Relationships thrive when there is understanding. Let us provide the insights to get there.


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
  1. Pre marriage coaching: $250 + GST per couple 4 hours private coaching
  2. Post marriage coaching: $250 + GST per couple 4 hours private coaching
  3. Brief intervention: $150 + GST 1 hour private coaching
  4. Group facilitation: $200 + GST per couple, 4 hour workshop (maximum 10 couples)
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.


Email to book with Marina Shearer for your Prepare/Enrich coaching or text 025 591 6555.

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