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Marriage in trouble, wife refuses relationship counseling. What next?

My wife Jane and I are in our 40s and have been together for eight years. We got along well for the first few years, but things have been steadily going south since then. In theory, we both want to improve our marriage, but we are not making much progress on our own. I could use some advice. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 21, 2014 - 48 answers

How to stop thinking about my relationship?

My marriage is in limbo and I need to stop giving it so much emotional energy. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 1, 2014 - 23 answers

Help me, help myself?

How to approach therapy when I'm not really sure what I'm going for but feel depression has a huge part of it. Kicker - the standard tests show I'm not and I don't know how far to push to get some help or what I even need help for. [more inside]
posted by lpcxa0 on Jan 29, 2014 - 9 answers

Help me find cheap/free mental health care in Cleveland, Ohio.

I am unemployed, and (thankfully) was able to get onto a government-assisted program through MetroHealth in which all of my medical expenses are being paid. I am having personal/family issues and am in desperate need of quality talk therapy, but the counselor I just visited was awful. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 20, 2013 - 2 answers

Do I want to be a therapist?

I'm thinking about becoming a therapist. Is this a good idea, and how do I get there if it is? [more inside]
posted by chaiminda on Sep 6, 2013 - 10 answers

First time self employed - what can be deducted? Therapy, bike, health?

Hello! I am an independent contractor (1099 Misc form) for the first time in my life and need some tax advice as the budget is a bit tight! Therapy, acupuncture, bicycle, insurance, computer, etc. How do deductions work? [more inside]
posted by Danah_78 on Jul 2, 2013 - 15 answers

Pre-marriage counseling is fine. But how committed is he?

It's been a few months after my fiance proposed and he made plans to move in with me and my 15-year-old son this summer. As predicted, my son began acting up, basically in the form of talking back and being a little rude to me in front of the fiance, who comes here every weekend. It's important to note my son does not act this way when it's the 2 of us and I completely understand what's going on and we're talking to someone. [more inside]
posted by kinetic on Apr 27, 2013 - 26 answers

Trans-friendly therapist in Melbourne AU?

(Australian) Melbournian mefites - can any of you recommend a trans-friendly therapist? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 13, 2013 - 4 answers

My wife died. Is it OK if I *don't* want to talk about it all the time?

My wife died. Everyone keeps telling me I should have someone to talk to - a counselor or someone from hospice or whoever. I don't really feel like I need or want that, though. Am I harming myself by handling this on my own? [more inside]
posted by tylerkaraszewski on Feb 17, 2013 - 67 answers

Need Boston area marriage counseling

Hello. The other Boston area marriage counseling posts are several years old. I hope metafilter can help me find a good marriage counselor. My husband and have been together for 17 years, married for four years. He is at his wits end dealing with my depression (which I'm currently in treatment for). We need to talk to someone soon. Please give me some recommendations of good couples counselors.
posted by anonymous on Feb 1, 2013 - 5 answers

What was helpful for you about counseling for sexual assault?

Have you gone to therapy or counseling after a rape? What outcome were you looking for? Did it help? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 18, 2013 - 9 answers

St. Paul therapists?

Can you suggest a therapist in or near St. Paul, MN? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 7, 2012 - 1 answer

Exericse/therapy spots near Shinjuku, Tokyo?

Living in Shinjuku, Japan. I have been rather stressed lately due to a variety of factors. Please help me find both exercise locations (cheap gyms, jogging routes) and inexpensive (but decent) counseling/therapy around the Shinjuku, Japan area. [more inside]
posted by Kamelot123 on Oct 23, 2012 - 8 answers

Finding a couples counselor in Houston?

Does anyone have recommendations for a couples counselor or marriage/family therapist in Houston, TX -- or, at least, what resources I can use to find a good one? Thank you in advance!
posted by Pwoink on Oct 9, 2012 - 1 answer

Seeking mental health resources for young Italian man

What are low-cost or online resources for a young Italian man with anxiety disorder and/or depression in Rome? [more inside]
posted by vincele on Sep 27, 2012 - 4 answers

Resources on Adult Attachment Therapy?

