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Couples Workshop: Communication Killers and How to Avoid Them

Do you ever feel like you spend way too much time arguing with your partner, only to realize after that you still feel like they don’t understand you?

If so, Communication Killers and How to Avoid Them is the perfect workshop for you. Throughout the two hour conversation, learn how to avoid contempt, criticism, stonewalling, and defensiveness in your relationship. Through years of research, Dr. John Gottman has labeled these four subjects the 4 horsemen of the apocalypse of relationships. Using Gottman’s research, Rosann and Nick will then teach you how to effectively and efficiently communicate with your partner.

Class Schedule:

This workshop is scheduled for Friday, March 22nd from 6-8pm.

Call to Sign up: 616.929.0248

Is Communication Killers and How to Avoid Them Right For You And Your Partner?

Here are a few questions to help you in evaluating if this workshop would be beneficial to you and your partner.

    • Do you feel like you and your partner are always at odds?
    • Have you found yourself raising your voice or name calling out of frustration?
    • Do you often feel misunderstood?
    • Do you feel like you’re constantly repeating yourself to your partner?
    • Are you looking for a way to get “unstuck”?
  • Do you feel attacked by your partner at times?

If you answered yes to any of these questions then give us a call or schedule a time to visit with one of our workshop therapists.

How Can The Couples Workshop Experience Help?

In two hours, you will learn how to:

    • Identify the 4 Horsemen of the Apocalypse in your relationship
    • Combat negative tendencies and patterns
    • Learn to create more positive interactions and patterns with your partner
    • Begin difficult conversations with your partner
    • Build a culture of appreciation and respect in your relationship
  • Identify when to take a break

Questions you may have about Couples Counseling workshop:

  • Should both partners attend?
    • Yes, we believe better results will be achieved while attending the workshop together.
    • How many people are will be at the workshop?
      • The group size will be kept 5 couples (10 people max)
  • What if we are not married?
    • This group is for any couples in a relationship, whether you’re at the dating stage, cohabiting, engaged, or married. We also welcome couples from the LGBTQA+ community.
  • What happens if the weather is too bad to attend?
    • We will work on rescheduling the workshop for a time that fits the group.

Space is limited.