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7 Prinicpals is developed by world renowned relationship and parenting experts, Drs. John and Julie Gottman and is a research-based and research-tested psychoeducational workshop that is dedicated to improving the quality of couple relationships. 


Adventures in Marriage (AIM) is an internationally recognized program that educates couples to better communicate, resolved conflict and feel more connected. 

 Who Are We
We have been married for over 30 years and worked together as leaders for a Christian Church Ministry and has led many marriage seminars.   We are also involved in the San Antonio Marriage Ministry

Raul Benitez Certified Professional Coach CPC, ELI-MP
Raul is focused on Leadership and couples coaching and also has an additional certification of health and wellness through Optavia
Clarity Connection Coaching with Raul Benitez, Certified Professional Coach:

Karen Benitez, LMFT, EMDR Certifed, DWF, Marriage Coach

Find out more about our coaching programs. 
Couples Coaching through Gottman's 7 Principals for a Lasting Marriage and Adventures in Marriage (AIM) Marriage Enrichment program

The Seven Principles Workshop

Private and Group coaching available. 

7Principals will help you learn and practice the reseach methods by Dr. Gottman. 

Private and Group Coaching on 7 Principals include

-4 (2hour) sessions on the techniques and tools presented by Dr. Gottman - A workbook to follow along

- 1 (50) session after learning the techniques to check in.  






Adventures in Marriage (AIM)

Adventures in Marriage is a highly interactive program that teaches couples the practical “hands on” skills essential to build a healthy,thriving marriage that can go the distance.  AIM helps couples discover better ways to meet one another’s needs, communicate, resolveconflicts, express anger, avoid dirty fighting, and understand how their personality styles impact relationships for better or worse. 

Private and Group Coaching on AIM include

-5 (2hour) Interactive sessions

-A workbook

- 1 (50) session after learning the techniques to check in. ]

-Virtual Sessions  in the privacy of your home








Adventures in Marriage

(AIM) Workshops

Links to workshops for 2024

Grace Point Church April 5-6

YMCA Schertz, TX April 19-20

YMCA Boerne, TX Aug 1-2

YMCA Potranco, TX Sept 27-28

If you or your organization would like to host a workshop, please contact SAMI.AIM.Coaches@gmail.comfor details


Are these the right couples workshop for us?

The Gottman Seven Principles Program and Adventures in Marriage is designed for all couples in a committed relationship that would like enrichment and closer bonding which incluldes:

  • Married couples 

  • Pre-engaged couples (those considering marriage)

  • Engaged or Premarital couples (those taking steps towards marriage)

  • Every phase of relationships, from newlyweds to senior couples

  • Those who wish to enhance an already “good” marriage or relationship

  • Those needing better conflict management tools

  • Those considering couples therapy but who are not "ready" for weekly therapy yet

  • People of all backgrounds, ages, Faiths, sexual orientations and relationship arrangements.

**Special Note:  If you are dealing with emotional abuse, domestic violence, unwanted touch, or substance abuse, this class is NOT appropriate for you.  You should instead seek individual or couples therapy or other interventions to meet your needs or to secure your safe.

Gottman 7 Principals for Making Marriage work

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