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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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

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
 

I’m specialized in divorce counseling and helping you find life beyond marriage. I help you work on the stages of grief while processing and implementing the 6th stage of divorce, which is rebuilding. I also work with parents on co-parenting plans. You can thrive even after your divorce!!

— Tiffany Wicks, Counselor in dallas, TX

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

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
 

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

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
 

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
 

Supporting individuals in healing after this major life transition and learning to heal from heartache and learning to look forward to the future.

— Esther Garcia, Licensed Professional Counselor in ,

Within holding a Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy, I have also received extended training into the impact of divorce for individuals, couples, and families. I completed a 40 hour certification in mediation.

— Melissa Smith, Marriage & Family Therapist in Longmont, CO
 

I am passionate about helping people through divorce. Divorce, or the ending of an intimate relationship, is difficult enough on its own. But divorce also represents a major change in so many other areas--parenting, family, finances, friendships, spirituality. I love helping my clients navigate through the tidal wave of divorce--and seeing them come out the other side with tremendous growth and a renewed sense of hope. I also help divorced or divorcing couples learn to coparent.

— Jennifer Meyer, Licensed Professional Counselor in Fort Collins, CO

I've helped dozens of people navigate through a divorce. Helping them build up their lives again. Overcoming the guilt and giving them the skills to cope with it.

— Jonathan Gustave, Registered Marriage and Family Therapist Intern in Hallandale Beach, FL
 

When a relationship ends or a marriage culminates in divorce, it can be a traumatic emotional event for each partner. Therapy for individuals coping with divorce can support the difficult mental, physical and financial process of uncoupling. A spouse undergoing divorce typically confronts feelings of guilt, fear, anxiety, depression, and grief. Divorce therapy is usually provided on an individual basis.

— Nancy Nzioki, Counselor in Mombasa,

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
 

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 help people who have decided to end their relationships go through the grief and loss process, look at which direction they want to go moving forward and taking the steps to become whole again and start rebuilding their lives. I will help you navigate through the grief and loss process, by offering tools to help you address your emotional needs while helping you have the presence of mind to stay focused in order to address the practical aspects of a break-up or a divorce.

— Miriam Chor Freitas, Clinical Social Worker in Poway, CA