Our expert says:
You're probably right that he could indeed be helped by seeing the appropriate professional. But with some people, like donkeys, the harder you push them they harder they resist. Make it clear to him that you love him, you're worried about him, and that you know it is certain that he could be greatly helped to feel happier and to enjoy life more if he would see someone with the right skills to help him help himself.
Kelly's point may be helpful too, to offer to stop nagging if he will sincerely give it a try for long enough to be able to feel the benefits.
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