Hold Me Tight

Marriage Class in Sandy Utah

Upcoming Hold Me Tight Class

April 7 through May 26

Time: 7:00 to 8:00 PM

Each couple is encouraged to purchase the Hold Me Tight book and bring it to the first class. The class fee is $400 for 8 hours of instruction. The class fee is nonrefundable. However, if you miss a class, you are welcome to attend a make up class in a subsequent session. Please contact us with any questions about the suitability of the class for your unique circumstances. The class is not advised for couples who may have an ongoing addiction that is not being treated, an active affair, or abuse.

To hold your spot, please pay the first installment of $200. After paying, you will be directed to a registration form. You will be contacted to remind you of the upcoming class, receive instructions for the first class, and be informed of any changes. If you have any questions feel free to contact us at info@achievefamilytherapy.com or by using our contact form.


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Why take a marriage class?

Hold Me Tight marriage classes are formulated to help couples step by step create more safety in their relationship. As a couple, you will learn to be more attentive, responsive and engaged. Of all the investments you could make, this is one that is often not thought about or even neglected yet the rewards are priceless. The class is helpful for new couples just starting out or for seasoned couples looking for ways to revitalize their relationship. Distressed couples also benefit from taking the class by gaining essential tools to help turn around the negative patterns of distress into more secure connection. The class is not recommended for those who are actively engaged in addiction, abuse or an affair. Regular classes are offered at a convenient location, just off the I-15 on State Street in Sandy, Utah.

Why focus on attachment?

Not unlike the attachment that can form between a child and their parents who obtains nurturing, soothing and protection, couples learn that they are emotionally attached and dependent on their partner. Dr. Sue Johnson explains that to enhance or save a relationship partners must learn to be open, attuned and responsive to each other and to reestablish emotional connections.

What to expect during the class.

During the class couple’s will receive instruction about the seven conversations, ask questions, watch video and process as a group the new concepts. Each couple will then have an opportunity to process together the new concepts and practice new skills. A therapist is available and present in the room to assist couples and help them process the new material. Homework assignments are given each week to help consolidate learning. Couples are encouraged to purchase the Hold Me Tight book and complete reading assignments as the class progresses.

Below is an outline of the class topics:

Session 1: Accessibility, Responsiveness, and Engagement

Session 2: Recognizing the Demon Dialogues

Session 3: Finding the Raw Spots in Demon Dialogues

Session 4: Revisiting a Rocky Moment

Session 5: Hold Me Tight: Engaging and Connecting

Session 6: Forgiving Injuries

Session 7: Bonding through Sex and Touch

Session 8: Keeping Your Love Alive

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