Schedule


Friday February 16 - 2018

5.00pm – 6.00pm meet in Billiard Room for introduction to Melissa, group introduction and to outline the retreat schedule.  

7.00pm – dinner - table for two in Darley’s Restaurant
 

Saturday February 17 - 2018

8.00am – breakfast

9.00-9.15am – guided meditation & reflection

9.15am – 12.00pm – group session one:

  • How love and the brain works
  • An overview of the importance of being able to read your partner and how it helps create connection.
  • What is secure-functioning?  
  • How to create your own ‘Couple Bubble’.
  • Understand how the interlocking of our biology plays an important part in how relationships thrive  
  • How to move toward secure-functioning with your partner   

12.00-1.00pm – lunch

1.00 – 5.00pm – free time and one-to-ones

1.00 – 2.15pm – couple 1, one on one counselling session with Melissa

2.15pm – 3.30pm – couple 2, one on one counselling session with Melissa

3.30pm – 4.45.pm - couple 3, one on one counselling session with Melissa

4.45 – 6.00pm - couple 4, one on one counselling session with Melissa

6.45pm – meet in reception for transportation to Hydro Majestic

7.00pm – dinner - romantic table for two at Wintergarden Restaurant, Hydro Majestic

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Sunday February 24 - 2018

8.00am – breakfast

9.00-9.15am – guided meditation & reflection

9.15am – 12.00 pm - group session one:

  • How to form jointly satisfying and lasting agreements based on fairness and mutuality
  • How to bring more aliveness and negotiation to your relationship
  • How to fight well together and stay engaged
  • Understand how you and your partner relate considering relational attachment styles

12.00pm – 1.00pm - lunch

1.00pm – 4.00pm - group session two:

  • Formulation of your understanding of your relationship and how you interact together particularly when disagreements arise
  • Forming daily rituals to improve connection and regulate each others nervous system
  • Integration of understanding your partners relationship style characteristics & how it impacts how you both manage closeness and distance

4.00pm – 4.30pm – Retreat round-up

4.30pm – 5.00pm – Goodbyes 5.00pm – Close