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A Couples Workshop

Join us for a Couples Workshop based on the most extant, effective, empirically validated couples counseling out there – Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT). That’s not just our opinion. It’s what the science shows.

This workshop is for ALL committed couples, married, unmarried, straight or gay.

Based in Science

Hold Me Tight® is a relationship program developed by Dr. Susan Johnson, an internationally recognized researcher and expert in couples’ therapy. Her approach, EFT has some of the best results in the field, with 70% of couples moving from a bad place in their relationship to feeling connected once again, and 90% of couples still helped at two years later.

No other form of couple’s therapy offers this level of effectiveness. You can register for the event right here.

First Time in St. Louis!

This program is offered all over the world. And is now offered for the first time in St. Louis. You and your partner will learn how to move away from cycles of conflict, increase emotional responsiveness, forgive old wounds, and rekindle connection and affection.

Even if you’ve tried marriage counseling before…
Even if you’re marriage has hit bottom…
Even if you’re thinking about divorce…

Space is Limited, please register early.

  • Date: Saturday and Sunday April 28 and 29, 2018.
  • Location: Mercy Hospital, St. Louis, 63119
  • Cost: $675
    Early Bird Price $625 before March 25, 2018
    Super Early Bird $575 before March 1, 2018
  • Ceu’s: For clinicians,  Ceus will be available for an additional fee for professionals. Earn 14 ceu’s from AIU for an additional $35.
  • Presented by: Cindy Badamo, LCSW and Bill Bumberry, PhD Certified EFT Therapists.
  • Click for schedule and cancellation policy.

This program is highly effective cutting edge science.  Seasoned therapists. Down to earth program.  Tools to start using immediately.  Provided in a safe, relaxed, shame free, blame free and fun environment.  REGISTER NOW.

Here’s what to Expect:

  • Recognize the “demon dialogs” that all couples get caught in and discover what you’re really trying to say to each other
  • Explore the feelings and needs underneath your behaviors
  • Deepen both emotional and physical intimacy
  • Repair and forgive old hurts and injuries
  • Discover the emotional connection that creates your bond and can keep your love alive
  • Reinforce strengths in your relationship
  • Address negative interaction patterns
  • Recognize underlying reasons for your conflicts
  • Learn how to repair and forgive
  • Improve your communication

Here’s what NOT to Expect:

  • Two days of dry power point presentations! This is not an ordinary workshop.
  • A group activity. You won’t be asked to talk to anyone, other than your partner. This is not a group event.
  • To be told that it’s all your fault. There is no one person to blame when relationships hurt. In fact, the science shows that it’s the way you impact each other – that’s the real problem.
  • Be required to share personal information. You will not be asked to share anything personal with the group. This is a weekend for you as a couple.
  • Space is limited. We offer spots on a first come, first serve basis. Register right here.

Here’s what We’ll Do

Bill Bumberry

Cindy Badamo

Bill and Cindy, certified EFT Therapists, will share the amazing new science of love. They will help you make sense of the  negative impact you have on each other.  You will learn about the cycle of disconnection – where all couples often find themselves – stuck.

You can register for the event right here if you’ve not done so already.

You’ll watch videos of couples, just like you. Couples who get stuck in the most common patterns of disconnect and conflict. And then, you’ll get to have private conversations to figure out how it fits with your unique relationship. , Structured conversations – that will walk you through the process of the most successful couples therapy out there.

Cindy and Bill, as well as other trained facilitators will circulate and be available to be consulted throughout the guided practice. Some couples prefer to work alone; others prefer to consult with the facilitators in some or all of their conversations. No one is required to share any personal experiences with the group.

This program focus’ on health, resilience and growth. It shows how our struggles as couples are a protest against loss of connection, the frustration of feeling we can’t reach our partner, and the pain of loneliness. It doesn’t try to find out “who’s to blame,” but “how do we restore the bond?”

View the workshop schedule and cancellation policy.

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