marital counseling

mar·i·tal coun·sel·ing

the process whereby a trained counselor assists married couples to resolve problems that arise and trouble them in their relationship; husband and wife are seen by the same counselor in separate and joint counseling sessions focusing on immediate family problems.

marital counseling

Services provided to married couples (and their families) about how to manage addictions, differences of opinion, finances, genetic illnesses, schedules, sexuality, and other topics.
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The center also plans to introduce marital counseling in a bid to reduce divorce rates, he said.
Karen Kirsch, MA, LMHCA is a Seattle child therapist with Folktown Counseling, a private practice located in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle offering both individual and marital counseling.
She is convinced that a week of intensive marital counseling might revive her moribund marriage.
HEIDI WOMBWELL: Mediation, and marital counseling, it doesn't have to end there, they could talk and sort out their differences, before it's too late.
In the early 1960s, "lack of communication" was seventh on the list of things that couples complained about in marital counseling sessions.
The present study asked each participant to rate one of five approaches to marital counseling, removing the possibility respondent ratings might be influenced by cross-model comparisons (c.
The aim of this study is to assess the gender differences in the awareness, need, acceptance and seeking behavior for the marital counseling among the Sudanese couples.
She engaged in an extramarital affair and refused to go to marital counseling and reconciliation.
The declaration states the couple's commitment to: (1) live together as husband and wife for the remainder of their lives; (2) disclose to each other everything that could adversely affect their marriage; (3) receive premarital counseling regarding the nature, purpose and responsibility of marriage; and (4) take all reasonable efforts to preserve the marriage, including marital counseling as may be necessary.
This program addresses topics such as substance abuse and domestic violence, and also has a specialized mental health department, which addresses family issues, parenting skills, depression, self-esteem, marital counseling, and sexual/ physical/psychological abuse.
To say that is a little unorthodox in his marital counseling would be a gross understatement.
Before his paternity came to light, Solano had married the mother and legal father of the child in church, spiritually supported them during a period of marital counseling and then comforted both after their divorce.