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Marriage Coaching

Heart, Hope and Skills for a Great Relationship
by Jeff and Jill Williams
Foreword by Tony Stoltzfus

212 pages Rating:

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Combining years as marriage coaches with an extensive background in counseling and therapy, Jeff and Jill Williams’ book, Marriage Coaching: Heart, Hope & Skills for a Great Relationship is a resource that can breathe new life into a struggling marriage, or serve as a must-have resource for those interested in coaching other couples to a better relationship.

Within its pages, Jeff and Jill show exactly what marriage coaching is, explain what it means to have your marriage as the client, lay out the essential ingredients for your marriage to be great and give the practical steps on how to coach your marriage. This fresh approach to building and sustaining a great marriage relationship is followed by practical instruction in the heart and skills needed in the areas of effective listening, goal setting, and support, encouragement and accountability. A bonus chapter on Crisis Management is included at the end of the book for those relationships needing immediate help. Price $16.95

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Marriage Coaching: Heart, Hope and Skills for a Great Relationship

by Jeff and Jill Williams
Foreword by Tony Stoltzfus

212 pages Rating:

Read the first chapter for free!

Combining years as marriage coaches with an extensive background in counseling and therapy, Jeff and Jill Williams’ book, Marriage Coaching: Heart, Hope & Skills for a Great Relationship is a resource that can breathe new life into a struggling marriage, or serve as a must-have resource for those interested in coaching other couples to a better relationship.

Within its pages, Jeff and Jill show exactly what marriage coaching is, explain what it means to have your marriage as the client, lay out the essential ingredients for your marriage to be great and give the practical steps on how to coach your marriage. This fresh approach to building and sustaining a great marriage relationship is followed by practical instruction in the heart and skills needed in the areas of effective listening, goal setting, and support, encouragement and accountability. A bonus chapter on Crisis Management is included at the end of the book for those relationships needing immediate help.

What People Are Saying...
"Marriage Coaching is a must read for every couple. Why? None of us have it all together and all of us will benefit from the wisdom and strategies Jeff and Jill have penned."

Dr. Alan N. Keiran
Chief of Staff, Office of the U.S. Senate Chaplain

"This is a unique book – practical, relevant, readable, innovative, personal, and biblical... It is written from a Christian, biblical perspective by authors who are experienced and knowledgeable in their craft. If you want to coach others in their marriages or coach your own marriage, this is the book that will be your guide. I am happy to endorse it enthusiastically."

Gary R. Collins, PhD
Former President of The American Association of Christian Counseling and author of more than 50 books

“The skills and mindsets offered by Jeff and Jill Williams in their landmark book, Marriage Coaching: Heart, Hope and Skills for a Great Relationship have made a very personal deposit in our marriage... When our typical conversations fail, we lean into the skills Jeff and Jill taught us and find that our relational landmines are defused and resolved. Our path to growth is accelerated and protected when we embrace this healthy process.”

Jerome & Kellie Daley
Co-authors,
Not Your Parents’ Marriage

About the Authors
Jeff Williams is a child of divorce who has dedicated his life to making relationships work. Married 26 years, he is a Christian Leadership Coach, Master Coach Trainer and Supervising Professional Clinical Counselor. His wife Jill has helped run their coaching and counseling practice for over a decade. They led community marriage initiative that reduced the divorce rate county-wide, worked for several national marriage organizations and developed the model of Marriage Coaching together.

Today, Jeff and Jill work full-time coaching and training couples around the world to coach marriages. They reside in Springfield, Ohio and have three children and one grand-daughter.

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Table of Contents

Part 1 - A Fresh Approach to Building (and sustaining) a Great Relationship

Chapter 1 Ninety Minutes to a Better Marriage.......................1

Chapter 2 What is Marriage Coaching?.................................11

Chapter 3 Your Marriage is the Client....................................25

Chapter 4 Essential Ingredients for a Great Marriage...........41

Chapter 5 How to Coach Your Marriage.................................55

Part II - Essential Skills to Make Your Marriage Great

Chapter 6 The Heart and Skill of Effective Listening...............67

Chapter 7 The Heart and Skill of Effective Asking...................89

Chapter 8 Effective Goal Setting...........................................109

Chapter 9 Support, Encouragement & Accountability............123

Chapter 10 Jeff & Jill's Marriage Tips........................................139

Chapter 11 A Marriage Built for Others....................................155

Chapter 12 A Recipe for Your Marriage.....................................163

Final Words............................................................172

Crisis Management.................................................174

Appendices.............................................................189

If You Want More....................................................199

Endnotes................................................................200

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