In fact, he will give his couples a homework assignment.
"Fun is an important variable in keeping a marriage alive and vibrant. In marriage counseling I sometimes assign this task. Each person has the responsibility to find out fun things that might be available. S/he is to present them to the other and they discuss which one they will do that week. The next week it is the responsibility of the other person to find some fun things to do. They then alternate weeks finding pleasurable opportunities to share together. "
I've never assigned "fun" as a task during couples therapy, although I have suggested it during family counseling. Hmmm, I'll have to consider adding it in where appropriate.