Looking for an option where you both take the day off and do a full day of couple therapy equivalent to about
8-10 weekly sessions?
1 Day Couples Intensive Counselling & Psychotherapy
Melissa offers One Day Couple Intensives which is a Couple Therapy marathon of 6 hours. These sessions will get to the heart of your ongoing issues, help you both understand each other better and give you a solid idea about which way to head in your relationship.
Melissa’s main model to help couples is the PACT approach - Psychobiological Approach to Couple Therapy. Melissa has created these one day therapy intensives due to many couples asking her how they can do therapy effectively and not battle with trying to get to therapy every week or fortnight.
PACT was developed out of exciting, cutting-edge research in three areas - neuroscience, attachment theory and biology of human arousal. Melissa believes that understanding the unconscious process between couples is central to change in creating love and connection. This model works with the core issues created by a couple together unconsciously leading them towards secure functioning.
What kind of problems does PACT help? PACT is designed to help couples with any and all issues for which you might seek help from a therapist. It is especially helpful for couples considering marriage and couples seeking to preserve a relationship in danger of divorce or dissolution.
What can I expect in the 6 hours when we first meet with Melissa? This one day couple therapy 6 hour intensive will include: addressing your primary concerns, talking with your partner while I observe and comment, interviews to identify attachment styles, learning and practicing effective communication techniques, and exercises to help you feel safe and secure with your partner with up to 4 new developed skills to use at home immediately.
No online pre-questionaire required and no strict terms and conditions except normal couple therapy expectations. In most cases follow up sessions will be required and in this 6 hour intensive Melissa will discus this fully with you both.
To secure your booking we require a $280.00 deposit to be paid at time of booking. Please understand that appointment times are limited. If you must cancel your appointment, we respectfully request 48 hours notice. Missed appointments, or appointments cancelled without 48 hours notice, will incur a fee of $280.00