Marriage Prep 101 is presented by Drs Michelle and Patrick Gannon who are both Psychologists, Individual and Couples Therapists, and Relationship Experts. Marriage Prep 101 is a 10 hour Weekend Workshop for Engaged, Newlywed and Seriously Dating Couples that teaches communication, conflict resolution and intimacy enhancement skills for couples to create successful, enduring relationships. Skill-based workshops like Marriage Prep 101 have been shown in three research studies to reduce the risk of divorce by up to 30%. The best way to “divorce proof” your marriage is to create a long lasting, positive relationship.
Drs. Michelle and Patrick Gannon draw from their combined 30 years of professional clinical experience, as well as the latest research that shows how marriages succeed or fail. They also share insights and solutions from their own marriage and family life. The Gannons have been married for 15 years and are the parents of two boys. Patrick and Michelle know that successfully married couples need to prioritize their time together, and work on their relationship in positive, proactive and intentional ways.
Drs Michelle and Patrick Gannon have taught over 100 Marriage Prep 101 workshops to over 1500 Engaged, Newlywed and Seriously Dating Couples in San Francisco. The Gannons and Marriage Prep 101 have been featured on the CBS Early Show, Evening Magazine TV, Sex with Emily Show, The Kathleen Show, Ronn Owens Radio Show, San Francisco Chronicle, Huffington Post, TIME, PEOPLE, FIRST for Women, Match.com, SF Gate, More Marin, Hitched, Women’s Day, Modern Bride, Marin IJ, and many other newspaper, magazine, radio and TV shows. They are both Individual and Couples Therapists in Private Practice, and are available as Relationship Experts for Media & Speaking Engagements. Marriage Prep 101 has been awarded “Best of the Bay” by the San Francisco Bay Guardian for six years for “Best Couples Counselor” and “Best Wedding Gift Not Listed on the Registry”. Marriage Prep 101 Couples consistently share great reviews on YELP, and provide positive testimonials for interested couples.