Marriage Coaching

Almost no one is foolish enough to imagine that he automatically deserves great success in any field of activity; yet almost everyone believes that he automatically deserves success in marriage.
Sidney J. Harris

Marriage is often the most wonderful, amazing, supportive, enjoyable, awful, terrible, challenging, heart-wrenching relationship one can have. Filled with complexity and nuances, learning how to build and maintain a satisfying marriage poses unique challenges. This 12-session course exposes you to potent concepts and valuable tools for effectively coaching clients into satisfying marriages.

This course has an additional one hour a week requirement of Peer Group Meetings as well as weekly assignments of approximately one hour.

Course Objectives

As a result of this course, students will

  • Understand the distinctions between marriage coaching and other types of coaching
  • Be exposed to working with marriages from a goal-oriented perspective
  • Be exposed to working with marriage from a heart perspective
  • Understand the critical impact of the coach’s stance
  • Observe concepts around framing the relationship
  • Decipher hidden expectations in marriage and in the coaching relationship
  • Learn to apply vision casting
  • Learn how to coach good fighting principles
  • Discover the power of goodwill in a marriage through the coaching relationship

Frequency:  This course is offered once a year.

Course Prerequisites