Hold Me Tight® Relationship Enhancement Workshop
Jun
9
9:00 AM09:00

Hold Me Tight® Relationship Enhancement Workshop

  • 205 South 5th Street Leavenworth, KS, 66048 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS
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Based on the book by Dr. Sue Johnson

The ideas presented in this workshop are based on the work of Dr. Sue Johnson and her model, Emotionally Focused Therapy.  Emotionally Focused Therapy has been shown in research studies to reduce distress in 70-75% of couples and 90% of those couples have reported significant improvement.  

Goals for the workshop

Better understanding of the science of romantic love and an understanding of the moves and moments that create a meaningful relationship

Better understanding of your own and your partner's emotional needs and wants

Be able to identify and change negative interactions that create distance and emotional pain between you and your partner

Be able to change the negative interactions into positive interactions that create connection, security and safety in your relationship

Workshop Format

You will learn though presentation, group discussion, video presentation of couples and private conversation with your partner with optional assistance from your facilitator. 

The following conversations will be presented:

  • Recognizing Demon Dialogues
  • Hold Me Tight

Investment

$150 per couple

The following are included in the workshop registration fee:

  • Class instruction
  • Class handouts including conversation exericises
  • Assistance during private conversation time
  • Snacks

Couples and singles of all backgrounds, stages of life, faiths and sexual orientation are welcome to join the workshop.

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Hold Me Tight® Let Me Go: A Program for Families with Teens
Apr
27
to Apr 28

Hold Me Tight® Let Me Go: A Program for Families with Teens

The Hold Me Tight® Let Me Go Workshop is designed to help you and your teen stop the cycle of conflict and change the conflict into secure bonding.  In this workshop, you will:

  • better understand secure family connections - the critical moves that define a relationship between teens and caregivers
  • better understand your own and your family members' emotional responses and needs
  • be able to describe and control negative interactions that create pain and distance
  • be able to share the positive moment of reaching and responding that create secure bonds

The workshop will be presented by Jessica Schroeder, Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist.  Jessica is Certified in Emotionally Focused Therapy, the foundational model of the Hold Me Tight® Program.  Jessica will be assisted by Coulter Somes, Marriage and Family Therapist Intern. 

The Hold Me Tight® Let Me Go Program was developed by Drs. Nancy and Paul Aikin and is based on the Hold Me Tight® Program by Dr. Sue Johnson.

Workshop registration includes presentation, materials, lunch on Saturday and snacks both days.  Accommodations are not included.  Registration is for one family (defined as two adults and one adolescent).  

Parents/Caregivers will attend on Friday evening (5pm to 8:30pm) to begin to understand the attachment relationship between you and your teen.  Teens will join us on Saturday (9am to 5pm) and we will continue to explore the causes of conflict and how you and your teen can work together to decrease conflict and increase secure bonding.  

Workshop will be held at the Home2 Suites by Hilton in historic downtown Leavenworth, Kansas.  Accommodations are available. 

Families of all backgrounds, stages of life, faiths and sexual orientation are welcome to join the workshop.

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Hold Me Tight® Relationship Enhancement Workshop
Jan
13
9:00 AM09:00

Hold Me Tight® Relationship Enhancement Workshop

  • 205 South 5th Street Leavenworth, KS, 66048 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Based on the book by Dr. Sue Johnson

The ideas presented in this workshop are based on the work of Dr. Sue Johnson and her model, Emotionally Focused Therapy.  Emotionally Focused Therapy has been shown in research studies to reduce distress in 70-75% of couples and 90% of those couples have reported significant improvement.  

Goals for the workshop

Better understanding of the science of romantic love and an understanding of the moves and moments that create a meaningful relationship

Better understanding of your own and your partner's emotional needs and wants

Be able to identify and change negative interactions that create distance and emotional pain between you and your partner

Be able to change the negative interactions into positive interactions that create connection, security and safety in your relationship

Workshop Format

You will learn though presentation, group discussion, video presentation of couples and private conversation with your partner with optional assistance from your facilitator. 

The following conversations will be presented:

  • Recognizing Demon Dialogues
  • Hold Me Tight

Investment

$150 per couple

The following are included in the workshop registration fee:

  • Class instruction
  • Class handouts including conversation exericises
  • Assistance during private conversation time
  • Snacks

Couples and singles of all backgrounds, stages of life, faiths and sexual orientation are welcome to join the workshop.

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Hold Me Tight® Relationship Enhancement Workshop
Nov
18
9:00 AM09:00

Hold Me Tight® Relationship Enhancement Workshop

  • 205 South 5th Street Leavenworth, KS, 66048 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Based on the book by Dr. Sue Johnson

The ideas presented in this workshop are based on the work of Dr. Sue Johnson and her model, Emotionally Focused Therapy.  Emotionally Focused Therapy has been shown in research studies to reduce distress in 70-75% of couples and 90% of those couples have reported significant improvement.  

