There are several Marriage Intensive Retreats available in Montana for those who know their relationship is in peril but don’t know how to fix the issues. Below are the 5 top retreats listed so you can easily compare what will best fit your needs.
1. Hold Me Tight Couples Workshop
1902 W. Dickerson St. #208 Bozeman, Montana
Work with Lori Marchak, MS, PhD, LCPC and Tony Silva, MS if your relationship is just beginning, if you are separated or contemplating divorce, or if your relationship just seems to be falling apart.
These two highly trained Couple’s Therapists will help you and your partner discover and pinpoint negative patterns in your relationship and view and discuss them with compassion and the intent to heal them rather than with disappointment and judgment.
They will help you repair and overcome past emotional wounds and begin creating positive habits of shared support and comfort. Their Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) has been proven successful through research with the American Psychological Association. Prices run from $1500 to $2000 based on accommodation choice. Meals will be included for the weekend.
2. Power and Compassion Christian Counseling
105 7th Street North Martin City, Montana
This 3-day Christian based retreat is run by Dale and Adi Lee, M.A., LCPC who provide personalized one on one private counseling and therapy sessions to benefit those happy relationships and those couples who have run into trouble. Couples will be able to renew their love and intimacy through the clinical provided.
Couples are welcome to request an area of focus such as affair prevention and repair, interpersonal differences, lifelong emotional pain resolution, intimacy (physical, emotional and spiritual), and many others. Their 5 Star romantic cabin is available for your stay and enjoyment as you and your partner can enjoy the peacefulness of the area.
After the retreat, a 6 month follow up is conducted to track progress and telephone or video conferencing is available if any issues arise. Call 1-406-253-6427 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for a quote or more information.
3. Worldwide Marriage Encounter
This is a Christian principle based retreat that will help married couples rediscover the initial spark in their relationship and feel they have lost their path towards God.
During this weekend you will work with your spouse to gain a deeper intimacy, learn communication techniques to help during the hard times, understand your spouse and have your spouse understand you.
A $60 non refundable deposit is required at time of registration, however upon arrival only a donation, no matter how big or small, is requested from the couple tocover accommodation, food, and materials. You won’t be turned away if you have financial burdens.
4. Couples Therapy Inc.
This private one on one weekend retreat is ideal for those severely distressed couples, including those who have separated or already undergone divorce. Reverend James W. Ramsey, M.A., MFT is a Master Trainer of Therapists with the Gottman Institute and a Licensed Family Therapist and clinical Professional Counselor and will work with you on your choice of the available retreats.
The Gottman Mehod Couples Retreat requires couples to fill out an Assessment prior to meeting to develop the necessary therapeutic framework and interventions. The second is the Emotionally Focused Couples Retreat, looking at how human emotions are connected to human needs.
Emotions are adaptive and if worked through can provide positive interpersonal relationships. Cost estimates can be provided in a free consultation by calling 844-926-8753.
5. Glacier Camp Marriage Retreat
Spruce Lodge 17482 O’Neil Rd Lakeside, Montana 59922
This relaxing and rejuvenating marriage retreat located at the Spruce Lodge in the Flathead Valley will provide informative talk and trust team building exercises led by Dennis Patton, M.S., ABD, MFTI and his team. You will also receive a one on one counseling session with Dennis himself.
Take this weekend to learn how to identify signs in your relationship that cause problems and learn how to safeguard your marriage. Couples wishing to stay at the lodge for the 2-day retreat can pay $199 to cover the accommodation, all meals and sessions. For commuters the cost is $120 to cover the sessions and one meal on Saturday.