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 private 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 are 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 are ready for a change.

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

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

We cover 8 – 10 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 and key responses
      • Initiate authentic, heart-opening communication between you
      • Move you and your partner toward a safe connection and secure bond

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 every 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 will 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 program 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 brief phone conversation to determine if this is a good fit. You can do this by completing the Contact Form or calling directly at 704-319-5593.
        • If you want to proceed, there’s a 90 minute Pre-Intensive Skype or In-Office interview and  application process that’s simple and straightforward.  It helps me learn more about you and understand your situation better.  It’s also an opportunity for you to discuss your issues as well as your goals and objectives. We 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:  Once your retreat is on the calendar, you will be responsible for making travel arrangements and hotel reservations. If you are local and do not want hotel accommodations we will discuss details during the application process.

When we get started, 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 will 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 will meet again in my office at 2:00 pm and work until 4:00 pm or until we are 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 will reconvene in my office at 2:00 pm and work until 4:00 pm or until we are done. You will 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 will meet in my office from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm to summarize our work and prepare for closure and 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, especially if you are from out of town, 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 is what you can expect and what to take into consideration as you decide if this program is right for you:

      • I conduct a thorough interview and application process to be sure this is a good fit for you and your partner.
      • If it is a good fit, we will look at calendars together and schedule your Couples Intensive Retreat.
      • 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.

I may be available to travel to your area to conduct a private 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.

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