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Thu, Sep 27


The Clay Pit

Table Talk with Mr. Brandon Wall: "The Three Basic Needs of Every Spouse and How to Meet Them"

What makes a marriage work? Join us for a dinner at the Clay Pit to hear from licensed counselor Brandon Wall about the promise of knowing and responding to the needs of the other. Couples and singles are welcome. We ask for a $20 donation per person. Space is limited to 20 people, so sign up today!

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Table Talk with Mr. Brandon Wall: "The Three Basic Needs of Every Spouse and How to Meet Them"
Table Talk with Mr. Brandon Wall: "The Three Basic Needs of Every Spouse and How to Meet Them"

Time & Location

Sep 27, 2018, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

The Clay Pit, 1601 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78701, USA

About The Event

Whether you're looking for a out-of-the-ordinary date night, or you're interested in learning the ingredients of a good marriage before entering into a serious relationship yourself, we have just the event! Join us for an informative dinner and conversation at the Clay Pit while Brandon Wall offers his clinical insights into the virtues and skills that make marriage work. Mr. Wall will offer a short presentation over appetizers followed by a round-table discussion while we eat our main course. We ask for a $20 donation per person or $40 per couple. Seating is limited to the first 20 persons who register, so RSVP today!

Brandon Wall is a licensed marriage and family therapist in the state of Iowa. He has been teaching couples the art of building stronger marriages for five years. His primary specialties are working with couples and individuals who have experienced trauma. He has masters degrees in Philosophy and Marriage and Family Therapy and was a visiting scholar at Cambridge University, where he spent a year studying Thomas Aquinas's Summa Theologiae. He has been married to his wife Philly for 15 years, and they have four children with one on the way in November.


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