Good Beginnings Pre-Marriage Course

(Frequently Asked Questions)

  • Does the course need to be completed as a couple?

    Yes, the Good Beginnings Pre-Marriage Course is designed to be completed as a couple with the support of a marriage mentor.

  • How do I get started?

    Once you register for the course, you will receive an email with instructions on setting up a course login to access the PREPARE-ENRICH online assessment and Good Beginnings website. Please ensure you save these login details as you will need them to access the course (one login required per partner).

  • What is the cost of the course?

    The Good Beginnings Pre-Marriage Course + 4 sessions costs $450, and + 6 sessions costs $550 (saving of $100).

  • How long does it take to complete the course?

    The course is typically completed within a 4-6 session period, however the online modules are self-paced, therefore there is no designated time frame to complete these. You may choose to take your time and replay modules as many times as needed.

  • What device do I need to access the course?

    The course is delivered in combination of online and face-to-face sessions. All course content can be accessed on any device with good internet connection. Laptops are highly recommended for a more enjoyable video experience, however phones or tablets are also great options.

  • What if I require additional support post-course?

    Please note that the Good Beginnings course is not a form of couples counselling or psychotherapy. Please reach out to your marriage mentor if you would like to seek further counselling. A list of resources and services will also be provided, should you require any additional information or support.

Pre-Marriage Counselling

(Frequently Asked Questions)

  • Are you a registered psychotherapist?

    Yes! Manal is registered with the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA) and bounded by their code of ethics and practice.

  • Do I need to be coupled to attend pre-marriage counselling?

    Absolutely not! Our pre-marriage counselling services are available to anyone who is looking to get married and eager to prepare for the journey.

  • I am married. Can I access your pre-marriage services?

    Yes! Our pre-marriage counselling services are catered to support married couples that have been married for up to one year.

  • What is the cost of pre-marriage counselling?

    Individual pre-marriage counselling is $120 per session and Couples counselling is $160 per session. Discount packages are also available for multiple sessions. Please contact Manal for more information.

  • I am unsure about pre-marriage counselling. Where do I start?

    The idea of seeing a therapist can feel daunting for many and is a big step to take. Rest assured - we offer a free 30 min initial consultation for you to explore your concerns and decide whether pre-marriage counselling is the right fit for you.

  • We don't have any issues. How can pre-marriage counselling help us?

    Perfect! You do not need to be dealing with any issues to seek pre-marriage counselling nor does it evoke issues that don't exist. Pre-marriage counselling takes on a preventative approach helping you to prepare and build essential relationship skills for the journey ahead.