Couples Workshops

We offer Hold Me Tight® Workshop for Couples and the Hold Me Tight Workshop for Therapists and Their Partners.

These workshops are based on Dr. Sue Johnson’s empirically and evidenced-based Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) and her best-selling book, Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love. EFT has met outstanding success in helping couples improve their relationships and the research on workshop format is coming out strong too. The Hold Me Tight workshop has been heralded in many scientific journals and other professional publications.

             Because as humans, we are hard-wired to connect to others, especially romantically, we bond in relationships often in ways we don’t understand. Love relationships can be a wonderful and exhilarating experience. And other times, a source of pain and discouragement. This workshop is designed to help partners understand more clearly their own and their partner’s deepest emotions that are often hidden, unexpressed, or misunderstood and frequently fuel negative interactions. EFT helps make it safe for partners to express their their experience be more and learn to stay in difficult conversations so they can come through them together, accessible, responsive, and engaged to each other. This process strengths the relationship. The Hold Me Tight® (HMT) program brings all of the elements of EFT into an exciting, safe, validating, and fun learning experience. The tools and experiences you will obtain will continue to influence you long after the workshop concludes.

Upcoming couple seminars and workshops:

Rancho Santa Fe, CA (North County San Diego) – July 29-30, 2017
Hold Me Tight® Couples Workshop
Facilitated by Dr. Diana Weiss-Wisdom
For more information and registration Click Here.

San Diego, CA – August 4-5, 2017
Hold Me Tight Couples Retreat
Facilitated by Wanda Garner
For more information and registration Click Here.

Stockholm, Sweden – Sept. 8-9, 2017
Hold Me Tight for Therapists and Their Partners.
Facilitated by Dr. Rebecca Jorgensen
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San Diego, CA – October 20-21, 2017
Hold Me Tight Couples Retreat
Facilitated by Wanda Garner
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San Diego, CA – Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2017
Hold Me Tight for Christian Couples
Facilitated by Kathryn de Bruin and Kimberly Sandstrom
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*Alliant International University is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Alliant International University maintains responsibility for the program and its content.  Alliant International University is approved by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences to provide continuing education for MFTs and LCSWs(provider #PCE234). Alliant International University is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing to provide continuing education for Nurses (provider #CEP11235).