I may be starting adult attachment therapy in the next week, on the advice of a crisis counselor and after a few years of on-and-off treatment for anxiety and depression that's not getting me very far. Point me to some quality, hopefully easy to find resources that can spell out what the experience might be like. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 18, 2012 - 4 answers

How to convince my friend to go to counseling

Help me convince my friend to talk to a therapist [more inside]
posted by grokfest on Jul 29, 2012 - 22 answers

Am I too much for a counselor to handle?

What is a therapist supposed to do for a client? [more inside]
posted by thrasher on Jul 24, 2012 - 12 answers

We need recommendations for an affordable couples' counselor in NYC.

My husband and I need recommendations for couples' counseling in NYC, Manhattan or Brooklyn, and would love something relatively affordable (under $120/session, if possible). [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 16, 2012 - 4 answers

Two girls and a Therapist's Office

Is it a bad idea to have the same counselor as your best friend? [more inside]
posted by oceanview on Apr 11, 2012 - 14 answers

help me help them work it out

Asking for a friend. Marriage counseling in the Arlington/DC area? Recommendations needed... [more inside]
posted by raztaj on Feb 12, 2012 - 1 answer

Are there long distance therapists?

Is there such a thing as a long distance or online therapist (or whatever it is I need)? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 27, 2012 - 9 answers

WWTTD (What Would This Therapist Do?)

Anglican Christian filter: I am interested in working for an Anglican non-profit organization as an intern-therapist. I am a non-practicing Christian, but have a strong spiritual belief (think: Eckhart Tolle/Eastern philosophy) and was formally trained in transpersonal psychotherapy, which by definition is rooted in spirituality and encourages one to "transcend beyond oneself." I am not inherently opposed to religion, but do not follow strict Catholic practices. Should I reconsider being interested in this position? I need more subjective info on Anglican beliefs, and Wikipedia isn't really helping in this area. [more inside]
posted by luciddream928 on Jan 20, 2012 - 6 answers

Therapist in NoVa

Northern Virginia Filter: I need a therapist. Who has evening hours. Who accepts Aetna or will not cause me to go broke. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 12, 2011 - 2 answers

Book about relationship expectations and groundrules?

Do you have a recommendation for a book about relationship ground rules and agreements in marriage? I'm interested in a book that might help someone to consider how they want to be treated, how to set reasonable expectations for interaction, and how to define what would constitute a good relationship for them. [more inside]
posted by OmieWise on Nov 30, 2011 - 7 answers

Can you recommend a good and affordable relationship counselor in the Boston area?

Can you recommend a good and affordable relationship counselor in the Boston area? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 15, 2011 - 4 answers

talk therapy requires talk.

My long term (almost 6 years, living together for 3) boyfriend hates hates hates couples therapy. i think it has helped immensely. ugh. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 14, 2011 - 37 answers

I'm looking for "triage" for our relationship, including recommendations for Seattle-area therapists.

I am looking for "triage" for our relationship, including recommendations for counselors in the Seattle area. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 27, 2011 - 25 answers

Resources on complicated grief

Where can I find resources on complicated grief, especially with regard to grieving something that never was? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 8, 2011 - 6 answers

Empirical and theoretical psychotherapy?

Contemporary psychotherapists who have popularized their empirically-tested theoretical contributions? Examples: David Burns, Eugene Gendlin, Joseph Weiss. [more inside]
posted by zeek321 on Jul 18, 2011 - 5 answers

Counsel me

Recommendations for marriage counseling in the greater Chapel Hill area. Particularly, therapists that offer a sliding scale. [more inside]
posted by sickinthehead on Mar 13, 2011 - 7 answers

Where can I find videos of therapy sessions?

Does anyone know where I can find free, online videos of therapy sessions? I'm considering a career as a therapist and would like to study the therapeutic process. I'm in a community college at the moment and the video library isn't very extensive.
posted by oceanview on Jan 24, 2011 - 4 answers

May I bring my personal schema to therapy?

