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Created for Connection Couples Workshops

Created for Connection Workshops and Christian Marriage Counseling

Looking for a couples workshop or marriage counseling from a Christian perspective? Explore the information below about Created for Connection Couples Workshops. Learn more about how Valiant Couples Therapy and Marriage Counseling approaches Christian marriage counseling here

Are you a therapist looking for options in how to use Created for Connection with your clients? Check out opportunities for training in Emotionally Focused Therapy with a Created for Connection focus with Dr. Greg Cheney.

Wedding alter at a Created for Connection couples workshop.

Created for Connection workshops are based on the highly successful book "Created for Connection: The "Hold Me Tight" Guide for Christian Couples" by Sue Johnson and Kenny Sanderfer. These workshops renew relationships by linking the wisdom of faith and scripture to the new science of love and loving. This is accomplished by giving couples control over their conflicts and building closeness and secure bonds.

In research studies, these workshops demonstrate excellent results that show couples are happier and more connected. Created for Connection workshops are implemented over a two-day period. During these two days, couples are led through seven conversations designed to help couples understand themselves, each other, what brings disconnection in their relationship, and how to counteract disconnection to experience connection they way God created them to connect.

These seven conversations include:

  1. Recognizing Demon Dialogues - Identifying the negative patterns that take over relationships and learn to hear each other in non-blaming, non-defensive ways.

  2. Finding the Raw Spots - Looking under each partner's automatic reactions during conflicts to identify the sore feelings underneath.

  3. Revisiting a Rocky Moment - Finding successful de-escalation of a demon dialogue and learning to repair rifts and build emotional safety.

  4. Hold Me Tight - Each partner moving into being more emotionally accessible, responsive, and engaged with each other.

  5. Forgiving Injuries - Learning how to heal from injuries as demonstrations of renewal and connection.  Earned forgiveness empowers couples to renew and strengthen their bond.

  6. Bonding Through Sex and Touch - Learning how emotional connection creates better sex, and better physical & sexual intimacy creates deeper emotional bonding.

  7. Keeping Your Love Alive - Making plans to intentionally maintain and protect connection.

A Created for Connection workshop is beneficial for most couples wanting to improve their relationship, couples seeing a therapist or counselor, or couples just wanting to renew their connection with each other.

Created for Connection Workshops are perfect for organizations and churches seeking to renew relationships and see couples grow in their faith. Contact us to inquire about bringing a Created for Connection Workshop to your location or enter your email address below to receive information about participating in an upcoming workshop in your area.

Other Counseling Services at Valiant Couples Therapy and Marriage Counseling


Created for Connection Couples Workshops are not the only service we offer in our Fuquay Varina counseling clinic. Other mental health services Valiant Couples Therapy and Marriage Counseling provides include couples & marriage counseling, individual therapy, emotionally focused therapycouples intensives, Christian marriage counseling, and couples workshops.

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