Identify your unique strengths and build on relationship skills

PREPARE/ENRICH is a customised couple assessment completed online that identifies a couple's strength and growth areas. It is one of the most widely used programs for premarital counselling and premarital education and is also used for marriage counselling, marriage enrichment, and dating couples considering engagement. Based on a couple's assessment results, a trained facilitator provides 3 or more feedback sessions in which the facilitator helps the couple discuss and understand their results as they are taught proven relationship skills.

The Couple Assessment is only $46 (inc GST) per couple plus the facilitator fee. Facilitators available in all states across Australia.

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Deepen your bond with a personalised snapshot of your relationship. Use the objective results to illuminate a clear understanding of you and your relationship while developing confidence and relationship skills.

Committed couples gain a deeper understanding of dynamics, personality, stress and strength and growth areas. Gain personalised insights into relationship dynamics, commitment levels, personality, spiritual beliefs, and family systems.

The PREPARE/ENRICH standard version assesses satisfaction levels in 12 relationship categories.

Designed for marriage education and enrichment. Assess satisfaction levels in 6 relationship categories and gain personalized insights into personality, spiritual beliefs, and family systems.

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PREPARE/ENRICH continues to operate, offering online and remote assistance

Become a PREPARE/ENRICH Facilitator - Online Training in the comfort of your own home.

  • Become a certified PREPARE/ENRICH facilitator. The Online Self Directed Training includes access to the content you need to become proficient in the use of the PREPARE/ENRICH Program.
  • Learn to administer the inventories, interpret reports, and give feedback using skills building exercises.
  • Undertake the online self-directed training course for new facilitators and their spouse today.
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Expand your understanding of your parenting style and family dynamics while increasing confidence and satisfaction with your partner and children.

The parenting version uniquely assesses your strength and growth areas as partners and parents. It provides condensed insight into the couple’s relationship and the relationships with each child. It helps identify areas of parenting stress, and explores communication styles and skills related to conflict resolution with your partner and children.

Research from PREPARE/ENRICH couples suggests that happily married couples are twice as likely (61%) to report being satisfied with how child rearing and parenting is shared than were unhappily married couples (30%).

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Congregations reach out to potential and current members by building a relational, strengths-based marriage ministry.

The standard version of PREPARE/ENRICH and P/E Checkup are both designed for relationship education and enrichment, for dating, engaged, marriage and life long partners.

Available to be facilitated for couples or in a group format, the reports provided by these tools enable pastors, priests, ministers and rabbi’s, and marriage educator and marriage mentor couples the ability to work with couples across the life span in your church or as an outreach program in your community.

The Facilitator has the option of choosing a Standard Non-Faith Based Version (Research-based Spiritual Beliefs scale), Protestant, Catholic, Orthodox Christian or Jewish adaptations, customised to the couple undertaking the assessment.

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PREPARE/ENRICH for Professionals


Launch your work with couples through a customised, strengths-oriented assessment, combined with leading skills-building exercises.

Gain a comprehensive view of the couple's relationship to help know where to start and to enable focus on what the couples need.

Professionals streamline their intake process to get a comprehensive, objective view of each couple's relationship.

Available in a group format, the assessment tool brings couples of various relationship stages together in one group can lead to a dynamic experience for all.

The adoption/foster version provides information specifically designed to identify realistic expectations about adoption and creates opportunities for healthy dialogue as couples prepare to bring an adopted/foster child into their family system.

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Researchers and professionals across multiple disciplines regard PREPARE/ENRICH as one of the most effective couple relationship assessment tools in their professional toolbox. In 2017, PREPARE/ENRICH was reviewed in the Twentieth Edition of the Mental Measurements Yearbook (2017), which is the most widely acclaimed reference series in education and psychology, designed to assist professionals in selecting and using standardised assessments. PREPARE/ENRICH continues to provide one of the most reliable and insightful relationship assessment tools, scientifically validated for 40 years and well regarded by professionals.

The feedback was exceptional and we are very proud to be delivering an outstanding couple assessment and skill-building tool:

  • "PREPARE/ENRICH is psychometrically sound with a proven history of performing well in helping couples to identify areas of growth and areas of challenge."
  • "The assessment and feedback report can be easily and effectively used by facilitators.”
  • “The assessment is extremely comprehensive in scope and can be crafted to meet the needs and conditions of individual couples.”
  • “Overall, PREPARE/ENRICH is an excellent tool with substantial evidence supporting its reliability and validity of its scores and their uses. It can be used effectively to improve couple relationships.”

At PREPARE/ENRICH, we understand the positive impact that marriage has on individuals, children, families, and communities - physically, socially, emotionally, and economically. We understand the need for valid, effective, and accessible tools that help clergy, counsellors, and communities provide the support needed to make marriages last a lifetime. We understand that it can be hard to know whether you are using the right tools, in a growing field of options.

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Book into a training session or purchase marriage and relationship education and counselling material here.

The PREPARE/ENRICH Store has all of the materials you need to help you as a Facilitator provide the most effective counselling for your couples. You can purchase training modules or book into events which help you specialise in other PREPARE/ENRICH versions such as Parenting, Adoption/Fostering, Marriage Mentor or Group edition.

We also have an extensive list of recommended publications you can purchase straight from our store.

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