J. Mike Ross, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist, Life Coach
Closed Office due to move to Arizona
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Premarital Counseling

Featuring the PREP/ENRICH Program and Gottman Assessment and Strategies

Nearly three million couples have already taken PREPARE/ENRICH and improved their chances for a successful relationship. The PREPARE/ENRICH Program is a proven tool, scientifically developed to help couples stimulate honest, open dialogue about some ot the most difficult to discuss subjects. Using these assessment tools, you'll find it easier to understand your partner and create a deeper, healthier relationship and sustain it over the years to come. The PREPARE/ENRICH progarm is a resource to help couples establish stronger relationships and get to know each other like never before. To truly undertand their spouse and themselves. To make difficult conversations easier. To resolve conflicts. To bring couples closer together.

Any long-term relationship can benefit from PREPARE/ENRICH. It doesn't matter whether you and your partner are engaged or cohabitating, are newlyweds, or have been married for years. If you're in a committed relationship, PREPARE/ENRICH will give you the tools you need for long-term success.
How does the program work?

You begin by taking the PREPARE/ENRICH online assessment to identify your current strengths and growth areas as a couple. You will receive a customized report showing the results of your assessment. Click here to see a sample report.

You then meet with me and I will provide feedback to help you understand your results as well as teach you important relationship skills. From beginning to end, the program is designed to be comfortable, relaxed, and even fun.
With PREPARE/ENRICH, you will:
• Identify your strengths as a couple and build new ones
• Strengthen your communication skills
• Uncover stressful areas and resolve conflicts
• Explore your families of origin
• Comfortably discuss financial issues
• Establish personal, couple, and family goals
• Understand and appreciate personality differences

Why choose a psychologist specializing in couples relationships?

Able to assist clients with a variety of concerns including any that may be beyond the scope of the PREPARE/ENRICH program without having to refer you to another provider. Experienced with couples relationships and what the scientific research shows is important in establishing and maintaining a happy satisfying relationship.
Based on research, provide supplemental assessments of your relationship. Click for Gottman Institute.

  • 18 areas of solvable-perpetual problems
  • Accepting Influence
  • Compromise
  • Fondness and Admiration
  • The Four Horseman - Learn the anidotes to protect your relationship
  • Love Maps
  • Repair
  • Communication skills, and much more ....

Provide tools and strategies (PREP/ENRICH and Gottman) customized to meet YOUR needs to help resolve and prevent possible difficulties in your relationship.