Why You Should Go to Therapy When Going Through a Divorce?

Family in therapist office.

mental health therapy consultationDivorcing brings up so many emotions, from excitement to fear, from confidence to feeling lost, and so many other feelings in between. It’s hard to sort them out on your own.

When we first meet with our potential clients, we share that each person, including the children, has access to a mental health professional when they use the collaborative divorce process.

We like to share why it is important to seek mental health therapy during the divorce process. Here are a few thoughts:

  • It sets an excellent example for your children that working on your mental health is important, and it takes the associated stigma away
  • You and your soon to be ex can learn how to communicate with each other in a civil manner · Each client can work with a divorce coach to help them learn about how to co-parent and deal with other decisions in the future that could be volatile
  • Developing coping skills can help you think with your head and not with your heart during the separation process

Start the healing process at the beginning of the divorce process. You will be able to move forward in a healthy way that benefits your family unit once the marital separation is finalized.

Our team of experts can help you and your spouse learn to move forward with your marital dissolution while emotionally healing yourself and helping your children heal along the way.

The Collaborative Practice of San Diego is a nonprofit, multi-disciplinary referral network of independent professionals of attorneys, mental health professionals and financial advisors working together to learn, practice, and promote Collaborative processes for problem-solving and the peaceful resolution of family law issues in regard to co-parenting, with an eye toward preserving the emotional, as well as the financial assets of the family. Contact us today to learn how collaborative divorce works through your family’s emotional needs during your separation.

Note: This information is general in nature and should not be construed as legal/financial/tax/or medical advice. You should work with your attorney, financial, medical or tax professional to determine what will work best for your situation.

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