Friday, December 14, 2012
Pine Rest Offers Marriage Preparation Workshop
Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services offers a workshop
held on two consecutive Saturdays, designed to equip engaged couples with
skills necessary for a healthy and happy marriage. It is taught by experienced
marriage professionals, and the FOCCUS pre-marriage online inventory tool is
The workshop teaches couples healthy relationship skills focusing
on communication, conflict resolution, commitment, and intimacy. Other topics
include financial management, family background influences and marriage
expectations. This skills-based program focuses on the important aspects of
marriage, and provides the proper tools for a successful marriage.
Secrets for Successful Marriage will be offered on Jan. 19
and 26 from 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at the Postma
Center on Pine Rest’s main campus,
located at 300 68th
Street SE in Grand
Rapids. The cost is $110 per couple. To register
couples can call (616) 222-4566 or online at www.pinerest.org/ssm-registration.
Other upcoming sessions include: March 9 and 16; and May 4 and 11.
Pine Rest, one of the five
largest free-standing behavioral health providers in the U.S., has served the
greater Grand Rapids and national community for more than 100 years. It offers
a full continuum of services including inpatient and partial hospitalization,
residential and outpatient services, addiction treatment and recovery,
extensive child and adolescent programs, senior care services, as well as
specialized assessment and treatment clinics. In addition to the main campus in
Grand Rapids, Pine Rest also has 16 outpatient locations throughout Michigan
and two in Iowa.