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 two group sessions and one private session. Please note, the individual session must be completed within three months of attending the workshop.

Group Sessions

Dates:

  • November 19 & 20, 2021 (virtual)
  • March 18 & 19, 2022
  • May 13 & 14, 2022

Times:

  • Friday: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Individual Session

The time for this session will be arranged with you after you have registered for the group sessions. Please note, the individual session must be completed within three months of attending the workshop.

Cost

$390 / couple

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

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

Location

Cornerstone Counselling, Suite 302, 10140 117 Street NW, Edmonton, AB T5K 1X3

*Please note, if registration numbers exceed our office space, the workshop will take place at The King’s University, 9125 50 St NW, Edmonton, AB T6B 2H3. You will be notified if the location changes. 

For More Information & to Register

Payment must be received to confirm registration.

Call 780.482.6215 ext. 222

d.martens@cornerstonecounselling.com

Facilitator

Guest Speaker


Deema AbouRizk – Associate at Dentons Canada LLP

Email: deema.abourizk@dentons.com
Phone: 780-423-7134

Deema is a member of Dentons’ Trusts, Estates, and Wealth Preservation Group in Edmonton. Her focus is in estate matters, including Estate Litigation, Estate Administration, and Estate Planning. She 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 Deema, 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 Nadia. 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.