Contemporary Family Therapy

, Volume 14, Issue 6, pp 505–518

Premarital counseling: A needs assessment among engaged individuals

  • Lee M. Williams
Research Implications for Clinical Practice

DOI: 10.1007/BF00892197

Cite this article as:
Williams, L.M. Contemp Fam Ther (1992) 14: 505. doi:10.1007/BF00892197


Although engaged individuals are the primary consumers of premarital counseling, no previous research has explored their perceptions regarding marriage preparation. This article reports what engaged individuals believe are the important areas to address when preparing couples for marriage. It also explores other attitudes and preferences that engaged individuals have toward marriage preparation.

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© Human Sciences Press, Inc 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lee M. Williams
    • 1
  1. 1.Rock Island

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