PREMARITAL COUNSELING

HIGH VALUE

Premarital education has been found to reduce the rate of divorce by 30%.

Melinda utilizes the #1 couples assessment tool which will provide insights that bring into focus the conversation that result in forward movement-building strength as individuals and as a couple.

EASY PROCESS

As each couple is unique, their needs vary. Using a personalized  assessment allows Melinda to tailor the enrichment process to your specific relationship needs. Therefore focusing on the topics that will be the greatest benefit to you.

PREPARE

Planning for marriage is not just about planning for an amazing wedding. It is about creating a strong foundation on which to build the rest of your life. Its about reaching a greater understanding of your relationship and gaining knowledge to sustain a fulfilling life-long marriage.

Practice makes perfect , and its true when it comes to marriage. Premarital enrichment provides you with a safe context to learn and practice healthy relational and communication based habits that will propel you forward in developing  a lasting and vibrant emotional connection over time.

ENRICH

Here at Officiant ATL, I am dedicated to not only ensuring couples have a memorable ceremony, but  providing resources that will help couples prepare to make their marriages go the distance.

As a Certified Facilitator, I proudly utilize the Prepare-Enrich Program. Prepare-Enrich is a comprehensive customized assessment that identifies a couples strength and growth areas and lays the ground work for each session. It is one of the most widely used programs for premarital and marital education. Over the last 30 years the Prepare-Enrich relationship assessment has empowered and energized more than 4 million couples!

RELATIONSHIP BUILDING

This marriage investment is more than just a formality. It is a tool that will bring awareness and understanding. The skill building sessions are designed to strengthen your relationship. Our goal will be to:

  • Learn and practice communication skills

  • Identify strength and growth areas

  • Work on financial management

  • Navigate conflicts respectively

  • Identify and cope with major stressors

  • Develop a more balanced relationship

  • Compare family backgrounds

  • Explore sexual expectations

  • Understand personality differences and maximize teamwork

It is my mission to help couples accomplish these goals in a supportive, respectful, and a relaxed manner.

IN PERSON OR REMOTE SESSIONS

Meet with me at my Riverdale office or from the comfort of your own home, via virtual sessions.

Counseling Availability:

Mon-Thurs Evenings

Saturday Mornings

Sunday Afternoons

 

Contact me for scheduling

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