Marriage & Couples Counseling: How It Works & What to Expect
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Primary Changes: Updated for readability and clarity. Reviewed and added relevant resources. Added “What Is Marriage Counseling?”, “Who Should Seek Marriage Counseling?”, “What If Your Partner Isn’t Open to Marriage Counseling?”, and “Do Marriage Counselors Recommend Divorce?”, and revised “Types of Marriage & Couples Counseling”. New material written by Silvi Saxena, MBA, MSW, LSW, CCTP, OSW-C and reviewed by Kristen Fuller, MD.
Author: Tristan McBain, PhD, LPC, LMFT, NCC
Reviewer: Meera Patel, D.O.