You have low levels of satisfaction and often struggle with many areas of your relationship. You are lacking awareness of your strength areas and growth opportunities as a couple to effect meaningful change. You lack the skills and tools necessary to effectively communicate and manage conflict. You may already be considering whether or not to stay together. Critical growth areas in your relationship must be addressed in order to reduce turmoil and restore harmony.
Entrepreneur couples and couples in business together face unique dymanics in their relationships - when your life partner is also your business partner, how do you balance the two? Couples where each is an entrepreneur with their own enterprise also face similar struggles associated with life balance, financial unpredictability, household and parenting expectations, and even competition. Integrate your work lives with your relationship and clarify your roles and expectations through coaching.
Gain a unique understanding of your parenting styles and the root of your parenting stress, or, prepare with your partner for the adoption or foster parenting journey. Assess expectations and satisfaction. Gain insight into relationship dynamics and family systems. Improve communication and conflict resolution. Learn to create a balanced parenting style. Increase your self-confidence as well as your confidence in one another.
This program is inclusive and appropriate for couples of all faiths, genders, orientations, and chosen partnership lifestyle. I pride myself on providing my clients with a non-judgmental and culturally competent coaching experience.
Your relationship and family are too important to "wait and see" if things will change or get better over time. The only way to experience change or improvement in your life as a couple is to create it.
Did you know...?
Society naturally expects that it takes "work", or knowing how to "play the game", in order to attract a partner, but the knowledge, skills and tools necessary to attract a High-Value partner and to keep a relationship alive and thriving for the long-term are often ignored or assumed.
The GREAT news is that the knowledge, skills and tools we need in order to attract and keep a high-value partnership can be taught and learned - and the impact not only lasts a lifetime but it is passed on from generation to generation!
Just as unhealthy, negative and abusive relationship patterns and behaviors are often learned and passed on to the next generation, so are healthy relationship patterns and behaviors. This is your Relationship Legacy - it gets created over a lifetime and you leave it behind for your children, family and community. Are you creating your legacy with intention and purpose?
Couples tend to seek counseling only after the relationship is in trouble and by then, there may have already been severe emotional damage or it may even be too late. Many therapists will no longer work with a couple under these circumstances.
According to some researchers, approximately 25% of couples who receive marriage therapy report that their relationship is worse two years after ending therapy, and up to 38% of couples who receive marriage therapy get divorced within four years of completion. Sadly, almost 50% of all marriages in the United States will end in divorce or separation.
Many couples have tried therapy for a term much longer (9-12 mos) than the average foundational relationship coaching program (12 weeks) with little to no results or sustainable improvement over time. Traditional therapy is often focused on negative emotions and events from the past rather than redirecting the couple toward a vision for a new future together and creating an action plan to get there.
This does not take into account the number of couples who cannot bring themselves to try therapy because of, 1) the expense, 2) the perceived stigma, 3) cultural norms contrary to engagement in therapy - and many other valid personal reasons.
Disclaimer: Therapy with a licensed professional is always the best option in cases where there are unmanaged mental health concerns or diagnoses, relationship violence, or addiction.
As a coach, I will help you connect and achieve your desired outcomes together. In my relationship coaching practice, I offer a proactive, couple-centered approach that is in alignment with your own personal values and desired outcomes.
I help couples identify where they are now and guide them through a powerful coaching process to create a collaborate vision for the ideal future they desire to live together. We actively work toward moving your vision from idea to reality!
I utilize a powerful assessment tool that clearly and specifically identifies each couples unique strength and growth areas based on their responses to the questions. This assessment has been successfully utilized for over 40 years with over 4 Million couples! Using the assessment results, we clearly identify the couples strengths and growth areas. You'll clearly see what lies in the gap between where you are now and where you want to go. We focus on building the knowledge, skills and tools to CLOSE the gap, create new healthy habits, and heal past wounds.
I work 1:2 with each couple and 1:1 with each individual person, to provide personalized coaching and support.
Deepen your bond as a couple with this personalized snap shot of your relationship. Use the objective results to illuminate a clear understanding of yourselves and your relationship while developing confidence and relationship skills. This assessment provides you with a Clear Roadmap to understanding your partner.
More than 4,000,000 couples have prepared for marriage or enriched their relationship by taking the P/E assessment and working with a Certified Facilitator to unpack the results. The assessment itself has been proven to improve relationship satisfaction; however there is something extraordinary about the relationship a Facilitator develops with a couple that truly helps the couple grow more than they would on their own.
I am a champion for healthy relationships! I help couples identify their relationship strengths, gain understanding about the underlying dynamics that influence their communication, and then help couples develop skills to improve their growth areas. I work with each couple one-on-one and with each individual member one-on-one as well. Would you like to participate in a couples coaching program as a group with your friends, family, church or other organization? Contact me for details.
P/E adapts and reacts to the changing reality of relationships through continued research and development of assessment versions and resources.
P/E is one of the most widely researched assessment tools - it is the Global Standard. Professors and students at colleges and universities worldwide use the scales as a tool to conduct and evaluate their research. P/E continues to adapt and react to the changing reality of relationships through continued research and development of assessments and resources.
Assess satisfaction levels in 12 relationship categories. Gain personalized insights into relationship dynamics, commitment levels, personality, spiritual beliefs, and family systems.
This is a customized, strengths-oriented assessment with complementary skill-building exercises. The assessment provides us with a comprehensive view of your relationship to help us know where to start and enables me to focus our time on what you need the most as a couple.