Goals for the workshop

Better understanding of the science of romantic love and an understanding of the moves and moments that create a meaningful relationship

Better understanding of your own and your partner's emotional needs and wants

Be able to identify and change negative interactions that create distance and emotional pain between you and your partner

Be able to change the negative interactions into positive interactions that create connection, security and safety in your relationship

Workshop Format

You will learn though presentation, group discussion, video presentation of couples and private conversation with your partner with optional assistance from your facilitator. 

The following conversations will be presented:

  • Recognizing Demon Dialogues
  • Hold Me Tight

Investment

$150 per couple

The following are included in the workshop registration fee:

  • Class instruction
  • Class handouts including conversation exericises
  • Assistance during private conversation time
  • Snacks

Couples and singles of all backgrounds, stages of life, faiths and sexual orientation are welcome to join the workshop.

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Hold Me Tight® Relationship Enhancement Workshop
Oct
7
9:00 AM09:00

Hold Me Tight® Relationship Enhancement Workshop

  • 205 South 5th Street Leavenworth, KS, 66048 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Based on the book by Dr. Sue Johnson

The ideas presented in this workshop are based on the work of Dr. Sue Johnson and her model, Emotionally Focused Therapy.  Emotionally Focused Therapy has been shown in research studies to reduce distress in 70-75% of couples and 90% of those couples have reported significant improvement.  

Goals for the workshop

Better understanding of the science of romantic love and an understanding of the moves and moments that create a meaningful relationship

Better understanding of your own and your partner's emotional needs and wants

Be able to identify and change negative interactions that create distance and emotional pain between you and your partner

Be able to change the negative interactions into positive interactions that create connection, security and safety in your relationship

Workshop Format

You will learn though presentation, group discussion, video presentation of couples and private conversation with your partner with optional assistance from your facilitator. 

The following conversations will be presented:

  • Recognizing Demon Dialogues
  • Hold Me Tight

Investment

$150 per couple

The following are included in the workshop registration fee:

  • Class instruction
  • Class handouts including conversation exericises
  • Assistance during private conversation time
  • Snacks

Couples and singles of all backgrounds, stages of life, faiths and sexual orientation are welcome to join the workshop.

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Nip Anxiety in the Bud
Aug
7
7:00 PM19:00

Nip Anxiety in the Bud

Only 5% of the population does not struggle with anxiety and worry.  It doesn't take a rocket scientist to know that 95% of us do struggle...so who couldn't use some coping skills? In this workshop, you will be able to: 

  • Identify the anxiety / worry spiral versus the panic spiral
  • Learn why coping skills sometimes do not work
  • Learn how to use post-it notes to combat anxiety and worry
  • Learn three other effective strategies for nipping anxiety in the bud
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3 Mistakes Couples Make When Arguing (And How To Fix Them)
Jun
19
7:00 PM19:00

3 Mistakes Couples Make When Arguing (And How To Fix Them)

Every couple argues.  Some couples get through it without much damage to their relationship...but some don't.   Let's talk about how to argue well.  Join me and learn about the three patterns that damage your relationship.  In this workshop,  you will be able to:

  • Identify the three patterns of disconnection
  • Identify protesting and withdrawing behaviors
  • Identify your own pattern of disconnection
  • Identify more connecting responses and a new pattern for arguments
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My Top 5 Favorite Parenting Strategies
Mar
27
6:00 PM18:00

My Top 5 Favorite Parenting Strategies

In this one hour workshop, you will learn about my top five favorite parenting strategies. Participants will be able to:

  • Identify why traditional parenting techniques (yelling, spanking, time-outs) do not work.

  • Identify strategies to implement before consequences are needed.

  • Identify when to use a consequence and when not to use a consequence. 

  • Identify appropriate strategies to get desired behaviors from your child.

 

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Hold Me Tight® Relationship Enhancement Workshop
Mar
15
2:00 PM14:00

Hold Me Tight® Relationship Enhancement Workshop

Based on the book by Dr. Sue Johnson

The ideas presented in this workshop are based on the work of Dr. Sue Johnson and her model, Emotionally Focused Therapy.  Emotionally Focused Therapy has been shown in research studies to reduce distress in 70-75% of couples and 90% of those couples have reported significant improvement.  

Goals for the workshop

Better understanding of the science of romantic love and an understanding of the moves and moments that create a meaningful relationship

Better understanding of your own and your partner's emotional needs and wants

Be able to identify and change negative interactions that create distance and emotional pain between you and your partner

Be able to change the negative interactions into positive interactions that create connection, security and safety in your relationship

Workshop Format

You will learn though presentation, group discussion, video presentation of couples and private conversation with your partner with optional assistance from your facilitator. 

The following conversations will be presented:

  • Recognizing Demon Dialogues
  • Finding Raw Spots
  • Hold Me Tight
  • Forgiving Injuries
  • Bonding Through Sex and Touch
  • Keeping Your Love Alive

Investment

$299 per couple

The following are included in the workshop registration fee:

  • Class instruction
  • Class handouts including conversation exericises
  • Assistance during private conversation time
  • Lunch and snacks

Couples and singles of all backgrounds, stages of life, faiths and sexual orientation are welcome to join the workshop.

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