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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.
Sharon and Bob were feeling distressed about moving. When Sharon vented her stress, Bob thought her irritation was being directed...
Successful couples know how to discuss issues without escalating. If they do escalate, they may be able to repair conflict...
Over the weekend, Jessica agreed that she would call the contractor on Monday. When Tony asked about it on Tuesday,...
During the pandemic, a number of couples doubted the efficacy of telehealth. Some couples who I saw pre-pandemic chose not...
Now that Ed was working from home, Denise asked him to help out with the kids for an hour a...
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Keri had just lost her job and Adam was concerned. Keri had a history of depression and he thought this...
Brandon and Gayle were talking about their weekly struggles in couples counseling when Gayle said, “You think you’re better than...
Despite the amount of time they were at home with each other, Phil and Cynthia felt disconnected. Typically Cynthia expressed...
Michael and Eileen talked with each other in couples counseling about how to reconnect. They acknowledged that they weren’t eating...
Despite spending a lot of time together during the COVID-19 pandemic, Eileen and Michael were feeling disconnected. In fact, Eileen...