Wanda Garner, MS, MA, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified Emotionally Focused Therapist and Supervisor, workshop leader, and presenter, facilitates Hold Me Tight® Couples Retreats.

With 20 years of private practice experience and advanced training in Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP) and AEDP for Couples.  Wanda has offered Hold Me Tight® workshops since 2008 initially working with active duty military and veterans as well as cancer patients.

Wanda provides a safe, supportive environment and uses a scientifically proven method (30 years of research into it’s effectiveness) to make your relationship better. Together you will identify and dismantle the blocks in your love relationship. No matter the current state of your relationship, in crisis, separated, empty nesting, retiring, or other relationship challenges, Hold Me Tight® Couples Retreats offer you the gold standard to make your relationship and your future better. Wanda will share the important role of attachment and emotion in creating positive change, connection and love.

Wanda also offers Hold Me Tight® Workshops to the military (Mission Strong Connection) and to the cancer community (Together Against Cancer) at University of California San Diego Moores Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute.

Wanda's article, Together Against Cancer: The Quality of Your Relationship Matters, was published in the April/May 2017 issue of Coping with Cancer.

 Wanda was selected as a recipient of the Outstanding Marriage and Family Therapy Award by the Alliant International University (formerly United States International University) facult

"Hold Me Tight®" is a registered trademark to Sue Johnson