When someone is saying what they think or feel is true for them, I encourage couples to assume their partner...
Rediscover Happiness in Your Relationship
Dispel Miscommunications that Cause Marital Tensions
Increase the Pleasure of Spending Time With Your Partner
Clearly Articulate Your Emotions
Heighten Emotional Intimacy
Further Develop an Early-Stage Relationship
Develop Skills to Communicate Clearly and Effectively
TRANSFORM YOUR RELATIONSHIP TO NEWFOUND LEVELS OF HAPPINESS
Conflicts in relationships are rarely about the issues, but stem from how couples or partners talk about the issues. In marriage, relationship, and business counseling sessions we actively work with you to learn new ways to communicate by focusing our efforts on the detection of repetitive patterns that create unresolved problems in any relationship. With the application of these skills, couples can talk successfully about anything, leading to a more lasting and fulfilling relationship.
Experience ways to find renewed happiness and rebuild the emotional connection in your marriage.
Engage in methods to encourage respectful and mutually compassionate interactions that help resolve conflicts.
Build communication skills to enhance relationships and offer a greater level of collaboration and responsiveness to customer needs.
The Seven Principles Program for Couples
The Seven Principles Program for Couples is a one day workshop based on the internationally acclaimed research of Dr. John Gottman as presented in his New York Times bestselling book—The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work. This educational workshop is designed to help couples improve their friendship and conflict management skills. The Seven Principles Program includes lectures and private couple exercises. Participants will not share their personal problems in front of others. Registration includes the book The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work and two workbooks.
About Relationship Resources
A number of therapists do marriage counseling, but very few are trained in it, and even fewer exclusively see couples in their practice.
Dr. Richard Rein, Ph.D. is the founder of Relationship Resources and co-founder of the Center for Integrative Counseling and Wellness. He is a licensed psychologist, certified Gottman method couples therapist, and marriage counseling expert. Dr. Rein has written a book that guides couples on developing skills and strategies to renew their relationships.
Relationship Resources’ counseling methods are based on training with Dr. John Gottman, the top marriage counselor and researcher in the country. Dr. Rein has shared these methods with thousands of couples and taught to many other couples’ therapists.
Throughout three decades of practice, Relationship Resources has provided research driven, specialized counseling for couples and partners.
Relationship Resources’ counseling approach is based on the science of communication. We work with you to identify repetitive patterns and detect intricate subtleties that create communication setbacks and unresolved problems in marriages and relationships.
Our method is what differentiates us from other therapists and has been very successful in improving and saving troubled relationships.
Successful Communication Techniques
From the start, couples receive a manual written by Dr. Rein that summarizes the research on how successful couples communicate.
Feedback and Guidance
Together we change how you communicate in sessions, receiving lots of feedback and guidance.
Restore and Rebuild
If your previous conversations escalated or even stopped occurring, new ways of communicating will restore friendship and rebuild emotional connection.
The Divorce Prevention Handbook
For expert relationship advice and real-life relationship examples, read Dr. Richard Rein’s book: The Divorce Prevention Handbook: A Practical Guide for Saving Marriages.The handbook is filled with invaluable insights that will guide you in developing the skills necessary to communicate with your partner in positive, more productive ways. The guide details – in clear, easy-to-follow language – skills and strategies that you can use to renew your relationship and return to a successful, happy marriage.
Chapter topics include:
- You Treat Strangers Better Than Me
- You Don’t Hear Me
- It’s Your Fault
- You’re Not My Parent
- It Seems So Minor, But…
- What Do You Mean You Can’t Change?
- Relationship Under Repair
Relationship Resources Blog Posts
Each day my life is enriched by listening to and guiding couples as they bring their raw experiences to sessions and we try to make sense of difficult times. Through these blog posts, I hope to give readers a snapshot of our work including examples of the real issues that people bring, and how we can find meaning and a path out together. Their identities will be protected, but each experience is real. Because relationships are complex, my role is to help couples share their experiences while providing a conceptual road map to understand their experiences, finding a way out of the woods of painful experiences. The blog will share stories and concepts; I hope it provides hope, insight and richness to each reader’s own journey.
When I work with most couples, meeting every other week seems to be the right frequency. It’s enough time to...
Donna was thrilled by her accomplishment. She was developing a new company policy that her colleagues doubted would ever be...
When I first started couples counseling with Bruce and Lauren, their 14-year-old daughter asked her mother, “Do you still love...
Caroline yearns to share with her husband Rob—her struggles with her mother, transitions in friendships, and worries in general. Her...
Rachel had felt alone in her relationship for years, experiencing the relationship as one-sided. She supported her husband Dan but didn’t get the same in return.
Liz asked Jim to do something for her and Jim reluctantly complied. Picking up on his resistance, she later asked,...
The following sweet dialogue was sent to me by one of my clients. Source unknown. Wife: “I love you!” Husband:...
Mike was struggling to stay asleep. His wife Mary recently purchased a FitBit to monitor her health, including sleep patterns....
I was recently at a presentation by the Samaritans on suicide prevention. They said their volunteers are taught not to...
I met Christina and Brad for their first session and gathered information about their relationship. In our second meeting, we...
Todd and Casey were building an addition to their house. Todd was content with the house as it was, but...