The Field Of Couples Counseling

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Lebow (2006) stated that currently couples therapy is on a roll more than it was 20 years ago, as it has become more accepted by the general public. It would be important to know the advances made in the field of couples counseling research. Competency and professional advancement due to this research is also important. Research within the field of couples counseling is very limited for various reasons. Title of Paper Research in the field of couples and family counseling is very limited, one of the many reasons for this is the lack of governmental funding and the fact that relational issues are not view as diagnosable mental illnesses. It is important to note that what little research exists will be of great use to a practitioner. This is because what we can learn from this research is the factors of satisfied/unsatisfied couples/families, communication patterns of a satisfied/distressed couple/family, or if marriage/divorce rates are projected to grow/shrink. Lebow (2006) stated that currently couples therapy is on a roll more than it was 20 years ago, as it has become more accepted by the general public. This article revealed some unique insight into different aspects of why some couples are satisfied, or succeed at remaining together and why some couples are not satisfied, or do not remain together. Learning information from an article of this nature would benefit me as a marriage counselor because I feel it would be important to know what new advances are being
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