2 1/2-Day Couples Intensive Retreat

Finally, a 2-1/2 Day Intensive Designed To Help You and Your Partner Respect, Connect and Fall in Love Again

This personalized approach is for people who want the best Couples Therapy available and for those who really want to focus on their relationship.

This Couples Intensive is especially helpful if:

      • You have the same argument over and over again and you can’t get out of the loop.
      • Your relationship has reached a tipping point and you’re concerned. You want to do something now to keep things from getting worse.
      • You love your partner, yet you’re thinking about separation or divorce and you want to get off that slippery slope.
      • An emotional or physical affair decimated your relationship and you want to trust or be trusted again.
      • You want to start a new conversation. You want to communicate differently.
      • You don’t understand how you got from there to here….and you’re ready for a change.

This Intensive is not a group effort. It’s designed especially for you and your partner using a protocol that is science based and highly effective.

This program is accelerated and we’ll move quickly from
big picture to your specific issue(s)
and I’m with you every step of the way.

We cover about 8 weeks of couples therapy in 12-14 hours within 2 ½ days. During this time I see no other clients and take no calls or emails because I am 100% devoted to you, your partner and your relationship. I am fully present for the process we will be going through together.

Here are the Three Relationship Essentials we’re going to accomplish:

      • Identify your relationship’s negative patterns
      • Initiate authentic, heart-opening communication
      • Move you and your partner toward a safe connection

You and your partner will start re-creating a special connection…..what I like to call a sacred space.

“Anne has a kind, effective and balanced approach with couples. She’s gentle but firm about making each person work on their own issues.”

Emotional safety and connection show up differently in any relationship. In the most basic and universal terms, it means being:

— Seen
— Heard
— Appreciated
— Understood
— Valued

…by the person who means the most to you.

It takes a very special person to participate in this kind of intense and focused approach.

You’ll need to be willing to take yourself off the grid for a few days and commit to giving yourself, your relationship….and your partner….your full attention.

I invite you to consider if this is right for you. If you and your partner think you would like to get started, here are a few steps to take:

        • Schedule a phone conversation to determine if this is a good fit. You can do this by completing the Contact Form on our website or calling directly at 704-319-5593.
        • If it seems like a good fit, there’s an application process that’s simple and straightforward.  It helps me learn more about you and understand your situation better.  I want to be sure this work will be helpful to you.
        • If your application is accepted we’ll look at calendars together, find a date and schedule your Couples Intensive Retreat.

NOTE:  After your retreat is on the calendar, you will be responsible for making your travel arrangements and hotel reservations. If you are local and do not need hotel accommodations we will discuss details during the application process.

Once you arrive, here’s what to expect:

The Day Before the Intensive Begins

Check into your hotel and have a good night’s rest.

Day 1

Breakfast is included in your hotel accommodations. Enjoy a nourishing meal and a steaming hot cup of coffee or tea.

We also recommend a walk, easy jog or gentle work-out.

Then we’ll meet in my office at 9:00 am and work until noon.

Lunch will be arranged for you at a nearby restaurant or at your hotel where you can rest.  This is highly recommended.

We’ll meet again in my office at 2:00 pm and work until 4:00 pm or until we’re done.

You will be on your own in the evening to enjoy dinner with your partner, do some homework and rest.

Day 2

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. We will meet in my office at 9:00 am and work until noon.

We will also arrange for your lunch at a nearby restaurant or at your hotel and I encourage a mid-day rest.

We’ll reconvene in my office at 2:00 pm and work until 4:00 pm or until we’re done. You’ll be on your own in the evening again to enjoy dinner with your partner, do some homework and rest.

Day 3

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel.  Then we’ll meet in my office from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm to summarize our work and prepare for your departure.

By the end of the Intensive, some couples have what they need and find their work complete. Others make arrangements for continuing their work with me via Skype or periodic in-person visits.  In other cases, we help arrange for continuing work with another competent EFT Couples Therapist in your area. Together, we will decide the best course of action before your departure.

I know how valuable your relationship is to you and how much you want a new dynamic with your partner so we will be laser focused on getting results.

To recap, here’s what you can expect and what to take into consideration as you decide if this program is right for you:

      • I conduct a thorough application process to be sure this is a good fit for you and your partner.
      • If it’s a good fit, we’ll look at calendars together and schedule your Couples Intensive Retreat.
      • 1 – Pre-Intensive Phone / Skype interview
      • 2-½ Days of uninterrupted time with me consisting of 12-14 hours of Couples Therapy
      • Gift cards from nearby establishments to cover your lunches and daytime snacks. (Dean & Deluca, Panera Bread and Starbucks.)
      • 1 – Post-Intensive Phone / Skype consult

You will be responsible for your travel arrangements, hotel accommodations, car rental and evening meals, as well as any entertainment or recreational expenses i.e., golf or spa treatments. If you need some hotel suggestions, please let us know. There are several nearby hotels to choose from.

Anne may be available to travel to your area to conduct a Couples Intensive Retreat. Additional fees would apply for travel and lodging.

Payment Terms:

For all Intensives, half of the fee is due when you reserve the date and the balance is due 24 hours before the Intensive begins. If, for any reason you decide to cancel, your deposit is fully refundable up to 15 days prior to the scheduled start date, less a $250 administrative fee.  If you cancel less than 15 days prior to the scheduled start date, your deposit will be carried over and applied to a rescheduled time.

We have negotiated a special rate for our retreats with the Hampton Inn at Phillips Place, which is a short 10-minute drive from our Cotswold office. 

Hampton Inn & SuitesHampton-Inn
SouthPark at Phillips Place
6700 Phillips Place Court
Charlotte, NC 28210
Phone: 704-319-5700

For more information and to discuss your situation or to begin the interview process, please contact my assistant Lynne by completing the form below.

Get Started Today

Just call 704-319-5593 or simply fill out this form
and we’ll contact you within 24 hours or the next business day.

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