Thank you so much for taking the time to learn more about scheduling your personal retreat. You both are taking a big step towards a fulfilling marriage. The scheduling process allows you and your spouse to ask question to allow the utmost confidence in your weekend.

Initial Consultation*

Before scheduling your weekend, you both will meet for a free consultation. This allows you and your spouse to ask questions and receive a comprehensive understanding and logistics of the weekend.


Retreats are scheduled year round, however, limited to one or two weekends per month.

Retreats are held partly in the Indianapolis office and the weekend concludes at the JW Marriott in downtown Indianapolis.**

What’s Included?

In a word, everything. Don’t worry about anything else but your marriage during your weekend. You’re investing in your marriage and weekend is for you! Here’s what’s included:

  • 1 initial session
  • 1 handwritten couple assessment based on Dr. John Gottman’s research along with additional questionnaires and assessments (Learn More).
  • 1 online couple assessment from Drs. Les and Leslie Parrot (Learn More).
  • A detailed, individual plan unique to your weekend and marriage goals.
  • 2 or 3 night stay in a luxury Indianapolis hotel.*
  • Food and beverages provided.
  • Over 100 pages of resources.
  • 1 post retreat session


Ongoing discounts are offered to help with the overall cost of your weekend (does not include deposit, only 1 discount per couple)

  • Service Career Discount: 10% discounted price for all mental health professionals, teachers, law enforcement, firefighters, active or retired military, etc.
  • “Call to Ministry” Discount: 15% discounted price for all individuals who are in a ministry position (pastor, elder, deacon, etc.)
  • “We Are Committed” Discount: 10% discounted price when the Retreat is paid in full at the time your weekend is scheduled.
  • Ask about any other promotions or discounts that may be offered.

Cost of Retreat

$550 non-refundable deposit (Included In overall cost)

Cost is dependent on number of days and choice of hotel in Indianapolis, Indiana. Please contact for the cost of your Hope Retreat weekend.

Payment/Cancellation/Refund Policy

  • Payment is due in full on the last day of your weekend.
  • Payment Plans are available and are evaluated on a case by case basis. Contact me directly to learn more.
  • Cancellations: Life happens and unforeseen circumstances can prevent a retreat from happening. If this occurs, we will do our best to reschedule within the month. We will address cancellations and refunds on a case by case basis and collaborate together on the best decision.

*Therapist has the right to discontinue treatment at any time prior to the retreat. Therapist will determine best course of action and/or referrals if this occurs.

**Cost of Retreats are subject to change due to higher hotel rates. Couples may choose an alternative location at no additional cost.

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