Tuesday, March 1, 2022 at 6:00 PM EST
Tuesday, March 29, 2022 at 8:30 PM EDT

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Child Focus Training Center 
4633-B Aicholtz Road
Cincinnati, OH 45244


Shelley Drummond, Training Center Officer Manager 
5137521555                                            sdrummond@child-focus.org


The Seven Principles Couples Workshop

Based on the New York Times best seller, by Dr. John Gottman and Nan Silver,The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work, this is a workshop for all couples.

Click here to listen to what  Dr. John Gottman hopes to accomplish with this updated and revised version.

Register Now!FEE: $175 per couple

Discount FEE for First Responders and Military: $125 per couple($50 discount)

Tuesday Evenings 6:00pm-8:30pm Starting March 1st and last session on March 29th

If you would like to bring this program to your group, please email Melanie Palmer, mpalmer@child-focus.org


The Seven Principles Program will give you new insights and research-based relationship skills that can dramatically improve the intimacy and friendship in your relationship and help you resolve conflict in a healthy, productive way.  This class combines teaching and demonstrations with one-on-one work sessions where you and your partner focus on your relationship with each other. This program does not provide psychotherapy nor is it intended to take the place of marital therapy, but it does provide practical skills in a psycho-educational format that can help couples strengthen their relationship.

What You’ll Learn

  • Increase friendship in your relationship
  • Improve communication
  • Protect your relationship from outside stress
  • Deal more effectively with conflict
  • Learn to solve “solvable” problems
  • Overcome gridlock and effectively discuss perpetual problems
  • The art of compromise
  • How to repair your relationship when it becomes derailed by conflict or regrettable incidents
  • How to support one another successfully
  • Create shared meaning
  • What the Masters of Relationships know about sustaining and maintaining healthy relationships


  • You are in a relationship, living together, getting married, married or anything in between
  • You want to work to improve your relationship
  • You’ve been fighting more recently
  • You’re looking for new ways to reconnect and rekindle


  • You are in a relationship with severe problems, significant emotional or physical abuse
  • You are in a relationship where who one or both partners have an addiction or substance abuse problem
  • You have serious emotional or mental health problems             

Registration includes:

  • 5 Live Workshop Sessions
  • 2 Couples Guides
  • Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work book
  • Love Maps and Open-Ended Questions Card Decks

There is no personal sharing or public disclosure during this workshop. Couples work privately on exercises designed to address the real challenges in their relationship.

Presenter: Melanie Palmer, IMFT-S Training Officer click for bio

Cancelation and Refund Policy:  Must cancel before August 23rd to receive refund minus a $ 50.00 processing fee.  For cancellations thereafter, you will receive credit good for one full year that you can use to attend a later class.  No shows will forfeit their fee.

Please note:  Because we are not able to control the room temperature to fit everyone’s needs, we encourage you to dress in layers to better accommodate your personal comfort level.

Child Focus, Inc. Training Center is accessible to wheelchairs. If you need any of the auxiliary aids or services identified in the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact Melanie Palmer at mpalmer@child-focus.org.