What is Marriage counseling?

Category: Psychotherapy

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Generic name: Couples/Family Therapy

Illness, infidelity, sex, anger, communication problems — all can contribute to distress in marriages or other relationships. Marriage counseling or couples counseling attempts to resolve conflicts and heal wounds.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Improve communication 4 3
Support mental / emotional health 4 1
A recent event or problem in the couple or family 2 0
Generalized anxiety disorder 1 0
Substance abuse 1 0

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  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 6

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Marriage counseling

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Marriage counseling

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 5
No convenient appointments available 2
Expense 1
Felt finished with this treatment 1
See all 8 patients who've stopped participating in Marriage counseling

Duration

Stopped participating in Marriage counseling

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 2
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 2
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 2
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 4
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Marriage counseling.