AskMe has finally convinced me to seek therapy. I'm scared, so I've typed up an outline. For the sake of not vastly exceeding my allotted time I can condense it to a short statement. Is it completely inappropriate to show up with three pages of numbered and bulleted woes? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 12, 2011 - 25 answers

My therapist stresses me out. Should I switch?

Is it appropriate to discuss with my therapist why he stresses me out? How do you switch therapists? Do I need to? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 4, 2011 - 17 answers

Help me poke painful memories until they stop hurting

I was raped several months ago and did a remarkably good job at boxing everything up to think about at another time. It looks like it's ... that time. How do I go about processing things? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 14, 2010 - 25 answers

Anybody know of therapy/counseling options in Tokyo area?

Can anybody recommend a therapist/counselor in the Tokyo area, preferably for cheap/free, and on the west side of town? [more inside]
posted by segatakai on Aug 5, 2010 - 3 answers

Has Your Therapist Fallen Asleep during your session?

Has your therapist fallen asleep during your therapy session? [more inside]
posted by ChicagoTherapyConnection on May 24, 2010 - 41 answers

Get a therapist: how?

"Get therapy" seems to be a common decree around these parts, but that's usually where the suggestion begins and ends. Okay: but how? Can I get the Baedeker Guide to Seeking Therapy? [more inside]
posted by gavagai on May 19, 2010 - 18 answers

When is therapy a good idea?

Is therapy still a good idea for me? [more inside]
posted by photo guy on May 18, 2010 - 19 answers

Location-independent therapy?

Is there anywhere I can find some sort of free/inexpensive counseling online? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 21, 2010 - 5 answers

More therapists, more better!

Shopping for not just one, but two therapists. I think. Best way to go about this? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 30, 2010 - 8 answers

Counselling's not helping - should it be?

Counselling newbie, not having a great experience of it. Am I doing it wrong? Is my counsellor? Or is counselling just not the route to take, here? [more inside]
posted by Catseye on Jan 25, 2010 - 20 answers

Affordable therapist in Charlotte

Asking for a family member. We're looking for affordable counseling in Charlotte, North Carolina. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 18, 2009 - 2 answers

Couples / marriage therapy in Round Rock / North Austin, TX?

Need to find a therapist for my husband and I in the area. Preferably not affiliated with any religious organization. Need to make the appointment soon. Wanted to go to CAMHC, but they're booked up until January. Recommendations?
posted by Alias Unknown on Nov 26, 2009 - 1 answer

Asking all therapists, counselors, social workers, and psychoanalysts etc.: what books are on your must read list?

Asking all therapists, counselors, social workers, and psychoanalysts etc.: what books are on your must read list? Do you have a core set of books that have shaped both your professional and personal development? What are they? Why did you choose them? [more inside]
posted by space_cookie on Nov 13, 2009 - 14 answers

Recommend a good Boston Metro Relationship/Marriage Therapist/Counselor?

Recommend a good Boston Metro Relationship/Marriage Therapist/Counselor? [more inside]
posted by kryptonik on Aug 27, 2009 - 6 answers

Sexual Assault in NYC: how to address medical incompetence and find better resources for women?

Awful Filter: What are the best women's crisis centers in NYC who address rape survivors? How can I locate affordable therapy in New York for a rape survivor? How do I call attention to hospital incompetence and unqualified social workers? Much, much more inside. [more inside]
posted by zoomorphic on Aug 3, 2009 - 25 answers

What will happen in counseling?

What can my friend/former SO expect from community mental health counseling? [more inside]
posted by dilettante on Jul 5, 2009 - 10 answers

ELIZA and the efficacy of "professional" therapists versus the rest of us

Meta-Meta-RelationshipFilter: Have there been any scientific trials to study the efficacy of talk therapy that involved a placebo as control? [more inside]
posted by XMLicious on Apr 20, 2009 - 21 answers

Pre-marital counseling in Chicago?

Any suggestions for a pre-marital counselor in Chicago? My fiance and I are doing a church wedding, and we are doing the Catholic pre-Cana requirements, but we actually think our church's requirements are too...minimal. [more inside]
posted by bibbit on Mar 10, 2009 - 3 answers

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