Dates & Times:

Spring Series

Mondays from 6:30pm - 8:30pm

April 3, 2017

April 10, 2017

April 17, 2017

April 24, 2017


Fall Series
Mondays from 6:30pm - 8:30pm
October 9, 2017
October 16, 2017
October 23, 2017
October 30, 2017

Gerald is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Marriage and Family Therapist at the Houston Center for Christian Counseling. He holds a Master of Divinity degree from Southwestern Seminary, and a Master of Arts degree in Psychology from Houston Baptist University.

Gerald has published two books, Notes from a Country Parson and Marriage Minutes.

Gerald has been leading communication and marriage workshops and events for over 20 years. He uses his experience both as a counselor (since 1989) and pastor (since 1965) to incorporate real stories and examples to bring concepts to life. His warm, relaxed demeanor sets the tone to help others understand and master material.

Four Biggest Killers of Marital Bliss:

1)  Criticism

2) Contempt

3) Defensiveness

4) Stonewalling

Do you know how to

stop your

destructive patterns?

Learn to correct the behaviors and attitudes

that put marriages on

the rocks.

This series is for couples who need to:

•   Resolve conflict effectively

•   Understand each other

•   Connect more deeply

•   Overcome gridlock

Come learn straightforward skills and approaches to reviving your marriage

and making marriage stable across your lifetime together.

To Register:

Call the front desk at 281-277-8811
to reserve your space.
Childcare not available.


402 Julie Rivers Drive

Sugar Land, TX 77478


$350 per couple

for the 4 seminar series

Special discount available for:
Ministry Staff    Counselors   Psychiatrists    Social Workers
$225 with proof of profession

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be offered for those holding mental health licenses in Texas (LPC, LMFT, and LCSW)

Gerald Ford
M.Div., M.A., LPC, LMFT
Certified Communication Instructor

Approved Gottman Educator

Straightforward in its approach, yet profound in effect, these principles will teach

partners new strategies for making their marriage work. These skills help couples

focus on each other by paying attention to the small day-to-day moments that make

up the heart and soul of any relationship.

This series will provide you with tools to:

•   Regain fondness & admiration
•   Revive romance & intimacy
•   Manage conflict constructively
•   Talk without shutting down
•   Handle perpetual & solvable problems
•   Improve friendship
•   Communicate kindly
•   Create shared meaning
•   Embrace each other’s passions

Developed by leading marriage expert John Gottman, this seminar series

puts over 40 years of research into just 7 principles,

designed to make your marriage work.

Combining rigorous scientific research about marriage from leading expert

John Gottman, and practical resources, this 4 part seminar series will

help surge new life into your marriage.