Contemporary Family Therapy

, Volume 14, Issue 6, pp 505–518 | Cite as

Premarital counseling: A needs assessment among engaged individuals

  • Lee M. Williams
Research Implications for Clinical Practice


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.


Health Psychology Social Issue Primary Consumer Premarital Counseling Marriage Preparation 
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Authors and Affiliations

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

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