PREPARE/ENRICH is a customized couple assessment completed online that identifies a couple’s strength and growth areas. It is one of the most widely used programmes for premarital counselling and education. There are also customised versions of the inventory used for marriage counselling & enrichment, and dating couples considering engagement. Prepare/Enrich will help you

  • Identify strength and growth areas
  • Explore personality traits
  • Strengthen communication skills
  • Resolve conflicts and reduce stress
  • Compare family backgrounds
  • Comfortably discuss financial issues
  • Establish personal, couple, and family goals
Reports include the couples map; this shows flexibility & closeness as a diagram that helps couples to understand what they bring to the relationship from their past family experience.

PREPARE/ENRICH assesses these areas of your relationship:

  • 12 Relationship Scales — communication, conflict resolution, roles, sexuality, finances, spiritual beliefs and more
  • 5 SCOPE Personality Scales
  • 4 Couple and Family Scales — based on the Circumplex Model
  • 4 Relationship Dynamic Scales
  • 30 Customized Scales

Who developed the Customized Version of PREPARE/ENRICH?

David H. Olson, Ph.D
Professor Emeritus, Family Social Science, University of Minnesota; Founder and CEO, PREPARE/ENRICH; Developed ten diagnostic tools and Circumplex Model; Licensed Consulting Psychologist and Licensed Marital & Family Therapist, State of Minnesota.

Peter J. Larson, Ph.D
President, PREPARE/ENRICH. Licensed Clinical Psychologist, State of Minnesota.

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Couples Coaching

Book an introductory session with Coach Marina Shearer. Each partner will complete an online questionnaire and during the debrief you will learn about the results from the profile. The Introductory session is 2hours and is conducted via zoom. This coaching is suitable for pre marriage counselling and for couples who have been together and wish to learn more about each other and improve their relationship.


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