CREATED FOR CONNECTION A Relationship Education Retreat for Couples
- Understand the science of love
- Control negative “dances”/interactional cycles that often result in despair or confusion
- Understand how our emotions and relationship needs can hijack our attempts for connection
- Shape a positive loving bond to increase connection, safety, and appreciation in your relationship
Based on the book Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love By Dr. Sue Johnson
Hold Me Tight® is a registered trademark of Sue Johnson
WHERE: Prescott Relationship Center – 1580 Plaza West Drive, Prescott, AZ 86303
WHEN: Saturday,September 16th and Sunday, September 17th, 2017 (9:00am – 5:00pm) with lunch on your own each day at noon.
REGISTRATION FEE: $499 per couple ($399 per couple for active duty military, veterans, and teachers in need) and includes two days of instruction, retreat packet, light refreshments). Scholarships also available for couples in need.
Limited to eight couples. Please note, retreat will be canceled if minimum registration numbers are not met. You will be notified by e-mail of any cancellation.
Keith has extensive experience working with diverse clients in a variety of settings including social service agencies, in-home therapy, college counseling centers, in-patient psychiatric hospitals, and crisis clinics. He has served in a variety of teaching and administrative positions in higher education. In working with clients, Keith maintains a focus on affect regulation and attachment issues, as well as a systems orientation to client concerns. Keith has a passion for working with couples and has extensive training in the most empirically validated couples therapy, emotionally focused couples therapy. He has conducted workshops on a variety of topics, but trains therapists most frequently on counselor ethics and the use of emotionally focused couples therapy. Keith currently serves on the AZBBHE Academic Review Committee for Marriage and Family Therapy. He earned his Bachelor’s in Psychology from Arizona State University and his Masters and Ph.D. in Marriage and Family Therapy from Purdue University.
Sherrina Johnson, M.S., Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist at the Prescott Relationship Center
Sherrina has experienced growing up in a Navy family, joining active duty Navy herself, spouse of active duty, divorce, single mom, and joining civilian life as a veteran. She has experience as a counselor for residential at risk youth, inpatient/outpatient medical hospital setting, hospice, equine facilitated psychotherapy, community mental health, and now private practice. She has dedicated her life to enriching others’ experiences the most effective way she knows how, through our relationships with the most important people in our lives. Backed by decades of extensive research, the two main evidenced based treatment methods she utilizes are the Gottman Method and Emotionally Focused Therapy. Sherrina earned her Masters of Science in Marriage and Family Counseling/Therapy from Capella University and her Bachelor’s of Arts in Psychology from Thomas Edison State College.