HOW THIS BOOK IS HELPFUL TO COUNSELORS

Fighting For Your Marriage -- A Deluxe Revised Edition of the Classic Best Seller for Enhancing Marriage and Preventing Divorce


by Dr. Howard J. Markman, Dr. Scott M. Stanley, and Dr. Susan L. Blumberg

The authors have decades of counseling experience and are the founders of the renowned PREP program, Prevention and Relationship Enhancement Program. Counselors will learn to teach this program to their clients. The PREP program is based upon five principles:

1. Decide, don't slide. Make the effort to make decisions together.
2. Do your part. Do positive things for your spouse. Be responsbile for your own personal growth and mental and physical health.
3. Make it safe to connect. Understand your differences and handle conflict constructively.
4. Open the doors to positive connections. Cultivating fun, friendship, support, spirituality, and sensual connections.
5. Nurture your commitment.

In addition to the invaluable PREP program, counselors will learn: