helping couples reconnect with retreats & intensives

Intensive Counselling & Couples Retreats in Ontario

Retreat? Intensive? Is there a difference? YES! »Learn More

3-Day Customized and Private Counselling
For Couples in Crisis

  • Reeling from infidelity?
  • Desperate for change in your relationship?
  • Trapped in endless arguing? Or silence?
  • On the brink of separation/divorce?

The 3-Day Counselling Intensive is for couples significantly distressed in their relationship. You, your partner, and the Couples In Step therapist, Irene Oudyk-Suk are the only ones involved. No other couples are present. The 3-Day Intensive takes place over 3 consecutive days.

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Join Other Couples in a Hold Me Tight Couples Retreat
to Tune Up, Renew, Even Repair! Your Relationship

  • Want a quick alternative to regular counselling?
  • Need practical communication strategies?
  • Want to reconnect after a major life change?
  • Too much conflict and/or silence?

At the Hold Me Tight Retreat you’ll be with other couples also wanting to revitalize their relationship. Conversations about your relationship are private, just between you and your partner. No requirement for group participation! The Hold Me Tight Retreat takes place over a weekend.

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3-Day Intensive? Retreat? Which is Best For Us?

3-Day Intensive Couples Counselling: Typically very distressed couples come to a 3-Day Couples Counselling Intensive. The 3-Day Intensive is not a group program. You, your partner, and the Couples In Step therapist, Irene Oudyk-Suk, are the only ones present. The 3-Day Intensive takes place over 3 consecutive days, usually a Sunday – Tuesday, at the Couples In Step office in North York, Toronto. » Learn More

Hold Me Tight-Toronto Couples Retreat: Between 8-15 couples attend a retreat. Some couples come wanting to deepen their relationship. Some come wanting to rediscover the connection they once had. For some, the Hold Me Tight Couples retreat is an alternative to couples counselling. You do not need to speak in the group if you do not wish to. The exercises with your partner take place in private couple stations, away from the large group. »Learn More

The Hold Me Tight-Toronto Couples Retreats are held in or near Toronto.

Dr. Sue Johnson developed the Hold Me Tight Couples Retreat program based on Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) and her bestselling book, Hold Me Tight, Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love.

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