Document Type : Original Article


1 PhD student, Member of student Researchers Club, Department of Counseling, School of Educational Sciences and Psychology, shahid chamran university, Ahvaz, Iran

2 PhD student, Department of Counseling, School of Educational Sciences and Psychology, shahid chamran university, Ahvaz, Iran

3 M.A, Department of Counseling, Alzahra University, Tehran, Iran

4 PhD of guidance and counseling, Department of Counseling, Khomeinishahr branch, Islamic Azad university, Isfahan, Iran


Background and Aim: Present study was aimed at investigating the impact of training of skills to improve marital relationship on increasing Personal well-being of the marital women in Tehran city in 2012. Method: Procedure was semi-experimental with pre-test & post- test with control group. Research society consisted of the entire marital women of Tehran City who had been referred to Education and training counseling center; seeking counseling services. Sampling (30 subjects) were randomly selected from among qualified volunteers and were randomly assigned in experimental and control groups. Training sessions were done in 9 sessions, each last two hours. At the end of sessions, both groups were asked to take the test again. Tool was: Personal wellbeing Index- Adult with 9 questions, reliability with Cronbach's alpha was. /70- ./85. In order to analyze the data, descriptive and inferential statistics (Analysis of covariance) was used. Result: Training of skills to improve marital relationship has increased Significantly Personal well-being in women in post- test and follow up (pConclusion: Taking into consideration the survey’s data, it could be concluded that training the marital relations skills can be implemented to increase personal well-being of women.


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