This Hold Me Tight® Couples Workshop Brings You The Best Of New Relationship Science.

Based on a scientifically proven approach to treating couple distress, and endorsed by the American Psychological Association, this couples workshop offers you vital information and experience so you can walk away with the tools you need to create a life time of love.

The goals of the program are to help you better understand:
Romantic love,
The moves in the dance of love,
Your and your partner’s emotional responses and needs, so
You can learn to overcome the negative patterns that hurt your relationship and shape positive moments of connection.
Couples Workshop Fee Includes:

Engaging Instruction – including video demonstrations and conversational exercises to complete privately with your partner, so you learn how to communicate effectively

On-site Support during exercises (as needed)

Course Instruction and Course Materials

Light Snacks – lunch on your own

12 Continuing Education Credits for some health professionals

Supplemental *Successful Facilitator Packet (a $200 value) included if you’re
interested in facilitating the Hold Me Tight® workshop.

This couples workshop is based on the book Hold Me Tight by Dr. Sue Johnson.


Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love

Hold Me Tight by Susan Johnson
“A truly revolutionary, breakthrough book… the most important, valuable book for couples published in the 21st century.” Barry McCarthy, Ph.D. author of Getting It Right the First Time

Dr. John Gottman

“At last a road map through Emotionally Focused Couple
Therapy with its creator. Dr. Johnson’s superb science, humor, and
clinical wisdom are finally accessible to all of us. I couldn’t pick a
smarter, warmer and more real guide for this journey.” – John Gottman,
PhD, bestselling author of The Seven Principles for
Making Marriage Work
and co-author of And
Baby Makes Three

Dr. Bill Doherty


“Dr Sue Johnson is the most original contributor to couples therapy to
come along in the last thirty years. This book will touch your heart,
stimulate your mind and give you practical strategies for improving
your relationship.” – William J. Doherty, PhD, author of Take
Back Your Marriage

Dr. Dan Siegel

“Wonderful… Hold Me Tight blends the best in research
findings with practical suggestions from a caring and compassionate
clinician. Hold Me Tight will be of great benefit to couples trying to
find their way to better communication and deeper, more fulfilling ways
of being with each other. Bravo!” – Daniel J Siegel, MD, author of Parenting
from the Inside Out


*Supplemental Successful Facilitator Packet (provided as a supplement for those interested) Includes:


Customizable Powerpoint Presentation with video clips ready to embed so you can have a seamless presentation (video included only if you own a copy of Conversations for Connection, the HMT DVD)
*Meditations, *inspirational quotes and *suggested music *Script to demonstrate primary and secondary emotions *Common concerns and solutions to leading the workshop time with Becca *How to Fill Your Couples Workshop Media Guide

A Bit More About the Program



This workshop uses an approach that provides both information and experience specifically for couples.

Through this combination you get a map to strengthen and repair your relationship, essential knowledge on problem solving and plenty of guided practice so you can use the skills you obtain at the workshop when you get home.

Keep Your Relationship Strong and Safe by Understanding:

  • What you and your partner really need for a long-term, lasting romantic relationship
  • Why and how your partner’s needs drive confusing behavior
  • Your common arguments and why they repeat
  • How to really communicate, so you can stay close
  • Effective strategies to stop arguments and have important conversations
  • How to really listen and how to really be heard
  • Sexual Intimacy in committed relationships so you can have passion and comfort in each others arms
  • Learn how emotional intimacy effects your sexual relationship
  • Develop attitudes that support effective and healthy physical/emotional and spiritual growth



Register for one of these upcoming Couples Workshops
Facilitator/sDatesLocationRegular PriceEarly Bird PriceEarly Bird Pricing Ends
Dr. Rebecca Jorgensen April 20-21, 2018San Francisco Bay Area$725$650February 15, 2018
Dr. Rebecca JorgensenMay 25 - 26, 2018Stavanger, Norway$600$600
Dr. Rebecca JorgensenJune 8-9, 2018San Diego$690$650March 20, 2018
*Alliant International University is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Alliant International University maintains responsibility for the program and its content. Alliant International University is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing to provide continuing education for Nurses (provider #CEP11235).