Premarital Conversations are designed for any engaged couple, whether or not I am also your officiant. Unlike other premarital counseling or marriage preparation programs utilizing online surveys and other standard assessments, our conversations are guided by your needs as individuals, and as partners.
"We definitely recommend the premarital conversations. Hannah's kindness and care were ever-present in her helpful guidance for navigating the marriage process."
Premarital Conversations offer a supportive container for you to explore your partnership in a fun, relaxed and collaborative process. With me as guide and facilitator, together you will develop a better understanding of your strengths and challenges, individually and jointly, and discover opportunities for growth in relationship to yourself, and with each other.
"I hope you know that your work is so powerful and meaningful. You gave us guidance and space to be reflective. Thank you from the bottom of my heart."
Premarital Conversations Package
My Premarital Conversations package includes 3 hour-long sessions with homework exercises to complete on your own (don’t worry…not that kind of homework!). The course of our conversation moves from discussing your relationship to exploring your wedding to envisioning married life beyond the big day, with exercises between sessions designed to further support and deepen each topic.
Free Initial Consultation: Get to Know Each Other + Package Overview
Session One: Relationship Inventory ~ Homework: Relationship Vision
Session Two: Toward the Wedding ~ Homework: Wedding Reflections
Session Three: Envisioning Marriage ~ Homework: Marriage Collage
Ideally, Premarital Conversations occur between the most intensive ends of wedding planning: after you’ve made your big initial decisions, but before planning ramps up again as the day approaches. If this is not possible, adjustments can be made to work within most time frames.
Sessions are held at my office, or via video call. The optimal span between each is around 4 weeks but will depend on the amount of time before your wedding, completion of your homework exercises, and both our scheduling needs.
The cost for the Premarital Conversations 3-session package is $275. Additional sessions can be scheduled for $95 per session, before or after your wedding day.
Premarital Conversations are based upon my seminary education at The New Seminary including pastoral care, spiritual and premarital counseling, and my Psychosynthesis training at The Synthesis Center.
Premarital Conversations are not counseling or psychotherapy, nor is it appropriate for those with deeper psychological conditions or diagnosed mental health disorders. Couples give me permission to discuss our sessions in confidentiality with my supervisor.
"We are so happy with the process with you. We continue to be amazed by your presence and wisdom and how helpful it feels for us."