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A Private Marriage Retreat Georgia


The Marriage Retreat Georgia couples rely upon for healing and repairing bonds.


Now offering these marriage retreats online!
Begining in-person retreats in summer 2021

Meet Your Couples Therapist

One of 24 Chosen Worldwide

Marriage Retreat Georgia:

Working privately with each of you for the entire weekend.

Dr. Alexis Johnson Nelson has advanced training in the Gottman Method of Couples Therapy in Atlanta, GA

Dr. Powell conducts couples retreat georgia

Experienced as a Couples and
Sex Therapist

Both have training in sex therapy. Helping both relationship and sexual problems.

Advanced Training in Helping Couples

Each have advanced training from two institutes devoted to helping couples including the famous Gottman Institute's  Science-based Gottman Method.

A Superb Clinical Diagnostician

We know relationships are complex. Both doctors have extensive training helping those facing a variety of emotional challenges. They can cut through the confusion and ease relationship and family struggles.

Dr. Nelson's Professional Credentials:

-Simmons College, Boston  Instructor

-Licensed as an Marriage and Family Therapist in:

  • Georgia

-Ph.D. Drexel University -Philadelphia, PA (Couple and Family Therapy) COAMFTE-accredited - 2011

-M.S. University of Maryland - College Park, MD (Marriage and Family Therapy) COAMFTE-accredited - 2006

-worked in Bowie, MD, Camden, NJ, and Cincinnati, OH and now in the Atlanta area. 

-run programs for divorcing parents and their children and courses on effective parental discipline.

Dr. Powell's Professional Credentials:

-Simmons College, Boston  Instructor

-Licensed as an Independent Clinical Social Worker in:

  • Georgia,
  • Colorado
  • the District of Columbia 
  • Massachusetts

-Ph.D. in Social Psychology from Walden University, Minneapolis, MN

-Post-Graduate Denver Family Therapy - 2 Year Training Program

-University of Denver, MSW Program

Why a Marriage Retreat Georgia?

Your Private couples retreat Georgia: To ease your greatest relationship challenges.

There are hundreds of options for couples retreats across the country. Most are group psychoeducational retreats. Many offer relationships a "couples getaway Georgia" experience in a beautiful location and luxury accommodations but little else. Some are faith-based or focused solely on improving your communication. Ours are different.

Private, Science-based Marriage Therapy Retreats

Couples Therapy Inc. offers Couples Retreat Georgia (Atlanta) which are private therapeutic intensives. Pick a Marriage Retreat in Georgia, or if you prefer Dr. Powell can arrange to see you in her Washington DC location. If you're in relationship distress or want to dramatically improve how you are relating now, book a retreat. Our marriage counseling retreats help one couple at a time to reconnect, improve their communication and rebuild trust. Drs Johnson-Nelson and Powell has been helping families in Georgia for over a decade.


We're the Couples Retreat Georgia relies upon by couples of all kinds: straight and gay couples, those in long-term relationships, international couples, newly engaged or newlywed couples. Even couples facing the crisis of divorce. 


Our doctors are true marriage counselors that will help you to break down barriers and open your heart to critical issues. They know how to help in Atlanta, Georgia. The goal? To address long standing areas of conflict, heal infidelity and begin affair recovery, tame divorce threats, and help you manage marital complications such as managing early trauma histories, mental health issues, or extended family struggles that affect your partnership. We see couples from around the country and the world in online marriage counseling.


Marriage counseling for an intensive retreat with real science-based help.

When You are in Pain, We're Here to Help.

Drs. Johnson-Nelson and Powell is one of 27 Couples Therapists at Couples Therapy Inc.
A gifted part of Georgia's therapeutic community helping couples.

Learn more about 40+ years of research helping couples.
Learn more about The Gottman Method.

Highly Skilled Clinicians Helping Couples in Georgia

When weekly work is difficult to schedule, one marriage retreat equals 6 months of traditional counseling.

Both doctors offer a limited number of couples therapy retreats each year.

These are one-to-one retreats. Please book early for the best availability.

When your relationship faces stress, infidelity, or the threat of divorce, don't wait. Get a jump-start and change around your relationship dynamics with a thoroughly trained expert with advanced science-based experience.

A Marriage Retreat Georgia relies upon. DC, too.

Where to Stay for this Marriage Counseling Retreat Georgia?

Some couples ask us to suggest a romantic inn during their marriage intensive retreat Georgia. If they plan to enhance their sexual intimacy, they want a romantic setting. They ask for a weekend with the flavor of a romantic getaway with a hot tub or whirlpool tubs. They want to combine a romantic weekend with the work of improving their marriage in expert couples counseling.
Let us suggest:

It's a bit of a drive, but oh what a nice arrival. We can arrange to have Dr. Powell work with you here, as well.


U.S. News & World Report 2018 gives the Ritz the "Best Resorts in Georgia." Set along 30 acres of shoreline and cradled by Georgia pines, this lakeside resort is marvelous. 


A perfect place to retire to after a day of intensive couples counseling. In fact, stay a few extra days and enjoy.

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I don't live in these states
Do you hold couples retreats elsewhere?

Yes. In fact, we hold our private couples therapy retreats
within 300 miles of most cities in the USA.

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