Separation and Divorce

Why use a Divorce Coach?

Getting a divorce i a difficult, challenging process research has shown that now matter how much you feel shattered by the divorce, if you have guidance on how to navigate the emotional pain through all the decisions that are made in the divorce process you will be happier.

“How do I know if I need a Divorce Coach?”

• You have trouble sleeping because you can’t get the rage or hurt out of your mind.
• You want to minimize the damage on the children’s lives.
• You are having difficulty addressing your spouse in constructive ways

Using divorce coaches is a very popular concept in other states like New York, Washington, and California and is gaining popular in New Jersey because it puts family first. In collaborative or cooperative divorce your attorneys still represent your postion and ensure you are represented well but the tension between all parties is more easily naviagated while trying to come up with creative solutions and in many cases making the children first and each parties interests an objective. .
Many times a divorce coach is used to help guide the process and come up with creative solutions around financial and parenting matters which are emotionally-laden.

“What is a Divorce Coach?

• A Psychologist or Mental Health Professional certified in mediation and collaborative divorce working in partnership with the parties to achieve desired outcomes.
• A Divorce Coach enables the client to deal and cope with the strong emotions that may get in the way of good decision-making.
• Works collaboratively with all parties including attorneys/mediators.
• Goals are established, facilitated and achieved in a professional and respectful manner.
• As your divorce coach, I will guide you, step by step, through the rocky waters of separation and divorce – which can save you time, money and emotional pain.

As your experienced Divorce Coach I will help you to:

• Minimize negative effects upon your family and children.
• Learn skills to overcome obstacles.
• Help you address your spouse in constructive ways
• Focus on desired outcomes.
• Establish “your voice” in the process of resolution.
• Accomplish your goals of living peacefully and moving forward with a positive attitude rather than dwell or rehash the past.
• Understand that strong emotions are a normal part of the process, and I will teach you how to better cope.
• Avoid escalating legal fees, which occur when your emotions get in the way of resolution.