Marital Intensive Program

A marital “intensive” accomplishes in one and a half days what usually takes 4 months in traditional marital therapy. The objectives of the marital intensive will be tailored to the couple’s specific needs. 

Objectives (one or more):

  • Resolution of relationship trauma, impasses and previously “unsolvable” problems. 
  • Create significant and positive relationship change in a short amount of time. 
  • Educate couples in skills and practices that are proven to increase marital stability and satisfaction.  
  • Create increased health and robustness of intimate connection and attachment. 

Time Frame: 1.5 days typically Friday afternoon/evening and Saturday

  • Day 1: Assessment – 3 hours (4:00 PM – 8:00 PM with a break for dinner)
  • Day 2: Feedback, Active Therapy, wrap-up – 6 hours (9:30 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Follow-up
    • 2 tele therapy sessions, approximately 30 minutes, within one month from intensive. 
    • 1 months email consultation

Cost: 

  • $2,500 for co-therapists’ services.  Includes the Gottman Relationship Assessment, 6 co-therapy session hours, 2 tele therapy sessions, 1 month email consultations. 
    • Does not include lodging or food.  Insurance may reimburse partial fee

Call (304) 375-8800 or email us for more information: heather@wardmfts.com, patrick@wardmfts.com