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Mandated counselling

Thursday, February 16, 2017 @ 7:00 PM | By Steven Benmor

It has always been thought that counselling can only be beneficial if the person voluntarily selects a counsellor, books the appointments, wishes to benefit from counselling and, most importantly, attends willingly. But with the increased incidence of family breakdown which, at its heart, are relationship, behavioural and communication problems, judges are realizing that the solution to the problem is not necessarily legal in nature, but psychosocial. If the solution to the family problem that has been presented to a family court judge involves the use of...