Premarital Counseling in Alpharetta, GA

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We are committed to the health and safety of all our clients. We continue to offer our services both in-person and via video. In-person availability is limited and varies per provider. We practice social distancing, the use of face coverings and all areas are cleaned in between sessions. We also ask that all clients stay in their vehicles until their appointment time to further reduce the risk of transmission.

About Premarital Counseling

Preparing for your marriage is important.  A great way to prepare is by utilizing premarital counseling services.  In fact, it has been found to reduce the rate of divorce by 30%.

Holistic Wellness Practice’s premarital counseling program provides excellent preparation in specific areas to set you and your partner up for a successful marriage.

Focus Areas

  • Communication

  • Conflict and stress

  • Career and finances

  • Relationship roles and intimacy

  • Extended family and kids

Using the Prepare/Enrich (P/E) assessment, along with principles from the Gottman Method, Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT) for couples, and other effective interventions, let HWP better equip you for your best marriage possible.

How it Works

  • After you meet your premarital counselor, you will be emailed a link to go online and take the P/E couples relationship assessment. It is important that you and your partner take the assessment separately and as honestly as possible, and do not discuss the test with each other. It usually takes about 30 minutes to complete. P/E is very reputable and widely used.  It helps couples see an unbiased, clearer picture so that your counselor can dive deep with you to work on important matters.

 

  • In your subsequent sessions, your counselor will go over the results of your unique assessment and will have a tailored, specific plan for you and your partner based on your own individual results, issues, and needs.

 

  • Your counselor will walk with you through each of the areas listed above, using structured exercises to help you make improvements and grow in your understanding of your partner and relationship. Sometimes there are homework assignments to do between sessions, to make sure you are implementing what you learned into your every day life.

What Our Clients Say

“Kristi is wonderful. She is warm and inviting and aided us in bringing our marriage to where it should be. We are forever grateful for the healing and practices Kristi brought into our marriage. We could not recommend her more!”

- Ashley B. (Google)

“Kristi is SO wonderful! I would highly recommend Holistic Wellness Practice, and specifically, Kristi! I have been battling years with fear and anxiety. She is helping me overcome these struggles and experience freedom in these areas, while strengthening my relationship with myself and relationships I care about the most. This is my first time taking a leap of Faith and going to Therapy, and I’m so thankful I did!!”

- Kristen B. (Google)

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I schedule an appointment?

There are a few different ways to schedule an appointment at our Alpharetta office.
Please choose the most convenient option for you.

Do you accept my insurance?

HWP does not accept insurance. Managed care companies were created to “manage” and contain escalating health care costs. Their bottom line is to reduce costs and raise profits; it is not to increase the quality of care professionals provide or your quality of life. HWP is solution-focused on quality of life and personal goals.

What is your cancellation policy?

If you need to cancel or change your appointment, we ask you to inform your provider at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled session start time. Your full session fee will…

What forms of payment do you accept?

Cash, credit cards, and health savings (HSA) or flex spending account (FSA) cards that have a major credit card logo on it are all accepted forms of payment.