Divorce

Although common in the U.S. (50% of marriages end in divorce), a decision to end a marriage can be upsetting and filled with a number of opposing emotions. Each separation is unique and can be a heavy, emotional process for the family involved. Before, during and after a divorce, you might experience a myriad of feelings, including loss, anger, sadness, rejection, shock, regret, doubt, guilt, bitterness, or fear. In addition to helping to process these emotions, therapists that specialize in divorce are often well versed in the logistical issues that come up and can help guide individuals through questions such as living arrangements, finances, and more. Children involved in divorce also often have trouble coping. Seeing a qualified professional therapist during this time can help them, and you, to manage in healthy ways. Contact one of TherapyDen’s divorce specialists for help today!

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I will help you to work through your feelings and emotions in a way that helps you to move forward. You will learn what is holding you back, and what to do differently so that you can come to a place of peace, acceptance, and understanding. You will also learn more about yourself in the process, and help you moving forward to prevent any patterns that may have caused you harm in your previous relationship. You will be able to feel empowered, stronger than ever, and get your life back.

— Kala Anders, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor
 

If you’re struggling in your relationship and worry that it's over take heart. It’s normal that relationships change over time. It’s also normal to want the relationship you once had were you looked forward to being together and had a loving and trusting relationship. Relationships don’t come with “how to” manuals especially when you have been together for years. Don't lose hope. There are things you can do.

— Sonya DeWitt, Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Spokane, WA

I have forty-two years of academic and personal knowledge regarding marriage. What it takes to get Married and how to stay Married. ( written unpublished) I also have the personal experience of making a decision to divorce and to experiencing many variables of being divorced. I also have the experience of re-marring the same person, while experiencing many of the statistical warnings about re-marrying the same person. I also have a reservoir of personal aftermaths of making such a decision.

— Dr. Patricia Bell, Psychologist in orlando, FL
 

Divorce or leaving a long term relationship can feel very scary and isolating. When I went through my own divorce several years ago , I felt like I had to learn how to live with one arm. I was experiencing anxiety, depression, and grief all at once. You don’t have to go through this alone . . . In working with an empathetic therapist, step by step , day by day you’ll get to know yourself again, and rebuild a new life . . .

— Lisa Fulfor, Clinical Social Worker in Frisco, TX

While we have three kinds of divorces, Litigated, Mediated and Collaborative, I am trained and certified in Mediated and Collaborative. Both kinds of divorces work with the family in attempting to reach a compromised solution to a difficult relationship. We always must remember that when children are involved, the parents can never walk away, they will always have connections.

— Dr. Howard Chusid, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Hallandale, FL
 

Having been through a divorce, I understand the hurts, ups and downs, loneliness and fear. So much changes when we separate and divorce that it's helpful to know that you're not in it alone. Finding strength in the midst of an uncertain time allows for growth and a new understanding of self.

— Megan Moeller, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate in Puyallup, WA

If you are going through a divorce or recently divorced, you may feel like you’re drowning. Divorce is a difficult process that affects you in ways you never imagined it would. You don’t have to tackle this alone. Working with an experienced counselor who has helped hundreds of people can make your transition from married to single less stressful and more tolerable. Don’t be afraid to get help. Contact me to set up a free consultation. It’s the first step in your moving forward.

— Barry Silverman, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Westfield, NJ
 

I was trained as a coparent facilitator but decided to use that training in my role of an advocate for children of divorce. I have conducted reunification efforts between parents and estranged family members. I have done expert witness testimony in county courts in GEorgia and Texas.

— Julie Carbery, Licensed Professional Counselor in Dallas, TX

I have training in treating ADDICTIONS, COUPLES ENMESHMENT and HIGH-CONFLICT DIVORCE. I was specially trained by UKs leading expert, Karen Woodall, to work with families caught in parental alienation dynamics that unfold in times of divorce or separation.

