Hold Me Tight: Two-Day Retreat

Deepen Your Connection, Celebrate Your Love.
A Unique Experience for BIPOC & Interracial Couples in Chicago, IL

Reignite the spark in your relationship and foster a profound understanding with your partner at our exclusive “Hold Me Tight” Retreat. This unique experience, designed especially for BIPOC and interracial couples, is a journey toward deeper intimacy and understanding.

Why attend? This retreat is your opportunity to heal past hurts, build stronger bonds, and gain tools to navigate the complex dynamics of BIPOC and interracial relationships.

Delve into candid conversations led by experienced BIPOC relationship therapists—gain strategies to handle unique relationship dynamics with grace. Celebrate the resilience and beauty of your partnership.

With us, you’ll rewrite your relationship narrative, free from societal constraints. You’ll rediscover your love and move forward stronger, closer, and more deeply connected. Ready to hold each other tight through all life’s highs and lows? Register today - space is limited to ensure a personalized experience.

In-Person Retreat: Connect, Heal, and Grow Together

Join us for a two-day transformative, in-person retreat on Saturday, October 21, 2023, and Sunday, October 22, 2023, starting at 9:00 AM (CDT) each day. The retreat will be held at Transcend Counseling Chicago, 2010 N Damen Ave Suite F, Chicago, IL 60647. Register today, as spaces are limited. 

Meet Our Expert

Anastacia Sams, LMFT: A passionate licensed marriage and family therapist and seasoned couples counselor. She specializes in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT). She’s committed to helping BIPOC couples navigate intergenerational trauma and enhance their emotional connection.

Alexandra Backis, LCSW: As a licensed clinical social worker, Alexandra creates a safe space for exploration and growth. Trained in both EFT and Internal Family Systems (IFS), she helps couples who feel stuck in cycles of conflict access curiosity and compassion for themselves and their partner.

Registration Packages Make a Love Investment!

  • EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: Secure your spot by Sep 5, 2023, at a special rate of $795. 
  • GENERAL ADMISSION: Book between Sep 6 and Oct 4, 2023, for $950. 
  • LATE REGISTRATION: Register between Oct 5 and Oct 14, 2023, for $1050.

Regardless of the package, you’ll gain:

  • Full access to the retreat
  • Pre-workshop resources
  • All retreat activities.

Remember, you’re investing in a lifetime of love. Don’t miss out! 

Invest in Lifelong Love: The Hold Me Tight Couples Retreat

Beyond a workshop, you’re signing up for an experience that may transform how you view your relationship. With the guidance of our expert therapists, immersive activities, community support, and exclusive resources, this retreat could be a crucial chapter in your love story.

Early Bird Registration Special

$795.00 – Sales end Sep 5, 2023

Grab our Early Bird Registration Special! Save 15% on your retreat experience. Secure your spot, soak up anticipation’s joy, and prepare for a transformative experience. Remember, investing in your relationship is priceless!


Q. Can I get a refund for cancellations?
Regrettably, due to extensive planning, refunds are not available.

Q. What makes this retreat specific to BIPOC and interracial couples?
Our retreat celebrates the rich blend of cultures, perspectives, and lived experiences that make BIPOC and interracial relationships so beautiful while addressing the unique joys and challenges these couples may face. Under the guidance of skilled BIPOC therapists, couples will explore how to nurture their bond amidst differences, embrace shared values across backgrounds, and forge a united identity. Whether navigating family dynamics, cultural traditions, or experiences of racism/discrimination, this retreat offers a compassionate space to share and be heard. Couples will gain insights and tools tailored to the distinct strengths and needs of BIPOC partnerships today.

Q. Are payment plans available?
Yes, but all payments must be completed by Sep 30, 2023, or registration is considered canceled. Refunds are not applicable.

Q. Is this retreat exclusively for BIPOC and interracial couples?
We welcome all couples! However, the retreat features unique content relevant to BIPOC and interracial couples, facilitated by BIPOC therapists.

Ready to deepen your connection? Register now! Early Bird Registration ends Sep 5, 2023!
For any questions, email [email protected].