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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 used.  

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  

Other upcoming sessions include:  March 9 and 16; and May 4 and 11.    

About Pine Rest
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.