Therapy

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Can therapy help my marriage?

Therapy

I have found that many couples do not come to therapy until their marriage is in a very precarious situation. I believe one way to solve that problem is for couples to go into counseling periodically. Many couples could benefit from a check-up every once in a while. I believe therapy would be helpful in situations in which couples are unable to solve a disagreement, if one spouse is struggling from depression, if a spouse is suffering from a chronic illness, if a couple is looking for ideas on how to improve their marriage. Consider the impact of four sessions of therapy (average cost $400) to a divorce (something that lasts a lifetime and costs lots of money).

There are good therapists in every state. I personally recommend finding a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT). Marriage and Family Therapists are trained specifically in helping couples and families. You can find a MFT at www.aamft.org

   

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