If you and your partner have decided to pursue couple's counseling together, it helps to get prepared before you go in together for your first session. That way, you can ensure that you get the most out of the experience.
#1 Understanding You Are Responsible For Fixing Your Relationship
The first thing you need to do is understand that you are responsible for fixing your relationship, not your counselor. Your counselor may guide your session, and help illuminate and provide a safe place for you and your partner to work on your issues, but at the end of the day fixing your relationship rests on the shoulders of you and your partner.