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Relationships Matter- Psychology for Everyday Living


Relationships Matter is our monthly series of seminars, with the goal of creating a space for both education and discussion around topics that concern our relationships, whether they be with the couple, self, or parent-child. Information about topics and presenters can be found below. Other details include:
Where: 223 Main St., Ottawa, Saint Paul University, Guigues Hall, Auditorium (Room # 203)
When: Last Thursday evening of the month, from September to May, 7-9 pm.
Cost: 20 dollars/person, 10 dollars/student
Parking: Free on side streets, but paid parking is available in adjacent parking lot.

Upcoming Seminars

Online Dating and How to Avoid Falling in Love with a Jerk

September 25, 2014

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The Art of Mindful Living

October 16, 2014

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Stumbling on Happiness

November 27, 2014

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Hope for Love & Marriage: Re-wiring my brain for love

Jan. 29, 2015

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Over the Hill and Between the Sheets: Intimacy for Middle & Older Aged Couples

Feb. 26, 2015

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Addictions & Families

Mar. 26, 2015

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Parenting Skills with a Look at the Blended Family

April 30, 2015

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Clip from May 2014 Relationships Matter seminar: Wired for Love

Past Seminars


  • May 22nd: Wired for Love: Our Fundamental Capacity to Grow Through Love
  • January 30th: Internet, Gaming, and Other Addictions and How they Impact Relationships
  • February 27th: In My Own Voice! Confidence, Esteem, and Assertiveness: for Teens and Older
  • March 27th: Hope 101: How to Help Hope to Thrive
  • April 24th: How to Survive the Loss of a Love


  • September 26th: Re-wire Your Brain for Love, Through Touch, Talk, and Mindfulness
  • October 24th: The Power of Forgiveness: Feeling Valued in Relationship and Cancelling the License to Offend
  • November 28th: Mental Health in Families: Dealing with Bipolar, Depression & Schizoaffective Disorder: Awareness, Support, Healing
  • April 26th: Happiness
  • March 22nd: Family Means That No One Gets Left Behind
  • February 22nd: Addictions and Families
  • January 25th: The New Science of Romantic Love: Making Bonds That Last


  • December 21st: Conversations of the Joys and Sorrows of Christmas: An Open Forum
  • November 30th:  Growing Pains: Must Growth be Painful?
  • October 26th: “50 Shades” of Change: Steps Towards Personal Growth and Fulfilment
  • September 21st: Vivre la Différence! Appreciating Your Partner’s Ways of Loving
  • April 27th: How to Argue without Losing Your Head
  • March 30th: Teens and Mental Illness
  • March 2nd: The Work of Marriage


  • December 16th: Happiness and the Happiness Workout Workshop