People.com Celebrity VIDEO: Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner Return to Marriage Counseling as They're Spotted Out Together Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are spotted smiling as they leave a family counseling center By K.c. Blumm Published on September 3, 2015 11:30 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: FameFlynet Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are focusing on figuring out the next step of their relationship. The pair were spotted leaving a family counseling center in L.A. This is the couple’s first visit to the center since announcing their divorce in June. Before their decision to separate, they attended weekly counseling sessions at the center, but stopped going in the months leading to their split. The couple were also were seen together on Thursday at an appointment, and they were smiling as they walked to Affleck’s car. Neither of them were wearing their wedding rings, but at the time they announced their plan to divorce, the couple told PEOPLE in a statement that they planned to “go forward with love and friendship for one another and a commitment to co-parenting our children.” Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner All Smiles as They Step Out Together in L.A. The amicable exes spent the summer in Atlanta, where Garner was filming Miracles from Heaven while Affleck was on daddy duty with their three kids, Violet, 9, Seraphina, 6, and Samuel, 3. Since the family returned to L.A. at the end of last month, Garner and the kids have been staying in the family home, which is currently under renovation, while Affleck is living in a rental down the street.