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Hold Me Tight® Relationship Enhancement Workshop

  • Riverfront Community Center 123 S Esplanade Street Leavenworth, KS 66048 (map)

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


$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.