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7P Couples Workshop

Registration Includes: 
(8) weekly 90-minute workshop sessions, New York Times Best Selling book, Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work by John Gottman, Ph.D. and Nan Silver, two (2) Seven Principles Couples Guides


Workshop Cancellation Policy:

A full refund minus a $50 processing fee will be given if notice is received at least two weeks prior to scheduled workshop date.  For cancellations thereafter, you will receive credit good for one full year that you can use to attend a later class.

The Seven Principles Workshop (7P) is a marriage enrichment workshop based on John Gottman, PhD’s New York Times best-selling book, Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work. If you are interested in learning what is needed to maintain a happy, healthy, satisfying relationship, then this workshop is for you. This psycho-educational workshop provides structure, motivation, and accountability to work through materials found in the 7 Principles book. Often, it is encouraging to be with other couples who are working to improve their relationships. The workshop is lighthearted and less threatening than therapy but could serve as a bridge to couples therapy if needed. It can help couples articulate goals, expectations, and time frames for working on their relationship in a positive way. 

This workshop combines teaching and demonstrations with one-on-one work sessions where you and your partner focus on your relationship. This is NOT group counseling.


Who can benefit from this workshop:

This workshop is intended for couples who are in a committed relationship and wish to enhance as well as enrich their relationship.

  • Couples contemplating engagement,

  • Pre-marital couples,

  • Newlyweds,

  • Couples who wish to enhance a good marriage,

  • Couples free of emotional or physical abuse,

  • If mental health diagnosis is present, it is stable,

  • Couples free of drugs and alcohol,

  • Couples free of serious compulsive behaviors with gambling and sexual acting out.


Couples will learn to: 

  • Build and share a deeper connection with each other,

  • Identify your relationship's specific strengths and how to build on them,

  • Use the Fondness and Admiration System to renew, respect and care for one another,

  • Manage and resolve conflict in more effective ways,

  • Break through and resolve conflict gridlock,

  • Learn how to repair the relationship after a fight,

  • Recognize and respond to bids for emotional connection,

  • Be open to influence,

  • Maintain your relationship,

  • Support and cultivate each other’s dreams and aspirations.

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