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The Hold Me Tight© Couples Weekend – Charlotte, NC – Jan 26-27, 2019

The Hold Me Tight® Couples Workshop – Charlotte, NC

Saturday, January 26th and Sunday, January 27th, 2019

  • $695 per couple – Limited to 15 couples
  • Presented by Dr. Anne Hancock, Psy.D. and hosted by Wellness Counseling Center
  • Time: Saturday 9am – 4pm daily
  • Location: Hampton Inn & Suites, SouthPark at Phillips Place located at 6700 Phillips Place Court, Charlotte, NC 28210. Hotel reservations can be made by calling 704-319-5700.


Hold Me Tight® – Couples Workshop, Charlotte, NC

A 2-Day Event: 7 Conversations For You and Your Partner Based on books by Dr. Sue Johnson.

This Hold Me Tight® weekend workshop is ideal if:

  • You want to improve your relationship and learn to communicate in new ways.
  • You want a relationship filled with more understanding, warmth, closeness and connection.

Or if you’d like to:

  • Feel more accepted by your partner.
  • Understand each other better.
  • Have more conversation and less conflict.
  • Feel like your partner is more engaged with you.

About The Hold Me Tight® Couples Workshop

This gentle yet structured workshop is safe, supportive and fun. We help eliminate the kind of confusion that can lead any couple into feelings of frustration and isolation.

It’s important to know that Dr. Sue Johnson is the primary developer of Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) which has proven to be the most effective method available to couples — especially those wanting closeness and connection. More than 25 years of peer-review and clinical research have demonstrated it’s remarkable success. It’s also the only method we use at Wellness where our team works with couples every day.

The focus of EFT, and our Hold Me Tight® Workshop is to help you and your partner understand each other’s deepest emotions and concerns; to help you get on the same page. For most people, feelings can be hidden, unexpressed or misunderstood. That’s when relationships become stressful or cause pain and stop being a source of comfort and happiness.

At our Hold Me Tight® Workshops, we guide you through conversations where you and your partner can learn to discuss emotions safely and move toward each other rather than turning away and having to go it alone. Learning how to be a little bit closer, loving and responsive can change everything. It turns your relationship into an emotionally safe place where you can relax and enjoy each other again.

Here are some of the things couples can accomplish in this Hold Me Tight® Workshop:

  • Better understanding of romantic love and keeping the spark alive. (Hint: it’s not a mystery anymore!)
  • Identify those pivotal moves and moments that define your relationship.
  • Learn to be more sensitive to your (and your partner’s) emotional needs and responses.
  • Start to describe and control the negative interactions that hurt and create distance between you.
  • Begin to create and shape positive moments of reaching and responding to each other. (Those are the essential moments that create a secure bond between you.)

Take A Bold Step In Improving Your Relationship

Join us in learning new skills and how to start making changes in a short amount of time.

Facilitated By Dr. Anne Hancock Psy.D.

Dr. Hancock is a prominent relationship therapist and Founder of Wellness Counseling Center. She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and certified EFT therapist and supervisor who specializes in working with couples and families. She has a doctorate in Psychology and masters degree in Marriage and Family Therapy.


All Couples Are Welcome

We welcome all couples to this safe, structured, guided workshop — especially couples who want to boost and enhance their relationships, couples who are stuck in conflict or disconnection and want to feel close, and couples who want to learn more about Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) and the work of Dr. Sue Johnson.


Join Us In Charlotte, North Carolina

I’m excited about the Hold Me Tight® Workshop! We’re limited to 15 couples per workshop, so register today to reserve your space. The workshop will take place at the Hampton Inn & Suites, SouthPark at Phillips Place located at 6700 Phillips Place Court, Charlotte, NC 28210. Hotel reservations can be made by calling 704-319-5700.


Participant Feedback

The workshop was a wonderful experience we both learned a better way to be connected. We have tools for the future when a disconnect comes into our relationship. I learned a lot about myself and how to make a loving relationship and marriage.”

The opportunity to have heart to heart conversations with directed questions with my spouse was great.”

I have been struggling for a while. I know my husband loves me dearly but I had lost all feelings and had completely withdrawn. I had a mind shift and am now able to start working towards feeling again. I cannot tell you how good and hopeful that feels!

The Hold Me Tight® Workshop Details

Workshop Dates And Pricing

We know you are busy and your relationship is important to you, so we have four different Hold Me Tight® Workshop dates available for you to choose from. Please note that each workshop is limited to only 15 couples. We begin each day of the workshop at 9:00 am (registration is open at 8:30 am) and conclude the day at 4:00 pm.

  • January 26 – 27, 2019:  $695/couple $645/couple – Early Bird Price
  • March 23 – 24, 2019:  $695/couple $645/couple – Early Bird Price
  • June 22 – 23, 2019:  $695/couple $645/couple – Early Bird Price
  • September 28 – 29, 2019:  $695/couple $645/couple – Early Bird Price

Disclosure Policy

The Hold Me Tight® Couples Workshop is a relationship education and enhancement program based on EFT and not group therapy. The goal of this program is to help couples repair, enhance and grow their love relationship. There is no open discussion or group disclosure. All skill building exercises and information sharing is conducted 1 on 1 with your partner — as a couple.

For Therapists

Therapists taking our Hold Me Tight® Workshop with a partner to learn about EFT and Attachment Theory may receive 14 hours of continuing education credit through National Marriage Seminars of America.

Disclaimer, Refund, Policy Cancellation Policy Agreement*

Disclaimer & Cancellation Policy: Your registration fee is non-refundable. However, it is transferable because we understand schedules change and accidents happen. Despite best intentions, if you are unable to attend the workshop you are registered for, you are welcome to attend another Hold Me Tight® Couples Workshop with Anne Hancock within 12 months of your original workshop date. However, if you cancel within 3 business days OR fail to show up for the workshop, there will be a $75 transfer fee applied.  Please email to cancel or transfer your workshop.

The individual or entity that made the arrangements to attend a Wellness Counseling Center hosted event agrees to hold harmless National Marriage Seminars, Inc., its directors, and employees from any and all liability associated with those travel and event arrangements. By registering for any event through National Marriage Seminars, Inc. website the individual or entity agrees to these terms.

CE’s: CE’s are NOT included in the price of these workshops, however, they will be available for purchase at the event.

Grievance Policy: It is the mission of National Marriage Seminars of America to find presenters who serve as a gateway to enhance clinical skills and to produce and distribute their work with integrity. We also believe in creating a learning environment that respects the diversity our attendees bring to these events. If you are dissatisfied with your experience, please email us at or contact us via phone at 813-960-0001 to further discuss your concerns.

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