Mona Barbera
Couples Workshops
No workshops scheduled at this time

  Attendance is limited to 13 couples.

What people have said about the workshops:

"Mona is highly skilled, authentic, connected, clear, and funny."

"The weekend really flew by. It was never boring!"

"The assistants are amazing and the make a great team approach to leadership. The small groups are great."

"We're getting along much better - and we have confidence that we can keep it that way!"

"This workshop is a gift to anyone struggling to make their relationship work - it provides a truly useful guide to improving intimate life."

What to expect:  Demonstrations and lectures, structured dialogues with your partner, small groups, and individual coaching throughout the weekend.

What you will learn:
- What to do when you feel hurt or disappointed
- How to meet the challenges of your particular relationship
- How to get through stress with connection and creativity

Who should attend: Whether you have a good relationship with a few repeating problems, or an almost-broken one, you will learn how to get through difficult times with renewed resources, confidence, and intimacy.  

Cost per couple:  $275-325 depending on date of registration

Hours: Friday evening: 6:45pm-9:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am- 5:00 pm
Sunday: 9:00am-2:00pm

Assistants: David Stern, Psy.D.
Marushka Glissen, LICSW

More information about the workshop below or contact us via email.

Bring Yourself to Love | Couples Workshops

Do you love your partner but feel stuck? Would you like more appreciation, fun, and intimacy and less arguing and disconnection? Bring Yourself to Love couples workshops (based on the Internal Family Systems model developed by Dr. Richard Schwartz) can help you!

What to Expect
Bring Yourself to Love couples workshops offer you a dynamic, inspiring experience and skills you can take home.
• brief, clear lectures
• demonstrations by workshop leaders
• structured dialogues with your partner
• small group exercises
• highly skilled, personalized coaching throughout the weekend

You'll learn that you can
• do a lot to change negative cycles, even if your partner doesn't change
• use all your responses to bring vibrancy, honesty, and connection to your relationship
• turn disconnection into intimacy by expressing who you truly are
• stop automatic arguing and defending, and replace them with honest, courageous, humorous, supportive interactions
• be who you are - you don't have to get rid of anything within you to make your relationship work
• get off the cycle of hurt, blame, and loneliness

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Dr. Mona is a psychologist, couples therapist, couples workshop leader, speaker, and the author of Bring Yourself to Love: How Couples Can Turn Disconnection into Intimacy.
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