How to Prepare for Couples Counseling in 12 Steps
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Primary Changes: Edited for readability and clarity. Added “Allot for Reflection Time After the First Session”, “Give Yourself Grace (It’s OK to Be Nervous!)”, “Ask Questions”, “What Not to Say in Couples Counseling”. New material written by Silvi Saxena, MBA, MSW, LSW, CCTP, OSW-C and reviewed by Kristen Fuller, MD.
Author: Nicole Arzt, LMFT
Reviewer: Lynn Byars, MD