Couple Communication I

COUPLE COMMUNICATION I teaches a practical set of talking and listening skills, plus other processes. It includes:

Recognizing the 7 Ingredients of a Collaborative Marriage — a healthy relationship

Choosing Communication StylesTM — with a map for you to:

  • Identify ineffective and effective ways of talking and listening
  • Improve the quality of your communication

Using the Awareness WheelTM — a tool to:

  • Understand yourself and situations better, a foundation for effective communication
  • Apply 6 talking skills to connect in a clear and constructive way

Applying the Listening CycleTM— a guide to:

  • Tune in accurately to your partner
  • Use 5 productive listening skills

Mapping Issues — a 9-step process that combines the talking and listening skills for you to:

  • Make decisions and resolve conflicts collaboratively

Gain skills and tools that improve every aspect of your life — with your partner, your family and friends, and with people at work and elsewhere.

Kent MacEachern, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

1001 Anna Knapp Blvd.
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
843-580-2885 Office
843-856-0198 Fax

In COUPLE COMMUNICATION I, you and your partner learn to:

  • Communicate together more effectively
  • Make better decisions together
  • Create faster, better resolutions to conflict
  • Increase satisfaction as you strengthen your relationship
  • Learning Formats and Methods

Learning Formats and Methods

You and your partner participate in one of three formats:

  • In a group with an instructor and several other couples
    (in sessions totaling 6 hours)
  • By yourselves as a couple with an instructor
    (six 75-minute sessions)
  • SteppingStone Retreat. One or two couples by request completed in one weekend. See SteppingStone Retreat tab for details.

Enjoy Gaining Your New Skills Through:

  • Explanations of the concepts, skills, and processes
  • Demonstrations of the skills and processes
  • Practice of skills and processes with real issues of your own choice (appropriate for the setting), using skills mats – innovative tools – to speed learning
  • Coaching and feedback on your use of skills
  • Application of your learning in real situations between sessions

Your Privacy is Respected

You choose together privately, as a couple, the issues you discuss and practice.

User Friendly Couple Materials

As a couple, you use a COUPLE COMMUNICATION I Couple Packet containing:

  • 2 Collaborative Marriage Skills workbooks (one copy for each partner)
  • 2 Skills Mats (one for talking, the other for listening)
  • 2 Sets of 4 Pocket Cards to prompt skill use
  • 2 Awareness Wheel pads

The materials are for:

  • Use during sessions
  • Practice at home between sessions
  • Application after the course to reinforce skills when negotiating issues

The workbook in the Couple Packet comes in one of two versions:

  • Regular
  • With Scripture

Both are softcover, 8 x 10 inches, 144 pages.
The COUPLE COMMUNICATION I Couple Packet is $50.00

You will receive your materials directly through your instructor.

To Schedule an Appointment Today
Call 843-580-2885

Kent MacEachern, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
1001 Anna Knapp Blvd.
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
843-580-2885 Office
843-856-0198 Fax


Kent MacEachern, LMFT

Counseling Specialties

Kent MacEachern, LMFT specializes in individual, couples, marriage and family counseling and therapy in and around Mount Pleasant, Daniel Island, North Charleston, Summerville and their surrounding communities.

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