No. The sessions do not include sharing problems or issues publicly.
Since the class involves couples doing excercises together, both partners must attend.
Yes. While the book provides very valuable information, the session lectures will summarize the content of the book. Each partner will also receive a Couples Guide when you register for an 8, 6 or 4 session program that will help you complete couples exercises more efficiently.
The sessions will involve doing some of the excercises from the book so doing them first at home would duplicate some of them. Your 7 principles Couples [program leader will role play how to-and how not to-do some of the exercises in order to help you and your partner to get the most out of each exercise. There are some excercises in the book that the there will not be enough time to do in session. When that occurs, we encourage you and your partner to do the excercises at home after the corresponding chapter has been covered in the session.
The maximum number of couples allowed in a session is 3 due to space availability. Couples are encouraged to register for the program they are interested in A.S.A.P as space is limited.