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The Couple’s Playbook Coaching Program!


Want to take a deeper dive and work with Lisa live?

Come be a part of the The Couple’s Playbook Coaching Progam and ensure your relationship’s success!


About the

Coaching Program

This is different that any other relationship coaching program .

It’s your new way to relationship.

Afterall, relationships are a team sport – how about you set yours up to win?

  • Ditch Your Drama
  • Conquer Your Conflict
  • Be Fabulously Fulfilled

Most Importantly…keep your brain from screwing it all up!

Have you been wrongly taught that if you hope enough or are compromising enough your relationship will be the one you always dreamed of? I sure wish it worked that way! Man, if that was the case, my life in relationship would have been so much easier. The truth of it is, there is an easy step by step process to create the relationship of your dreams. And, that doesn’t have to be hard – especially if you and your partner are on the same team. This course proposes your proactive approach instead of a reactive one. Learn the structure to set each other up to win to create the relationship of your dreams. And most importantly discover how to use your brain so it doesn’t act like a maniac and wreck your beautiful creation!

Each Week’s

Class Topic



Team Spirit and the Championship Mindset:
Decide What You Stand for as a Couple

Why are you in this relationship? I don’t mean that the wrong way, I want you and to get crystal clear on your reason for being together and then choose how you will show up to make this a WIN for your team.



The Team Huddle:
Create a Structure for Conversation

Setting relationship meetings is imparative to the success of a relationship. Just as teams disscuss what plays they will run, they also need to review the tape to see where they can improve in the future.



Emotional Trophies:
Meet Your Partner’s Core Needs

You get to put down the crystal ball and stop trying to be a mind reader. Discover what your partner really wants and fulfill their desires easily without the guesswork – and they also get fulfill all of your needs!



Skill of Regulating Your Brain State:
Shift from Reactive to Receptive

Guess what? It’s not your fault, it’s your brain’s fault. Now, this doesn’t give you free-rein to be an a-hole, but you can discover why you react and the way you do, and understand your partner’s reactions too.



Skill of Attentive Listening:
Use Positive Filters to Improve Communication

Effective communication doesn’t just happen with your mouth, it includes your ears. So shhhh… let me teach you how to listen to best support your partner and your brain.



Skill of Managing Your Reactions:
Learn the FACTS Method

Do you know that in my years of coaching I can boil every single argument or trigger in to 5 categories? I give you these five tools and how to navigate them so it takes all the guess work out of your upset. 



Skill of Integrity:
Build Trust, Honesty, and Reliability

I’ve seen relationships struggle a lot of things but this is the killer that creates death by a thousand cuts. Learn the real meaning of integrity and how it will have your trust restored and your relationship thriving.



Skill of Conflict Resolution:
Design Your Rules of Engagement

Put down the boxing gloves and learn to fight fair. You will inevitably have conflict in relationship, so learn how to do it the right way so it doesn’t cause permanent damage. I mean, even the UFC has rules.



“Lisa Marini’s The Couples Playbook is an invaluable tool for any couple looking to build a joy-filled, drama-free relationship for a lifetime! Marini has scripted a well thought out, detailed game plan any couple can follow to ensure they can get through anything together. Successful teams in sports are those who are the most prepared for both adversity and to win. This book gives couples this same incredible advantage. This is a resource that every relationship should be blessed with!”


—HOWARD FALCO, spiritual teacher, mental strength coach, author of I AM: The Power of Discovering Who You Really Are

“Lisa Marini has written a couple’s relationship book like no other. As a brain-based coach, she knows how the human brain is wired—including why it can often sabotage us without our realizing what is happening. In The Couple's Playbook, she offers an easy-to-understand guide to why we feel the way we do, and even more important, why we react the way we do. She helps couples zero in on where they have the most trouble in communicating and supporting each other, and then she helps them design a successful game plan so they can come out on top every time. Marini delivers all this insight with a lot of great humor and charm. Reading this book is like having a deep and delightful life-changing conversation with your new best friend.”

—KATY KOONTZ, Editor in Chief, Unity Magazine

“The Couple's Playbook is a win for me! Many relationship books position the topic in terms of feelings and needs. Lisa’s use of the game metaphor brilliantly encompasses all of that, plus makes this actionable and very accessible to those not yet ready to talk ‘feelings’ but ready to work on their relationships. This is an equal-opportunity manual for all parties in any relationship. It seems she’s created a game in which everybody wins.”

—LISA WIMBERGER, Founder, Neurosculpting ⓒ Institute

“To be human is to play games. In this book, Lisa shows us how to play them consciously and in a way that creates the thrill of victory instead of the agony of defeat. I can’t wait to use all these tools!”

