Premarital Counseling and Education Programs

Research has shown that couples who participate in premarital education have more realistic expectations, handle conflict better and have improved communication skills. This workshop will introduce each couple to a number of useful tools and skills to help strengthen their marriage.

The Care and Counseling Center of Georgia offers workshops at the following locations:

The Cathedral of St. Philip
2744 Peachtree Rd NW
Room 142
Atlanta, Georgia 30305

The cost of the workshop is $150 per couple. To register contact:

Care and Counseling Center of Georgia
Attn: Registrar
1814 Clairmont Road
Decatur, Georgia 30033
404-636-1457 Ext. 400

Or download the Brochure and Registration Form (PDF): Premarital Workshop .

All workshops are on Saturday.


The dates for 2014 Premarital workshops are as follows:

January 25, 2014 February 15, 2014 March 15, 2014
April 12, 2014 May 3, 2014 June 14, 2014
July 12, 2014 August 9, 2014 September 6, 2014
October 18, 2014 November 15, 2014 December 6, 2014


Workshop Leader:

Doyle R. Hamilton III, D. Min., LMFT

Pastoral Counselor and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Doyle R. Hamilton has been with the Care and Counseling Center of Georgia since 2003 and the Verdery Center from 1988-2002. He is a Certified Pastoral Counselor (Fellow) in the American Association of Pastoral Counselors and Clinical Member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. He has extensive experience working with couples and leading workshops.

For further information about the content, contact Dr. Hamilton.
(404) 636-1457 ext. 439

Please note that classes are limited to 13 couples.  Classes for which there are 5 or fewer couples registered will be rescheduled.  It is essential that couples register early (minimum of 7 days in advance) to reserve your place in the workshop. Registration information and dates of the workshops can be found in the brochure above.

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