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Couples Workshop

Couples Workshop

A 4-session workshop for couples - build friendship, manage conflict and create shared meaning in your relationship.

Starts 4th March, 2023

4 sessions | Conducted every Saturday 10:30 AM

Small group, 4-5 couples

75-minute online video conversations

Led by Veena Hari

Program Fee - INR 4000/couple for India-based participants | INR 7000/couple for participants outside India

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What will I learn?

You and your partner will learn how to foster respect, affection, and closeness in your relationship. You will build and share a deeper connection with each other. You’ll learn how to keep conflict discussions calm, how to break through conflicted gridlock and how to strengthen and maintain the gains in your relationship.

Who is the group for?

This workshop is designed for ALL couples in a committed relationship. You do not need to be married. If you have a strong relationship, this workshop will provide you with insights and tools to foster further closeness, friendship and trust. If your relationship is distressed, this four weekend workshop will provide you with a greater understanding of your relationship and a road map for repair.

Glimpse of the regime

Session 1: Mapping the Relationship

• Why am I here?
• Understanding Attachment Styles and Love Languages
• Self Knowledge: Past traumas and its current impact, inner child wounds, limiting beliefs
• Sound Relationship House • Gottman Method: Understanding relationship strengths and areas of concerns

Session 2: Building the Relationship

• Identifying Relationship Strengths
• Love Maps
• Building Fondness and Friendship
• Rituals of Connection

Session 3: Passion and Sex

• Individual Relationship with Pleasure
• Culture of Appreciation
• Building Erotic Intelligence: Art and Practice

Session 4: Navigating Conflict

• The Four Horsemen and their Antidotes
• Aftermath of a fight: Repair
• Physiological Soothing

  • Excellent! Very practical and immediately useful. We would like to send more family to such groups.

    Ananya & Shantanu

    Been married for 11 years

  • I had put my marriage on cruise control. This group was a good reminder that marriage takes work and and very useful tools of how to think about things.

    Achin & Nikita

    Been married for 14 years

  • My favourite part about the group was finding out how similar some of the struggles were.

    Gargi & Anand

    Been married for 3 years

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Meet your Facilitator

Veena Hari

Veena Hari is a Mental Health Practitioner with around 10 years of experience across the mental health and development sector. She is the founder of Bhavati Foundation, a not for profit organization working on reproductive mental health in India and host of the Mothering podcast. She describes herself as a passionate feminist and is a mother to a three and a half year old.

FAQs

What are SoulUp Groups?

At SoulUp, you'll meet people who get what you're going through and might be living some of the same realities. People looking for extraordinary conversations, just like you.

✔️ Small group, 6-8 people

✔️ Every meeting led by a world-class facilitator

✔️ Weekly 75-minute online video sessions

What happens in a group session?

While the format can vary as per topic, here’s a flow that most sessions follow

Check In. Participants check-in with each others' feelings and answer the prompt given by the facilitator if any.

Conversation. Your facilitator will guide the group in a free-flowing conversation—with the goal of sharing openly, talking honestly, and deep emotional connection.

Check Out. Participants share what they're taking away from the session.

What am I going to get out of this?

Participants say that they feel heard, understood, more in control, and a feeling that you’ve got people rooting for you. By talking about your emotions and what's going on in your life, you'll realise that you're not alone and get ideas for how to improve your situation.

How long has SoulUp been around?

SoulUp was founded in Feb 2022 by Punita Mittal and Mahak Maheshwari - a team of IIT Delhi and IIT Bombay with more than 20 years of combined healthcare experience. SoulUp is redefining mental health through groups that are effective, but also fun, social, and challenging.

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