Better Relationships Workshop

Could your relationship do with a tune-up? Different wavelengths, regular conflict, just not on the same page?

Relationships require regular tuning to help couples stay connected, assist each other in understanding differences, and manage conflict while continuing to cooperate as a team.

The aim of the Better Relationships Workshop is to encourage participants to identify strengths in their relationship while fostering attitudes of respect, trust and positive partnership communications.

Over the course of four weekly sessions facilitated by an experienced family relationship practitioner, this interactive program will encourage participants to learn, develop and practise positive relationship skills in a supportive group environment.

Topics include:

  • Building trust, commitment and emotional closeness.
  • Re-discovering and focusing on the positive in your partner.
  • Understanding and managing conflict.
  • Creating shared meaning, life goals and dreams.
  • Sharing appreciation and fondness for each other.

Investing a few hours now, will support improved well-being for yourself as an individual, as part of a couple, and for the benefit of your whole family.

Best suited to:

All couples - same sex and heterosexual, long term de-facto or married, new, engaged or starting again later in life couples.


The workshop runs across four Monday evenings.

Future dates to be scheduled.

Light refreshments provided.


Family Life meeting room, 197 Bluff Rd, Sandringham

Your Facilitator:

Fiona Reizner is an experienced mental health practitioner and educator who is passionate about helping individuals enhance their communication and relationship building skills to increase their emotional well-being. She holds a Bachelor of Social Work Degree with further studies in mental health issues such as (but not limited to) anxiety and depression.  Fiona has facilitated the Masters of Social Work at LaTrobe University, has her own private practice in addition to counselling individuals and families as a Psychological Strategies Provider with Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network.


$390 per couple ($350 concession) 

Limited spaces available.  Maximum number of participants is 8 couples.

Acceptance into this program is subject to minimum enrolment numbers being achieved and/or maximum numbers being reached. Heartlinks reserves the right to discontinue service should the facilitator deem a participant to be better suited to an alternative form of support.


"The Better Relationships workshop truly helped my husband and I to better understand each other's needs when it comes to communication and "love language".  It has opened the door for us to be more understanding of each other and was a good reminder of how we were a couple first before we had children."   - Emma

"We needed to take some time out to focus on our relationship, and this workshop provided the opportunity to do that and focus on making some real and positive changes in the way we communicate" - Trina

Bookings and more information:

For more info, email or call (03) 8599 5488

If you require urgent support prior to our next scheduled workshop, please consider speaking to one of our counsellors.  Call us or click here for more info.

To register online complete the below registration form.

Workshop registration form for Better Relationships Workshop

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