Barbara Rothberg, DSW, LCSW

Therapy, Coaching, Mediation and Parent Coordination

 
 
 
       

DIVORCE

BLENDED FAMILIES

28 May, 2017 Barbara Rothberg DIVORCE
After divorce, people frequently re-couple and create blended families. There are many issues that arise in these new family constellations, some of which can be difficult to navigate. One of the most difficult issues in blended families is how to integrate a new step parent so it works for the chldren as well as the ex.

Why Co-Parent ?

24 January, 2017 Barbara Rothberg DIVORCE
Why do parents want to co-parent after divorce ? Usually they don't, but they have no choice!  

Homes Don't Break

09 December, 2016 Barbara Rothberg DIVORCE
In the past week, two clients talked to me about "broken homes". One woman told me that she came from a broken home and now, as she divorces, her son will have the same burden.

Keep the Kids Out of the Middle

19 November, 2016 Barbara Rothberg DIVORCE
When parents are divorcing, children often get pulled into the middle of their arguments. It is so important to keep them out !

Should Parents Stay Together for the Kids?

27 July, 2016 Barbara Rothberg DIVORCE
I am frequently asked by parents who are having difficulty in their relationships if they should stay together for the kids. What's the right thing to do?  What's the best time to split up?

Why Choose Mediation

13 January, 2016 Barbara Rothberg DIVORCE
When a couple is contemplating divorce there are many options. There is mediation, collaborative divorce and as a last resort, litigation. Ending a marriage is an important decision to make and doing it the "right" way has implications for the rest of your life, particularly if you have children.

Separating with respect

26 October, 2015 Barbara Rothberg DIVORCE
Getting along well with the one you love is not always easy. Getting along with the one you no longer love, can be even harder. Separating with respect is the key.

Same Sex Divorce

17 June, 2015 Barbara Rothberg DIVORCE
Same sex marriage is becoming increasingly more accepted in our society, and with marriage comes divorce.

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