Couples Workshop Registration

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Registration Page - Chicago’s Best Couples Workshop The Art & SCIENCE of Love

2018 Dates (All couples workshops occur on Saturdays and Sundays)

March 10 and 11, 2018

June 9 and 10, 2018

September 22 and 23, 2018

November 10 and 11, 2018

Early Bird 1 Registration Fee: $600 per couple 8 weeks or more prior to workshop. 

Early Bird 2 Registration Fee:  $650 per couple within 3 to 8 weeks prior to workshop. 
Standard Registration Fee: $700 per couple within 3 weeks of the workshop.

Rate for Mental Health Professionals: $600 therapist (license # required) and partner within 3 weeks of the workshop.

Cancellation policy:  Couples who cancel prior to 21 days before the workshop for which they registered will receive a full refund minus a $50 administrative fee. Couples who cancel with less than 21 days notice before the workshop for which they registered will not receive a refund.  Instead, they will receive a credit to attend any couples workshop held by The Chicago Relationship Center within 2 years of the date of the workshop for which they originally registered. This credit may be given to another couple if the couple that registered and canceled wishes to do so.  

Please note: Lunch will not be provided

How to Register for the Couples Workshops:

You may pay be check or credit card.
Please see below for accommodations, workshop times, CE’s and related information.


Techny Towers Conference & Retreat Center
2001 Waukegan Road
Techny, IL 60082
(847) 272-1100
Workshop Times:
8:30am to 5:00pm, Saturday - Sunday
Registration Check-in: Saturday, 8:00 - 8:30am

Please Note:
To complete registration, standard procedure requires a brief telephone interview of all attendees before the beginning of the workshop. This helps to insure that attendees derive the maximum benefit from the workshop. Registration fees subject to change without notice.

Lodging Accommodations and O’Hare Taxi Info:
We have arranged room reservation blocks the Sheraton, which is the closest hotel to Techny Towers Conference Center.  See below for more information.  Also, there are a number of hotels within a five mile radius of Techny.  Simply use your travel search engine of choice and enter the address above to find the best deals. Techny is about a 20 minute ride from O’Hare airport in non-rush hour traffic, and a 30-40 minute ride during rush hour. 

More on accommodations, workshop times, CE’s, and related information.


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We have arranged specially priced room reservation blocks at the Sheraton Hotel. Guests can make arrangements by either calling the hotel directly at 847-480-1900 and referencing “Chicago Relationship Center with the workshop date”  Or CLICK HERE TO BOOK YOUR ROOM AT THE SHERATON

Insurance Coverage:
Some Couples have asked if their insurance would cover the cost of the workshop. It is unusual for insurance companies to pay for marriage workshops. Couples should consult their insurance provider for more information. There are no insurance codes for couples workshops. All couples must pay for the workshop in advance.

ADA Accommodations:
Special needs? Please let us know how we can serve you.

PESI, Inc. will provide CE Credits for the following Clinicians:
The workshop meets the qualifications for 13.5 hours of continuing education credit. The CE certificate fee is $29.99, billed separately via PayPal. Please contact Dr. McNulty for further information.

Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.

Social Workers: 
PESI, Inc., Provider #1062, is approved as a provider for continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: January 27, 2014-January 27, 2017. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers will receive 13.5 clinical continuing education clock hours in participating in this intermediate course. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation.

PESI, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for this program and its content. PESI, Inc. is offering this activity for 13.5 hours of continuing education credit. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.

Marriage and Family Therapists:
This activity consists of 810 minutes of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. You should save this course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.

Nurses / Nurse Practitioners / Clinical Nurse Specialists:
This activity meets the criteria for a formally approved American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Activity CMI Education Institute, Inc, is an approved provider by the American Psychological Association, which is recognized by the ANCC for behavioral health related activities. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance.

This activity qualifies for 13.5 contact hours.

Other Professions:
This seminar qualifies for 13.5 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your course outline and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.

Please Note: Licensing Boards change regulations often, and while we attempt to stay abreast of their most recent changes, if you have questions or concerns about this course meeting your specific board’s approval, we recommend you contact your board directly to obtain a ruling.

For further information on the Couples Workshop, please contact:
Michael McNulty, PhD    -

Phone:  (847) 328-0106
Fax:  (847) 328-5497

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Evanston, IL 60201

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Highland Park, IL 60035 

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Serving the Chicago Metropolitan area with offices located in Evanston, IL. and Highland Park, IL., The Chicago Relationship Center provides individual counseling services and psychotherapy. Locally for counseling and therapy, both offices serve the counties of Cook County, Lake County, and DuPage County and the Chicago neighborhoods and surrounding communities including Waukegan, North Chicago, Grayslake, Wauconda, Mundelein, Libertyville, Lake Bluff, Lake Forest, Vernon Hills, Highwood, Lincolnshire, Lake Zurich, Barrington, Buffalo Grove, Wheeling, Highland Park, Northbrook, Winnetka, Arlington Heights, Hoffman Estates, Schaumburg, Elk Grove Village, Des Plains, Glenview, Evanston, Park Ridge, West Ridge, Norwood Park, Bartlett, Roselle, Itasca, Bloomingdale, Addison, Franklin Park, North Side, Uptown, Lake View, Logan Square, Northlake, Elmhurst, Lombard, the Lower West Side, Cicero, Brookfield, La Grange, Downers Grove, Wheaton, West Chicago, and Carol Stream, Illinois.