Relationships That Work!

Previously called Happy, Healthy Relationships

An online course for creating healthy relationships without sacrificing yourself

Now more than ever, it's important to take care of yourself and your relationships.


You know it's important to be patient and caring, but it's hard to stay calm and resolve things - especially right now.

Does that sound familiar?

What if you could learn simple techniques to communicate with confidence, resolve conflicts, set healthy boundaries and manage your emotions in relationships?

If you want to keep your relationships healthy in times of social distancing, you're in the right place.

You're in the right place if you're...

Angry couple fighting
  • Tired of having the same argument that never gets resolved.  
  • Need help communicating without letting anger or resentment get in the way.  
  • Looking for relationship help but can't find the time for therapy.  
  • Afraid to set boundaries because you don't want to risk upsetting someone.  
  • Getting into unhealthy relationships that don't serve you but you can't leave.  

Imagine if you could...

Making amends

Communicate clearly in a way that invites closeness and respect.

Tips for practicing self-care and tools to increase self-esteem.

Identify codependent patterns that create lopsided relationships.

Relationship and communication skills

Understand how to set healthy boundaries with your loved ones.

Learn how to:

Manage conflict and anger with confidence Be a healthy role model for your kids Communicate what you need directly without feeling guilty Repair old hurts and rebuild trust in close relationships Stop putting everyone else's needs before yours Set healthy boundaries so you can take care of yourself Have mutually satisfying relationships that actually work

What would it be like to have...

  • A clear understanding of how to build healthy long term relationships in your life.
  • The ability to calmly face common relationship challenges using practical strategies.
  • The confidence of knowing how to take good care of yourself in your relationships.
  • Tools to heal old relationship patterns so you can enjoy relationships again.
  • The ability to be your authentic self and express what you need without guilt.
  • And... create happier, healthier relationships as a result, because you now have the skills!

Introducing...

Relationships That Work On-Demand Course

Revised Version of Happy, Healthy Relationships Course

Online Relationships course

  • This is a comprehensive course so you can get ALL the skills you need to build relationships that work!
  • You don't have to spend years in therapy!
  • Learn how to improve relationships in the privacy of your own home!

Here is what's included in Relationships That Work Online Course:

  • 2 hours of video training done in a Keynote presentation.  
  • Nine separate video modules on self-care, codependency, boundaries, detachment, healthy communication, anger management, resentments and triggers, building trust and making effective amends and repairs.
  • Each lesson is an essential part of the foundation you are building for healthy relationships.

This course includes:

  • Lifetime access to enjoy the training at your own pace.
  • Feeling stuck section that includes a PDF handbook.
  • Downloadable PDF Workbook with questions that follow along with the video lessons.

This course information values at over $500 when working with me individually. 

Your price: $97  

YES, I'M READY TO START!

What would it be like to have...

  • A clear understanding of how to build healthy long term relationships in your life.
  • The ability to calmly face common relationship challenges using practical strategies.
  • The confidence of knowing how to take good care of yourself in your relationships.
  • Tools to heal old relationship patterns so you can enjoy relationships again.
  • The ability to be your authentic self and express what you need without guilt.
  • And... create happier, healthier relationships as a result, because you now have the skills!

Growth doesn't have to take years!


I understand your struggle!

As a psychotherapist, wife and mom, I love all things related to personal growth. This course includes all of my best strategies to help you heal. I can't wait to help you create relationships that work for you not against you.  

Michelle Farris

What others are saying...

“Michelle Farris is not only one of my favorite therapists. I get inspired by all of her social media posts which lead me to her online courses. In this online course, I appreciated that it was delivered in an easy-to-do modules that any busy individual could keep up with. Michelle was so supportive and helpful in any questions I had in the community forum. She really helped me focus on my goals to take my relationship to the next level. I highly recommend her courses to everyone who want to improved their relationship.” 

Jen D., from Virginia

"Michelle Farris has put together much-needed resources based on her years of experience helping individuals and couples build happy, healthy relationships and effectively cope with stress and anger. She has a positive and down-to-earth style."  

Sharon Martin, Codependency Expert  

Here's what you'll be learning:

Self-care

LESSON ONE: SELF-CARE

  • Tips for practicing good self-care and healthy self-esteem.
  • Handle self-care challenges and limiting beliefs that get in the way.
  • How self-care benefits you and your relationship.
  • Address the hardest part of change - the possibility of outgrowing some relationships.

