Conversations for Connection: Marriage Retreat in San Diego


Conversations for Connection: Marriage Retreat in San Diego
Based on Sue Johnson's best selling book, "Hold Me Tight:Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love"

Hear what recent participants said about this workshop:
“This was incredibly wonderful for our relationship. This has helped my partner and I begin to learn a new way to connect with each other.” New Zealand participant

“You created an incredibly safe and sacred space for this workshop. Thanks so much for the very helpful workshop. I feel deep respect and gratitude.” CA participant


“Extraordinarily helpful and well organized, both practical and thought provoking. Well worth the time and money. I leave the experience enriched.” AZ participant
“This workshop has given me great hope for a lasting, loving relationship with my husband because of a major break through we had this weekend.” Canada participant


“At last, a road map through Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy with its creator. Dr. Johnson’s superb science, humor, and clinical wisdom are finally accessible to all of us. I couldn’t pick a smarter, warmer, and more real guide for this journey.”
John Gottman, Ph.D.

“A truly revolutionary, breakthrough book… the most important, valuable book for couples published in the 21st century.”
Barry McCarthy, Ph.D.

“Sue Johnson [is] the most original contributor to couples therapy to come along in the last 30 years. This book will touch your heart, stimulate your mind, and give you practical strategies for improving your marriage.”

William J. Doherty, Ph.D.

“Wonderful!…Hold Me Tight blends the best in research findings with practical suggestions from a caring and compassionate clinician. This fabulous book will be of great benefit…to couples trying to find their way to better communication and deeper, more fulfilling ways of being with each other. Bravo!”
Daniel J. Siegel, M.D.       

Format: Lecture, Film clips, group discussion (voluntary participation) and many break out exercises in private with your partner. Several therapist are available as you do your couples exercises if you need assistance.


Book, all materials, lunch, and snacks are all provided.

Retreat is for all couples (lay and professional). 14 Ceu's are available.

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Diana Weiss-Wisdom


My approach is tailored to your specific needs and situation.  I use a combination of emotionally focused therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy,  positive psychology, and psychological assessment tools.

My focus is on how to help individuals, couples, as well as parents and their children bring out the best in themselves and each other.


Individuals, Couples, and Families are assessed and treated with kindness, respect, and warm professionalism in our office.  My specialty areas include:

    Marriage counseling
    Premarital counseling
    Intimacy issues
    Life Transitions
    Divorce recovery
    Cardiac psychology

Location: Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Credentials: PhD
Specialties: Couples/Marital Issues, Divorce/Divorce Prevention, Stepfamilies
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