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Relationship Reset Retreat

In the beautiful, romantic surrounds of the Abbey Boutique Hotel. Take a break to reconnect, heal and find your way back to love.

Venue: The Abbey Hotel Warwick

Dates: Friday 7th – Sunday 9th June 2024

A booking deposit of $500 will be requited through Event Brite, with the balance to be invoiced. If a payment plan is required, please contact Mary to discuss.

The three day 2 night retreat will offer:

Communication strategies and why they break down in long term relationships.

Learn how to approach difficult conversations so that they don’t keep getting buried.

Discover your love languages

Education on desire and intimacy, and how to get it back

Couples Financial Coaching Workshop to get clarity on your goals as a couple

Something About Mary...

Mary has a private practice in Graceville specialising in Couples Counselling. She has a Bachelor of Counselling and Coaching, and follows the RLT (Relational Life Therapies) modality.

Mary has helped hundreds of couples just like you.

Salient Features

Find your way back to love

Reignite your intimate relationship.



Feel heard and understood

Only 2 hours drive from Brisbane


Full Price**

$3830 / couple
  • All meals
  • Superior Room accommodation (Upgrades to luxury accommodation available upon request)
  • 10 x hours professional presentations, education and private conversation re topics introduced
  • 3 x 1 hour private couples counselling session
  • 2 x hours of Financial Coaching workshop (couples goals)
  • 1 x mystery dinner date
  • Plenty of time for relaxing, exploring and reconnection
  • 2 nights luxury accommodation
  • Welcome cocktail
  • All meals from Friday lunch through to Sunday lunch, including morning and afternoon tea

Not suitable for couples experiencing recent infidelity or FDV. Please contact to discuss alternative options.

This is not group therapy. You will not be called upon to disclose anything of an intimate nature to the group. Confidentiality is guaranteed.

* Early Bird Special:  $3530 per couple avail until 5th April $500 deposit (Balance due by 20th May)

** Full Price after 5th April $3830 per couples $500 deposit (Balance due by 20th  May)

Deposit non refundable after 15th May 2024


This retreat is for established couples that have either lost connection, or are too busy to spend time on their relationship. It is a blend of luxury surroundings, educations workshops, space for conversation, and romance.

An overview of the retreat’s agenda is outlined on the web page.

Warwick is a country town in the south of Queensland and is a spectacular 2 hour drive from Brisbane. The Abbey Boutique Hotel was once a convent and has been lovingly converted into a beautiful hotel. It also housed many Brisbane school girls during WW11 as they were encouraged to leave Brisbane.

This retreat is targeted to established couples, but any couple will get great benefit from the workshops provided. It is not suitable for couples that have experience recent infidelity or FDV. Please contact the facilitator to discuss options in this case.

Some of the topics covered will be communication and conflict styles, love languages, financial goals for couples, intimacy and desire discrepancy.

MARY MACKENZIE is an experienced couple’s counsellor and she will be facilitating the retreat, accompanied by her partner Dave.
Sloan Wilkins is an Executive Financial Coach, and he will be facilitation the conversation around uniting financial goals.

The package include 3 x 1 hour private counselling sessions with Mary or another counsellor. The educational workshop sessions will encourage conversation but will not be group therapy. No person will be asked to share intimate experiences or feelings.

Yes, all meals and accommodation are included in the package.
A cocktail or mocktail is included at the predinner cocktail hour on the Friday.
Other that than all drinks are to be charged to the room for payment at check out.

Comfortable clothing for day wear. You may like to change for cocktail hour, dinner and the mystery dinner date. It will be mid winter and very cool in the evenings. Just right for some cosy fireplace company.

Once ticket deposits are paid, payment plans can be discussed the facilitator.

Deposits are non refundable after the 15th May.

Yes, there is a maximum of 8 couples, so spaces are limited.

No, this is a designated time for adults. The Hotel is a child free space.

Yes, there will be some free time for exploring the town of Warwick and surrounds. However, if you wish to venture further than the town you may wish to allow for an extra day before or after the retreat.

Ticket are available on Eventbrite by the link provided.

Yes, post retreat, private, ongoing counselling sessions are available.

Contact Mary Mackenzie on 0421231427 or email