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As we believe that “All truth is God’s truth”, come be a part of a marriage seminar based on well-researched principles of how to have a successful marriage.
Dr. David Johnson and Katie Johnson are mental health professionals who have a combined 20+ years of therapy experience. Through teaching, demonstrations, and opportunities to practice tools, you and your spouse can deepen your relationship intimacy and understanding of each other. The social science research on marriage will be presented in a way that aids you in recognizing areas of needed improvement and ways to improve those areas. Learn common patterns of communication that can be “traps” as well as ways to de-escalate conflict and grow through the importance of true listening. Jesus teaches us as His followers to “Love one another”. Come join us as we make 2021 a year of learning to love our spouses in a Christ-like way!
David Johnson, Ph.D.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Katie Johnson, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Topics will include ways of understanding your own individual personality through valid scientific theories of personality and the potential confluence of personality traits in a relationship, promoting intimacy through active and reflective listening skills, formats for sharing difficult emotions/thoughts with your partner, common areas of disagreement in relationships and reasons for emotion dysregulation, signs of relationship distress or poor prognostic factors for relationship long-term stability, connection rituals and the importance of positive emotions, ways to de-escalate conflicts and manage intense emotions, the importance of physical intimacy, the role of following Jesus and prayer in building commitment to your relationship, as well as resources for couples to continue their growth (books, online seminars, therapists).
The workshop will include role-plays by the presenters, examples from their own marriage (challenges and successes), and several opportunities for couples to practice skills such as listening/sharing, choosing rituals of connection, and praying for each other.