Training & Education

For Public

EMCC conducts workshops and training programmes for individuals, couples, families, schools (school leaders, administrators, teachers, students) and organisations.

The first step toward improving or enhancing your marriage is to understand what happens when relationships fail. This has been well documented by Dr. John Gottman’s extensive research into couples that were not able to save their marriages. Learning about the failures can prevent your relationship from making the same mistakes – or rescue it if it already has.

Even the strongest relationships are strained during the transition to parenthood. Lack of sleep, never-ending housework and new financial concerns can lead to profound stress and a decline in marital satisfaction – all of which affect the care of the baby. Not surprisingly, 69% of new parents experience conflict, disappointment and hurt feelings. This research-based workshop, developed by renowned relationship experts Drs. John and Julie Gottman, prepares couples for the most important and rewarding job they will ever have: raising the next generation. Couples learn how to strengthen their relationship, create a healthy social, emotional and intellectual environment for their baby, and be the best parenting team possible.

Nearly every father makes this silent vow as he holds his newborn child in his hands: “I will be the best father I can be to you.”

Fast forward 10 years…and things might not have turned out the way you’d hoped. Relationship with your teenage child are strained, and conversations nearly always turn into shouting matches.

If you are feeling frustrated, disappointed, disillusioned or hopeless about your strained relationship with your teenager, this workshop will inform, instruct and inspire you, giving you hope and help to improve your relationship.

“It’s just a phase!” That what adolescence is to many people. But adolescence is more than just a ‘phase’’ it is a crucial stage in a child’s life in which parents have an indispensable and impactful role. Conflict is unfortunately a common occurrence during this period of time, leaving parents feeling challenged to manage or repair the relationship with their child. But it does not have to be this way. There are things parents can do to turn conflict into conversation.

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