Couples Intensive Retreat
Terms & Conditions
Please read the following terms and conditions carefully before submitting your application form.
The full questionaires created by Melissa must be completed by both partners and returned to Melissa within two weeks of sending it. Couples must be aware that their email address will be used to assess the questionaire through a third party website that is safe and secure. Details of the third party can be disclosed to you by simply sending an email to Melissa beforehand to request those details. The third party is just a software programme.
The organiser reserves the right to make changes to the event content and scheduling at any time.
All prices are quoted in Australian dollars, unless otherwise stated.
In a pre-couple intensive online session we will discuss fully your follow up treatment as well as individual or couple therapy possibly required after the 3 day intensive. This must be clear before treatment starts.
Cancellation & Refund Policy:
If cancellation is required, 30 days prior $1000 deposit refunded, less than 14 days prior no refund available.
Once we have received your completed questionnaires and it has been assessed by Melissa, we will call you to confirm payment. Please note that your place is not confirmed until payment has been received. Please do not book any accomodation or flights until your questionnaires have been fully reviewed by Melissa to be sure this couple intensive is compatible with what you both need. A 3 Day Couple Intensive is not suitable for all couples as different treatment may be required firstly. The $50 you pay to receive and do the questionnaire is non-refundable and does not guarantee acceptance to do the intensive.
We will email you confirmation that your booking and payment has been received. If you have not received an email from us within 7 days of placing your booking, please email us at:
We cannot accept liability for payments not reaching us or if payment is refused or declined by the credit / debit card supplier for any reason.
The organiser is not responsible for any accommodation and travel arrangements to and from the intensive location – it is up to the individual participants to ensure they organise their own accommodation and travel. We can make recommendations for great hotels and boutique accomodation.
The organiser is not liable for any third party arrangements or associated costs including, but not limited to:
Additional travel bookings other than that which is stated and provided as part of the retreat schedule.
Additional services provided by accommodation purchased privately.
A Couple Intensive is not a replacement for ongoing therapy.
Couple Intensives are not advised if:
Mental health or mental illness issues that has not been treated or being managed very carefully by a mental health professional that specialises in the problem reported
If either one or both of you have active drug and/or alcohol abuse and you are not in treatment with a mental health professional that specialises in this area
If there is serious violence or threats of violence, or fear that serious violence may occur on the part of one or both partners
If there are any thoughts of suicide or history of self-harm that is unaddressed or any history of harming self or others that is undisclosed
Episodes of psychosis whether drug or alcohol induced or not
Severe Post Natal Depression that is not being treated
If either party has concerns about their partner in the above areas – this will need to be discussed before the intensive