PREPARE / ENRICH®
PREPARE-ENRICH is the leading relationship inventory and couples assessment tool. Scientifically validated as a foundational program for premarital counseling, marriage enrichment, couples therapy, marriage mentoring and marriage education. PREPARE-ENRICH is a customized couple assessment completed online that identifies a couple’s strength and growth areas. It is one of the most widely used programs for premarital counseling and premarital education. Based on a couple’s assessment results, a trained facilitator provides 4-8 feedback sessions in which the facilitator helps the couple discuss and understand their results as they are taught proven relationship skills.
An important strength of the PREPARE/ENRICH Inventory is their strong psychometric properties. High levels of reliability and validity have been found for each instrument, making them valuable tools for research as well as clinical use.
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What To Expect From Premarital Counseling:
Begin by taking the confidential online assessment created by PREPARE/ENRICH (an empirical test) to more deeply help you understand your strengths and challenges. I will help you navigate your strengths and challenges to help you prepare for your marriage.
- Learn and practice how to communicate in a way where both partner’s feel heard and understood
- Incorporate stress-reducing techniques that help you navigate tricky conversations that lead to blow-out arguments
- Commit to fair fighting
- Discuss practical chores and responsibilities
- Figure out your money
- Set boundaries for extended family and friends
- Discover your inner map for marriage
- Talk openly about sexuality
- Learn the predictors of divorce and how to avoid those common pitfalls
- Become skilled at maintaining your friendship and fun in the relationship
- Discover the secrets to fulfilling and lasting passion and intimacy
- Understand the art of compromise and supporting one another’s dreams for the future!