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TeSTIMONIALS

"I can't believe we've had access completely and solely "attentive" time from one of the best therapists in Australia (or maybe the world)!! - Attendee of Advanced Tools for Enlightened Couples Retreat, February 16th, 2018.   
"Melissa is lovely, accommodating, comforting in nature and very easy to talk to and warm". -  Attendee of Advanced Tools for Enlightened Couples Retreat, February 16th, 2018.   
"Melissa is highly knowledgeable and extremely insightful. She makes everyone feel included, respected and safe. - by the second day we could all open up without fear of judgement even as a whole group". - Attendee of Advanced Tools for Enlightened Couples Retreat, May 20th, 2018.   

What do you feel you have taken away from this Couple Retreat experience that will help your relationship immediately? 

"Good strategies to implement to help regulate each other". -  Attendee of Advanced Tools for Enlightened Couples Retreat, February 16th, 2018.   
"Many positive skills to help myself in helping my partner & identifying areas where I can improve to encourage our secure functioning".  -  Attendee of Advanced Tools for Enlightened Couples Retreat, February 16th, 2018. 
"Advice and tools on how to continue and improve a healthy and happy relationship and how to create a couple-bubble". -  Attendee of Advanced Tools for Enlightened Couples Retreat, February 16th, 2018.   
"Most of all how to understand each other with our attachment styles and love types. That we aren't the only ones in our situation within our marriage. That help is available and that we must continue to tap in and learn better ways". -  Attendee of Advanced Tools for Enlightened Couples Retreat, February 16th, 2018.     
"Focusing on how to be mindful, understanding and looking for the baby inside my partner that I should be nurturing and protecting". -  Attendee of Advanced Tools for Enlightened Couples Retreat, February 16th, 2018.   
"It has given me the strength and tools to create a stronger, more loving and kind relationship". -  Attendee of Advanced Tools for Enlightened Couples Retreat, May 20th, 2018.   

"So much, thank you Melissa and all the other couples. I learned the importance of putting my relationship first and ways I can start to implement doing this. I gained a deeper insight into how my partner experiences our relationship and how I can make changes to engance and improve it". -  Attendee of Advanced Tools for Enlightened Couples Retreat, May 18th, 2018. 

"I have taken away a renewal of intimacy and techniques to acheive it, also strategies to show love. This retreat helped me realise that although my husband is strong he needs nuturing and I need to make extra effort to do this". - Attendee of Advanced Tools for Enlightened Couples Retreat, May 18th, 2018. 

“I took away the one-on-one sessions that allow for deeper understanding of my partners needs. The tasks and group interactions and the allocated time to reflect as a couple about the information. e.g. couple bubble and giving both parties what they need rather than assuming that you think you know what they need.” - Attendee of Advanced Tools for Enlightened Couples Retreat, February 16th, 2018. 

Would you recommend this sort of retreat to others as a way of enhancing their relationship? 
"Great setting, very indulgent but most importantly a completely safe environment to discuss and share relationships". - Attendee of Advanced Tools for Enlightened Couples Retreat, February 16th, 2018.     
"Yes - it helps to bring purposeful and mindful action into a relationship. Like professional development for careers, relationship development is so important to grow and develop together". - Attendee of Advanced Tools for Enlightened Couples Retreat, February 16th, 2018.   
"100% - The information given is excellent and worthwhile" - Attendee of Advanced Tools for Enlightened Couples Retreat, February 16th, 2018. 
"Yes, it gives an in depth psychological and scientific look at how relationships work while also giving strategies and tools to help each other". -  Attendee of Advanced Tools for Enlightened Couples Retreat, February 16th, 2018.   
"I would recommend this retreat to all couples as you gain valuable skills that even secure functioning relationships can benefit from". -  Attendee of Advanced Tools for Enlightened Couples Retreat, May 20th, 2018.   
"Melissa's style is fabulous, relaxed, very engaging, warm and encouraging. Thank you - I have loved this couple retreat". - Attendee of Advanced Tools for Enlightened Couples Retreat, May 18th, 2018. 
"A safe environment that was very relaxed, friendly and a safe environment to talk openly. This couple retreat absolutely reconnects you and brings you back to reality". - Attendee of Advanced Tools for Enlightened Couples Retreat, May 18th, 2018.