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Sabrina and Eric are committed to helping couples have the best relationship possible through counseling, coaching, retreats and weekly blogs.
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Get to know how you are wired! The Core Values Index™ is a revolutionary new assessment which enables you to understand your deepest core self.
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We want to serve the couples and singles in your church through our powerful retreats based on the Core Values Index.
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We equip, certify and provide CE for Counselors and Life Coaches in the use of the Core Values Index with clients.
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About Core Values Counseling, LLC
When we know our core values, how we are wired and what we stand for, we can understand ourselves, better. We learn what motivates us and how we communicate and learn best. Knowing this about each other builds esteem and honor into our relationships. We at Core Values Counseling hope to help you gain this deep understanding of yourself and others in order for you to have the best life possible!
We have high levels of success helping couples heal from affairs using research-based methodologies.
Whether you struggle as an individual, or as a couple we have seen success in helping people recover and find freedom.
Neurofeedback, combined with tools developed in therapy has been successful for many clients.
We use the CVI to help people move more intentionally through transitions.
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Latest Posts from Core Values Blog
So often we talk about self care, and the boundaries we need to set for ourselves. And don’t get me wrong — those are important things to discuss and should be a top priority in your life. But what about encouraging that kind of behavior for your partner? Part of being a loving partner is caring about Read more about Why Your Partner’s Self Care Is Your Responsibility Too[…]
When things have really deteriorated in your relationship, a peculiar phenomenon can occur. You start to reside in what’s known as ‘negative sentiment override,’ which basically means you start to believe that your partner only thinks negatively of you. You believe that whatever they say is tinged with contempt of you — and you return that contempt in kind. The Gottmans have discovered Read more about Contempt: The Deadliest of the Four Horsemen[…]
Sometimes, when we are incredibly passionate about a particular topic, it feels like life or death if our partner doesn’t agree. How can we have a positive interaction with a loved one when we disagree so firmly on an important issue? The greatest and most important challenge here is separating the topic from the person you’re talking to. It’s easy Read more about How to Talk About Polarizing Topics with Your Partner[…]
When you come to a conflict with your partner, how do you see them in that moment? Do you assume their good intentions, believing the best about them? Or do you find yourself critical and suspicious? How we practice and build our relationship outside of conflict affects that view, and that view in turn can greatly affect Read more about Practice Makes Perfect[…]
It’s a brand new year, and everyone + their mother is talking about their New Year’s Resolutions. January is prime time for goal setting, and whether you love it or loathe it, it’s a reality we’re all a part of. But as you face this new year and consider what your resolution might be, I have a challenge Read more about Your Together Resolution[…]
The holidays and the new year bring lots of chances for reflection — and lots of opportunities for change. One of the biggest changes we experience? A job change. And facing one during this time of year can be tough. If you or your partner started a new job this year, the new rhythm can seriously throw your whole routine Read more about When Your Partner Gets A New Job[…]
“There is more in us than we know if we could be made to see it; perhaps, for the rest of our lives we will be unwilling to settle for less.” – Kurt Hahn We’re often told that we should be willing to settle for less at the holidays: less business, less consumerism, less money spent, less Read more about Preparing For The Holidays: Settle For MORE[…]
Gratitude is a powerful way to invest in your future — in what you want to see in the world. When I see clients with mind that is gracious and a heart that is giving, I notice that they are able to adjust stressful mindsets, and even mental health issues like anxiety and depression, much more quickly. When someone is focused Read more about Gratitude Is An Investment[…]
Just a little reminder that our visioneering retreat is THIS weekend, at the gorgeous Dreamgiver’s Inn in Newberg, Oregon. The conference is Friday evening, November 9th, through Sunday morning, November 11th. Hor d’oeuvres, breakfasts, and lunch will be provided.We still have a few seats available — and would love for you to join us! If cost is an issue, please Read more about We’ve Got A Getaway For You[…]
Dear friends, family, and prayer supporters, First of all, thank you all so much for your continued support. Knowing we have such a valuable team of prayer warriors in the wings is continually encouraging and uplifting for us in the work we’re doing! We just wanted to give you all a quick update, and ask Read more about A Message for Our Prayer Supporters[…]