LESSON TWO: CODEPENDENCY  

  • How to know if you're codependent or generous.
  • What causes codependency and how can you start to heal?
  • Define 3 types of control and their impact on relationships.
  • How to let go when something or someone is no longer serving you.
Codependency Recovery

Setting boundaries

LESSON THREE: BOUNDARIES  

  • What are healthy boundaries and how to start setting them.
  • Identify your physical boundary to establish safety and healthy communication.
  • Understand the difference between boundaries and walls.
  • How to handle the answer no and 10 ways to say no nicely.

LESSON FOUR: DETACHMENT

  • What is detachment and how to practice it in challenging situations.
  • Why detachment is critical with addiction and difficult personalities.
  • How detachment can preserve your sanity and the relationship.
  • Examples of what healthy detachment looks like in relationships.
Detachment

Healthy communication

LESSON FIVE: HEALTHY COMMUNICATION

  • What are "The Four Horseman" and how these common behaviors predict divorce.
  • Tools for communicating more effectively including when you should walk away.
  • How to listen so you and the other person feel heard.
  • How stress impacts communication and makes listening impossible.

LESSON SIX: ANGER MANAGEMENT

  • The difference between healthy and unhealthy anger.
  • Four ways to recognize anger before it hurts.
  • How to get control of negative thoughts and transform them.
  • Tips for descalating anger in the moment.
  • How to handle someone else's anger.
Anger management

Resentments and Triggers

LESSON SEVEN: RESENTMENTS AND TRIGGERS

  • Understand how resentments impact your relationships.
  • Learn a powerful exercise to heal resentment and build empathy.
  • Identify and heal the most common relationship triggers.
  • How to take care of yourself when you're feeling triggered.

LESSON EIGHT: BUILDING TRUST

  • Learn the components of what trust looks like in relationships.
  • What you learned in your family of origin about trust.
  • Spot relationship red flags and use them to pick the right person.
  • Get the 4 steps for rebuilding trust after a betrayal.
Building trust

Making amends

LESSON NINE: MAKING AMENDS 

  • Know the difference is between making amends and I'm sorry.
  • The impact of how your family handled making amends.
  • Learn how and when to make an effective amends and repairs.
  • The benefits of forgiveness to your relationships and your mental health.

Money back guarantee



This course comes with a 30 day 100% money back guarantee. 

We are fully committed to providing you high quality value. While you are responsible for how you use this course and the resources, and for your choices and actions, we pride ourselves on exceptional client service, on providing relevant and targeted content to support you with real life day-to-day challenges, and if you are not satisfied in this first 30 days, we wholeheartedly encourage you to contact us: mft@counselingrecovery.com  

FOR BEST RESULTS: Please participate fully in all aspects of the training.  

* Please note our good-faith guarantee is based on your active participation in the course in the first 30 days and does not cover change of mind or change of circumstance.

Counseling for women about anger and relationships

Meet Michelle, your instructor!

Michelle Farris is a licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT) and anger management specialist, with a Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology.  

Based in California, she works with individuals and couples, as well as providing online courses. 

She’s a therapist who “walks her talk”, supporting others in transforming habits that hurt. She advocates the importance of self-esteem, healthy boundaries, personal accountability, and building relationships without sacrificing yourself.  

How to Get Started...

Once you sign up, you will get an email with a course link and password. All lessons and written materials are on my website to watch and access at your own convenience.

Your price: $97  

YES, I'M READY TO START!

Not sure yet?

  • "I don't have the time" - This course is self-paced. You have lifetime access so when you're struggling, just find the lesson that speaks to what you're going through. Growth happens in small but steady steps!  
  • "If the other person in the relationship won't change, why should have to?" - By changing your behavior, you change the dynamics in the relationship. Don't underestimate the power of what you contribute! Even with the most difficult people, when one person sets a more positive tone, it makes a difference.  
  • "An online class won't work" - This video and action guide walks you through exactly what to do. Learning relationship skills is like being in school - all you need is the right instructor and easy to implement materials.
  • "I'm not techie, what if I have trouble accessing the course?" - This course is easy to access even if you are not familiar with online courses. If you get stuck, we are here to help!

Not ready but want to stay in touch?

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Relationship Resources