Marriage Preparation is designed to help couples build a healthy marriage. Research suggests that the first two years of marriage are the formative years in which couples establish life-long patterns of relating to one another.

Content

  • Identifying areas of strength in your relationship
  • Communication methods to keep you growing in intimacy
  • Working together during difficult times
  • Using conflicts to strengthen your relationship
  • Successfully managing family finances
  • Understanding each others’ needs in the areas of sex and affection
  • Shaping the life you want to build together
  • How to make personality differences work
  • Nurturing your unique family unit

* Based on the Prepare-Enrich curriculum

Workshop Details

This course consists of three, three-hour group sessions that focus on the content listed above. Once the group portion of the course is completed, a private session for you, your partner, and the course facilitator is arranged.

Group Sessions

Dates:

  • June 23, 24, and 25, 2022

Times:

  • Thursday: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Individual Session

This session is for you and your partner to meet privately with the course facilitator. You’ll have the opportunity to discuss and expand on topics from the group sessions, and the material will be tailored to you. The individual session can be held remotely or in our office.

*This individual session is also used to debrief after completing the optional Prepare-Enrich questionnaire. 

Cost

$390 / couple

* Couples who choose to complete the Prepare-Enrich questionnaire will be required to pay an additional fee of $30.

** This may be covered by many extended health insurance plans. Space is limited, please register early.

Location

This course is held online using the Zoom platform.

In-person individual sessions will take place at our office: #302 10140 117 Street NW Edmonton

For More Information & To Register

Payment must be received to confirm registration and indivdual sessions must be booked after the group workshop. Please contact Deidre Martens, Stakeholder Relations Coordinator.

Call 780.482.6215 ext. 222

d.martens@cornerstonecounselling.com

Facilitator

Guest Speaker


Harkirat Teja – Senior Associate at Dentons Canada LLP

Email: harkirat.teja@dentons.com
Phone: 780-423-7289

Harkirat is a member of Dentons’ Trusts, Estates, and Wealth Preservation Group in Edmonton. Her practice is focused primarily on the areas of estate planning, estate administration, estate litigation, guardianships, and trusteeships. She has significant experience in drafting wills, power of attorney, and personal directives. Harkirat is dedicated to providing solutions for her clients with the utmost discretion. She is extremely knowledgeable in drafting all documents relating to estate plans, including prenuptial and cohabitation agreements, and testamentary and inter vivos trusts. Harkirat brings a wealth of knowledge to our Marriage Preparation Workshop in her Estate Planning for Newly Weds presentation. If you are interested in working with Harkirat, please contact her directly!

 

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Customized Just For You

Couples will be given the option to purchase access to the online Prepare-Enrich premarital tools, which include a comprehensive relationship questionnaire. The questionnaire is designed to identify unique strengths and areas for growth in your relationship. Included in the cost of the course is an individual session to review the results of your questionnaire with the facilitator. The outcome will be a deeper understanding of each other’s personality and interaction styles.

For more information on the Prepare-Enrich inventory visit their website at: http://www.enrichcanada.ca/

Cancellation Policy

Registrations cancelled 7 or more days prior to the event are refundable minus a $125 registration fee. Cancellations less than 7 days prior to the workshop are non-refundable.

We reserve the right to cancel workshops due to unforeseen circumstances or under-enrollment.