This is an article Bill wrote in the Networker to help with “stuck” couples therapy.
References For Discernment Counseling
Doherty, W. J., Harris, S. M., & Wilde, J. L. (2016). Discernment counseling for “mixed-agenda” couples. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy.
Doherty, W. J., Harris, S. M., & Didericksen, K. W. (2016). A typology of attitudes toward proceeding with divorce among parents in the divorce process. Journal of Divorce & Remarriage, 56, 1–11.
Doherty, W. (2015). Reflections on the divorce revolution: Assessing our impact. Psychotherapy Networker, 39 (July/August), 19-25, 42-44.
Doherty, W. J., Willoughby, B. J., & Peterson, B. (2011). Interest in reconciliation among divorcing parents. Family Court Review, 49, 313-321.
Doherty, W. J., Willoughby, B. J., & Peterson, B. (2011). Marital Reconsideration Interest of Divorcing Parents: Research and Implications for Practice. Family Law Forum, 19, 48-52.
Hawkins, A. J., Willoughby, B. J., & Doherty, W. J. (2012). Reasons for divorce and openness to marital reconciliation. Journal of Divorce & Remarriage, 53, 453–463.
Book forthcoming from American Psychological Press: Discernment Counseling for Mixed-Agenda Couples by William J. Doherty and Steven M. Harris.