From Warrior to Soul Mate - W. G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center - Salisbury, NC
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W. G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center - Salisbury, NC


From Warrior to Soul Mate

From Warrior to Soul Mate Weekend Couples Retreats – Reclaim your Relationship after Military Service

The Salisbury VA Healthcare System now offers relationship-building retreats for Veterans. Our “From Warrior to Soul Mate” retreats are designed to help couples learn effective communication skills and gain emotional wisdom to help them strengthen and/or re-build their relationships.

Retreats are conducted by Certified PAIRS Instructors using the PAIRS Essentials curriculum.

Independent research has shown the following benefits:

• Restored and revitalized relationships

• Higher levels of satisfaction

• Reduced symptoms of distress and anxiety

• Greater commitment to shared vision

• Increased resilience for marriage, families and relationships


“My wife and I were as far apart as any couple on the edge of divorce could be. This weekend has been a game changer.”

“My husband and I have been married for 9 years & have attended counseling, marriage retreats; had one-on-one help, yet no one nor any resource has made an impact like PAIRS Essentials. For the first time, we actually engaged in meaningful discussions that offer a win/win for both of us.”

Contact Info


  • Building 19, Chapel

Contact Number(s)

  • 704-638-3330

Hours of Operation

  • Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30p.m.