High Conflict Divorce

Court Programs to Treat and Prevent High-Conflict Divorce Courts don’t typically have one, standard approach to dealing with high-conflict divorces. Instead, family courts throughout the United States have instituted counseling and therapeutic programs, parent education classes, and mediation programs to help reduce the conflict in ongoing postdivorce disputes. The different kinds of interventions that have developed in this country have arisen out of the needs of courts, judges, and attorneys as well as the experience and clinical expertise of therapists and counselors. Both mediation and parent education programs seem to predominate in court systems. Divorce mediation has been viewed since […]

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After the Cheating

Reworking and rebuilding a relationship after infidelity isn’t easy, but neither is dissolving one. By Sheri Meyers, Psy.D “What am I supposed to do? I have a constant pain in my gut. I can’t even look at my husband without getting nauseous or crying. Do I continue to cook his meals? Sleep with him? He wants to play golf this weekend. I’m thinking I want to separate. I don’t want a divorce, but I am ambivalent about staying and opening my heart to him again. Is there hope?” 

YES, there is hope! Most couples I’ve worked with who have successfully […]

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