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Is Your Marriage in Trouble?

Many couples don't have effective tools to repair rifts in their relationship. This can lead to conflict, reactive cycles, emotional walls, even affairs...

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Our Couples Retreats Help

In our retreat program you acquire tools to communicate effectively and get positive results. Plus you will take home tools to stay on a positive track...

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John Grey, PhD

Your Coach – John Grey, PhD

For 30 years John has been helping couples have happy, rewarding relationships. He helps partners achieve the positive changes they truly want...

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Online Retreats during Coronavirus Crisis

During this crisis we are conducting retreats using interactive online video. While it can be good to get away from home, most couples seek a retreat because their marriage is in serious trouble and they want an intensive, concentrated approach that gives them real help and makes a real difference. We’ve worked online for years and know how to effectively deliver best-in-class relationship help.

Feedback on recent online retreats: “We were amazed that in such a short time with you, we got to the real root of our problems. We feel at peace for the first time in four years, and feel more connected than we have since our early days.” “We thank you from the bottoms of our hearts. You helped us so much. This was a really good experience in the comfort of our own home. We got such great tools from you!”  Read more →

Transform Your Relationship in a Retreat

Does your relationship suffer from poor communication, upset feelings, walking on eggshells, emotional wounds, built up walls, or other reactive cycles? Such negative dynamics drain a couple’s ability to feel in love or act in loving ways. But with the right tools, you can overcome these love-killing patterns and prevent them from destroying your relationship. At a couples retreat with John (also called a marriage retreat) you gain effective tools to resolve issues, heal upsets, dissolve walls, and turn things around. Typically seeing couples on the brink of divorce, John’s special approach helps them renew hope and positive feelings. And they take home new tools to ensure their love continues to thrive. John’s skill at coaching combined with his intensive retreat format is unique in its power to transform relationships, even those stuck for decades!

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A Different Approach to Helping Couples

Nationally recognized as a pioneer in the field, John has been conducting retreats for couples for three decades. What he offers is far more than just an intensive format. His approach to the work itself is distinctly different from traditional couples therapy or marriage counseling. And due to its exceptional efficacy, John has been sought out to train couples therapists and counselors in this new approach to couples therapy based in neuroscience and attachment research. His couples retreats offer a fast track to improve your relationship, navigate difficulties, reconnect and reinvigorate intimacy. Couples report they get far more than they hoped for. And, back home, after their retreat ends, they have the tools they need to stay on track.

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Author of Four Relationship Help Books

Based on John’s extensive experience of working with thousands of partners in his retreats, he has authored four relationship help books. Praising John’s latest book, bestselling author and relationship expert Stan Tatkin says it will “help anyone wishing to repair an ailing relationship. With decades of experience behind him John Grey is a highly intelligent, creative force in the arena of science and relationships. His work is inventive and inspiring.” Now you can directly benefit from John’s seasoned guidance by attending a couple retreat and getting the practical tools you need to have the loving, supportive and happy relationship you truly want.

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See John's Coaching Featured in a Movie

Canadian rock star couple Chantal Kreviazuk and Raine Maida feature coaching by John in their new film "I'm Going to Break Your Heart."

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Letters from Couples

"This is our one year anniversary of renewed happiness and wedded bliss thanks to our retreat with you. Before we came, we fought all the time and had no intimacy. We had nothing in common outside of our children and work. And we couldn't go on like that. You taught us how to understand each other and most importantly how to communicate with each other. Your help last year transformed our relationship. We have never been happier with each other. We’ve learned to love and laugh again. We cannot thank you enough."

— W and M

"You saved our relationship. We couldn’t have done it without you. We were going down into a deep hole. We were stuck and could not have come through it without your help. As far as we are concerned, you saved the relationship. Your work is invaluable."

— O and S

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John Grey's Latest Book

"Everything you need to create a secure, lasting bond with your partner."
— Jack Canfield, author of Chicken Soup for the Soul

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Relationship Help & Love Advice

Read John's Relationship Help articles. Browse his Love Advice answers to people's questions. Take a short but pithy Love Quiz. Play with the insight-filled Relationship Cards. Read John's latest article about the essential ingredients for relationship health: "Keys to a Secure Partnership."

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