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How to encourage an unwilling spouse to start marriage counseling

June 29, 2016


In this episode, Andrew Ray talks with Todd Stryd and Winston Smith about counseling couples. The discussion stems from a listener’s question, “Many times only one spouse comes in for counseling to try and save the marriage. What are some strategies a counselor can give the willing spouse to try and encourage the unwilling spouse to participate in the counseling process?”

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Todd Stryd


Todd is a faculty member and the counseling coordinator at CCEF, where he has served since 2005. He holds a doctor of psychology from Immaculata University and a master of divinity from Westminster Theological Seminary. He has experience as a hospital chaplain, crisis worker, and university counselor. He has written a minibook entitled Schizophrenia: A Compassionate Approach.

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Winston Smith

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