Often couples will come for marriage counseling and during the initial session it is apparent that one or both couples are ambivalent about fully participating in counseling. A great limited session option is Discernment Counseling
. Discernment Counseling
is for couples where at least one spouse has some doubts about moving forward with a divorce or committing to marriage counseling. The purpose of this counseling is not to work on your marriage problems. The goal of this counseling is to gain clarity and confidence about what the next step is for your marriage. There are three options for decision with Discernment Counseling
: Are you going to leave things as they are, are you done with the relationship and going to proceed with divorce, or are you willing to go all in and commit to approximately 6 months of marriage counseling?