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My Couples Retreats are a 2-day weekend 

  • You are looking for a spacious container for connection outside the 1 hour couples therapy sessions you have been doing.

  • You have done substantial work in couples/individual therapy working on triggers and dynamics and want a space is more positive and nurturing.

  • You are looking for concrete self-care practices that nurture your couple-ship outside of crisis/survival mode.

  • You are looking for a relaxing couples container that promotes and trusts in the natural healing qualities of intention, space, nature and protected quality time.

  • You are looking for a community of practice that will commit to a set of tools/modalities/practices that will protect and inoculate your partnership BEFORE you reach crisis.

  • You want a re-occurring reminder and refresher of tools, skills and practices learnt in couples therapy.

  • You are looking for the camaraderie and support of other couples so that you don't feel so isolated.




  • Duration Sat 9am - Sunday 6pm

  • Venue: Santa Cruz and/or San Jose

    Group Practices Toolbox


  • Somatic Experiencing tools for self-resourcing and regulation

  • Somatica Institute Exercises for exploring erotic energy with self and partner

  • Tantra Practices exploring energetic connection

  • Dance/Movement - exploring connection through movement

  • Partner Yoga

  • Dialog practices for Rupture and Repair ( both demo and done individually )

  • Space/ Spaciousness to use ocean, earth and the redwoods as resources.

  • Psychodrama Therapy to play with our triggers with levity, fun and play.

    Individual Weekend Offerings

  • Bodywork practitioners ( massage, acupuncture, cranial sacral ) 

  • Somatic Experiencing Practitioners 

  • Somatica Coaches

  • Sensual Massage coaches

  • Partner Yoga private sessions



$1200/ couple not including accommodations and meals and individual therapy services. Superbills available for insurance coverage.

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