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Couples’ Communication, Conflict & Collaboration         

2024 Workshops

With Peter Jones Ed.D, LMFT & William Ryan, PhD.


Two seasoned licensed couples therapists bring their different backgrounds to couples’ conflict, communication and collaboration.  William Ryan’s training is as psychologist and couples therapist; Peter Jones’s is as an interactional linguist and couples therapist. This series of workshops for couples and individuals will help participants understand and handle conflict collaboratively in couples’ communications.


What you will get out of these workshops

• How to get in and get out of conflict quickly with gains.

• Removing impediments to collaboration.

• How to handle reactivity and triggering.

• Working alongside of others with similar challenges.

• Turning complaints into ploughshares.

• Opportunities to work your own topics.


Timing: Saturdays in first half of 2024 from 10 am-12:00 pm Eastern US time.



January 13th

February 10th

March 9th

April 6th

May 4th


​Workshops cost $50/individual; $75/couple.  Prepay for entire series before 2nd session for a one-session discount.

Sign up by e-mailing, with "couple workshop" in the subject line.  Payments can be made by Zelle, Venmo, or check; payment logistics will be provided in January. 


These workshops are not therapy; they are education & /training for better couple communication.  If you are dealing with significant issues of trauma, betrayal, ongoing addiction or any form of abuse, you should have a consultation with Peter Jones as part of registering for this series of workshops.

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