— Leilani Sinclair, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Tarzana, CA
 

Divorce is painful and messy and hard. Moving forward is scary and a jolting back and forth process. I help you mourn the loss of the death of a part of yourself. As you spiral out, you will not be alone in that. I'll help you navigate creating a new life and new patterns when the time is right. You are not crazy. You are not destined for failure. You can heal. You can love deeply.

— Molly Johnson, Associate Marriage & Family Therapist in Phoenix, AZ

One of my subspecialties is divorce counseling, either as individuals or as a couple, and all emotional issues surrounding this process. In addition, I am a certified divorce mediator and work with couples at any stage of the process to minimize conflict and maximize positive relationships and effective co-parenting.

— Alan Winder, Clinical Psychologist in hewlett, NY
 

I became a counselor shortly after going through a horrific divorce myself. I know, personally, how excruciatingly painful divorce and breakups can be. Since starting my career, I have worked with many individuals walking through both the early stages of relationship breakdown and healing in the aftermath. I made a commitment a long time ago that I will never tell you to leave your partner, but I will support you on whatever path you choose.

— Susan Sayler, Counselor in Greenwood Village, CO

The Gottmans have learned why successful marriages are successful. They have identified patterns in relationships that are consistent with divorce called "The 4 Horsemen of the Apocalypse". Knowing how to identify these in a couple can give the information I need to teach couples the tools for improving and building their relationship. I focus on emotion, skill-building for managing conflict, developing new skills for enhancing friendship, awareness and understanding of each other's needs.

— Kay Hamilton, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Overland Park, KS
 

Over the past several years I have developed a passion for working with families through divorce, working with individual family members to help heal unresolved grief and loss issues such as problems with adjustment, anxiety, anger, and depression. I also work with parents to heal attachment wounds with their children, and offer reintegration therapy when appropriate.

— Kim Johancen, Therapist in Centennial, CO

Questioning or feeling unsatisfied in your relationship; contemplation and navigation of separation; addressing issues of power, voice, and communication challenges

— Maggie Evans, Licensed Mental Health Counselor
 

Are you struggling to come to terms with a recent divorce or end of a relationship? Therapy can help you process these emotions in a healthy way so that you can move past this moment of pain and sorrow and move forward in your life.

— Chris Sheehan, Licensed Professional Counselor in Cincinnati, OH

If you are going through a divorce or recently divorced, you may feel like you’re drowning. Divorce is a difficult process that affects you in ways you never imagined it would. You don’t have to tackle this alone. Working with an experienced counselor who has helped hundreds of people can make your transition from married to single less stressful and more tolerable. Don’t be afraid to get help. Contact me to set up a free consultation. It’s the first step in your moving forward.

— Barry Silverman, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Westfield, NJ
 

Divorces are hard and emotionally messy for the adults. Processing through your own feelings in addition to supporting your children can feel overwhelming. My focus is on supporting children through the process of divorce, but I also work with parents interested in moving forward in the healthiest and most loving way possible.

— Cathy Chang Gilbert, Licensed Professional Counselor Associate in Issaquah, WA

In addition to having extensive experience counseling clients going through divorce, I am a Certified Divorce Mediator and can work with clients who want to minimize the cost and stress of their divorce through mediation. Clients who need co-parenting counseling, reunification counseling and family counseling can benefit from working in a non-judgmental and supportive environment to improve communication and develop techniques to work together as a team for the benefit of the entire family.

— Jill Barnett Kaufman, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Princeton, NJ
 

Consciously choosing your relational path can be incredibly healing. As both a Discernment Counselor and a certified Relational Life Therapist, I'm direct and I'll emphasize each of you seeing your own contributions. Our goal is for you both to gain clarity and confidence about a direction, based on a deeper understanding. If you determine that separating is the best route we’ll sit with all the feelings and process what it means and how to proceed from here, especially when kids are involved.

— Rebecca Wong, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in New Paltz, NY