Because of the impact that marriage (and other significant relationships) has on productivity at work, some employers are willing to invest in the marriage health and wellness of their employees and spouses. We will meet with those employers in-person or by phone to determine services most appropriate for their employees. We offer two primary services:
We provide Marriage Coaching for the employee and spouse with the intent of helping them identify and reach the goals they set out for their marriage. Ideally, this coaching is done in-person with the couple, but sometimes there is added value in coaching for the husband and wife individually, as well. In cases where meeting in-person is not feasible, online video can be used for the coaching sessions. The approach used will be discussed and mutually agreed upon.
We recommend an initial six month coaching engagement, meeting twice a month for 60 minutes. We start by asking the husband and wife to independently complete our 10-point Marriage Wellness Check-Up to understand how they each view the current status of their marriage. We also ask them to complete a Marriage Goals Worksheet independently as a starting point four our first session and to guide the plan for the coaching engagement. We may also ask the couple to complete a relationship assessment, such as Prepare/Enrich, to help identify areas of strength and growth opportunities for their marriage relationship. The desire and need for additional coaching would be determined at the end of the initial engagement.
Marriage Wellness Workshops
We are available to conduct lunch ‘n learns for employees on specific topics, as well as more in-depth Marriage Wellness Workshops for employees and spouses in the evening or over the weekend. We can also speak and conduct workshops at company meetings, award/recognition trips, or Board meetings where spouses are included. We work with the employer to determine the desired topic and format for the employees, as well as the level of sponsorship. Speaking and workshop topics include:
- Relationship dynamics
- Understanding each other
- To love, respect and cherish each other
- Healthy communication and conflict
- Managing expectations
Note: We are NOT licensed counselors and do NOT provide counseling services. Counseling may be another important aspect of marriage health. Our services are NOT intended to replace counseling or medical professionals.