Lubomir Wielgosz
Lubomir Wielgosz voted up Walt O'Reagun's answer

Of course ... I mean, if it's a heterosexual couple seeking counseling, at least one of them is going to be the opposite gender of the counselor.  LOL

And yes ... If only one partner goes to a professional for marriage counseling, it is okay for that counselor to be of the opposite gender.

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Lubomir Wielgosz
Lubomir Wielgosz voted up PJ Stein's answer

Sometimes you need to talk to someone of the opposite sex to understand their point of view. I have talked to guy friends when my husband has been driving me crazy. They can give a spin I may not see, and there is no emotional pull to the conversation.