Workshops & Retreats

At RCOSF we offer weekend relationship workshops and private retreats for couples, and workshops focused on men’s and women’s issues. Our workshops are an effective way to learn about various topics such as relationships and personal growth, including mind-body integration and mindfulness, single’s challenges, and CEU workshops for therapists.

Weekend Couple Retreats, Workshops, and Intensives

  • Weekend Couples Retreats
  • Private Marriage Counseling Intensives
  • Small Group Relationship Enhancement Workshops

Click here to learn more about our retreats and intensives for couples. The following weekend programs are individually designed to meet the needs of each couple:

Private Couples Counseling Retreats / Intensive weekend programs for one couple:

  • Weekend Intensives (Friday evening & Saturday)
  • Expanded Intensives (Friday through Sunday)
  • Optional Follow-Up Sessions
  • Weekend Relationship Enhancement Workshops (small groups of couples)
  • Saturday Workshops
  • 3-Day Relationship Recovery Intensives (Friday through Sunday)

Our retreats, intensives and workshops are based on EFT (Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy) and the work of Dr. Sue Johnson (including Hold Me Tight, Dr. Johnson’s highly acclaimed book and workshop for couples). Retreats and workshops are conducted by Richard Loebl, LCSW, BCD, Founder and Director of the Relationship Center of South Florida, and often include a female staff therapist and expert in relationship and marriage counseling. For the full description, location and cost of services please click here.

PDR – Personal Development and Recovery
PDR is a 3 day intensive workshop for personal growth and development, with a special focus on recovery – from childhood trauma and/or addictions. The workshop has an experiential focus, with exercises designed to improve relationships with others and to empower individuals to achieve personal goals.
PDR is available to community groups, and treatment programs such as inpatient addiction rehabilitation services and intensive outpatient programs. Click here for a complete program description of PDR.
CEU Workshops for Therapists
A variety of continuing education programs for therapists are sponsored by the Relationship Center Of South Florida. These workshops provide CEUs for counselors and therapists interested in learning about new approaches and enhancing their skills. Programs are offered in the following areas:
  • Relationships & Couples Therapy
  • Men’s Issues (male psychology and men in relationships)
  • Personal Growth & Development
  • Treating Survivors (strategies for working with survivors of emotional and physical trauma, including abandonment, abuse, neglect, ACOA issues, and victims of sexual abuse)
  • Addictions & Co-Dependency

EFT (Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy) For Therapists & Counselors
The Relationship Center Of South Florida sponsors ongoing CEU training programs and workshops in EFT. These programs include one-day introductory workshops, four-day externships, and core skills weekends for therapists who want to learn the model, develop and expand their skills, and for those who want to become Certified EFT Therapists.

Who’s In Charge?

This workshop is based on Richard Loebl’s unique “Who’s in Charge?” model. The workshop provides easy-to-use tools that are highly effective in building self-esteem and creating successful relationships and careers. You’ll learn how to identify and integrate your internal parts: the Adult, Inner Critic, Teenager, and Inner Child. The workshop provides educational information, self-help tools, and action methods, such as role playing and psychodrama, used to empower your personal growth.

Challenging & Empowering Men
This workshop for men addresses the unique concerns of men today — their relationships, career issues, and their roles as husbands and fathers, in work and in their communities — Men’s lives are more challenging today than at any time in history. Role relationships between men and women have never been more complicated and demanding. Financial demands and job stress have never been so difficult to manage. This men’s workshop will empower you to perform these complex roles more effectively, and with greater personal satisfaction and peace of mind.

Singles Challenge
This weekend workshop is presented at various locations in Boca Raton throughout the year. The Singles Challenge is a fun and educational event designed by the relationship experts at RCSF to help singles with the challenges of dating and single life. The Challenge format combines individual and small group “competitions” for prizes with other unique experiences designed for singles of all ages.

The Singles Challenge covers a variety of topics, including:

  • The Rules of Dating
  • The Secrets of Successful Dating
  • How to find the “Right Person”
  • The Ingredients of a Successful Relationship
  • How to Respond to Rejection
  • Methods for Safe & Successful Online Dating

The Singles Challenge is held at local restaurants, clubs, and other meeting places frequented by singles in South Florida. This event is usually held on Friday nights or Saturday afternoons, for about 2 hours. It’s a great way to meet other singles in a safe and healthy environment, and to laugh and learn about dating, relationships, and other Singles Challenges!