Couples & Marriage Intensive Counseling Retreats

Experience Healing & Growth in 3 Days Instead of Weeks or Months

Rebuild Trust &

Healthy Communication

Get To The Root
Of The Issues

Stop Sleeping
On The Couch

Hey Couples!
How Long Have You Questioned:

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Are we still right for each other?

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Can we recover from infidelity?

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How long can I bear their resentment?

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Is my marriage over?

Intensive Counseling Retreats Are:

An Investment In Your Relationships Future

Counseling retreats are an investment in the future of your success. Address the issues, settle the fights, and learn how to reconnect, build trust, and love well.

Help When You Need It Most

Counseling retreats condenses months of therapy into 3 days of powerful insights and interventions. Make progress and get relief now, not later.

An Opportunity For Transformation

Many of our clients come to us feeling a lot of guilt and shame, and their relationship is broken. Our retreats provide a safe, non-judgmental space to heal and find your path out of the pain, hurt, and sorrow. To move forward with hope.

3 Reasons Why Couples May Choose Counseling Retreats

Getting Started With A Counseling Retreat:

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Fill Out Form

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10 questions, less than 15 minutes to complete

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FREE Personal Phone Consultation

To see if a counseling retreat is a good fit for you.

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Attend Your Own, Customized, Counseling Retreat.

Take action so you can experience the healing you need and life-changing growth. 

Why Couples Choose Syrona

“We thought our marriage was irretrievably broken. In one day, we found out why we had grown apart. By the end of our timelines, we understood each other like never before. After five days, we found a path back to each other again. We learned how to really listen to, and validate each other. We not only have our marriage back, but in so many ways it’s better than it was before”.

~53 year old female & 55 year old male

How Couples Counseling Retreats Work

How Couples Counseling Retreats Work

Free Personal Phone Consultation

Talk to us directly and let us find out more about what you need and how we can help.

Come to the Retreat

We’ll spend 3 days together helping you find health and set yourself up for growth. Some come by themselves, some will bring their families to enjoy Florida while they do the Counseling Retreat.

Continue Receiving Support

Follow up is important. So we’ll encourage you to follow up with your own therapist and/or we can provide check-ins

We Provide Intensive Couples Counseling Services For

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Social Anxiety

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Compulsions

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Not Liking Yourself

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Lack of Purpose

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Lack of Confidence

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Depression; loss of interest, lack of motivation, feelings of hopelessness, emptiness

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Grief, Loss, or Bereavement

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Self Doubt

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Self Improvement and Discovery

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Difficult Life Events

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Commitment Issues

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Panic Attacks

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Perfectionism

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Feeling too much or too little

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Stress overload

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Relationship Counseling

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Codependency

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Life Transitions

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Flashbacks/PTSD/Acute Trauma

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Lingering effects of childhood trauma as an adult

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Abandonment/Rejection Issues

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Body Image

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Bipolar Disorder

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Jealousy

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Narcissism

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Shame Issues

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Trust Issues

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Premarital counseling

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OCD

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Hoarding

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Sexuality

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Marriage Problems; growing apart, infidelity, divorce

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Anger: Too much/Too little

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Big Transitions; going to college, getting married, having children, retiring

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Problems with Guilt; too little, too much

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Parent/Adult Child Issues

How Do I Know if a Counseling Retreat is Right For Me?

A Counseling Retreat might be for you if:

  • You are, or have been, in therapy, but frustrated because you aren’t getting to your CORE issues.
  • You normally consider yourself to be a high-functioning individual, but something in your life has you knocked off your emotional feet, you’re scrambling – and you want to deal with it right away.
  • You need more time than one hour of therapy a week to delve into painful, emotional material.
  • You have the time and financial resources to have three or four consecutive days, one-on-one, with a highly-trained, senior-level psychologist.
  • You want intensive, high quality couples therapy to identify and repair whatever painful ruptures that are harming your relationship.

A Counseling Retreat might NOT be for you if:

  • You don’t feel ready (or willing) to deeply explore your life experiences and experience the emotional discomfort that might accompany this journey.
  • You are unsure about whether you want to fully open up and engage in the therapy process.
  • You are in a degree of emotional crisis where you don’t feel safe or stable enough to manage unsupervised time after therapy ends for the day.
  • The extended time and financial fees required for a counseling retreat would cause you an undue level of burden and stress.
  • If you want couples therapy, but there is active violence, drug, or alcohol use in the relationship.

