Discernment Counseling is not couples therapy.

Discernment counseling in a protocol for couples who are at odds about entering couples counseling because they have differing ideas about whether the marriage is salvageable.  Typically one member of the couple wants to save the marriage and the other is thinking about wanting out of the marriage. Traditional couples counseling is less likely to succeed in these cases because each partner has a different agenda.


Want to know more?

Take 5 minutes to watch and listen to Dr. Bill Doherty talk about how Discernment Counseling works:

Additional resources: 

What is Discernment Counseling?

Discernment Counseling website



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