Separation and divorce can be a very stressful process for both adults involved. Many times, problems and issues surface during times of stress and change. Here are some ways counseling can help individuals during separation or divorce:
Cope with the stress of divorce and rebuild your life. Talking about the negative ways that stress impacts your life will lead to helpful conversations about how to cope in more positive way. You can learn stress reduction strategies and rebuild your life by equipping you to recover from the residual anger, frustration, sadness, or loss.
Understanding what happened in your marriage and the problems that you faced will help you form new relationships in the future.
Work better with your lawyer. Having a place separate from legal negotiations where you can process the emotional issues of divorce. You are likely to make better judgements and decisions about children and financial settlements when you have clarity.
It can be soothing and helpful to have the support of an experienced counselor along the journey of divorce. If you or someone you know is struggling through a divorce, I am confident that I can help. Please contact me for a free consultation.