Dr. Matt Morris has been counseling couples for over a decade. He’s a professor of counseling at Our Lady of Holy Cross College, specializing in couples therapy. He’s also the current president of the Louisiana Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.
Erik Garcia was raised in the financial services industry. A graduate of Tulane University, he’s been advising clients on a host of financial matters for over 14 years. He’s known throughout the industry and one of the most competent and compassionate advisors with a heart for teaching sound financial skills.
Dr. Matt Morris: Yes – 15 or so years ago. I met with a college minister for a few sessions and filled out a compatibility form. Guess it worked!
Erik Garcia: Yes- We went through the Engaged encounter and Pre-Cana program at our Church
Yes, GOOD premarital counseling is beneficial. A large national study found that good PM counseling decreases the odds of divorce by 30 percent, and it’s associated with higher levels of marital satisfaction and decreased conflict.
The meetings are designed to take place on your schedule at either one of our offices. The meetings most commonly take place over several months and times that are convenient to you.
You’ll meet as a couple for the premarital counseling portion with either Dr. Matt and for the financial advising with Erik. There will be at least one joint meeting with everyone in the same room.
Sure! Building Us is probably far more useful than another set of dishes.
Great! Building Us is not designed to replace faith-based premarital counseling, though many clients are referred from churches. Also, many Building Us clients attend some type of premarital counseling through their congregation.
Building Us is not religious counseling. It’s sound premarital consultation and financial advising for anyone getting married who is seeking a solid foundation.
Yes. Both professionals meet with clients in a number of family therapy and financial planning capacities. Building Us is one aspect of our professional practices.
Great! This service is designed to help newly married couples successfully merge finances, explore differing financial styles, while building skills and processes together.
No problem. Call us and we’ll set it up.
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