The time of separation and divorce can be a highly stressful time frame for parents and children. When ongoing conflict between the parents spills over onto the children, research as shown that children are known to have more emotional, social, and academic challenges. The therapist will assist a parent(s) in navigating the divorce process in a way that minimizes the negative impact on the family. The topics that can be covered during this process include:
1. Communication strategies for co-parents; 2) Conflict Resolution Techniques; 3) Navigating the children’s needs and concerns and talking to them about divorce; 4) Addressing the children’s developmental needs through the divorce process and afterward.