Looking for a Kick-ass Marriage Counsellor
September 29, 2009 4:34 PM Subscribe
Help me save my family. I am looking for a really good marriage counsellor in Edmonton, AB. Complications inside.
posted by anonymous to Human Relations (7 answers total)
Everything was really great and loving and fun and then suddenly my husband moved out. He is having an affair with a much, much younger woman but says that he wants to work on our latent compatibility issues. (my wording)
The complicating issue is that, through google and a discussion with a psychiatrist friend, I feel that he had been having a hypomanic episode for the first (recognised) time in his life.
I am seeing a counsellor since this happened (two weeks ago) and saw one for years in the past to get my head in order. He is a recovered addict who has never seen a counsellor. I hope that he will start seeing one but that's not my call. He feels confused but great.
Ironically, we are really great communicators and we need someone really, hard core to help us--not someone who will ask us to "think of five nice things to say to each other". Know what I mean?
And I also need someone who can see and possibly treat (or direct to treatment) the hypomania because I can't mention it to him because he would resent me for trying to blame him. I don't mind going there--I just don't want to start there.
Also any similar experience with hypomania is welcome. The information on the web is sometimes conflicting.
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