Keeping the Joy in Relationships

Keeping the Joy in Relationships

New Online Course for Couples and Individuals


The Keeping the Joy in Relationships workshop is both fun, enlightening, and packed with experiential activities designed to help Participants improve all relationships through an even deeper understanding and embodiment of Positive Discipline Principles. Whether you have been married for 30 years or are looking for a committed relationship, this workshop provides the tools to establish, strengthen, and rediscover Connection, Passion, and Joy in any relationship. Come alone or with your partner - this workshop is about personal growth and what YOU bring to your relationship.

KJR Playbook
In this workshop you will learn:

  • How Positive Discipline (Adlerian) tools can effectively support your relationship.
  • How to take responsibility without guilt.
  • How to "be" the right person, instead of wanting your partner to "be" the right person.
  • What your Lifestyle Priority (Top Card) brings to your relationship.
  • How the beliefs formed in your early childhood enhance or challenge your relationship.
  • How to understand and speak your partner's love language.
  • The Couple's Dialogue Process: Why it is so difficult to really listen, and what to do about it.
  • How your relationship affects your children.
  • How to listen beyond the words to what your partner really "means" and "needs".
  • And many more Positive Discipline tools to bring fun and joy to your relationship.

Upcoming Events


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Certification training is for people who would like to teach couples classes. Participants must have completed a previous Positive Disciipline Training or be a Licensed Helping Professional.

Keeping the Joy in Relationships (Couples Classes)

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KJR Couples Classes are for Couples who want to solve perpetual problems of their relationship or simply want to revitalize it. Couples who wish to use the principles of Positive Discipline to improve their relationship and at the same time achieve a healthy and respectful environment for their children. People who do not have a partner, but want to know how to give a special motivation to their lives. Psychologists, therapists, family and couples counselors, who want to know new tools and activities to apply to their private practice.  

Master Trainers

Master Trainers are certified to teach KJR Certification Training 

English - Jane NelsenMary Nelsen Tamborski

Spanish - Gina Graham, Alejandra Sandoval Pindeda

Portuguese - Fernanda Lee

Chinese - Suzie Zhang, Jessie Lu , Shu Li Zheng, Angela Zhang


Teach at least two KJR classes/workshops and keep evaluations to send to your Master Trainer.  

Set up two 3-day Certification Workshops and co-facilitate with a KJR Master Trainer (preferable two different Master Trainers).

The Master Trainers will be responsible for recommending you.

Online Learning

Positive Discipline offers online learning options for parents, teachers, and parent educators. Learn in the comfort of your own home and at your own pace. You have unlimited access to our online streaming programs, so you can watch and re-watch the videos as often as you like.