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“We thought our marriage was irretrievably broken. In one day, we found out why we had grown apart. By the end, we understood each other like never before.”

Past Couples Client

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a Syrona Counseling Retreat cost?

Syrona’s intensive therapy retreats range from between two and four days.  You can choose how many days you want to attend, and typically we discuss this during the consult call.

We offer weekday and weekend retreats.  Weekend retreats are more limited and there is a small up- charge for the weekend dates.

Rates for individual and couples retreats are the same.  Unlike many other intensive therapy programs, we don’t charge more for couples’ intensives.

  • Weekday Retreats:  $750/day
  • Weekend Retreats: $850/day

Do you want to break your retreat into shorter segments or different days?

  • One-day sessions: $750/day (weekends $850/day)
  • Half-day sessions: $400
  • Extended sessions: $250 (Two hours)

Rates for Dr. Kelly (Limited Availability)

  • Weekday Retreats:  $1500/day
  • Weekend Retreats: $1700/day
  • Half-Day sessions: $800
  • Extended sessions: $400 (Two hours)

What’s included in the price?

Included: Snacks, beverages, and lunch.
Not included: Airfare, hotel or transportation.

What is the follow up after a counseling retreat?

We offer follow-up tele-health sessions after your counseling retreat, but due to inter-state licensing laws and time constraints, we can not take clients on as regular, weekly clients.

This is why we recommend that you have a primary therapist if you will benefit from on-going therapeutic work after your retreat. Some of our retreat clients return for half-or full-day “tune-up” sessions if wanted or needed.

If you do have a primary therapist, we provide professional consults before and after your counseling retreat, to create a seamless transition – in and out of the retreat – for both you and your therapist.

I have never been in therapy before. Can I still attend a counseling retreat?

Yes. While most of our clients either have had, or are in therapy, we love working with clients who are new to the whole therapy experience. A counseling retreat is an immersive therapy experience, so it works best for those who are able and willing to be reflective and curious about their feelings, thoughts, and memories. For many of our clients who haven’t had therapy before, they tell us they love getting started this way, and they do great – they don’t know therapy any other way!

Is a Syrona Counseling Retreat just another form of talk therapy?

No. Most people attend a counseling retreat so they can move beyond talk therapy. Most of our clients need help to shift the automatic and dysregulated aspects of their emotional functioning into a more functional and regulated state. So while all counseling retreats include a mixture of education and some talk therapy, the experimental work is focused on both “top-down and body-up” techniques and approaches.

What happens in a Syrona Counseling Retreat?

When you arrive, you will be greeted by your therapist and shown around the office. Your favorite drinks and snacks will be there waiting for you. You will settle in, and the day begins by getting your wish list identified: we explore what you most would like to accomplish over the course of your intensive retreat.

We then proceed to the day-long process of getting to know you – what is your emotional blueprint? We thoroughly go over your timeline – the first two decades in particular, but often going over each decade of your life.

At the end of the day, we write up a summary of your unique personality functioning – the vulnerabilities you were exposed to in childhood and the specific coping and defensive strategies you learned to use for managing your emotional life.

The second and third days are the “working days”. As highly trained trauma therapists, we customize our extensive therapeutic toolkit of techniques and experiential interventions to what YOU need, based on what we learned doing your timeline. We use a combination of top-down and bottoms up approaches, meaning that we work with your whole experience of being you. That is, how do you think, feel, and react, and why?

Most people come to intensives because of issues in their relationships, either with significant others or themselves, and often both! So during your intensive, we help you access powerful and profound levels of self awareness and compassion.

The third day continues the work but often focuses on practicing and applying what has been learned. We spend time helping our clients understand how an emotionally intelligent and mature adult thinks, feels, and responds. We practice using engaging exercises that have you engaging with yourself and others from your adult mindset.

This sets you up to walk away at the end of your intensive not just knowing what your adult mindset is, but having the felt sense of recognizing when it is fully operational (and when it is not). And knowing this is profoundly powerful.

Since you don’t take insurance, can I bill my insurance out-of-network?

You are welcome to submit the invoice for reimbursement but in our experience, very few insurance companies will reimburse more than one hour of psychotherapy a day. Some of our clients have had success receiving partial reimbursement by working with a case manager, but in general, we tell our clients that the Syrona Counseling Retreats are not a covered service at this time.

Many successful people struggle overcoming their issues because they feel they should be able to do it alone. That’s why we created a counseling solution to get months of therapy in less than a week. This way you get the help you need, learn the skills to prevail, and get back to living a healthy successful life.