What is Marriage Boot Camp Experience you’ll value for a lifetime?

The Marriage Boot Camp is an intense, interactive four-day, 36 hour marriage seminar. We’ve combined various practices from multiple fields to create the Marriage Boot Camp. We use a combination of mental games, drills, competitions and experiential exercises to raise your awareness and deepen your relationship on every level. Our program’s time and activities are structured in such a way that every moment is used productively to work on your relationship with yourself, your mate and others.

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Marriage Boot Camp teaches you practical skills to build a strong, meaningful relationship

The Marriage Boot Camp doesn’t take sides or give you advice. By actively participating in each activity and using a series of topics and questions, couples will quickly identify the root cause of their issues then work together and individually to break down the walls of damage. We cover many topics during the program such as communication, conflict resolution, rules for arguing, needs and wants, sexual intimacy and forgiveness to name a few.

Our activities are held in various settings such as big groups, small groups and dyads. By participating in a group setting, you not only learn from a particular game or drill, but you learn from other attendees in the room who may be struggling with similar issues you face today.

The activities promote couples to immediately open the line of communication between one another. All games and drills adhere to a strict timeline and are director facilitated. No note taking is necessary, THIS IS A BOOT CAMP, and every activity is hands on interactive, process oriented and precisely timed. We want you and your spouse to know how to use the Marriage Boot Camp tools upon graduation of the program.

Meet the Directors

Several of the Marriage Boot Camp Directors, (Jim, Elizabeth and David) have experienced the pain of divorce. Their own marital failures have bonded them for the purpose of helping people and reviving marriages. Their painful divorces inspired the creation of The Marriage Boot Camp. Our leadership teams of non-licensed marriage and relationship coaches have more than 60 years of combined experience in Seminar Leadership.

Elizabeth Carroll
Elizabeth Carroll

Elizabeth Carroll comes to the Marriage Boot Camp with a wealth of experience. With 30 years in the corporate world with Levi Strauss & Co. and…

a Masters level education in Counseling Psychology from Dominican University in San Francisco; she brings a unique combination of experience in contemporary culture and insight into the psychodynamics of the human mind and relationships. Elizabeth brings practical experience in teaching, public speaking, corporate training, and counseling. Her counseling experience includes individuals, couples, and adolescents. She is proficient in gestalt, art therapy, and object relations therapy.

Elizabeth’s heart for service has found expression as a church lay-counselor, teacher, small group leader, and worship team member. Elizabeth was the host of the TV series, Marriage Boot Camp. Elizabeth and Jim led Seasons 1, 2 and 3 of Bridezillas and Reality Stars on the WeTV Network. Elizabeth has also appeared on Dr. Drew Life Changers. Elizabeth’s greatest joy comes from her family; being wife to Jim Carroll and mother to daughters Olivia and Lisa, step-mother to Jason and Jonny, and grandmother to Jude.

Jim Carroll
Jim Carroll

Jim Carroll is the founder and creator of the Life Enrichment and Marriage Boot Camp. Jim got his start as a trainer with Dr. Phil. From there, he …

honed his skills and used his natural insight to transform mundane materials into exciting, interactive learning games. Since 1994 Jim has been saving relationships across the country by combining the best of the best in games, drills and exercises along with a heavy dose of boot camp-style tough love to facilitate healing in every participant.

Jim is also a writer, a business man and a film maker. Jim is the author of Hollywood Dating Blunders published by Skyward Publishing; Angel Vision and Cover of Darkness released by Huntington House Publishing. In 2006, Jim produced the low budget thriller, Evil Behind You. Jim has co-composed three soundtrack albums that are available on all major music sites as Jim Carroll Cinematic Soundtracks.

In addition to his creative endeavors, Jim is the founder and CEO of Champion National Security. Jim was the host of the TV series, Marriage Boot Camp. Jim and his wife Elizabeth led Seasons 1, 2 and 3 of Bridezillas and Reality Stars on the WeTV Network. Jim has also appeared on Dr. Drew Life Changers, TLC Marriage Camp and Gene Simmons Family Jewels. Jim and his wife Elizabeth share a blended family consisting of 2 daughters and 2 sons, and together bring you the finest experience of healing in the nation.