Restore your connection.
Now, thanks to cutting-edge science, we know what goes wrong in love - and how to put it right!
Conversations for Connection is an educational workshop designed to help you build your relationship, protect your investment in each other, strengthen your connection and feel important and valued.
You will learn to use your energy and “not giving up” attitude to be the good example to your family you really want to be, and to keep you all together.
This program was developed by Dr. Sue Johnson, founder of Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT) and author of Hold Me Tight.
This Couples’ Workshop, led by Dr. Rebecca Jorgensen with marriage educator Tami Chelew, offers a safe and supportive opportunity to help you deepen your understanding of yourself and your partner, communicate better, solve the biggest problem you face together and deepen your closeness. No matter the stage of your relationship, married or not, this workshop will help you create a more loving bond with your partner.
The workshop will introduce you to the new science of love, how the design of your human brain impacts your relationship and how to use what often works against you to your advantage. You will learn to understand the real logic of emotion and how to use it for connection so you can stop worrying about if you’re going to stay together or not. Imagine feeling really secure again.
In addition to practice with your partner, you will see video examples of other couples and how they learned to improve their communication and strengthen their relationship.
You will learn how to:
Address stuck patterns and negative cycles
Make sense of your own emotions
Learn more about your partner’s inner world
Repair and forgive emotional injuries
Deepen your emotional and physical connection
Communicate to develop deeper understanding and closeness
Yes, there is hope for you to save your relationship, stop the nothing fights and heal your heart ache with love for each other.
Conversations for Connection, based on the up-to-date science of love, provides you with vital information, video presentations and private couple exercises so you will have the tools you need for a life time of love.
14 CEU’s available for some health professionals.
Day Date Times
1.5 hours of online pre-workshop instruction to do at your leisure to get ready for the workshop.
Friday June 21 9:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Saturday June 22 9:00 – 4:00 p.m.
About your facilitators:
Rebecca Jorgensen, PhD.
Dr. Rebecca Jorgensen
Becca is an Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) Supervisor and Trainer. She is the Director of the Training and Research Institute for Emotionally Focused Therapy at Alliant International University, and co-founder and director of the internationally recognized San Diego Center for EFT. These organizations focus on training and supervising therapists who want to learn how to provide excellent EFT couples therapy.
Dr Jorgensen works and co-presents with Dr. Sue Johnson, the Emotionally Focused Therapy originator and developer of the Hold Me Tight© Relationship Enhancement Program.
In addition to training therapists face-to-face throughout North America, New Zealand and Europe, Becca also specializes in distance and online education. Her online education programs are popular all around the globe.
Recognized as an expert on healing couple distress, couples and therapists travel from out of state and country to work directly with Dr. Jorgensen at these Hold Me Tight© Workshops, Intensive Couples Therapy and Professional Trainings. This “therapists’ therapist” is known for her presence, clarity, genuineness, warmth and empathy.
To learn more about Becca, visit her website: Living In Love/. Therapists you can learn more about her here.
Tami Chelew, M.A.
Tami Chelew, M.A., is a marriage educator. She is a locally recognized speaker on strengthening marriage and families and holds a master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. Tami has been involved with teaching and speaking on marriage and family relationship issues for the past 16 years. She speaks at different churches, professional therapist organizations, parenting groups, women’s events and couple retreats throughout the greater San Diego area and beyond. Tami has received advanced Emotionally Focused Therapy training and is an Associate Sexual Addiction Therapist (ASAT) through the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction. Tami has an active practice at the Alliant Couple and Family Clinic. She is married to her best friend Dan and they have two grown daughters.
To learn more about Tami, visit her website: Tami Chelew
Why Take This Workshop? This couples intensive educational workshop, Conversations for Connection, will help you improve your relationship from where-ever it is right now. You will learn new ways to communicate about your relationship issues so you can problem solve and develop a closer relationship. You will understand what our real needs are, as human beings, in close relationships. You will experience presentations, video demonstration and many exercises and dialogues with your partner. You will be supported by the workshop leaders and workshop helpers so you can leave knowing how to maintain the closeness and skills you gained during the workshop.
NOTE: This is an educational workshop and not therapy, we encourage you to seek therapy if you are in high relational distress.
Alliant International University
10455 Pomerado Rd
San Diego, California
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