Avoiding Divorce through Counseling

Divorce can be very unpleasant. Everything you've worked to build in your personal life comes crashing down around you and you are forced to pick up all the pieces and rebuild as best you can. Naturally, you may want to avoid this painful process. Many couples find that marriage counseling can be an effective way to work past their issues with each other and rebuild their marriage before it becomes too late.

What is Marriage Counseling?

Marriage counseling is a type of psychological or psychiatric counseling in which couples receive professional assistance in understanding the problems in their relationship, discovering how to fix these problems, and moving past them to build a healthier relationship. By going to a marriage counselor, you and your spouse can learn what causes the communication problems in your marriage which can manifest themselves through arguments and fights.

The Counselor

Marriage counseling is conducted by a therapist who serves to:

  • Help facilitate a dialogue
  • Provide an experienced and non-biased third point of view
  • Provide important information about relationships

The counselor attempts to:

  • Identify and help correct the behavior at the roots of marital problems
  • Correct the interaction of the spouses
  • Help rebuild the emotional relationship of the spouses

Why Marriage Counseling?

Marriage counseling can help correct your dysfunctional relationship with your husband or wife before it becomes unbearable. It can help couples come to a better understanding of each other and teach them to work towards a common relationship goal. On a pragmatic level, it can help you prevent a very expensive, painful divorce.

Contact Us

In some instances, however, divorce is the only option for a couple. If you and your spouse have decided to file for divorce, contact the San Diego divorce lawyers of Fischer & Van Thiel, LLP by calling 760-722-7646.

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