.Couple: Male, (35) Woman (28)
There is nothing worse than realizing you have made a huge mistake in marrying the wrong one. We had fun together when we were dating, but only realized after we had made a huge mistake. We felt like such failures as we tried so hard to keep pushing each other to keep going. It was only by working with Micki that we got to see that who we are as people just wouldn’t work long term as a couple. We are so grateful that we managed to get out of this relationship before complicating things by having children together. We now feel free to live our lives in a way that suits each of us individually. We have also learned what our true needs are so that we will choose partners who are better for us going forward.Couple: Male (28), Female (25)
We did the Prepare/Enrich workshop with Micki a year after we got married. We than did some couples work with Micki as we had some different ideas about our relationship expectations. Micki was very good at seeing both of our perspectives and not making us feel that she was taking sides. She enabled each of us to see what we needed to do differently to get the relationship in the best place possible.Couple: Male (32), Female (28)
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