The Checkup is a condensed version of PREPARE designed to be user friendly for couples who are not working with a counselor and want to take a self-guided assessment online. Professor Emeritus, Family Social Science, University of Minnesota & President, Life Innovations; Developed ten diagnostic tools and Circumplex Model; Licensed Consulting Psychologist and Licensed Marital & Family Therapist, State of Minnesota. It compares both individuals across 5 key Personality dimensions, noting similarities and differences.Taking the time to reflect on your relationship is an important part of growing as a couple and preparing for marriage. Finally, 2 Family-of-Origin dimensions are mapped and compared to the current couple relationship. (We currently accept Visa, Master Card, American Express, and Discover).The Couple Checkup is a relationship questionnaire (sometimes called an assessment or inventory) designed to measure satisfaction and agreement across a range of important relationship categories.To be scored, it must be completed by both partners in a couple relationship.The report contains: Based on research, the Couple Checkup categorizes relationships into one of four common patterns: Vitalized couples are typically most satisfied with their relationship, skilled in communication and conflict resolution.Harmonious couples also enjoy high levels of satisfaction across most areas of their relationship.
A 24 page Couple Discussion Guide is also provided to help you improve your skills and build a stronger relationship. David Olson, a nationally known marriage and family expert who has appeared on numerous programs including Oprah, the NBC Today Show, ABC Good Morning America, and the CBS Morning Show.I prayed, I believed and before I knew it, there wasn’t just one, but many open doors. Somewhere in my mind, I figured I would just do what I had been trained to do and walk through them. Shortly after being crowned king of Israel, Saul took over his life as well.When he no longer humbled himself to ask for God’s wisdom, Saul’s heart became hard.Traditional couples are often highly committed to one another, but not as skilled in communication & conflict resolution.
Conflicted couples have the lowest level of satisfaction and often struggle with many areas of their relationship.The Couple Checkup is based on the work and research of Dr. Olson, developer of the PREPARE Inventory, used by over 60,000 counselors in the United States alone. Vice President, Life Innovations; Licensed Psychologist, State of Minnesota; Former Director of the Smalley Relationship Center's and Smalley Marriage Institute's Counseling and Clinical Services.