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Counseling Services - Pre-Marital Counseling

Pre-Marital Training

For couples who are engaged or thinking seriously about marriage, we offer premarital training. Receiving premarital training has shown to increase marital satisfaction as well as reduce the likelihood of divorce by 30% (Dr. David Olson). Students and community members, may attend a Great Start Pre-Marital Seminar or students may schedule independent couples sessions.

About Great Start

Great Start is a program approved by the Twogether in Texas Marriage Initiative for pre-marital counseling. Successesful completion of the eight hour course allows you to be eligible for waiving of your marriage license fee. Topics of the course include communication skills, affair-proofing your marriage, conflict resolution, and increased relational intimacy.

Dates for Upcoming Great Start Seminars


Each class is scheduled for 8 AM -  4 PM. For more information or to register call (806) 651-2340.