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How Can I Best Prepare My Teen For High School

Preparing your teenager for high school involves a combination of practical and emotional readiness. The transition to high school is a significant step, and helping your teen navigate this new chapter requires careful planning and support. Here are some tips to best prepare your teen for high school: Familiarize Yourselves with the School:    – […]

The Benefits of Therapy and Understanding The Therapeutic Process.

Therapy, also known as counseling or psychotherapy, offers a range of benefits to individuals seeking emotional support, personal growth, and improved mental well-being. The process involves working with a trained therapist to address various challenges, develop coping skills, and achieve positive change. Some benefits of therapy and what you can generally expect from the therapy […]

How Do We Tell Our Kids We Are Getting A Divorce?

The most common question I get from parents divorcing is “when and how do we tell the kids about our divorce?”. Assuming this might be one of your questions, I have some pointers, recommendations, and valuable resources I would like to share. When/how to tell the kids? How: Tell them together if possible: Ideally if […]

What To Do When You’re Depressed After Divorce

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Feeling low after a divorce? Has the emotional weight of the last few months caught up with you? The onset of depression after a divorce is a common experience shared equally between partners. While depression may show itself in different ways, professionals agree that most partners experience some symptoms of depression after a divorce is […]

5 Ways To Set Healthy Boundaries In Your Relationship

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Boundaries. Chances are that somewhere you’ve heard this term before. Or maybe you’ve been told to “stand your ground” or “take your power back” by an encouraging friend. You may even be confused by the word. Fret not; this post will explain everything you need to know about boundaries, boundary violations, and how to reset […]

I Don’t Wanna Feel Like This Anymore

Depression is characterized by a cluster of symptoms that co-occur. Disturbed sleep, disturbed appetite, disturbed concentration, feeling sad/down/low/agitated/hopeless/empty, periods of crying, a lack of pleasure in activities that one normally would feel pleasure, and more concerning are thoughts of not wanting to live/wanting to die. Almost any one symptom alone would not indicate depression, but […]

The Collaborative Divorce Process: A Six-Legged-Race

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Clients want a divorce to be as efficient and effective as is possible. Of course we want this in most things we do.  Clients also want to protect their children as much as possible from the effects of divorce.  The Collaborate divorce process is a newer alternative dispute resolution process that incorporates a multidisciplinary team of professionals […]

Parenting Strategies to Create A Calm Environment At Home

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Being a parent can be overwhelming. Especially nowadays during our new norm: COVID. Since the pandemic began, I have noticed an overall pattern when working with parents and families. The majority of families have been facing increasing overwhelm at home since the pandemic began due to many factors. Here are some strategies that can help […]

The Role and Function of the Facilitator in a Collaborative Divorce Process

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Many people come into the Collaborative Divorce Process not really knowing much about how the process works or the roles of each professional.  The Collaborative Process is a series of team meetings where specific tasks and objectives are addressed in order to resolve all aspects and issues related to a family in transition.  In preparation […]

What Is Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)?

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Dialectical Behavior Therapy was developed by Marsha Linehan and started to become more widely known to the public around 1993, upon the publication of her book and skills training manual.  DBT is a comprehensive treatment approach that was first developed to help clients that had persistent self-injurious behavior (like cutting, or burning oneself) and/or had […]