Another Adventure in Post-Divorce Parenting


Once again, we found ourselves at Terminal 4, in the evening hustle and bustle of international departures at JFK. Another year, and another trip our daughter was taking to study abroad, this time heading into

Another Adventure in Post-Divorce Parenting2014-09-02T12:22:13-07:00

Following Rupture With Repair


Moving from one mindset to an alternate mindset isn't easy, even with Zen guidance or years of psychotherapy in your repertoire. It involves shifting awareness amidst the murky waters of emotion, and often doesn't happen

Following Rupture With Repair2017-04-20T14:28:35-07:00

Closing Ceremonies


As a species, humans seem to be drawn to ritual and to the structure of ceremonies that mark significant occasions/rites of passage in a life. Marriages involve ceremonies, some simple, some elaborate, some spiritual, some

Closing Ceremonies2012-10-16T15:11:24-07:00

Helping Kids Move Through the Holidays


Even the most well-meaning divorced parents can find themselves looking for love during the holidays, love from their children, that is.... The holiday season implies, for all of us, warm, inviting gatherings of family from

Helping Kids Move Through the Holidays2017-04-20T14:26:57-07:00

When Divorce Ends in Familicide


Divorce, as we do it in our society, goes to the heart of all losses, like death. Rarely, however, do we expect it to result in death. I have discussed the ways in which people

When Divorce Ends in Familicide2017-02-09T10:37:59-07:00

How To Do the Holidays…..Better


One of the most difficult aspects of family transition comes when parents and children have to face separation at holiday times. The alternating year schedule that most divorce families know is a legally convenient solution

How To Do the Holidays…..Better2012-10-06T15:07:05-07:00

Protecting Our Kids Through Divorce


Moving through divorce, when you’re a parent, involves moving through the swamp of emotions about the demise of the marriage and the potential damaging effects on our children. It is an triumph of will and

Protecting Our Kids Through Divorce2012-10-06T15:07:34-07:00

A Child’s Experience


Very young children exposed to traumatic experiences hold those memories in their bodies. Thus, a client’s 2 1/2 year-old daughter, now separated from her father through an embattled custody trial and reams of evidence of

A Child’s Experience2011-05-17T13:08:46-07:00

How fast, how slow?


Clients often ask me when. When will we be separated? When can I move out? When can I get my husband/wife to leave? When will it be done? Those of us who are professionals helping

How fast, how slow?2011-05-17T13:08:54-07:00
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