• Builds on the foundation techniques of CK™ 1 applying them to relationships issues
  • Gives skills to work with couples, both individually and together, and with singles
  • Provides in-depth training for helping couples resolve their relationship difficulties and for singles to find lasting and satisfying relationships

 This course will give you a clear understanding of:

  • Why we are attracted to specific types of partners
  • The reasons relationships fail & what can be done to change this
  • Conflicting and complementary elements of the couple’s  ‘Relationships Matrix™’
  • How what brings us together can break us apart
  • The eight basic human needs in intimate relationships
  • Hidden agendas brought into a couples’ relationships
  • Compatibility and communication issues
  • Attachment injury and anxious and avoidant attachment
  • Sex, sexuality and intimacy issues
  • Domestic violence profiles
  • The ‘tipping point’ in relationships
  • Recovering from infidelity, a separation or a death of a partner
  • Positive flourishing relationships
  • The dance of intimacy in dating

In this workshop you will learn how to :

  • Apply the three tiered (typically 3 stage) CK™ approach to relationship issues and modify it for couples sessions
Stage 1 – Talk Therapy Relationship Counselling Skills 
  • Use circular questioning and other communication skills for working with couples
  • Manage conflict in couples’ sessions
  • Facilitate couples in learning constructive communications skills, validation and supportive responding
  • Identify triggers in relationships and the emotional reactions resulting
  • Explore couples individual and collective histories and identify how past relationships and family of origin influences have molded their current issues
  • Identify couples’ attachment injuries that have caused gridlock in their relationships
Stage 2 – Couple  & Individual Kinesiology Based ‘Resolving Emotional Stress Circuits’
  • Use the ‘Yin Yang Strengths Chart™’ to identify complementary & conflicting strengths in relationships
  • Use muscle testing based regression to identify childhood and past relationship wounds intruding into the current relationship, and how to de-stress and resolve them
  • Aid partners to gain empathy by seeing each other’s wounded Child Self
  • Work through guilt and blame
Stage 3 – Behaviour Change Relationship Exercises
  • Draw up the couple’s  ‘Relationships Matrix™’ of compensating strengths and deficiencies, and their conflicting excesses
  • Help couples decode and resolve their ‘Relationships Matrix™’
  • Utilise a wide range of relationship exercises to build relationship skills
  • Employ relationship enhancing exercises adapted from Positive Psychology and Attachment theory
Apply CK™ to Relationship Issues  in Practice
  • Work with couples, both individually and together, and with singles
  • Work with specific issues of LBGT relationships
  • Apply the techniques to specific issues of infidelity, recovery from separation/divorce, and death of a partner
  • Address the common conflict issues of money, sex, housework, in-laws, work stress, work versus family, parenting styles and step-parenting issues
  • Address individual issues affecting the relationship (e.g. jealousy, insecurity, anxiety, depression, mental health issues, personality disorders, alcoholism, drug addiction, pornography, gambling addiction)
  • Help couples separate from unworkable relationships without taking lots of baggage with them
  • Help singles overcome past relationship hurts and find satisfying and lasting new relationships
Support Yourself as a CK™ Practitioner
  • Deal with your own relationship issues that can intrude into working effectively with couples
  • Engage appropriate supervision and debriefing
  • Promote yourself as a professional Counselling Kinesiology™  practitioner specialising in relationships issues

Presentation structure:

  • Relationship questionnaires
  • Relationship Exercises
  • Working with relationships

– Techniques & issues

– Background and explanation

– Demonstration – singles and couples

– Q & A

– Supervised practice – role plays & de-stressing

– Revision

  • De-stressing own relationship issues – supervised practice
  • Couples balances demonstration

Materials included:

  • 3 comprehensive workbooks preceding the hands-on intensive covering background theory and structure of CK™ Relationships Training
  • CK™ 2 ‘In Practice’ workshop manual to accompany the 3 days hands-on intensive
  • 3 further workbooks covering the material covered in the hands-on intensive plus the applications of CK™
  • Worksheets to help absorb and retain the information
  •  Yin Yang Strengths Chart™ to identify complementary & conflicting strengths in relationships
  • Relationships Matrix™ chart & questionnaire
  • Role Play outlines of couples’ issues
  • Couple relationship history and session note forms
  • Sample relationship issues case studies and case study proformas
  • 4 webinars (Avoidant/Anxious Attachment, Relationship Matrix™, Yin Yang Strengths Chart™, Couple’s Sessions Case Study)


CK™ 1 workshop and completed workbooks & worksheets (CK™ 1 competency assessments not required to be completed)


Gordon and Debra Dickson

Competency Assessments:

  • Practical assessment during the hands-on intensive
  • Satisfactory completion of all worksheets
  • 2 detailed case studies on relationship issues covering all 3 stages of CK™ (at least one with a couple)
  • Written multiple-choice theory (posted out with time limit to return – open book)
  • Verified attendance at the 4 webinars
  • Oral (by phone or video conference) to prepare for promoting and marketing yourself as a CK™ Relationships Practitioner


40 hrs of accredited training as Category B “Further Kinesiology Studies” or “Communication Studies” with the two peak registering bodies for kinesiology training, the Australian Kinesiology Association (AKA) and the Australian Institute of Kinesiologists (AIK).

CK™ 2 contributes to the hours required to become a registered kinesiology practitioner.


Sunshine Coast  – Integrated Health Kinesiology, 13 Parkana Crescent Buddina, QLD.

Melbourne – venue to be advised and subject to numbers

Dates & Times:

Distance Education components – To be scheduled
Hands-on intensive (3 days 9 am – 6.30 pm) – To be scheduled


(January 2018)

Complete training package (Distance Education components, 3 day hands-on intensive, 4 webinars including all materials and competency assessments) –
Pay As You Go $265/calendar month x 4 1/2 – total $1193
– Hands-on Workshop Repeat: $405

Application Form:

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CK™ 1 Training has just started 
with the distance education workbooks.

BUT – a late start is fine!

You can get your CK™ 1 kinesiology prerequisites while already starting CK™ 1!

Classes limited to 15 places only.

Download an application form now! 






Intro to CK™ Training Starts –


Sat. 3rd March ’18


Sunshine Coast


Classes limited to 15 places only!


Get your Kinesiology prerequisites while studying CK™ 1


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