—MANDY CAVANAUGH, entrepreneur, author of F* the Glass Ceiling: Start at the Top and Stay There as a Feminine Entrepreneur

“Yay! What a breath of fresh air in the realm of couples coaching. I was about to say ‘of couples work,’ because that is how books like this have felt in the past, like work. However, in The Couple’s Playbook, Lisa has created a clear and actionable path that leads a willing partnership towards deeper connection, understanding, and ultimately, intimacy.”

—PATRICK HARRINGTON, transformational leadership coach, cofounder, the Harrington Method

“If you have picked up this book, an angel is speaking to you. I have had the pleasure of knowing Lisa as a friend, business associate, and my own personal relationship coach, and it has truly saved my life in ways I never even knew I needed. To find a human being who can so quickly identify how we need to pour love into ourselves in order to be able to be in a committed loving relationship is the miracle within the work done.”

—BROOKE HENGST, Realtor, author of Build Your Own Empire: My Path to Building Wealth Through Real Estate

“Lisa has such a gift for supporting individuals, couples, and families in making sense of life and love. Her approach to simplifying the complex notion of neuroscience into a playbook is brilliant. In addition to the helpful insights and understanding about how our brains influence our relationships, the Playbook provides relatable, actionable, and playful guidance for navigating life with ourselves and others. A masterful approach to reminding us about the gift of our brains and how to use them to foster more love, light and play in the world.”


“Lisa has such a gift for supporting individuals, couples, and fami“The Couple’s Playbook is an absolute must-have for couples! Get ready to up-level your relationship in ways you didn’t even know were possible! Lisa takes the act of relating, which can be challenging and complex, and simplifies it so you can be successful and thrive in your relationship. She provides tangible, practical, down-to-earth exercises for creating a fulfilling, lasting partnership that are easy to understand and implement. Best of all, you’ll feel like Lisa is on your team as she walks you step by step through this work.”


“Lisa changed my perspective on what a great relationship is and gave me and my partner the resources to set each other up to win. What a concept! The guidance I’d been searching for is right here in her funny, entertaining, easy-to-read new book. She explains why our brains take us on journeys we did not ask to go on and provides invaluable tools to stay the course. Opening lines of communication with my partner has given me the safe space to articulate my needs and the trust that we can navigate anything together.”


"I have spent a huge part of my life focused on my career, my development, and my child's development. I have often neglected the relationship that has allowed me to be successful in all these areas: my marriage. Lisa’s launch of her classes and her new book have reminded me that when my husband and I intentionally foster our wonderful relationship we both have a blast and success in life.”


“Lisa’s brain-focused teachings and approaches are simple and sweet, and can be applied to your life instantly. They take away the blame game within a relationship and focus on building love and understanding as a team. She offers wonderful tips or plays as she calls them that are good both for new relationships and to keep your marriage/partnership a playful work in progress. I have been happily married for nineteen years, and this playbook gave me new perspective. Marriage/partnership should be a forever team sport. Grab this book! Read it, apply all that aligns, you and your partner will elevate your love and your understanding of each other.”


“Whether you are in a new relationship, struggling in your current relationship, or happily married, this book will provide amazing insights and tools to enhance your life. Lisa has a way of delivering educational, life-changing material in a fun, entertaining, and relatable way. She offers step-by-step exercises that uncover our unsupportive thought patterns and beliefs that have a profound impact on how we relate to ourselves and others. Her brilliant use of sports analogies will engage even the most ‘self-help’ averse partner. She sprinkles in real-life stories from her own relationship and those of her clients that had me laughing while simultaneously awestruck that many of us share the same struggles and patterns. The book is a wonderful, engaging, toolbox for any relationship!”


“Numerous topics in this book have enhanced my relationship. The ones that I have found the most helpful suggest really clear strategies, such as how to promote fairness. I’ve had a habit of simply starting a conversation with my partner without paying much attention to where it was going. Our conversations have been more loving, enjoyable, caring, and productive.”


About your coach

LISA MARINI is a relationship coach in Denver, Colorado, who focuses on human behavior and habits using the perspective of neuroscience. She left a seventeen-yearlong career as a lead supervisor for a general contractor, building large, multifamily dwellings to found her private practice in 2017. Lisa graduated from Colorado State University in 2000 and has since gained certifications in many modalities, including Brain Health Coaching, Hypnotherapy, Brainspotting, Neurosculpting®, Neurolinguistic Programming, HeartMath+, and Emotional Freedom Technique.

Lisa supports her clients in making lasting life changes, finding new perspectives, shifting mindsets, and building the relationships of their dreams.

Lisa Marini

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